Trebekistan article in the L. A. Times online

Was hoping this piece in the Los Angeles Times online edition might not run until the book is actually out, but what the heck, here it is.

Deborah Netburn asked me to come up with a number of lists related to
the book’s content, one of which was my seven favorite exotic places
I’ve visited since starting to travel so much in the wake of Jeopardy!.

So this is the list I came up with.

UPDATE, 10:23 pm 8/24: A chunk of that tiny piece has apparently just been picked up
by United Press International, and is now running (online at least)
everywhere from the Washington Times to to the North Korea Times.  Whoa.

Before this goes any further, there are three errors in the UPI article,
one of which is my fault, and I’d like to correct these asap: