BY JANET STEINBERG Dear Fellow Travelers,  Once in a while I come upon an unusual item that I feel compelled to share with you.  This particular item is not only practical, but for me it was inspirational.  It inspired me to do what I had been threatening to do for...

PART 4: SUNSET KEY: KEY WEST'S HIDDEN GEM BY JANET STEINBERG Sailing some 172 nautical miles from the port of Ft. Lauderdale on the first day of my 8-day Caribbean cruise aboard Silversea’s Silver Spirit, we arrived at Key West, Florida at eight o’clock in the morning. SILVER SPIRIT DOCKED IN KEY...

PART 3: ANATOMY OF A 9-COURSE DINNER BY JANET STEINBERG Seishin, one of the two alternative restaurants on Silver Spirit, takes it name from the Japanese word for “spirit”.  And spirits were certainly high among the 24 passengers anticipating the innovative Asian fusion cuisine that was to about to be served to them in...

PART TWO: WELCOME ASHORE WITH SILVERSEA BY JANET STEINBERG In Part One of my last post, CHILLING IS FULFILLING, I showed you how I cruised for the unmitigated pleasure of just cruising…never leaving Silversea’s Silver Spirit for an entire week and loving every minute of it.  Now, in PART TWO, allow...

PART ONE: CHILLING IS FULFILLING BY JANET STEINBERG Whenever I took a cruise (and I’ve taken over 150), I had always thought about doing nothing…just totally chilling…possibly never leaving the ship.  Yes, I had always dreamed of doing that.  However, “Type A” individual that I am, I have never allowed myself that luxury.   But finally it was time.  I...

BY  JANET STEINBERG     "Cities are like gentlemen," the late Will Rogers orated, "they are born, not made.  You are either a city or you are not.  Size has nothing to do with it.  I bet San Francisco was a city from the very first time it had a dozen...

BY JANET STEINBERG   "Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer"  “Why travel?”   That is a question I am often asked by those who don’t.  Let me tell you why I choose to travel.  Travel is a magic carpet that will take you to far away places with...

BY JANET STEINBERG           It's been called the destination of dreams, the "in" adventure for America's affluent actives.  Call it what you will, Australia, the only country in the world that is also a continent, is not only Down Under--it is also under done. The world's largest island and...

BY JANET STEINBERG Like most women, sometimes I run hot and sometimes cold.  Likewise, so run my travels…sometimes hot…sometimes cold.  And, like a woman, both are equally exciting.  Although I won’t let you in on my personal mood swings, I will share my travel moods with you.  I love both...

BY JANET STEINBERG                                      PART 3 OF A SERIES (South America) For singers, their song would be “Amazing grace…how sweet the sound”. For travelers, their song would be "Amazing place...