The Only Real Solution to VW’s Diesel Gate

As some of you know, Becki and I bought our first-ever VW a little more than a year ago. Being fans of road trips, we picked up a lightly-used Golf TDI. It’s the first VW either of us ever bought so we were a little apprehensive about it, but then we test drove it; great […]

Time for a Change

You may have noticed – all three of you readers – that Discover with Andy & Becki has been pretty silent lately. I mean, we’ve never been great at keeping a regular post schedule, but our last post was almost a year ago. There’s good reason for this

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

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 […]

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

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 getting there and getting around are also the stuff of legend. So here’s a few tips from […]

Rarer than a Desert Snow Storm… Our Experience with Zion

Becki and I are escaping the cold of Wisconsin for a week – we’ve headed to Las Vegas for work. But it’s also our very first wedding anniversary, so we’re trying to make the most of the trip and have a bit of a vacation as well. We made a detour up to Zion National […]

3 Secret Code Words You Need to Know Before Renting a House in Europe

Thinking about renting a house in Europe but don’t know where to begin? Tired of looking around on Google and only finding rental houses that cost anywhere from $900 – $4,000 per week? Me too, but while doing my own online searching I found that there’s a few key words and phrases you need to […]

Ireland’s Mysterious Monuments of Knowth and New Grange

Have you heard about Knowth and New Grange? No? Have you heard that Ireland contains some of the most mysterious and ancient ruins in the known world? 500 years older than they pyramids of Giza? 1,000 years older than Stonehenge? No?? Oh, I see… Well, Becki and I didn’t know that either. Not until we […]