October is here and that means harvest time! Join us as we take a look at some fun ways to get a hands-on experience during your next vineyard tour. For those of you who need to travel to reach one of those vineyards, you might want to think twice if that travel includes flying American Airlines, find out why. And even with all the trouble surrounding AA right now, at least they aren’t using Apple Maps — see our review of the iPhone 5.
Maybe you’re more interested in dinner and a show than wine? Then check out this week’s signature dish and Peter’s interview with magician Steve Cohen as they discuss Mr. Cohen’s new special Lost Magic, coming soon to the History Channel. All this and more this week on PeterGreenberg.com.
Loose seats, jammed landing gear and three emergency landings in less than a week. And that’s just the maintenance troubles at American Airlines. There are also ongoing labor disputes. Read the latest on both in our news reports: here and here.
The iPhone 5 has made headlines, but mostly for the disastrous Apple Maps. Gadget expert Phil Baker examines the phone as a whole and spotlights 5 great features of the iPhone 5.
One out of every 141 people in the U.S. suffers from Celiac Disease, a genetic disorder that requires a gluten-free diet. For those afflicted, cruise travel is one of the greatest challenges. Click here for a few expert solutions.
Animal tracking might not seem essential to conservation, but it is one of the volunteer tasks with the Sky Island Alliance. Learn all about the organization’s efforts in this week’s voluntourism spotlight.
It’s not just American Airlines. A number of TSA agents, baggage handlers and flight attendants are getting a failing grade this week. See why in the Icarus Awards.
2012 contributor contest winner Marie LeRose’s daughter was headed to high school, but before she hit the books Marie set up a mother-daughter getaway. See her tips for planning a girls’ bonding weekend.
Harvest season is here. Yes, there’s apple picking and pumpkin picking, but it’s also harvest season in vineyards across the country! Check out the top 5 hands-on experiences.
We all know Europe becomes more reasonable in the fall and winter and the same is true for family travel. Find out Elizabeth Thorp’s must-dos in the Southwest’s Dordogne region.
Magician Steve Cohen is one of the toughest acts to get a ticket to but now he’ll be in your living room. Find out about his new special, Lost Magic: Discovered, which blends travel with magic.
Did you know that in Wisconsin, you can get out on the water on the lands of 11 tribal nations? Watch Peter’s latest Hidden Gems: Wisconsin adventure.
Staying in this weekend? Check out the latest Signature Dish recipe from Peter’s travels.
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By Steven D. Knight for PeterGreenberg.com