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Month: July 2016

The Best Beer Weekend in Belgium

The Best Beer Weekend in Belgium

For our 1 year wedding anniversary last month, my lovely wife surprised me with a weekend beer getaway to Belgium! Belgium is known for having some of the best – and most unique – beer in the world. It’s also known for its chocolate, specifically truffles, waffles, and fries (or frites). Katarina also gave me a book: The World Atlas of Beer. It gives some great insight to beer made all over the world, plus recommendations of what to try. After some research,…

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How to Move to Germany with Cats

How to Move to Germany with Cats

Cats on a plane. Does that sound worse than snakes on a plane to you? The idea is cute. Snuggly little cats enjoying travel and living their best lives! The reality – two cats for a total of fourteen hours of travel – was much more scary. Yet, that’s where we found ourselves almost a year ago. We had decided to move to Berlin, and there was no way we were going to leave the cats behind. The good news is…

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Rome, in Photos

Rome, in Photos

This week, we’re off to Brussels and Bruges for a beer-centric weekend. But before we take off, we thought you’d enjoy a little peek into our last trip – Rome for our one year anniversary! You can expect posts about specific aspects of the trip over time (the cat sanctuary, our anniversary, and gelato, to name a few), but this just might tide you over until then! Until next week – adventure on, pandas! -Katarina and Colin Next on the…

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Football or Handegg? Learning to Love the Eurocup

Football or Handegg? Learning to Love the Eurocup

When it comes to sports, Europe is a whole other world. What I think of as football is “American football” here (or even, jokingly, handegg). Soccer is football. It takes some getting used to. I hadn’t even heard of the Eurocup (a.k.a. the Euros) when we moved here. Like many Americans, I barely follow the World Cup when it comes around. A notable exception was on our honeymoon last year. We bonded with some fellow Americans in Antigua watching the US women’s team…

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