Welcome to my website! I’m a travel journalist and feature writer. Here you’ll find a collection of my work, from articles in national magazines to books to online features and videos. Please feel free to look around!


Janna Graber, Journalist and Author

My Work

South Carolina’s Grand Strand: A Popular Family Destination

Made up of 14 distinct coastal communities, South Carolina’s Grand Strand is a top beach destination for families. 

Return to Kauai: A Salve for the Soul

Sometimes travel is healing, as this traveler found on a return to Kauai after a long year of pandemic.

Desert Beauty: A Weekend in Palm Springs

Palm Springs, California is a desert oasis, not only for locals and nature-starved visitors but a unique menagerie of desert wildlife. Here’s what to see in Palm Springs.

Back to the Big Island of Hawaii: Explore Hawaii’s Largest Island

Explore the Big Island of Hawaii for invigorating spa treatments, black sandy beaches, exciting volcanoes, sunset dinners and more.

7 Ways to Play Outdoors in Pagosa Springs, Colorado

Tucked in the San Juan Mountains just 35 miles north of the New Mexico border, Pagosa Springs, Colorado, offers a wealth of outdoor adventure.

Family-Friendly Estes Park a Rocky Mountain Favorite Family

Estes Park, Colorado is a favorite destination for families. Here’s why. FROM THE EPOCH TIME

How Travel Opened My Eyes to the World

It’s strange the way life can twist and turn. I never imagined how a simple trip to Europe at age 19 would change my life.

Exploring ‘Slo Cal’ on California’s Central Coast

On California’s Central Coast, Slo Cal is known for Paso Robles wines, small beach towns, tidy vineyards and a relaxed way of life.

Temples, Tuk-Tuks, and Treasures in Siem Reap, Cambodia

From its historic temples to its welcoming people, Siem Reap, Cambodia is a must-see destination in Southeast Asia.

Travels in Thuringia: 30 Years After the Fall of the Berlin Wall

30 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, these former East German towns are thriving and welcoming visitors.

World Snapshots: Polar Bear Adventure Pioneers Mike and Jeanne Reimer

In the Arctic, this husband-and-wife team has created an adventure tourism company that offers wildlife encounters with polar bears.

Authentic Asian Encounter: The Magic of the Mekong

The Mekong River has been a source of life in Southeast Asia for centuries. A traveler has a front-row seat to life on the river on the deck of her small river cruise ship. From AAA EnCompass

On Assignment Worldwide

  • Feature story on the islands of Germany
  • Feature story on the Maldives
  • On assignment in Alaska for Alaska Magazine
  • River cruise story in France
  • On assignment in Nevis
  • Feature story on ice climbing in Colorado
  • Feature on Road Trip through Bavaria for Go World Travel Magazine
  • Feature on Quebec City Ice Hotel
  • Best Places to Snorkel in Hawaii for AAA EnCompass
  • On assignment in Maritime Quebec
  • Filming a TV segment in Colorado
  • Feature on Lake Saimaa Lake Region in Finland
  • Feature Best Things to Do in Saskatchewan
  • A Pink Suitcase: 22 Tales of Women's Travel
  • Ice climbing story in Ouray, Colorado
  • Story on German Christmas markets for Epoch Times
  • Island Hopping in the Maldives - Feature for Go World Travel
  • Feature on Italy for AAA EnCompass