Great beers and great everything in French-speaking Belgium

Beer stacks up well against the many time-honored charms of Wallonia

Wedged like a time capsule inside the cobbled heart of central Brussels, the Grand-Place is breathtaking. Three-hundred-year-old façades of former guild houses and royal residences, delicately fashioned with gold and from stone and worn at the corners, run 360-degrees around the old town square, breaking only to grant entry to a few meandering, café-lit streets. […]

Summerfest With a Side of Milwaukee – Where to Eat

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Good Eats & Drinks Summerfest isn’t the only thing Milwaukee has going on – yes, you’d be hard pressed to find better beer and brats anywhere else in the U.S., but Milwaukee has a myriad of other tasty options. Alterra at the Lake Alterra on the Lake is one of the best coffee houses I’ve been […]

Czech Republic: Prague, Karlovy Vary

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By: Ramona Zacharias You know when you build a place up in your imagination, so much so that when you actually go there, it can’t possibly be as incredible as you imagined? Well, that is definitely not the case with Prague. Not only did this stunning city meet all my expectations, it repeatedly exceeded them […]