L'Auberge Del Mar Former Owner Jim Watkins Jim Watkins, Del Mar resident of 44 years and former owner of the L'Auberge Del Mar, delves into the history of the village. Bing Crosby built the race track and then brought all of his friends to the â€˜party.â€™ Â Experiencing the L'AubergeÂ during it's intitial glamourÂ inspired him to rebuild the property and carry on itsÂ traditions and legacy. He wanted to create a home away from home for those visiting Del Mar and the historic hotel.Â
Monday, March 30, 2015
L'Auberge Del Mar Executive Chef Brandon Fortune Brandon Fortune, Executive Chef of Lâ€™Auberge, hails from Atlanta and shares how he is applying his roots to create an upscale Southern Cuisine at Lâ€™Aubergeâ€™s Kitchen 1540. All of this and more from the L'Auberge Del Mar in San Diego County, California.Â
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Travel Today - The Athenaeum London This week, Peter Greenberg Worldwide broadcasts fromÂ The Athenaeum in London. Situated just steps away from St. James Park, this family-owned establishment is one of Peterâ€™s favorites. Heâ€™s been going there for more than 30 years, and it started because of Sally Bulloch, the electric, dynamic general managerâ€”and at the time the only woman to hold that post in a London Hotel. We pay tribute to Sally this week, as weâ€™re joined by Tim Arthur, CEO ofÂ Time Out, who gives some of his off-the-brochure secrets for visiting London.
Also joining us is London travel writer and U.S. expat Amy Laughinghouse who talks about the best walking tours in London. All of this and more when Peter Greenberg Worldwide broadcasts from the Athenaeum in London.
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Empire State Building Director Jean-Yves Ghazi, Director of the Empire State Building, gives the latest details about who is visiting the Empire State Building, where they are coming from, and when they are coming.
Monday, March 16, 2015
STATE Grill and Bar Executive Chef Executive Chef Octavio Becerra of STATE Grill and Bar describes the modern American restaurant and how they are using handcrafted and local supplies. All of this and more when Travel Today comes from STATE Grill and Bar in the Empire State building with I Love New York.Â
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Travel Today - The Resort at Pelican Hill This weekâ€™s episode of Peter Greenberg Worldwide comes to you from The Resort at Pelican Hill in Newport Beach, California. Located about an hour south of Los Angeles, this resort has an unheard of amount of acreage for Orange Countyâ€”500! Their chef tells us how the resort is not just a popular destination for travelers; many locals make this a go-to spot as well. Then we talk with Christopher Trela of the Newport Beach Independant aboutÂ Â the history of Newport Beach. All of this and more when Peter Greenberg Worldwide broadcasts from The Resort at Pelican Hill in Newport Beach, California.
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Pelican Hill Executive Chef Jean-Pierre Dubray Executive Chef Jean-Pierre Dubray of The Resort at Pelican HillÂ dishes the details about the resortâ€™s surprisingly popular items, like Thai Fettuccine. Then, he explains why farm-to-table is not a new conceptâ€”more of an ever-evolving one. All of this and more on this episode of Travel Today with Peter Greenberg from the The Resort at Pelican Hill in Newport Beach, California.Â
Monday, March 9, 2015
Newport Beach Independent Editor Christopher Trela, Editor of the Newport Beach Independent, dives into the latest trends in Newport Beach, including the surge of stand-up paddling boarding. He also talks about other trends in Orange County and what the tourism board has been doing to help promote Newport Beach in other countries. All of this and more when this episode of Travel Today with Peter Greenberg comes to you from The Resort at Pelican Hill in Newport Beach, California.Â
Thursday, March 5, 2015
Travel Today - Cairo Egypt This week, Travel Today with Peter GreenbergÂ from Cairo, Egypt. Weâ€™ve been broadcasting at least once every year from Egypt since 1998. Tourism numbers are down drastically in Egypt, but, as a veteran traveler to the region, Peter argues that this is perhaps the best time to go! Youâ€™ll find hardly anyone at the pyramids, and while more than 300 boats usually travel down the Nile in Luxor, this year only about six are operating. Joining Peter will be John Boulding, CEO of Insight Vacations to discuss why his boat, the Tosca, is runningâ€”as business is slowly starting to improve.
A few ambassadors also stop by to give their situation report on Cairo and the rest of the country. Then, we go on a quick detour to visit celebrity Chef John Besh to talk about another city that knows all to
Monday, March 2, 2015
Governor of Luxor, Egypt Mr. Tarek Saad El Din, Governor of Luxor, Egypt,Â addresses the safety concerns of traveling to Egypt and why travelers should not worry about visiting the country. He explains that the media has only focused on one square meter where there is conflict and all surrounding areas are safe.
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Sports Editor of the Perthshire Advertiser, Scotland Gordon Bannerman, Â Sports Editor of the Perthshire Advertiser, discusses all things golf as well as other popular sports in Scotland. All of this and more on this episode of Travel Today with Peter Greenberg.Â
Monday, February 23, 2015
Gleneagles Falconry Instructor Steve Burdett, Falconry Instructor at The Gleneagles Hotel, talks about the history of falconry. He explains the different types of birds used in falconry and how they each have different purposes.Â
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Travel Today - Beijing, China This week on Travel Today withÂ Peter Greenberg we come toÂ you from Beijing, China. Forget the typical guided tourâ€”Beijing is where Peter goes (often in a sidecar) to get lost in zigzagging hutongs, to explore seven world heritage sites (including the Great Wall and the Forbidden City), to sample Peking Duck, and to ride the fastest train in the world.
Lee Williamson, Editor of Time Out Beijing, talks about the Great Leap Forward andÂ Caroline Killmer, managing editor of City Weekend, tells us where to find the best non-Chinese Asian food. All of this and more on this episode of Travel Today with Peter Greenberg.
Monday, February 16, 2015
Beijing Expat Guide Ruth Vahle, founder of the Beijing Expat Guide, gives us some advice for coming to Beijing, tells us what US television programs are most popular in Beijing, and describes why Beijing is a very safe city. All of this and more when Travel Today with Peter Greenberg comes to you from Beijing, China.Â
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Travel Today - Fairmont Monte-Carlo This weekâ€™s radio show comes from the Fairmont Monte-Carlo in Monaco, which may be the second smallest country in the world, but it is a highly visited one. Monaco sees nearly 300,000 visitors each year, who enjoy the warm weather of the French Riviera, the rich historyâ€¦and yes, the Monte-Carlo Casino.
Joining Peter Greenberg at the Fairmont Monte-Carlo for this yearâ€™s International Luxury Travel Market is Vanity Fairâ€˜s Travel Editor, Victoria Mather. She explains how shared services like Uber and Airbnb have given more luxury experience access to the middle class. Then, National Geographicâ€™s own Urban Insider, Annie Fitzsimmons, shares why Berlin is one of the hottest cities in the world and where else you should be traveling in 2015. Nathan Lump,Â Editor of Travel + Leisure, h