BY JANET STEINBERG Part 4 of a Series  When I was a very small child, I used to visit my grandparents who lived in Detroit, Michigan.  As an adult, I remembered absolutely nothing about Detroit, and very little about my grandparents.  The only thing I ever remembered about those trips was...

BY JANET STEINBERG Part 2 of a Series Some of the most delicious treats I tasted in Detroit, Michigan were served up to me wherever I turned in Motor City. And, like all candies, they came in a variety of flavors and colors.  However, there were no calories in these...

BY JANET STEINBERG Part 1 of a series   The letter “D” can stand for many things…direction, dining, diversity and discovery, to name a few.  In the case of Detroit, Michigan, the letter “D” stands for all of the above. “The D” not only stands for one of several nicknames for Detroit,...

BY JANET STEINBERG Part 2 of a Series Dear Fellow Travelers,  I have a quiz for you, but it is an easy one because I will also give you the answer. QUESTION:  What do churches, restaurants, and salt/pepper shakers all have in common? ANSWER: They are all part of a broad spectrum of favorite...

BY JANET STEINBERG Part 1 of a series Many decades ago, when I first visited Dallas, the “Big D” stood for drab, dull, dreary, Dallas.  It was a city where you had to go on business, or to change planes for a trip to Mexico.  It was certainly not a city...

BY JANET STEINBERG Part 2 of a Series  "The world was my oyster,” the late Oscar Wilde quipped, “but I used the wrong fork."  Well, on my recent visit to Irving, Texas there was no wrong fork.  From gourmet Tex-Mex to booze infused specialties; from sitting with ranchers to gawking at the Chanel-clad,...

BY JANET STEINBERG Part 1 of a series My version of the Texas Two-Step is a little different than the version you might expect to see on any dance floor in the Lone Star State.  For me, the stars in this western partner dance are two Texas cities that meld...

BY JANET STEINBERG NAMASTE!  I have been to India twice, and both times I returned home with many unforgettable experiences.  In Agra, I hired an elephant named Lakshmi and his mahout (elephant driver) to give me an unforgettable 1.5-mile ride from my hotel to the Taj Mahal. Lakshmi stopped for...