Craft Beer Archive

The best craft beer in Tallinn, Estonia

Estonia is a tiny country, but they have a huge craft beer scene. I went there with fairly low expectations, but I was pleasantly surprised to find just how many great breweries the country had during my visits to craft beer bars in Tallinn. Here is my guide to the best craft beer in Tallinn: […]

The best craft beer in Riga, Latvia

You might not expect Riga, Latvia to have a huge craft beer scene, and at first glance, you’d be right. However, recent entrants to the market give Riga an exciting beer future. The craft beer wave is sweeping through Northern Europe and slowly descending downward and eastward. Estonia has a particularly robust scene that rivals […]

The best craft beer in Havana, Cuba

Cuba is famous for its rum, but Havana is not bereft of places to get a nice, cold beer on a hot, humid day. Sure, there’s mass produced beer such as Bucanero and Cristal available, but a couple of new breweries have opened in recent years. I visited two craft beer bars in Havana: Cerveceria […]

The best craft beer in Kyoto, Japan

While Kyoto might not have as robust of a craft beer scene as Tokyo, there are still a few good craft beer bars to be found in the city. Here is my guide to the best craft beer in Kyoto. Bungalow While Bungalow may only have 10 taps, what it lacks in quantity, it makes […]

The best craft beer in Tokyo, Japan

Long an epicenter of trendy culture, Tokyo is now the epicenter of Japan’s burgeoning craft beer scene. While many of the breweries themselves are located elsewhere in the country, there are plenty of great places to drink craft beer in Tokyo. The bars have every vibe you can ask for, from sports bars to dingy […]

A day exploring Madrid, Spain: Around The World

My itinerary from London to Palma de Mallorca, Spain had an intentional bonus: A layover of around 12 hours in Madrid. I landed at Madrid-Barajas Airport (MAD) around 9am, which gave me an entire day to explore. I quickly went through EU passport control and hopped on a Metro train toward Nuevos Ministerios. If you are on […]

The best craft beer in Munich, Germany

Germany is beer heaven. The country takes their brewing seriously, following the German beer purity law, AKA Reinheitsgebot. The Reinheitsgebot has been in existence since 1487, with many modifications in recent history following legal battles. What does all of this mean for modern German beer? In addition to the classic German beers you will find from breweries […]

My Top Travel Instagram Photos – November 2014

This kicks off a new series of recurring posts featuring my photography on Instagram. Every month, I’ll post my favorite photos that I have taken and posted on Instagram, along with a quick description giving a bit more background. Apparently these two platforms are in separate time zones that are 15 minutes apart A post […]