The Vietnamese beer culture – long defined by cheap, light lagers – is finally evolving to include innovative and flavorful brews. The trend began with the introduction of locally produced craft beer in Ho Chi Minh City and the movement is taking the country by storm.… Read the rest
Dublin, Ireland is a land of historic castles, Catholic churches, little leprechauns, lucky shamrocks, pots of gold, pints of Guinness and rowdy bars filled with music. Among the many Irish pubs in Dublin, The Brazen Head reigns king.
Honored as the Oldest Pub in Dublin, Brazen Head is a city institution…and a must-see Dublin sight!… Read the rest
There are so many things to love about Amsterdam…and Dutch beer is one of them. We are not talking about mass-produced Dutch beer; we are talking about good Amsterdam beer, Amsterdam Craft Beer.
The Netherlands has a long history as a beer producing country – but it has only been recently that craft beer in Amsterdam has really taken hold.… Read the rest
Wherever we are in the world, we seek out local craft beer bars. We love learning the stories behind the breweries and tasting the unique local flavors. On our trip to Reykjavik, we were intent on sampling locally produced beer from Iceland (regardless of how much it cost!).… Read the rest
Bermondsey Beer Mile in London is everything that we love about craft beer! It’s local, creative, unpretentious and the beer is absolutely delicious.
Unlike the classic and cozy pubs in London that serve tepid real ales, the Bermondsey Beer Mile is offering an alternative beer scene.… Read the rest
Of all the things to do in London, visiting at least a few classic pubs should be on every visitors’ list. Dark interiors, wooden bars and cask ales are as much of a part of London as sights like Big Ben and Westminster Abbey.… Read the rest
We’re going to let you in on a not-so-little secret: We like beer. And, we love craft beer. And right now, Nova Runda craft brew from Zagreb, Croatia is pretty high on our list.
During our first year of travel, we tried a hefty number of craft brews around the world.… Read the rest
For our first New Year’s Eve abroad, we wanted to party in Madrid. New Year’s Eve in Madrid is regularly touted as one of the top places in the world to bring in the New Year – and we were excited to experience it.… Read the rest
We didn’t have high expectations for the bars in Lecce, Italy. It is a small, historic town that markets its architecture more than its nightlife. Being in the middle of a lesser-known wine region, we’d certainly see wine bars, but we were unsure what we would find in the way of craft beer and cocktails.… Read the rest
Tapas were invented for people – like me! – who like to casually graze over sample-sized dishes rather than sit down to a large main meal. Although there is a dispute about the origin of the mini meals, the Spanish have perfected the art of tapas.… Read the rest