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)
This was our second trip to Basque country and we did pretty much the same thing we did the first time around and didn’t regret it at all:
Walked around Bilbao: