Category: Travel

Angel's Envy Distillery

Hitting the Bourbon trail

If you know anything about Bourbon, you’ll almost certainly have heard of the Kentucky Bourbon Trail, which covers a multitude of distilleries mainly based around the Louisville/Lexington area of Kentucky. There are companies that run tours lasting up to 8...

Galway

A slice of Ireland – Ennis and Galway

I’d been to Ireland once before, many years back I spent a week working in Dublin and even back then it was a very ‘European’ city with the Temple Bar area being the main attraction for music and drinking. I...

‘Alaska  – The Last Frontier’

‘Alaska  – The Last Frontier (according to the legend on the license plate of the 49th and largest state admitted to the union), was where the cruise ship was bound, via what is known as the ‘Inside Passage’. Boarding in...

Rome wasn’t re-built in a day

A few years ago I was lucky enough to be able to spend a day in Rome, Italy and spent the majority of the time touring the Vatican City, but always wanted to see the multitude of ancient buildings, monuments...

The Bernina Pass via train, Swiss and Italian Alps

I’m not sure when my love of train travel first began, but whenever I get the opportunity I travel by train. So when I read about a mountain railway that traveled across the Alps from Switzerland to Italy I knew...

Canals and bridges of Venice

Several years ago I was fortunate to pass through Venice, Italy, to board a cruise ship bound for the Mediterranean, but was only able to spend a short time in the city before the voyage began. There was way too...

La Sagrada Familia – Barcelona, Spain.

Although La Sagrada Familia in Barcelona, Spain is not on the list of the seven wonders of the modern world, it would certainly be a good candidate. The original construction began on March 19th, 1882 when the first cornerstone was laid...