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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2 days of beer: Innsbruck, Austria

Beer of the day We tried the Samichlaus Classic Beer in Innsbruck. 14% makes it one of the stronger beers we’ve had in a while and much stronger than most German or Austrian beers we’ve tried. Great job Eggenberg Brewery! The special thing about Samichlaus is that it is aged for 10 months and brewed […]

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, […]

Czech Republic beyond Prague: Plzeň & Český Krumlov

While Prague is undoubtedly an important city to visit in the Czech Republic, smaller cities/towns around are also charming, have interesting sites and great food and beer! We spent a day in Plzeň and another in Český Krumlov, and would definitely recommend both for day trips out of Prague. Day trip to Pilsen (Plzeň) Pilsen (Plzeň) is […]

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, […]