Discovering what Beer Hiking is all about in possibly the best place for it, Upper Franconia.
Uf Spitzen (from Grindelwald)
I woke up on Day 4 in Switzerland without a plan…
First – Hiendertellti -Wildgärst – Grosse Scheidegg
Now we are talking epic hike…
Grindelwald – Grosse Scheidegg Loop (or how I chickened out on the Glecksteinhütte)
It is easy to plan an epic hike with a fear of heights, but much harder to execute.
Eiger Trail Update 2019
Every summer brings the opportunity and excitement to make my annual pilgrimage to Switzerland, particularly the Jungfrau Region, for another […]
Drunken Masterpieces: Rijksmuseum
A trip through the Rijksmuseum has me questioning what’s the difference between a Berkemeyer and a Roemer beer glass?
Beer & Bike: Binchoise, Abbaye d’Aulne and Bonne Esperance
Visiting a couple of the lesser known but beautiful beer abbeys of Belgium.
Beer & Bike: Frans Hals – Jopen – Het Uiltje
Discovering the revival of Haarlem’s one rich brewing tradition and its most famous resident, Frans Hals.
Fünf Seidla Steig (Five Brewery Hike)
If Beer and Bike is a thing, why not Beer and Hike? Franconian Switzerland in Germany has some of the best Beer and Hike opportunities starting with the Fünf Seidla Stieg, the official Five Brewery Hike.
Beer & Bike: Romantic Rhine
Biking the Romantic Rhine, fulfilling a dream, and indulging in regional myths with a couple classic travel writers.