Travel writers, relieved to be on the road again, gather in Milwaukee


Naturally, journey author Larry Bleiberg was on the road when the pandemic hit.

It was early March 2020 and Bleiberg was in Switzerland, having fun with the websites whereas monitoring the information. Then he was off to Milan, and after arriving received a fast actuality verify.

Bleiberg mentioned he was greeted by a person “in a hazmat go well with with a type of brow thermometers. Every day I used to be there it received scarier and scarier.”

More than a 12 months later, Bleiberg and different journey writers are slowly and punctiliously returning to the road.

This week, greater than 200 members of the Society of American Travel Writers (SATW) are in Milwaukee for his or her annual conference. They had one final 12 months, but it surely was a digital occasion, heavy on skilled improvement.