Travel Detective with Peter Greenberg
CBS Travel Editor Peter Greenberg empowers audiences with travel news, must-have information, and insider secrets known only to a select few in the industry. The series reveals the process of travel from the inside, giving viewers access to information from some of the best minds in the travel industry. Every week, Greenberg and a team of acclaimed experts - including editors from The Wall Street Journal and Travel Weekly - provide the tools and information needed to take charge of every trip, to deconstruct travel myths, and reveal the facts every traveler needs to know. From the wilds of Tasmania to roadside food stands in Mexico, from the cockpit of a wide-body jet in Abu Dhabi to hidden coffee plantations in Costa Rica, Greenberg's signature "Hidden Gems" segments highlight experiences beyond the realm of traditional guidebooks. Reports on the latest volunteer vacation opportunities around the world show viewers how they can help local communities every time they travel. For those travelling by car, The Travel Detective suggests "one-tank trips:" great, affordable places reachable on just one tank of gas.
How Safe is Your Commuter Flight? & Hidden Gems of Wales (#109) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Safety standards for regional airline pilots; Peter's "Hidden Gems" in Wales; how retired airplanes are being given a new life in the form of distinctive furniture and high-end houses.
Cruise Ship Ghosts (#301H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
Think you're sailing on a brand new cruise ship? Think again! That ship may have sailed under different names, or different companies, for decades. CBS News Travel Editor Peter Greenberg looks at the notorious past lives of some cruise ships. Plus, discover the hidden gems of Beijing and explore how ancient China is evolving in modern times. And, when an airline switches your seat on you, we'll tell you how to fight back!
- KQED Life: Sun, May 8, 2016 -- 12:00pm Remind me
World's Riskiest Airports & Hidden Gems of Turks & Caicos (#110) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Some of the world's most challenging airports for pilots; Peter's "Hidden Gems" on the Caribbean islands of Turks & Caicos; correspondent Alyssa Caverley shows how to give back while creating artisan chocolate in Costa Rica.
Alternatives to Commercial Jets (#302H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
The price of commercial airfare keeps soaring, and in turn, so is the popularity of charter flights! CBS News Travel Editor Peter Greenberg tells us what it means to fly private, and how much it actually may not cost you. Plus, how do you know if your hotel is really green? Correspondent Tracy Gallagher shows us how to navigate through the brochures. And, when you're overseas, and you want to buy a souvenir, we'll explain how to find that hidden treasure. It's all about the fine art of shopping abroad.
- KQED Life: Sun, May 15, 2016 -- 12:00pm Remind me
The Truth about Timeshares & Hidden Gems of Fort Lauderdale, Florida (#111) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Timeshare scams; Peter's "Hidden Gems" in Fort Lauderdale, Florida; an airline in the United Arab Emirates with service that is a throwback to the golden age of flying.
Rating Your Tour Guide (#303H) Duration: 26:48 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
Escorted and guided tours are a great way to explore and learn about a city you're visiting. CBS News Travel Editor Peter Greenberg tells us what tour companies are doing to improve training of its guides. Plus, it was once known as the cigar capital of the world, which is why today, it is still home to the Cuban sandwich! Check out the hidden gems of Tampa, Florida. And, what happens when you rent a car with a credit card? Find out what your card will and will not cover - - essential information you need to know.
- KQED Life: Sun, May 22, 2016 -- 12:00pm Remind me
The Real Dangers of Pet Travel & Hidden Gems of Jamaica (#112) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Pet travel on board airplanes; correspondent Scott McCartney explains why airlines cancel lightly booked flights; Peter's "Hidden Gems" of Jamaica.
Traveling to Off-Limits Nations & Hidden Gems of St. Petersburg/Clearwater, Florida (#113) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Travel Detective Peter Greenberg explores parts of the world considered off-limits but still accessible to adventurous travelers; Peter's "Hidden Gems" of St. Petersburg/Clearwater, Florida; past lives of cruise ships.
Training Passengers Like Crew Members (#201H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
Ever wonder how you can prepare for an emergency just like a flight crew member? CBS News Travel Editor Peter Greenberg takes us to a unique real-world airline safety program in London. Plus, The Wall Street Journal Travel Editor Scott McCartney deconstructs the biggest profit center of the airlines, and what you really need to know. And, most people don't even know where Malta is on a map! Peter reveals some hidden gems on the island.