Beer Archive

Travel Contest Roundup: December 24, 2014 – Beer Cruise, Super Bowl & more

Here are your travel contests for this week. You can win trips to the Netherlands, Belgium, Arizona, Maine, and more. Good luck! Win a beer cruise through the Netherlands & Belgium from Draft magazine 7 nights accommodations aboard our privately chartered passenger barge 7 breakfasts, 3 lunches, and 7 multi-course dinners, including dinner in Palm’s […]

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. View this post on Instagram Apparently these two platforms are in separate time zones that are […]

A beer with a great travel-related name

Airways Brewing Company from Kent, Washington has a new beer out that most travelers should get a kick out of. Meet Seat Kicker IPA, a beer that Airways describes as “a more citrusy, balanced, and lower alcohol beer that complements our more piney and bitter flagship Sky Hag IPA. This beer has a bouquet that won’t […]

Father of Alaska Airlines flight attendant invents perfect bottle opener for daughter & other travelers

Have you ever tried opening one of those small liquor bottles that you get on airplanes? They’re not always easy to open, and if your hands are even a little bit slippery, you’ll have difficulty opening them. Imagine now that you’re a flight attendant, and you’re opening several of these tiny bottles on each flight. […]

Europe: Paris, Day 5

Progress! Although I didn’t get out and about until around 11, I at least set an alarm for 9. My first stop was the 5e arrondissement – Panthéon, home of the decaying corpses of such French greats as Voltaire, Hugo, Rousseau, Dumas, Braille and the Curies. The sign in Braille under Braille’s name was a […]

Europe: London, Day 2

London, Day 2 After a surprisingly jet-lag-free sleep thanks to Brewdog, I was up at a reasonable hour. I decided to follow the Thames from Limehouse to the city. Theoretically, one can follow the London Thames Walk, but between closed gates and a wandering path, it’s better to just follow the road closest to the shore […]

Europe: London, Day 1

Following my shuttle adventure, my flights to Manchester were pretty uneventful. Nobody tried to sing to me, and nobody tried to kill me. I used miles to fly on U.S. Airways in first class and Envoy the whole way. Between it being off-season and having the US Airways credit card, the ticket was only 55,000 […]