Discovering the revival of Haarlem’s one rich brewing tradition and its most famous resident, Frans Hals.
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Beer & Bike: Romantic Rhine
Biking the Romantic Rhine, fulfilling a dream, and indulging in regional myths with a couple classic travel writers.
One of my favorite cities in Europe helps understand the Sudetenland and carries on its centuries old brewing tradition.
German Christmas Market Hopping Pt 4: Würzburg & Berlin
My German Christmas Market Hopping Tour concludes in Würzburg and Berlin where I confront the occasional difficulty of solo traveling.
German Christmas Market Hopping Pt 3: Rothenburg-ob-der-Tauber
Rothenburg is the ultimate Christmas Market village.
German Christmas Market Hopping Pt 2: Nuremberg
The next destination after Dresden and Leipzig is Nuremberg, where I sip glühwein behind medieval walls with Charles IV and Dürer.
German Christmas Market Hopping Pt 1: Dresden & Leipzig
Indulging in six German Christmas Markets in seven days, starting with Dresden and Leipzig.
Beer & Bike: Durbuy and La Roche-en-Ardenne
A challenging bike ride thru Battle of the Bulge country and the smallest town in the world.
Having Beers With Patton
From Plzen and Pilsner Urquell to Battin and Ettelbruck. Liberation and libation, Patton style.
Having Beers With Two Czech Patriots
When the Butcher of Prague Czeched out.