BY JANET STEINBERG During travel's post-covid recovery period, a headline in Travel Weekly ("The Travel Industry's Trusted Voice") projected that airlines are expected to set a 4.7 billion passenger record in 2024. My first thoughts after reading that article were: Where on earth are all these...

BY JANET STEINBERG Throughout the past year, my travel articles told of places I've been, foods I tasted, things I did. As the curtain comes down on 2023, please allow me to share with you some of my favorites from 2023. RUN FOR THE ROSES: Whether you...

BY JANET STEINBERG "Namaste”. With palms together in a prayer-like gesture, friendly Thai people may welcome you with that traditional Thai greeting. However, Namaste is not always the ordinary everyday greeting. [caption id="attachment_13174" align="aligncenter" width="200"] THAI BEAUTY GREETS TRAVELERS WITH BANANAS SHE WAS SELLING[/caption] But nothing is ordinary about Bangkok, the...

BY JANET STEINBERG It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas. For a few short weeks in November and December, animated store windows around the world come alive with music and dance. Angels are glistening, snowflakes twinkle and shops etched in lights sparkle like diamonds. However,...

The Evolution of Expedition Cruising BY JANET STEINBERG My first journey on an expedition ship was 35 years ago. I had to pinch myself to believe I was actually heading to Antarctica. My emotions vacillated between anticipation and excitement...

BY JANET STEINBERG While Jimmy Buffett fans around the world mourn the loss of the man who lived his life like a song, and brought so much fun to so many Parrot Heads, his Margaritaville spirit and joie de vivre will never end. One of my...

In the good old summertime… and throughout the year… you can always attend a musical performance in Cincinnati, Ohio. Be it by the renowned Symphony Orchestra, Cincinnati Pops, Chamber Orchestra or the May Festival… or at concerts in Washington Park, the Andrew J Brady Music Center and Riverbend…...

“There's a small hotel, with a wishing well, I wish that we were there together…” In 1936, the renowned songwriting team of Rodgers and Hart wrote those words in a song entitled “There’s A Small Hotel.” One claim has it that the inspiration for the song came...

Lebanon, Ohio, located between Cincinnati and Dayton, Ohio (and within a 600-mile radius of 65 percent of the U.S. population), is a friendly town that exudes Midwestern charm. In 1802, when a surveyor laid out the community, Broadway and Main Streets ran through the town and intersected at...