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.
Gambling, Gators and Gumbo… Welcome to the Boudin Trail and Booming Lake Charles, Louisiana
There are no hard and fast rules about boudin. People don’t even agree on how to pronounce it. Some people say this tasty, sausage-like, south Louisiana finger food should be called “boo-dan.” Others add a little French flourish on the end and say “boo-dehh.” Boudin on a plate. Lake Charles CVB Either way, it’s usually […]
St. Augustine — The Town Built to Fight Pirates
Castillo de San Marcos — oldest fortress in the U.S. In 2015, St. Augustine, Florida, did something that no other town in North America has ever done. They celebrated their 450th birthday. But surviving as America’s oldest city hasn’t been easy. St. Augustine has been sacked and burned to the ground. Three times! It has […]
Rocky Mountain Turns 100
Sprague Lake, Rocky Mountain National Park The Rocky Mountains of North America are the second longest mountain range in the world, running in a ragged line for 3,000 miles from British Columbia in Canada all the way southeast to the north of Mexico. So if you’re going to have the nerve to give just a […]
A Wild West Weekend in Cheyenne, Wyoming
Frontier Days (the center window is where Tom Horn confessed to murder) Now that Cheyenne Frontier Days 2015 is over, it’s a wonderful time to spend a weekend in Cheyenne, Wyoming. Not that there’s anything wrong with Frontier Days, of course. This 119-year-old rodeo, the “Daddy of ‘em All,” as they like to say, is […]