Archive for September, 2010
Radio Guests – Orlando, Florida – Oct. 2, 2010 On Saturday, October 2, Peter’s radio show comes to you from the 2010 AARP Orlando@50+ National Event & Expo Convention at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. Featured guests include: – Scott McCartney, Middle Seat columnist for The Wall Street Journal, talking about the [...]
Dear Peter, As every Old China Hand knows, Hong Kong is fondly referred to as “Honkers” by many of the foreigners who live here. Indeed, compared to other parts of China or Asia, it’s not too foreign here. But I promise you, everything’s up to date in Kansas City.
Amtrak’s East Coast High-Speed Rail Plan A 220 mph, high-speed train may one day link Boston and New York under a $117 billion plan announced by Amtrak CEO Joseph Boardman in Philadelphia on Tuesday. The plan is set to be accomplished over a 30-year time frame and would cut travel times between East Coast cities [...]
Travel Tip: Hard Hat Tours If you enjoy seeing the process behind the product, taking a hard-hat tour of a building site is definitely the way to go. But these experiences aren’t very well-publicized, so here’s how to find them.
Estimating The Costs Of Your Next Vacation Looking for a mid-range estimate of what your vacation might cost? Peter recently chatted with Jane Engle, assistant travel editor for the Los Angeles Times about her article on using the U.S. General Services Administration’s Web site. Peter Greenberg: The biggest problem that so many people have [...]
Travel and transportation security has been a big topic since the tragedy of 9/11. But have things really changed or it is all just window-dressing?
Continental Discontinues Free Food On Domestic Flights After years of being the sole holdout in the airline industry and as it prepares for its merger with United, Continental Airlines has officially announced that starting October 12, 2010, it will start charging passengers for food on some flights. Continental was the only major airline to offer [...]
Fall Foliage Travel 2010 Now that autumn is officially here, it’s time to plan the annual leaf-peeping pilgrimage. But this year, why not try something a little different? Viewing fall foliage can—and should—involve more than driving from point to point with the rest of the crowds. Try experiencing the foliage in unexpected regions and from [...]