Archive for July, 2010
Peter hopped across the pond and then some to get to his next radio show location: Dromoland Castle in County Clare, Ireland. Although Ireland’s southwestern region is certainly on the map, that doesn’t mean American travelers are familiar with all that it has to offer. From lively pubs to spectacular scenic hikes, we’ve got the [...]
Last week, producer Diane Panosian went behind the scenes of Universal Studios Hollywood’s new attraction, King Kong 360 3D. Now, she looks behind the curtains of the newest spectacle at Disney’s California Adventure Park, World of Color. This 25-minute event is a technical masterpiece of water, light and fire erupting over Paradise Bay Lagoon.
A little more than a year after 50 people died in a deadly crash over Buffalo, New York, Congress has responded by approving a wide-sweeping series of aviation safety laws on Friday. The measures were passed without debate in both the House and the Senate, and await President Obama’s signature. The safety measures follow an [...]
On Saturday, July 31, Peter will broadcast his radio show from Dromoland Castle in County Clare, Ireland. Featured guests include: – Joe Sharkey, columnist for The New York Times, talking travel news including the increase air travel and how that affects fares and fees, plus opposition to body scanners at airports; – Margaret O’Shaughnessy, the [...]
Pelted by monsoon rains, recovery crews ended their search Thursday night for the remains of the 152 people killed in Wednesday’s passenger plane crash in Pakistan’s capital city of Islamabad. The Airbus A321 plane operated by Pakistani airline Airblue, was on a flight from Karachi when it crashed into the Margalla hills north of Islamabad. [...]
Sure, taking the kids camping in our national parks sounds like a great, affordable way to bond with the family. But the reality of preparing such a trip can be daunting, especially for first-timers. Guest blogger Dana Rebmann of family travel resource CiaoBambino.com shares her top tips on camping with kids in a national [...]
If you’re a gay or lesbian traveler, the hotel industry is finding more and more ways to attract LGBT travelers, so here are some helpful resources.
In a bizarre reversal of the drama that followed Southwest Airlines’ ousting of rotund director Kevin Smith for being too big to fly, a Sacramento woman is now claiming she was kicked off a Southwest flight so a hefty teenager could have two seats. The unidentified 5-foot-4, 110-pound woman was a standby passenger on her [...]