Food and lodging Prices have gone up since we made this trip in 1994, but pubs remain a great bargain when compared to hotels. Our accommodations didn’t always include a private bath but came with a full English breakfast that provided plenty of fuel for a good morning of hiking. Pub lunches, accompanied by a... View Article
Beer Travelers - Full Pints September 1, 2000 - Stan Hieronymus
You may find quicker ways to sample the delightful beers of Britain’s regional breweries than to head to their brewery-run pubs in the English countryside, but none better. You may find easier ways to visit these pubs than by exploring an entire county or two on foot, but none as satisfying.
Full Pints - Travel Features September 1, 2000 - Ted Bruning
Until the arrival of the “iron way”⎯the railroad network⎯in the 19th century, people traveled by horse-drawn coaches that also carried the mail. Journeys were long and tiring, so a vast network of “coaching inns” offering food, drink and accommodations sprang up all over England. Many survive in all their half-timbered glory, as Ted Bruning discovered... View Article
Beer Travelers - Full Pints July 1, 2000 - Stan Hieronymus
In a scene that will be repeated by parents across the country this summer, we glanced back at our daughter snoozing in her car seat, at the clock on the dashboard and the roadmap, and began thinking about where and when we would stop for lunch.