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.
Egypt Tourism (#208H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
In 2011, there was the Arab Spring, a revolution in Egypt that was quickly followed by the Arab Winter. Travel and tourism flatlined in the country. CBS News Travel Editor Peter Greenberg explains how this impacted Egypt and, more importantly, how does that impact you as travelers? Plus, Peter reveals his hidden gems of Baja California, with an insider's look at experiences in Mexico no one knows about, from wine, to cheese, to horseback riding. None of which is in the brochures! And, Travel Weekly Editor In Chief Arnie Weissman introduces us to some alternatives to staying in hotels. They include parked jumbo jets converted into overnight accommodations, abandoned missile silos, and a building crane suspended 500 feet in the air!
Child Safety On Planes & Hidden Gems of Panama (#104) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Why child safety seats should be required on airplanes; Peter's "Hidden Gems" of Panama; correspondent Tracy Gallagher shows some tricks for childproofing a hotel room.
- KQED Life: Sun, Sep 11, 2016 -- 12:00pm Remind me
The Truth about Frequent-Flier Programs & Hidden Gems of Malinalco, Mexico (#101) Duration: 26:48 STEREO TVG
The truth about frequent-flier programs; Peter's "Hidden Gems" of Malinalco, Mexico; Abu Dhabi's gold culture.
Are Intercity Buses the Future of Short-Haul Travel & Hidden Gems of Anchorage, Alaska (#105) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
The meteoric rise of intercity bus travel; Peter's "Hidden Gems" of Anchorage, Alaska; advice for avoiding illness on cruises.
- KQED Life: Sun, Sep 18, 2016 -- 12:00pm Remind me
How Safe is Your Cruise? & Hidden Gems of Australia (#102) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Cruise ship safety; Peter's "Hidden Gems" of Australia; correspondent Alyssa Caverley takes a "One-Tank Trip" from Manhattan to New York's Hudson Valley.
How Safe Is Your Hotel? & Hidden Gems of Costa Rica (#106) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Terror attacks and their effects on hotel security; Peter's "Hidden Gems" of Costa Rica; correspondent Alyssa Chevrolet reports on an opportunity where volunteer vacationers help to protect endangered snakes.
- KQED Life: Sun, Sep 25, 2016 -- 12:00pm Remind me
Uncovering Phony Hotel Reviews & Hidden Gems of Valle de Bravo, Mexico (#103) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Correspondent Tracy Gallagher exposes photo manipulation techniques used in hotel marketing; Peter's "Hidden Gems" of Valle de Bravo, Mexico; Peter's carry-on bag essentials.
- KQED Life: Fri, Sep 30, 2016 -- 11:30pm Remind me