Getting to Know Your Wisconsin Craft Breweries Part 1: New Glarus Brewery

New Glarus - delicious local beer!

Hello, and welcome to Part 1 of a our new 48-part series, "Getting to Know Your Wisconsin Craft Breweries", based almost entirely on the members of the Wisconsin Craft Brewers Guild. There's a few significant breweries conspicuously missing from the list (looking at YOU, Leinenkugel's...), so we'll have to make a few exceptions as we go. But our plan is to sample the goods on the ground they're actually made on, for every craft brewery in the state. It's a rough job, but someone has to do it, right? New Glarus Brewery We've been to a few of the breweries on the list long before we ever set foot in New Glarus, but we decided to make New Glarus our first craft brewery post for a few … [Continue reading]

A Crapful of Tips for Your Trip to Ireland: Getting There, Staying There, and Getting Around

*yawn* Yeah, just another heart-wrenchingly beautiful scene in The Connemara

So, you're thinking about taking a trip to Ireland, eh? Well CONGRATULATIONS! That's a great idea, because Ireland is totally freakin' awesome! But, its mysteries extend beyond it's clouded history and stories of the supernatural. It seems like just … [Continue reading]

Mexico in Photographs


Every trip ends with me looking back on all the photos I have taken, many are still great but not enough that I could muster up a story about, however, still an amusing compilation for a blogpost! … [Continue reading]

The Best Snorkeling in Cabo San Lucas


Before Andy and I had even left for our two month adventure, my brother Tim had won two free flight tickets from his work, and took the chance to head down to Cabo San Lucas with his wife, Amanda. In the back of my mind, I knew this was going to be … [Continue reading]

Unexpected Surprise – A Taste of Italy in Mexico

Finishing food was never a hard thing to do here!

I didn't think it was even possible to be *slightly* tired of tacos in Mexico - but supposedly it does happen. After a full week on the Baja Peninsula and having tacos for breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks (think Bubba from Forest Gump; egg tacos, … [Continue reading]

Beautiful and Breathtaking Balandra Beach

Beautiful and secluded Balandra Beach

La Paz despite being located on the coast of Sea of Cortez is not known for being a beach town. The malecón stretches along the length of town, and does offer some spots for swimming and sun shelter. We found out that most of the locals do not swim … [Continue reading]

How we Found Ourselves in Mexico

Fresh coconuts on the daily.

How do you decide where your next move is going to be with only four days left in Ireland? See whatever airlines have 2 spaces available to a cheap destination! That is exactly how Andy and I roll. It was a Tuesday night, we were sitting in our nice … [Continue reading]