By JANET STEINBERG Even if you hate the game… even if you’ve never played the game…even if you’ve always laughed at people whacking a little white ball over hill and vale…you should not pass up the chance to accompany a golf devotee on a getaway to...

JANET STEINBERG, OFFICIAL BLOGGER FOR THE TRAVEL AUTHORITY, WINS HER 48th AND 49TH TRAVEL WRITING AWARDS BY THE TRAVEL AUTHORITY On October 15th, at its first-ever virtual 2020 Mark Twain Awards Ceremony, the Midwest Travel Journalists Association presented Janet Steinberg with its First Place Award in The...

BY JANET STEINBERG With this year’s haunted holiday approaching, it’s time to go grave-yarding. Cemeteries are not only resting places for our loved ones, they are renowned tourist attractions for taphophiles (the word that defines people fascinated by cemeteries and gravestones).  During Halloween season, a virtual visit to one of these...

By Janet Steinberg “It’s the great, big, broad land ’way up yonder, It’s the forests where silence has lease; It’s the beauty that thrills me with wonder, It’s the stillness that fills me with peace.” Robert W. Service ANCHORAGE, a sophisticated metropolis with frontier Alaska in its backyard, is a fascinating mixture...

By JANET STEINBERG Louisville’s 146th Kentucky Derby, the greatest two minutes in sports, has been rescheduled from May 2, 2020 to September 5, 2020 because of the corona virus. “Bourbon City” itself, while not yet at full gallup, claims they are back in the saddle…at the...

BY JANET STEINBERG “You only live twice: Once when you are born And once when you look death in the face.” Ian Fleming Yes, I have lived twice…but my twice differs from Ian Fleming’s words that gave birth to the James Bond 007 movie title “You Only...

BY JANET STEINBERG   As St. Patrick’s Day, the global celebration of Irish culture approaches on March 17th (the traditional death date of St. Patrick), my thoughts momentarily flashed back to the times I visited Dublin, Ireland.  Although I am not Irish, Dublin is one of my favorite...

By Janet Steinberg   “Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.”                                                        ...