BY JANET STEINBERG PART 2 OF A SERIES (United States) For singers, their song would be “Amazing grace…how sweet the sound”. For travelers, their song would be “Amazing place…how sweet the town”. Since I am an inveterate travel, I will sing you my song. So here I go…with my amazing places…some of the...

BY JANET STEINBERG For singers, their song would be “Amazing grace…how sweet the sound”.   For travelers, their song would be “Amazing place…how sweet the town”.   Since I am an inveterate travel, I will sing you my song. So here I go…with my amazing places…some of the sweetest towns in Europe. MONACO, MONTE CARLO: After Vatican City,...

BY JANET STEINBERG Man and his horse. THE MUSTANGS OF LAS COLINAS You’ll know you’ve arrived at Las Colinas when you spot the working Flower Clock at Highway 114 and O’Connor Road.  The clock is covered with fresh flowers and blooms throughout the year. FLOWER CLOCK WELCOMES YOU TO LAS COLINAS Throughout history, a love affair has raged...

BY JANET STEINBERG Pardon the pun, but here it comes: The reign in Spain is not mainly on the plain.  My personal choice for the city that reigns supreme in Spain is Barcelona. So, come along with me to enjoy a taste of Barcelona.  Ole!!!  WELCOME TO...

BY JANET STEINBERG Buon giorno.  Good morning.  Having received port clearance in Civitavecchia, Italy, folllowing my Mediterranean cruise, I opted for a sightseeing tour in Civitavecchio and a post-cruise stay in the Eternal City of Rome. SIGHTSEEING BUS IN CIVITAVECCHIA An hour-plus drive took us through the Etruscan countryside, along the Via Aurelia, to...

BY JANET STEINBERG Forty shades of green.  I can think of no better way to describe Ireland, The Emerald Isle. IRELAND  IS FORTY SHADES OF GREEN  Dunmore East, a small fishing village located in County Waterford, some 15 miles south of Waterford.  Dunmore East, with its twisting lanes and old houses, sits on the...

BY JANET STEINBERG PART SIX OF A SERIES The Bahamas is not one destination, but many. The Bahamas is a 600-mile long archipelago of about 3000 islands but only 30 of them are permanently occupied.  Each island is unique, but they are all part of a whole that Bahamians refer...

BY JANET STEINBERG PART FIVE OF A SERIES Having sailed some 641 nautical miles from Norfolk on Silversea’s Silver Shadow, we reached the delicate water-colored islands of Bermuda that are among the most beloved islands in the world.  Under a “pink cloud of oleanders, the idyllic islands of Bermuda are framed...

BY JANET STEINBERG PART FOUR OF A SERIES  How would you pronounce the name of that bustling seaport town in Virginia?  Is it Nawr-fek Nah-fic, Naw-fok, or any combination of the above?  Or would you call it just plain Nor-folk? WELCOME TO NORFOLK No matter how you pronounce it, Norfolk is a nifty...