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.
The port of Hydra at twilight From a cruise ship, it’s easy to get a taste of Greece and its 6,000 islands. Thousands do each year, sailing from Athens to Mykonos to Santorini. But they are missing the best part. It’s almost as simple, and quite often considerably cheaper, to island hop on public ferries […]
“I don’t know if I did right or wrong but I always did my best.” Quote by Kit Carson on a placard in his home in Taos, New Mexico Teepees near Taos Few people in history have received as many mixed reviews as Kit Carson. The larger-than-life mountain man, trapper, scout, soldier, and Indian fighter […]
The Rail Runner Express leaving Santa Fe’s Railyard, near the Plaza There are few sounds more romantic than a train whistle as it pulls out of the station starting off on a journey. Unless, of course, you’re riding the Rail Runner Express. This unusual 96-mile- long railroad runs between Albuquerque and Santa Fe, NM. The […]
The San Luis Valley of southern Colorado is the largest alpine valley in the world. Covering an area the size of Massachusetts, this flat, sandy valley floor receives less rainfall than the Sahara. There are only 40,000 humans living here, making it one of the most isolated, quietest and darkest places on the planet. And […]