It was a just a girl's getaway. We chose Amelia Island at the northernmost corner of Florida because we heard it was a lovely retreat without the usual tourist trappings of clogged roads, traffic jams and busy shopping malls with the same stores we had back home. The island is located 32 miles northeast of Jacksonville. The ride from the airport was about 40 minutes. The area which includes Fernandina Beach is well known to its closest … [Read more...]
Phyllis Steinberg has been a journalist for the past 30 years. She has been a staff writer and food columnist since 1984 for the Forum Publishing Group, a subsidiary of the Tribune. Her food column is read by more than a million readers and appears in 25 weekly newspapers in the South Florida area and in the Sunday edition of the South-Florida Sun-Sentinel Shalom section in Broward and Palm Beach Counties.
Phyllis is cruise editor of Travellady Magazine, an online travel magazine.
She also reviews cruise ships and hotels for Northstar Travel Media, the leading provider of information, news and data for the travel and hospitality industry. She also updates reports for Weissmann Reports, a series of online destination guides on Florida, Miami and Fort Lauderdale.
Phyllis is the co-author of the Dorling Kindersley Eyewitness Guide to Florida and Disneyworld with her husband, Arvin. She was also a co-author the Dorling Kindersley Eyewitness Guide to Florida and a contributor to the DK Top 10 Miami and the DK Top 10 Orlando.