Karen Warren WorldWideWriter

I am a writer and a traveller. My travels take me to all parts of the world, but my current favourite destinations are Italy, Spain and North America. My blog focuses on "the interesting and the unusual", with a particular emphasis upon history, culture and countryside.

La Mezquita, Córdoba: the Mosque That Became a Cathedral WorldWideWriter 0d

La Mezquita, Córdoba is both mosque and cathedral, a unique mixture of Moorish and Renaissance…

Spain #architecture #building #history #sightseeing

Christmas Gifts for the Travel Enthusiast in Your Life WorldWideWriter 14d

A selection of Christmas gifts for travellers (or even for yourself...)

Ilulissat, the Iceberg Capital of the World WorldWideWriter 21d

Discovering icebergs of all shapes, sizes, and colours at Ilulissat, the Iceberg capital of the…

#nature #sightseeing #view

Restaurant Review: the City Tavern, Philadelphia WorldWideWriter 28d

The City Tavern, Philadelphia is a reconstructed 18th century tavern with a historic menu and…

United States #building #drinks #food #history

The Covered Bridges of Lancaster County WorldWideWriter 35d

The covered bridges of Lancaster County summon up a bygone era and a slower pace of life.

United States #history #sightseeing

Showcasing Glass Through the Ages: the Corning Museum of… WorldWideWriter 43d

The Corning Museum of Glass traces the history of glass and glassmaking since the earliest times,…

United States #art #museum

Discovering the Wines of the Finger Lakes, New York State WorldWideWriter 49d

Discovering the fascinating history of Finger Lakes wine with an immersive tour from Experience!…

United States #drinks #sightseeing

Drinking My Way Around Rochester, New York WorldWideWriter 56d

Drinking my way around Rochester, New York - craft breweries, a distillery and a vineyard!

United States #city #drinks

History, Culture and Play: the Museums of Rochester, New… WorldWideWriter 64d

Enjoying the many and varied museums of Rochester, New York. From art and photography to toys and…

United States #city #museum #sightseeing

What to See and Do in Rochester, New York WorldWideWriter 70d

This is just a small selection of what to see and do in Rochester, the third city of New York State…

United States #city #sightseeing

Why You Need to Visit the Finger Lakes, in New York State WorldWideWriter 77d

Lakes, waterfalls, wine, historic towns and more... Why you need to visit the Finger Lakes, and how…

United States #drinks #nature #rivers & lakes #sightseeing

Old, New and Post-Modern: the Varied Architecture of Ostrava WorldWideWriter 84d

The architecture of Ostrava is an intriguing mixture of old, new and strangely post modern...

Czechia #architecture #building #city #sightseeing

Book Review: Everyday Adventures From Lonely Planet WorldWideWriter 91d

Everyday Adventures is a new title from Lonely Planet with 50 "microadventures", or different ways…

#adventure #city #lifestyle

Nové Hrady, the “Czech Versailles” in East Bohemia WorldWideWriter 98d

The castle of Nové Hrady in East Bohemia is often known as the "Czech Versailles" because of its…

Czechia #building #sightseeing

Sleeping Among the Ghosts: Svojanov Castle in East Bohemia WorldWideWriter 105d

Svojanov Castle in East Bohemia is an atmospheric place to stay the night, and possibly to see a…

Czechia #accommodation #building #history

The Unesco World Heritage of Litomyšl, East Bohemia WorldWideWriter 112d

Litomyšl, in East Bohemia, has a spectacular UNESCO listed castle and many other attractions.

Czechia #architecture #building #city #sightseeing

Shine Like Pardubice: Architecture, Horses... and Beer WorldWideWriter 119d

The impressive architecture of Pardubice gave rise to the expression "Shine like Pardubice". The…

Czechia #architecture #city #sightseeing

Enjoying East Bohemia, the Czech Republic’S Hidden Secret WorldWideWriter 126d

East Bohemia is a beautiful - and diverse - region just an hour away from Prague, yet it is almost…

Czechia #sightseeing

Travelling Like a Local on Sarfaq Ittuk, the Greenland… WorldWideWriter 133d

Sarfaq Ittuk, the Greenland coastal ferry, is an essential transport service for local people. But…

#nature #sightseeing #transport