Archive for Category: "Switzerland & Austria"
This month brought the opening of European’s highest suspension bridge–thought to be one of the most dazzling and terrifying experiences in the home of the Alps. We sent Courtney Crockett to test it out on opening day. Check out her experiences and learn about 10 other must-try bridge experiences. As ecotourism continues to soar, experiencing [...]
Winter may have been mild this year, but in parts of the U.S. and Canada, the snowfall is continuing. And as spring approaches, wet, slippery conditions continue to be a risk. And that’s when driving can at its most dangerous. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, an average of 184,000 automobile crashes is [...]
If you missed the latest broadcast of Peter Greenberg Worldwide Radio, you can listen or download the podcast of the full show right here. Topics include avoiding data roaming fees abroad, shoulder season travel deals, travel news, and the latest Swiss adventure and travel opportunities. Check out the full guest list from Saturday’s show.
Hidden charges crop up everywhere when you travel. By now you know to avoid the common hotel and airline fees, but are you paying attention to your cell phone? Download a few emails or surf the internet from your phone abroad and you could come home to hundreds of dollars of data charges. The Washington Post and [...]
Sports and travel both have the potential to unite a common passion in people. Dhani Jones, NFL player, host of Dhani Tackles the Globe, and author of The Sportsman: Unexpected Lessons from an Around-the-World Sports Odyssey, joins Peter to share how sports and travel have changed his life. Peter Greenberg: I can go toe to [...]
Looking for a great local perspective on Salzburg? Who better to share one than Salzburg’s governor, Gabi Burgstaller? In this video interview, Peter sits down with the governor to learn about some of the special features in this destination where culture meets nature. Plus, we get to hear a rendition of the Rodgers and Hammerstein [...]
Sure, the hills of Salzburg are alive with the sound of music, but the sheer number of music festivals throughout the year may surprise you. Michael Berger-Sandhofer, president of the Patrons of the Easter Festival and music enthusiast, shares the cultural events that visitors shouldn’t miss, and reveals some of the surprise elements in Salzburg’s [...]
Wondering how you can bypass baggage fees? Independent Traveler editor Sarah Schlichter offers seven different ways to do it. Find out why one of the original founders of Hotels.com, Bob Diener, is now recommending that you pick up the phone went you want to reserve a hotel room. Plus, the hills are alive with the [...]