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.
Traveling With Mark Twain in Hawaii
Waikiki Beach was the Royal Coconut Grove when Twain arrived in 1866. In 1866, Mark Twain was virtually unknown without a single published book. He had bright red hair and he talked and gestured in such an animated way that people meeting him for the first time often thought he was drunk. And then he […]
George Washington’s New York
Fraunces Tavern is the oldest establishment in New York serving food and drink and a favorite of George Washington George Washington was not really a New Yorker. He was born, raised and died in Virginia. He spent much of his public life, as both a president and a general, in his favorite city of Philadelphia. […]
Denver to Vail – the Slow Way
I-70 heading west. It is exactly 100 miles from Denver to Vail Photo: Stevie Crecelius Every month, almost a million vehicles travel the 100 miles on Interstate 70 between Denver and Vail, Colorado. They zoom past gorgeous Rocky Mountain scenery at speeds up to 75 mph, burrow through the highest auto tunnel in North America, […]
Ten Ways to Explore New France in Old Quebec
Old Quebec from the walls of the Citadel It took just 15 minutes in a battle in 1759 to end the empire of New France, but it’s taken the 257 ensuing years to create the marvelous concoction that replaced it – the wonderful walled, multi-cultural city of Vieux Quebec. Old Quebec is the most European-looking […]