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.

Holburne Museum and Sydney Gardens: the Oldest Park and… WorldWideWriter 5d

When you visit Bath don’t miss the Holburne Museum and the Sydney Gardens - the city’s oldest park…

United Kingdom #building #history #museum #park

Exploring the Museums of Bath WorldWideWriter 12d

The museums of Bath are so numerous and varied that it could take a month to explore them all!

United Kingdom #city #museum #sightseeing

Books to Read Before You Visit Spain WorldWideWriter 26d

My personal selection of books to read before you visit Spain.

Spain #history #lifestyle

Discovering Hidden York WorldWideWriter 33d

Discovering Hidden York, the secrets that hide around every corner.

United Kingdom #architecture #city #history #sightseeing

The Antonine Wall, Britain’s Other Roman Wall WorldWideWriter 40d

The Antonine Wall was a Roman frontier across Scotland. it is less well known than Hadrian’s Wall…

United Kingdom #history #sightseeing

In Search of the Callanish Standing Stones WorldWideWriter 47d

The Callanish Standing Stones are a series of stone circles and other prehistoric sites on the Isle…

United Kingdom #history #sightseeing

Walking Beside the Orange Trees at the Alcazar of Córdoba WorldWideWriter 61d

The Alcazar of Córdoba was once the headquarters of the Spanish Inquisition, but today it is home…

Spain #history #sightseeing

La Mezquita, Córdoba: the Mosque That Became a Cathedral WorldWideWriter 68d

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 82d

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

Ilulissat, the Iceberg Capital of the World WorldWideWriter 89d

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 96d

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 103d

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 111d

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 117d

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 124d

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 132d

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 138d

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 145d

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 152d

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

Czechia #architecture #building #city #sightseeing