If you ever plan to enter a spelling bee, take note: Canada's first incorporated city (1785) is spelled Saint John, not the abbreviated St. John as it is spelled in neighboring Newfoundland. To add to your confusion, the proper way to spell its mi ... Read More
At the Spring-2014 Midwest Travel Writers Association meeting in St. Louis, Missouri, Janet Steinberg received 2 Mark Twain awards for her travel columns that she writes for The Travel Authority, a leisure division of ALTOUR Blog and in other news ... Read More
"All experience is an arch wherethrough Gleams that untraveled world." Alfred Lord Tennyson
I've strolled, sailed, or driven, beneath some of the most famous man-made arches in the world. To name a few… th ... Read More
Winding and weaving its way around 1,100 miles of shoreline, Missouri's Lake of the Ozarks, has been likened to a twisted dragon. This undulating Lake of the Ozarks is filled with fascinating stories and soft adventure.
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You may never have been there. In fact, you may never have even heard of it. But according to map publisher Rand McNally, Jefferson, Missouri is their 2013 choice for "America's Most Beautiful Small Town". This hidden gem in Missouri's crown is ap ... Read More