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Jul282017

Brno by beer

Our saying in Prague was every city block has a pub. We modified that saying for Brno, Czech Republic’s second city, to every city block has five pubs. http://brnopivovar.hotelpegas.cz/english-about-brewery/ There was no shortage of good dining and beer in Brno. http://www.akademickakavarna.cz/ This Bud is for me. And it tastes so much better than the unrelated…

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Jul262017

Impressions after 9 days in Czech Republic

Some disparate thoughts have developed in my mind after 9 days traveling around Czechia hanging out in Prague, Pilsen and Brno. Despite having my wallet stolen in the first 30 minutes after arriving at Prague Airport, I have enjoyed our time here. English is widely spoken among younger people and virtually everyone involved with tourists…

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Jul242017

Pilsen Czechia photoessay

Pilsen, Czechia is the birthplace of lager beer mass production. Besides Pilsner Urquell Brewery, the 4th largest city in the Czech Republic also holds the tallest cathedral in the country, the second largest synagogue in Europe, a brewing museum, and Patton Memorial Museum, covering the liberation of Pilsen by American troops during the last week…

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Jul212017

Amsterdam beer, bud and burger joints

Amsterdam forced coffeeshops to choose between selling cannabis or alcohol back in April 2007. At that time most coffeeshops in Amsterdam did not sell alcohol, but there were many coffeeshops around Amsterdam where both cannabis and alcohol were available for purchase. What I had not noticed over the past decade, until last week in Amsterdam,…

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Jul102017

Gdansk Poland pub crawl in beer photos

You might think I spend all my time in pubs from my trip reports out of Gdansk and Krakow, Poland. Of course, I don’t. I go back to my hotel each night for sleep. Seriously though, I like European lager beer and in Poland the beer is cheaper than buying a bottle of water in…

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May132017

Carefree Alus in Kaunas, Lithuania

Kaunas was unknown to me as the train pulled into a smoke stack covered cityscape with metal waste yards below the elevated level of the railroad tracks. The industrial sites seemed too near the east side of the Neman River for a healthy environment and not too many miles from the main train station. Kaunas is…

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Feb092017

Hospůdka U Voraře, my Prague local pub

Given 3 days in any beer friendly drinking European city, I am likely to locate a pub I designate as my local. In a city like Prague, where beer drinking is culture and there are literally 1,000 pubs to choose from, that meant one pub near the Park Inn Prague is the only pub I…

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