About Kathie Sutin

As an award-winning freelance journalist--Missouri Professional Communicators (formerly Missouri Press Women) named her Missouri Communicator of the Year for nine straight years--Kathie Sutin has covered everything from construction to transportation. But her favourites are writing about travel, food and people. Born in Chicago and raised in Michigan, the long-time St. Louisan is thoroughly grounded in the Midwest. Though she loves busting myths about “flyover country,” she also enjoys writing about each and every of the 50 United States, all of which she’s visited, and about foreign destinations.

Missouri Wine Country: The Top Wineries Within Reach of St Louis

  Snuggled on a bluff between the Missouri River and the rolling hills to the south, the little town of Hermann beckons visitors to Missouri Wine Country. Hermann has kept its German heritage alive for almost 180 years through its historic architecture, its festivals and … Continue reading

Things to do in St. Louis for Free

Whether you’re a high roller or an average Joe on a budget, there’s something magical about the word “free”. Everyone, no matter his or her income, adores getting something gratis. Take a look at our favourite St. Louis attractions, none of which will cost you … Continue reading

St. Louis: The Amazing Caves Of The City

Today, St Louis is a vibrant city with a myriad of world-class attractions, but for decades the most popular attractions for visitors were mostly found underground.   Subterranean gems hidden beneath the St. Louis skyline © Dan Donovan     Although you can’t tell by … Continue reading

Gateway to the West: A Beginner’s St. Louis Guide

From the soaring Gateway Arch to the St. Louis Zoo, St. Louis offers an attraction for every kind of traveller. Affectionately known as the gateway to the west, St. Louis is a city with a whole lot going on. Take a look at our beginner’s … Continue reading