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.
A Ramble in the English Countryside
How to Escape London and See the Cotswolds – the England of Calendars and Picture Books The Cotswolds features rolling green hills with 100 stone villages London is magnificent, but it can also be big, noisy and crowded with swarms of international tourists following guides holding up umbrellas. If you want to see the real […]
The Spirit of Old Vallarta Lives on in this “Accidental” International Resort
“When I first came here, almost 30 years ago, Vallarta was a fishing village of some 2000 souls. There was one road to the outside world – and it was impassable during the rainy season.” So wrote American film director John Huston about his first encounter with the sleepy, isolated fishing village he was destined […]
How Walt Disney’s Love of Trains Changed the World
Walt Disney with the locomotive created for Disneyland. Walt Disney loved trains, and because of that, the world is a better – and happier — place. Walt was fond of saying that his empire “started with a mouse.” And indeed, his creation of Mickey Mouse did make him a fortune. But the idea for Mickey […]
The Great Adobe Castle of the Santa Fe Trail — Bent’s Fort
Traders and guides on the Santa Fe Trail at Bent’s Old Fort during one of their many re–enactment events. Few roads in history have conjured up romantic images like the Santa Fe Trail. It lasted only 60 years, from 1821 to 1880, but for that short time it was America’s first international highway. And the […]