Reykjavík Pub Guide: Where to Find Icelandic Craft Beer

  • 29 June, 2014

Posted from Reykjavik, Iceland. Beer in Iceland is expensive, it’s no secret. Expect to pay upwards of $10 USD for a draft pint of craft beer, and 12oz bottles are not any cheaper on average. Iceland is expensive to drink, but relatively cheap otherwise for the winter traveler, so make … Continue Reading →


Colorful Gamla Stan, Old Town Stockholm

  • 29 June, 2014

Posted from Stockholm, Sweden. Blå Gungan translates to Blue Swing, if you’re interested. I love the amount of activity in this photo. Three window shoppers, a shopkeep, a runner and a few more people about their day. I want this to be my corner cafe. Just look at the texture … Continue Reading →


Brauerei Roppelt Trossenfurt

  • 29 June, 2014

Posted from Oberaurach, Germany. Because I so dearly love Braurei Roppelt Stiebarlimbach, Roppelt-Bräu Trossenfurt gets called the other Roppelt. Further away from civilization, up the mountains 20 km west of Bamberg, sits this cozy little country town with a brewery sitting on the main city intersection. Family Roppelt are proud … Continue Reading →


The Icelandic Phallological Museum

  • 11 May, 2014

Posted from Reykjavik, Iceland.The world’s largest penis collection resides at Laugavegur 116, Reykjavík, housed inconspicuously between a convenience store and the Social Insurance Administration building. Boasting 280 different penises from 92 species of animals, the museum has become a popular oddity for visitors to Iceland. The recommendation to visit should … Continue Reading →

Iceland is so white...

Icelandic Beers Ranked

  • 6 May, 2014

Posted from Reykjavik, Iceland.I visited Iceland on a three day stopover en route to Oslo and Germany, making use of the convenient Iceland Air direct Denver-to-Keflavik route that drops you in Iceland in just over 7 hours. It has only been legal to make beer in Iceland since 1989, so … Continue Reading →


Brauerei Hetzel Frauendorf

  • 4 May, 2014

Posted from Staffelstein, Germany.Some 30 km north of Bamberg sits Brauerei Hetzel in the town of Frauendorf. A short drive east of Bad Staffelstein brings you to four other breweries along the way: Staffelberg-Bräu, Löwenbräu Hennemann, Dinkel and Reichert Metzgerbräu (a must-visit if you’re near Bad Staffelstein). Uncertain if they … Continue Reading →

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Brauerei Pfister by Bike from Eggolsheim

  • 23 April, 2014

Posted from Eggolsheim, Germany.This bike route takes you from the Eggolsheim S-Bahn station east into the countryside to visit three little-known countryside breweries, to drop you in Buttenheum at Löwenbräu and St. Georgen Bräu for a night cap, and access to the nearby railway station. Beginning in Eggolsheim and climbing … Continue Reading →


The Greatest Snack Food Packaging of All Time

  • 19 April, 2014

Posted from Vilnius, Lithuania.As we left the Vilnius airport heading to Nürnberg for the Fränkisches Bierfest, I spent my last few litas on what I consider the best snack food label ever created. I like to think that he’s a Todd. He looks like a Todd. Salted Nut Medley probably … Continue Reading →


5 Places to Drink Beer in Oslo

Posted from Oslo, Norway.Expect to pay $10 for a pint of beer in Oslo, where alcohol tax accounts for nearly 25% of that total. Oslo is known as the most expensive city in the world for travelers, but that shouldn’t stop you from exploring the beer scene. Everything is more … Continue Reading →


2014 Zoiglkalender

  • 28 March, 2014

Posted from Schnaittenbach, Germany. Zoiglkalender 2014 für den Oberpfälzer Wald Januar 2014 01.01.-04.01. Mi – Sa Beim Roidl, Neualbenreuth 03.01.-05.01. Fr – So Beim Strehern, Eslarn 03.01.-05.01. Fr – So Zum Binnerlindl, Kohlberg 03.01.-06.01. Fr – Mo Kramer-Wolf, Falkenberg 03.01.-06.01. Fr – Mo Teicher, Neuhaus 03.01.-06.01. Fr – Mo Zum … Continue Reading →