WorldWideWriter 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.

Drinking My Way Around Rochester, New York WorldWideWriter 1d

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 9d

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 15d

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 22d

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 29d

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 36d

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 43d

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 50d

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 57d

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 64d

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 71d

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 78d

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

#nature #sightseeing #transport

In Search of the Old Telephone Kiosks of Copenhagen WorldWideWriter 92d

Several of the old Art Nouveau style telephone kiosks of Copenhagen remain, many of them now…

Denmark #building #city #history #sightseeing

Freetown Christiania: Copenhagen’s "Independent Republic" WorldWideWriter 96d

Freetown Christiania is a self-styled independent republic in the heart of Copenhagen. It is a…

Denmark #city #history #sightseeing

Books to Read Before You Visit Italy WorldWideWriter 103d

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

Italy

Leiden, an Alternative to Amsterdam? WorldWideWriter 113d

Leiden in The Netherlands is packed with canals, history, museums and cafes. It is a great tourist…

The Netherlands #city #sightseeing

Kinderdijk and Its Windmills: a Day Trip From Rotterdam WorldWideWriter 120d

Kinderdijk is an easy day trip from Rotterdam. You can discover windmills, learn about the story of…

The Netherlands #history #nature #sightseeing

How to Enjoy the Art and Architecture of Rotterdam WorldWideWriter 127d

Rotterdam is a great destination for art lovers. And there is lots of art and architecture to…

The Netherlands #architecture #art #city #sightseeing

Five Reasons to Visit Rotterdam WorldWideWriter 134d

Although it is comparatively neglected by tourists, there are many good reasons to visit Rotterdam.…

The Netherlands #city #sightseeing

Testing Out Wine Tourism in Cyprus WorldWideWriter 148d

Testing out wine tourism in Cyprus with visits to the Cyprus Wine Museum and to a mountain vineyard.

Cyprus #drinks