Belgium is known for their beer and we couldn’t pass up a visit to the last remaining brewery in Bruges. De Halve Maan Brewery is right in the middle of Bruges and they run brewery tours every hour (in a variety of languages). In addition to the tour, the admission price also gets you a free beer, this seemed like a no brainer to us.
I love beer and Belgium did not disappoint. The variety was more than I could possibly begin to tackle and there was certainly more beer than I could even attempt to taste. Each beer was served in a glass made specifically for that beer in order to impart the best flavor and smell. The glasses might have been my favorite part and I found myself ordering a beer just because of the glass, like this lovely Kwak:
This was the first time we travelled for the Christmas holidays and it did not disappoint. I was admittedly a bit tentative about it. I love Christmas, the trees, the decorations, the cookies, the lights, Santa…what’s not to love? I didn’t want to miss the Christmas spirit and thankfully there was an adequate amount around Belgium to satisfy my holiday cheer needs! Continue reading →
Rather than list out all of the places I ate in San Sebastian I thought I would share with you the pinxto map I coordinated in advance of our trip along with my tasting notes (where applicable or if I can remember I will include a photo)