Beer, Booze and other Beverages

Over the years, readers have often asked me if I was a serious drinker, or even if I was an alcoholic.  No folks, I’m neither of the above.  I enjoy a cold beer, or a nice glass of wine occasionally, but that’s a far as it goes.  The problem with travel (that’s a problem?) is when you get wrapped up in another culture, enjoying other foods, you encounter other drinks, and of course you must try them. Read More

The “Roads” of Europe

Well, here we are on Part 5, the last of this series.  I could have carried on even further, because this area not only has a wine road, Strada del Vino dell Alto Adige, but also has an ‘Apple Road’, Strada della Mela and even the more complex ‘Apple and Flavour Route of the Non and Sole Valleys, which in Italian is called by its complete name of Strada della Mela e dei Sapori delle Vali di Non e di Sole. Read More