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The best craft beer in Ostrava, Czech Republic

Ostrava, Czech Republic is a hard drinking town. Most mining & steel towns tend to be that way. In a sense, it’s a cousin of Pittsburgh. Ostrava’s Stodolní Street does nothing to dispel this notion, as it is lined with bars that stay open late. It’s not uncommon to find people passed out in parks or […]

The best craft beer in Tempe, Arizona

Tempe, Arizona is a college town, the home of Arizona State University. It’s also a suburb of Phoenix. I grew up in Tempe. I lived there from when I was five or six, then went to ASU, then eventually moved away. I still go back and visit every year, usually in March for Spring Training […]

An introduction to Portugal

An introduction to Portugal In Spring 2017, I spent a few weeks in Portugal. It was my first time in the country, aside from having taken a brief day trip to Faro when I was visiting Sevilla a few years prior. I used Porto & Lisbon as my bases, taking day trips from each. I […]

Aspire Lounge Transborder Departures Calgary Airport YYC review

Passengers departing Calgary International Airport (YYC) and heading to the United States will clear U.S. immigration before departing Canada. Thankfully, passengers who end up in this special Transborder Departures part of the Calgary airport still have a lounge that they can visit for the flight, and it’s a pretty good one at that. The Aspire […]

A day trip from Prague to Tabor, Czech Republic

Most travelers to the Czech Republic visit Prague, and then they don’t end up going anywhere else. That’s a shame because the rest of the country has some beautiful places that are worth seeing. South Bohemia is a lovely area of the country, and it’s easily accessed from Prague. Tábor in particular is a gem […]

The best craft beer in Copenhagen, Denmark – The Mikkeller bars

If you’re a craft beer fan, then you are familiar with the name Mikkeller. Named after founder Mikkel Borg Bjergsø, Copenhagen, Denmark’s Mikkeller has grown rapidly over the last decade, brewing some of the tastiest beers around. The brewery is unique in that Mikkeller is actually a gypsy brewery, preferring to use the facilities of other […]

The best craft beer in Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt isn’t at the top of the list for most visitors to Germany. You’re most likely to end up in Frankfurt on a layover. Germany has a strong beer culture, of course, but Frankfurt is actually better known for cider, particularly on the south side of the Main River. Despite this, there are still a […]

Blue Lounge Lisbon Airport LIS review

The Blue Lounge Lisbon Airport is the smaller of the two Priority Pass lounges at the airport by a long shot. It’s in a much quieter area of Lisbon Airport, near Gates 7-13. Proximity to those gates is one of the only reasons why you should go to the Blue Lounge Lisbon if you have […]

ANA Lounge Lisbon Airport LIS review

The ANA Lounge is the primary lounge at Lisbon airport. Run by Aeropuertos de Portugal, it serves as the lounge for many airlines, along with Priority Pass, which is how I visited. Here are my thoughts on the ANA Lounge Lisbon Airport. ANA Lounge Lisbon Airport The lounge is easy spot. Just past security, you […]

The best craft beer in Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon is a city that is going through a moment of excitement. It has a seen a surge in visitors, and it’s also becoming a technology hub. Along with this, it’s also seeing rapid growth when it comes to craft beer. Here is my guide to the best craft beer in Lisbon. The best craft […]