About Nancy Brown

Nancy D. Brown is a travel writer whose work has appeared online and in newspapers and magazines nationwide. An avid equestrian, she publishes and the What a Trip blog, When not traveling, she lives with her family near San Francisco, California. Follow her on Twitter @Nancydbrown. Come find me on Google+.

The Art of Afternoon Tea & Travel

As a wine lover, I never gave tea much thought…until I met several passionate tea drinkers. I recently returned from a trip to Ireland where the art of afternoon tea gave me pause. Pause to sit down and take some time for myself or real face time with friends or loved ones…not Facetime as in […]

May 26th, 2017|Food, Ireland, Restaurants and Dining|

Rocky Mountaineer First Passage to West – What to Expect

This was my first luxury train trip with Rocky Mountaineer, so I had no idea what to expect from this Canadian-based company. In mid-September of 2015 I joined Rocky Mountaineer’s First Passage to the West. This historic route takes guests from Vancouver, British Columbia to Lake Louise and Banff in Alberta, showcasing some of the […]

May 22nd, 2017|British Columbia, Canada|

Guinness Connoisseur Experience Dublin Ireland

With so many things to see and do in Dublin, Ireland, a must do is the Guinness Storehouse tour. You can make advance reservations on line or show up at the Dublin location. Personally, I like a sure thing, so I always recommend purchasing tickets in advance. A specialty offering is the Guinness Connoisseur Experience; […]

May 19th, 2017|Food, Ireland|