• Beery Nepal – Traditional and Home Brews

    I’ve come to expect interesting beer culture and tradition can be found wherever I travel, and Nepal did not disappoint. There is a rich tradition of fermented and distilled drinks…

    Island Trek in the Azores

    “To awaken in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world” — Freya Stark I wake…

    A Visit to Oktoberfest in Munich

    Ahhh Oktoberfest …. Wiesn as the Germans call it …. the big kahuna of festivals for beer lovers and party…

    A Hike and a Brew in Sedona

    Traveling in North-central Arizona for some hiking and some local beers I decided on a few contrasting stops.  Sedona for…

    A Hike and a Brew in Cottonwood

    Traveling in north central Arizona for some hiking and some local beers I decided on a few contrasting stops.  Cottonwood for…

    A Taste of the Appalachian Trail

    No doubt that the Appalachian Trail is the most famous hiking trail in the USA, and I would like to…

    German Oktoberfest Celebration in the USA

    It is hard to believe that autumn days are already upon us, but one thing that this time of year…

    Hot Spot – Hatch

    Around Labor Day every year the pungent aroma of roasting green is in the air throughout the cities and towns…

    You Don’t See That Everyday – Small Towns in Southwest Texas

    Driving across Southwest Texas on US90, a highway signed as “Texas Mountain Trail” I couldn’t help myself.   More than…

    A Hike in the Davis Mountains

    When planning my roadtrip in southwest Texas several people recommended that I check out the Davis Mountains, a volcanic mountain…

    Davis Mountains

    Brewday

    The brewday starts by brewing a strong cup of Italian Roast coffee.  It is pretty early, but my plan for…

    Geocache Hiking

    Somewhere along the way in my travels I ran across an article that mentioned the hobby of “geocaching.”  My impression…

    Flagstaff Beer Walk

    Pretty much everywhere you hike in Flagstaff, Arizona you have a great view of the San Francisco Peaks rising high…