Trip To Bruges – The Venice of Belgium

In Bruges

I’m really excited to tell you all about our recent trip to Bruges.  It’s a beautiful city famous for canals, beer and chocolate, what more could you want from a holiday.  As a huge fan of independent businesses, we spent a while hunting for somewhere interesting to stay.   After a bit of research on the internet, we stumbled across a great little bed and breakfast that looked right up our street.  Every review I read about B&B Emma was full of praise for it’s owners.  The mystical Jimmy and…

Beer-Tasting At A Heavenly Beer Shop in Cologne

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I made a fantastic discovery this week.  Just around the corner from Jameson’s, our local Irish bar, I found a heavenly new beer shop that does beer-tasting as well.  I used to be a regular visitor to Jameson’s.  At least I was until Norwich City got relegated from the Premier League.  Now they are in the Championship, there aren’t so many reasons to go anymore. Anyway, if you turn left down the little alley to the right of Jameson’s (looking at the front of the bar) there is a fantastic…

A Royal Brew with a View – Phillips Brewery Victoria Canada

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With the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on a visit to Canada, it seems like a great opportunity to share one of my favourite Brew with a View pictures.  The royal couple arrived in Victoria, British Colombia on 24 September.  It’s possible they got the chance to sample some of the area’s wonderful craft beer.  Although I guess it’s unlikely that members of the royal family cry out for a cold beer as soon as they arrive somewhere like most of us do.  Either way, their visit provides me with…