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Victory Brewing Company; A Visit To The Brewpub

January 28, 2014


“Locally brewed. Locally loved.” What a perfect first glimpse as Jim and I arrived at Victory Brewing Company. As a proud born-and-raised Pennsylvania girl, I smiled when I read it because it’s wonderful to explore more breweries that are local to me after two years of living out of the country. But there’s one more reason that we decided […]

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Craft Beer Bars To Visit In Stockholm, Sweden

December 20, 2013


By 3pm on our first day in Stockholm, we had managed to undertake a full day of activities: awoke at 3:30am, flew from London to Stockholm and walked three miles through central Stockholm where we explored the shops and Christmas markets. By that point we knew it was time to find that perfect respite from the […]

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Brodie’s Beer + Old English Pub Atmosphere = Can’t Miss Experience

December 12, 2013


London is well-known for its pubs, but as I’ve learned throughout my two years as a resident of London, it’s not always easy to find the ideal combination of authentic English pub experience with delicious, high-quality beer. Unless, that is, you know about Brodie’s… Drinking Brodie’s Beers in Central London Central London is heaving with […]

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London’s Thriving Craft Beer Scene

December 9, 2013


Continuous waves of new microbreweries and unique beer bar establishments are shaking up the world’s craft beer industry, and London definitely has a hand in shaking it up! Born and raised in the U.S., I observed the changes in the American beer market from the time my interest in craft beer began over 12 years […]

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Belgian Beer In Hong Kong; De Belgie

November 13, 2013


Our travel itinerary often feels incomplete without a special line item for Craft Beer, but Hong Kong was not a place we ever expected to find it.  Jim had to work at his firm’s Hong Kong office for 18 days, while I was using the opportunity to explore the city and concentrate on my travel […]

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4 Craft Beer Bars To Visit In Rome

November 1, 2013


Rome. The eternal city. What do you picture when you think of Rome? Ancient ruins, the Colosseum, Trevi Fountain, Vatican city, the Pantheon…the list goes on and on. Well, how about some wonderful Italian craft beer bars too! Open Baladin Rome After you’ve braved the chaotic Roman traffic, and elbowed through tourists all day to […]

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Oktoberfest Celebration In Macau, China

October 21, 2013

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Jim and I never intended to go to Macau, China for the beer. Our plan was to take a day trip on the ferry from Hong Kong to Macau to experience the city and see a few of the city’s main tourist attractions, which began at the casinos. Macau’s Casinos Macau is seen by many […]

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Your Guide To A Perfect London Saturday: Brewery Stops & Markets

October 1, 2013


It’s Saturday in London and your day’s free. What do you do? Easy answer. Explore London’s non-tourist paths, drink some beer & eat some great food!  Stop #1 –  Arrive at Maltby Street market by 10 or 11am.  Browse through the unique stands and purchase a variety of incredible one-of-a-kind food and drink products Food choices: Local salami, […]

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