Shandy vs Radler

There’s nothing better than an ice cold beverage on a hot summer’s day. Well, maybe air conditioning but with the heat being more of a temporary thing in Poland, at times AC is hardly worth the trouble. This summer season two of Poland’s lead beer manufacturers are offering completely new refreshments in the form of…

Bernkastel Kues – Germany’s Napa Valley

The one place I still haven’t written about from the most recent trip to Germany is our visit to Bernkastel-Kues. To make matters worse, we’ve been there twice now over a one year period and I still haven’t posted anything about it. So here it is, the wine country like no other…in Germany. Located on…

The Heineken Experience Fail

As I mentioned in my previous post, the Heineken Experience is known as one of Amsterdam’s main attractions, a must see while visiting the city. Seventeen euro’s later I’m here to tell you not to waste your money! The entire thing is more of a self guided, walk at your own pace, kind of a…

George Clooney Beer?

Is it just me or did George Clooney end up on a can of Kasztelan beer in Poland? I wish I could take the credit for noticing this but the fact is that somewhere at a party I was asked to pass someone a  Clooney from the fridge. I didn’t ask, just walked over to…

Apostel Bräu

My grandmother’s maiden name is Apostel, so it was only natural to drink Apostel Bräu over this past Easter weekend. My dad’s cousin, Gerd Apostel, brought a few bottles with him while they visited us from Germany for the holiday weekend. He admits that he usually has a case at home and tells everyone that…

Old School

During our stay at the Silesian House hostel we found a stack of old newspapers circa 1976. I liked Panorama the most as it covered pretty much the entire globe in their articles. It was pretty cool to read about the life back then. New technology, new cars, musical bands that I’ve known forever that…