Day trip to Metz, France

2 hours from Paris by train is the cute city of Metz. It has enough to see, eat and drink and is definitely worth a day trip. For things to do in Paris, check out our post here. We drove there from Zürich, took us 4 hours driving through the pretty French countryside. Being very […]

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Top 12 beers to taste in Belgium

Brussels is a beer heaven! It is home to some of the best and most diffrentiated beers in the world. Trappist beers Brewed by the trappist monks in the traditional way, only 12 breweries in the world can produce trappist beer. Of them 6 can be found in Belgium! 1. Orval One of the 6 […]

2 days in Prague, Czech Republic 

With nothing about the Czech Republic in our trusty ‘Western Europe’ Lonely Planet, Prague was one of the cities we were least prepared for and it took us pleasantly by surprise! A few things to keep in mind before the trip 1. Currency: The Czech Repubic has its own currency, the Czech koruna. In May 2017, […]

Beer in Prague and around the Czech Republic

Czech Republic (Bohemia) loves it beer! Trying Beer in Czech Republic is a must! The people in the Czech Republic consume more beer per head than anyone else in the world. The country has topped the per capita beer drinking table for 23 consecutive years! In 2015, the most recent year for which statistics are available, […]

24 hours in Salzburg: ♪ lets start from the very beginning! ♪  

Salzburg is a great big, small city. One of the best ways to explore the city is by a bike tour. We took the Sound of Music bike tour from Fräulein Maria. Fun! It was a great way to see the sights and a real treat for the genuine fans of the film. In the evening, […]

Chasing waterfalls and more: 2 days in Baños, Ecuador

Baños de Agua Santa or Baños is the adventure capital of Ecuador. Located in the eastern Tungurahua Province, in central Ecuador, it is known as the Gateway to the Amazon. Baños de Agua Santa, Spanish for Baths of Holy Water, is named after the hot springs located around the city which have a reputation of having healing […]

2 days in Regensburg- there’s more to Bavaria than just Munich

Regensburg is a beautiful town in Northern Bavaria, approximately one hour from Munich. It makes for a great day trip from Munich or even spend a couple of days walking and exploring the history and beer. The medieval town is on the banks of the River Danube (or Donau as the Germans refer to it) and […]