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.
Hike the Brewtifulworld: Mount Greylock
The highest mountain in Massachusetts gives a rare chance to start knocking down some hikes in my long lost home country.
Drunken Masterpieces: Gemäldegalerie Berlin
Contemplating proverbs in Berlin’s Gemäldegalerie where naturally I bump into Frans Hals.
A hike around Brussels best beer-related spots which would make Charles of Lorraine proud.
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.