A recent study found that the average person walks 900 miles a year…and drinks 22 gallons of beer. That makes 41 miles of walking to the gallon — not bad at all.
For people who love beer and travel and (wisely) don’t want to drive, these articles explore how to get around by using public transportation, bikes and your own two feet…with great suggested pubs to stop at along the way.
We’ll explore some of the best cities and countryside for walking, and provide suggestions on the best places to sit and enjoy a beer. And for those who prefer wine? Well, why not? We’ll throw in an occasional wine bar or enoteca too.
National Beer Day in the Town that Makes the Most Beer in the World – Golden, Colorado
GOLDEN, COLORADO View of Golden, Colorado from South Table Mountain There’s no better place to spend “national beer day” than in the little town that produces more beer than anywhere else in the world, Golden, Colorado. This historic mountain town along the banks of Clear Creek, just 12 miles west of Denver, makes on average […]
The Surrenders, Part II
How America’s Two Largest Surrenders in the Civil War Turned Out to be Victories – For Both Sides. To read: Part I: Part II Shortly after 10 p.m., on April 14, 1865, John Wilkes Booth walked up the back stairs of the Ford Theatre in Washington D.C. and entered the private box overlooking the stage. There was […]
Cruising With the Real Pirates of the Caribbean
Entrance to the Pirate Museum of Nassau “Are ye a pirate, sir? Well then, sign aboard,” says the man in the tricorn hat, brandishing a flintlock pistol as he beckons visitors into the Pirates of Nassau Museum. Called “the best pirate attraction in the world” by British pirate historian David Cordingly, the museum in downtown […]
Columbia River Gorge is Open for Business – and as Beautiful as Ever
The beauty of the Columbia River Gorge in November 2017, two months after the fire. September 2, 2017, started off wonderfully in the Columbia River Gorge. It was the beginning of Labor Day weekend in one of the nation’s most beautiful scenic areas. Located just an hour east of Portland, Oregon, this was a busy […]