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About Janet Serra

Janet Serra is the Executive Director of the Western Connecticut Convention and Visitors Bureau that represents Connecticut’s Fairfield County and Litchfield Hills. She brings many years of travel marketing and hands on expertise in all there is to see and do in the region. Janet is a published travel journalist and photographer whose work has appeared in a variety of publications. She has also appeared on TV Shows and Radio programs talking about the wide variety of travel experiences the region offers. Janet has also published several awards winning travel brochures, the most popular titled Unwind.

As a member of the prestigious Society of American Travel Writers, Janet keeps up to date on the latest travel trends, places to go, and things to see. She is also the National Chair of the Benefits Committee for the Society of American Travel Writers and has served as a member of the Board of Directors. In addition, Janet is a member of the North American Journalists Association, the Public Relations Society of America, the US Travel Association and Discover New England.

An avid traveler, Janet has visited a number of countries in Asia, Africa, Europe, South America, Central America, Canada, the South Pacific and the Caribbean. Janet’s personal favorite travel destinations to date include India, Indonesia, Chile and Egypt.

Janet’s blog will share regional travel news and first hand destination information. The blog will focus on travel tips, deals and special events taking place in the region throughout the year.

In addition to this blog, Janet oversees the maintenance of websites for Fairfield County and Litchfield Hills at

Janet welcomes, your opinions and suggestions for travel topics and ways to Unwind from the Daily Grind!