Archive for Category: "Scandinavia & the Baltics"
From the Olso attacks to a creative rescue in the Mediterranean, the cruise industry is in the headlines this news cycle. Peter spoke with CruiseCritic.com‘s Carolyn Spencer Brown about the latest developments out at sea. Peter Greenberg: In the wake of the Oslo attacks, how was the cruise industry affected? Carolyn Spencer Brown: MSC had [...]
An erupting Icelandic volcano grounded thousands of passengers across northern Europe Thursday, as countries shut down airspace and airports threatened by huge clouds of volcanic ash. The aviation shutdown was the one of the most sweeping ever ordered during peacetime, and closed some of the busiest airports in the world, including London’s Heathrow Airport. In [...]
Nearby forests and hiking trails aren’t typically characteristic of a sprawling urban city, but Oslo, Norway’s capital and largest city, holds a surprising abundance of diversity from its landscape to cultural activities. With only 530,000 residents, Oslo maintains a balance of a big city (relative to the rest of Norway) with wooden houses that line [...]
Tune into Peter Greenberg Worldwide Radio this weekend to hear Peter talking travel from the Thon Hotel Opera next to the stunning Oslo Opera House. Have a burning travel question or want to know more about Norway’s capital city? Call Peter live at 888-88-PETER Saturday between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. ET, or email him anytime [...]