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Travel Today with Peter Greenberg
Peter Greenberg is America's most recognized, honored and respected front-line travel news journalist. Peter is Travel Editor for CBS News, appearing on CBS This Morning and The Evening News with Scott Pelley, among other broadcast platforms. Peter Greenberg Worldwide Podcast is a travel news show airing from a different location every weekend, featuring local experts sharing their favorite gems.
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Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Hotel Plaza Athenee Concierge
Peter Greenberg travels to Paris, France to interview locals at the historic Hotel Plaza Athenee. Laurant Poncelet, Concierge at Hotel Plaza Athénée, shares some of the craziest requests he’s received as a concierge (hint—kilos of truffles, baby lions).
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Friday, October 17, 2014
General Manager of Bord Gáis Energy Theater Dublin, Ireland Stephen Faloon
Stephen Faloon, GM, Bord Gáis Energy Theater, talks Daniel Libeskind architecture and explains what “Bord Gáis” refers to.
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Thursday, October 16, 2014
Irish Musician Anthony "Booster" Bools
Anthony “Booster” Bools, a local musician, plays a “dead goat strapped to a piece of wood that he hits with a stick” and sings a cautionary tale that could have inspired Beyonce’s Put a Ring On It.
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Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Travel Today: Marker Hotel - Dublin, Ireland
Located on the banks of the Liffey River in Dublin, the Marker Hotel sits steps away from many historic sites in Dublin—The Bord Gáis Energy Theater, Trinity College Dublin and The Convention Center Dublin. The Marker Hotel is part of Dublin’s Docklands, an area that has undergone significant restoration and rehabilitation. Once important because of the goods that were shipped in and out, the newly-nicknamed “Silicon Docks” is significant for housing tech giants Google and Facebook. And in keeping with the theme of development and reinvention, The Marker Hotel Dublin is a brand new hotel that lives up to the dynamic reputation area of its location. Executive chef Gareth Mullins talks Irish cuisine, journalist Joan Scales shares her favorite Dublin activities, and Anthony "Booste
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Tuesday, October 14, 2014
CEO of Orpens Irish Cider Chris Hill
Chris Hill, CEO of Orpens Cider, explains the difference between “ciders” in Irleand and elsewhere, and gives us cider pairing tips.
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Monday, October 13, 2014
Irish Writer and Historian Turtle Bunbury
This week Peter Greenberg travel to the Marker Hotel in Dublin to interview the Irish locals. Turtle Bunbury, Irish travel writer, historian and author, tells us about Dublin’s historic Docklands area “1300 acres in the heart of the city being re-established after economic decline,” and how biblical lineage is the reason for Irish pub culture.
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Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Travel Today: Aulani Disney Resort & Spa - Ko Olina, Hawaii
Hawaii, the most recent state to join the union, has a culture different from the mainland. After being added to the United States in 1959, the series of islands has their own culture, climate, and language. This week, Peter Greenberg is traveling to Oahu to hear how a Disney resort has impacted the island. The Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa, has a lot to offer, including a bar where all the bartenders are required to speak native Hawaiian. We speak with Andrew Doughty, author of the Hawaii Revealed Guidebooks, who shares his favorite spots on the island of Oahu—as well as some things visitors might want to avoid. But don’t forget about the Disney magic! Kahulu Desantos, Aulani’s cultural advisor, explains how the resort has added touches of the expected Disney flair while remain
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Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Managing Editor for the Oahu Publications' Magazine Group Lianne Thompson
Lianne Thompson, Managing Editor for the Oahu Publications’ Magazine Group, talks about how Aulani relates to the culture of Oahu and how you can still watch the sugar train near the hotel every Sunday.
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Monday, October 6, 2014
Kahulu De Santos, Aulani’s Cultural Expert
Peter Greenberg travels to Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa to interview Hawaiian locals and national news guests. Kahulu De Santos, Aulani’s cultural expert, explains how Disney has infused Hawaiian culture and the importance of the connection to the land. She also gives a quick history lesson of the island’s royalty.
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Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Travel Today: Hotel Pullman Paris Eiffel Tower - Paris, France
Just steps away from the Eiffel Tower, the Hotel Pullman Paris Eiffel Tower has a prime location. Located within view of one of the world’s most iconic buildings, the newly renovated hotel offers easy access to many of the most notable parts of the French city. Joining us this week in Paris is the Chairman and CEO of Air France, Alexandre de Juniac, who discusses the airline’s business class and its vast improvements (including lay-flat seats and a new menu). Then we talk with Bruno Matheu, the Chief Officer of Long Haul Passenger Activity, who talks about the best flight routes that you would not expect.  Then, joining us at the hotel is Andrew Wigger, a Californian chef who recently moved to Paris to help the Frame restaurant develop its signature French-Californian infusion cuisi
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Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Assistant Bar Manager of the Hotel Pullman Paris Eiffel Tower Rebecca Tillet
Rebecca Tillet, assistant bar manager and wine lover, talks about what led her to the Hotel Pullman Paris Eiffel Tower and the process behind creating red and white wines.
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Monday, September 29, 2014
Executive Chef of Frame Restaurant Andrew Wigger
Andrew Wigger, executive chef of Frame restaurant, digs into the California influences at the Hotel Pullman Paris Eiffel Tower’s restaurant and how their garden makes them farm-to-table. Then he talks about the surprise on the roof (bees!), and how they use the honey in the restaurant and as gifts.
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Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Travel Today: Green County Cheese Days - Monroe, Wisconsin
Just about an hour south of Wisconsin’s state capital of Madison, you’ll find Monroe. This small town might not look like much to the casual observer, but it is home to hundreds of cheeses and the most master cheesemakers in Wisconsin. This week, Travel Today with Peter Greenberg comes to you from the Green County Cheese Days 100th Anniversary celebration. Normally populated with just over 10,000 people, Monroe will host over 100,000 visitors for this year’s festivities. Stephanie Klett, the official Limburger Queen, sits down with us to talk about the “king of stinky cheeses.” Later, Master Cheesemaker, Jim Demeter, dives into the process of making cheese. As a fourth generation cheesemaker, he's been making cheese sine he was 14! All this and more on this week's episode of T
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Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Producer of the Public Television Series "Wisconsin Foodie" Arthur Ircink
Peter Greenberg is joined by Arthur Ircink, producer of the public television series Wisconsin Foodie, who discusses the American Cheese Society and how Wisconsin wins more awards than any other state in the country. He also talks about what cheeses Wisconsin is sharing with the world and what cheese are so good they are considering keeping them under wraps. 
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Monday, September 22, 2014
Master Cheese Maker Jim Demeter
Jim Demeter, Master Cheesemaker, dives into the process of making cheese. As a fourth generation cheesemaker, he’s been making cheese since he was 14. He dicusses his work with Klondike Cheeses and how one of his latest ventures has been working with adding different spices to cheese. And you'll be surprised to find out which cheese Demeter admits to being the hardest that he's produced so far. All this and more on this episode of Travel Today with Peter Greenberg. 
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