Monday, December 29, 2014
- Hotel Dieu General Manager
This episode of Travel Today with Peter Greenberg comes to you from the Intercontinental Marseille - Hotel Dieu. Here Greenberg interviews Madelijin Vervoord, General Manager of the InterContinental Marseille-Hôtel Dieu, who tells us the origin of the name “Hôtel Dieu” and gives a history lesson about the hotel. Listen to learn that and more about this historic hotel.
Wednesday, December 24, 2014
- Travel Today - Singapore
It exists at the threshold of history, a natural shipping hub and the meeting point of worldwide sea routes. Singapore is truly a melting pot of Asia, and it could easily be argued that the word fusion — if not invented here — is displayed better in Singapore than most other places around the globe. Here, at the tip of the Malay Peninsula, is where you’ll find fusion food (like foie gras man tou—French-prepared duck liver tucked into a steamed Chinese bun) and fusion languages (Singlish—a form of English you won’t find anywhere else). And that’s also where you’ll find Peter Greenberg Worldwide as we broadcast from the legendary Raffles Hotel Singapore. It’s a place that truly defines the old Singapore. The hotel was immortalized by Rudyard Kipling, Somerset Maugham,
Tuesday, December 23, 2014
- Raffles Hotel Singapore President
This week on Travel Today with Peter Greenberg we travel to the island country of Singapore. On this episode, Peter French, President of Raffles Hotel Singapore, tells us about “the great and the good” who have stayed at Raffles, and how these people were intimately involved with the local community.
Monday, December 22, 2014
- Singapore's SeriouslyTravel.com Writer Marie Hernandez
This week Travel Today with Peter Greenberg comes to you from Singapore. Marie Hernandez of SeriouslyTravel.com tells us what phrase you’ll never hear in Singapore and how Singapore is getting back to the way it used to be.
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
- Travel Today - Hotel Byblos, St. Tropez, France
Back when there was the first mention of the jet set, there was the Hotel Byblos in St. Tropez, France. Since it opened in 1967, it’s always been one of THE places to be–for everyone from Mick Jagger to Brigitte Bardot to Orson Welles. And that’s where we’ll be this week to broadcast the Peter Greenberg Worldwide Radio Show. Joining us on the show will be Nancy Heslin, Editor-in-Chief of the Riviera Reporter Magazine, speaking on the history of the hotel and its special place in history. Then Australian expat Cassandra Tanti, from The Riviera Times, talks about how she’s adjusted to life in France and how she has been able to thoroughly immerse herself as a local. All this and much more when this week’s broadcast of Peter Greenberg Worldwide comes to you from the lege
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
- Hotel Byblos' Executive Chef Vincent Maillard
Peter Greenberg interviews Vincent Maillard, executive chef of Hôtel Byblos in St. Tropez, during this episode of Travel Today. Maillard describes the menu he’s designed at the B in Hôtel Byblos. His recipes evoke the flavors of the Riviera and the Mediterranean.
Monday, December 15, 2014
- PJ Heslin Writer for the Riviera Reporter
Travel Today with Peter Greenberg comes to you from the jet set destination of Hotel Byblos in the St. Tropez, France. PJ Heslin, American Expat Writer for the Riviera Reporter, joins Peter to talk about the art of mastering the bus and how the south of France is very similar to Los Angeles.
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
- Travel Today - Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
This week on Travel Today with Peter Greenberg, we head to Hilton Head Island in South Carolina. Peter checks out everything from jazz in the downtown corridor to the shrimp boat feasts on the docks of the Calibogue sound, and, of course…golf. Joining Peter this week is Bob Masteller, owner of The Jazz Corner complete with an in-studio trumpet serenade; Mayor John Lockhart talks about the constant struggle between his commitment to the environment and further development of the island. Author Olivia Stiffler shares her love of the island through her poetry. And then there’s real local: a talk with Chef David Young about his favorite South Carolina recipes, along with his signature homemade corn bread. Also joining us is lifelong Hilton Head Resident Emory Campbell, chair Emeritus
Tuesday, December 9, 2014
- Costal Discovery Museum Chief Executive Officer
Rex Garniewicz, Chief Executive Officer of the Coastal Discovery Museum, shares his knowledge of the rich coastal environment in Hilton Head from turtle conservation to the protected wildlife on the island. You can also learn how to volunteer at the Costal Discovery Museum and help endangered sea turtles by checking out this week's voluntourism: http://petergreenberg.com/2014/12/03/voluntourism-help-save-endangered-sea-turtles/
Monday, December 8, 2014
- Hilton Head, South Carolina Mayor Laughlin
This episode of Travel Today with Peter Greenberg comes to you from Hilton Head Island in South Carolina. Mayor Drew Laughlin of Hilton Head Island discusses the renaissance happening on the island with changes from cultural experiences to new restaurants and music venues.
Wednesday, December 3, 2014
- Travel Today - The Principality of Monaco
This week on Travel Today with Peter Greenberg our podcast comes to you from the second smallest country in the world…Monaco! The Principality of Monaco is only 1.95 square kilometers or 0.75 square miles. Ruled by the Grimaldi family since 1297, it wasn’t declared a sovereign nation until 1861. Before then, the land had been passed back and forth between controlled Genoa, France, and Sardinia. Although considered its own entity, the principality is defended by France. On this week’s show we are joined by former Olympic athlete Kory Tarpening. He has stories to share about leaving the United States and starting his own business in Monaco. We are also joined by Jonathan Mace, Program Director at the Oceanographic Museum of Monaco, who talks about why sharks are misunderstood creatu
Tuesday, December 2, 2014
- President of the World Olympians Association Joel Bouzou
Joel Bouzou, President and Founder of “Peace and Sport, L’Organisation pour la Paix par le Sport” and the President of the World Olympians Association, speaks about using sports as a way to bring peace between countries or at least open a dialogue between them. He explains how he brought teams from South and North Korea together to play table tennis. All this and more when this episode of Travel Today with Peter Greenberg comes to you from the Hotel Metropole Monte-Carlo in the Principality of Monaco.
Monday, December 1, 2014
- Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte-Carlo Violinist
On this episode of Travel Today with Peter Greenberg, we're coming to you from the Principality of Monaco. In this interview Peter talks with Camille Ameriguian-Musco, United States expat and violinist at the Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte-Carlo and an Armenian-American. Camille explains what brought her from Detroit to Monaco. Originally, she thought she’d come get experience and then move back…now she’s been living in Monaco for 33 years. Listen to the full interview for more!
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
- Travel Today - Iceland
This week, Peter Greenberg travels to the world’s most northern capital…Reykjavik in Iceland. With a population of only 120,000 within its capital city and a little over 330,000 throughout the entire country, Iceland provides an incredibly scenic and often solitary experience for visitors. It’s a great combination. Now, tourism has become the country’s largest industry, narrowly beating out fishing! The week we chat with Icelandic journalist Egill Helgason, who tells of simpler days in Iceland where children would run off to see the volcanoes as they erupted. (Hint: you can still do it). Sigtryggur Baldursson, Managing Director of Iceland Music Export, describes the nightlife in Reykjavik and highlights the music scene and the vast amounts of music festivals hosted in the city. T
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
- Fríða Björk Ingvarsdóttir
This episode of Travel Today with Peter Greenberg comes from the world's northern most capital, Reykjavik, Iceland. Join Peter is Fríða Björk Ingvarsdóttir, Dean of the Iceland Academy of the Arts, who dissects the homogenous nature of Iceland and how the art scene manages to stay diverse. The lack of a long history creates a unique art field because people don’t have to compare themselves with cultural giants.