USA – Las Vegas

USA - Las VegasWelcome to fabulous Las Vegas!

Places like Asia and Europe has always called me more attention, but my wife always wanted to go to United States, especially for Disney.
This year I had no way out and went to the land of Uncle Sam, starting in Las Vegas and ending in Orlando.
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Trappist Tour – Chimay in Auberge de Poteaupre

ChimaysChimay beers and the charming trappist chalice

In addition to my visit to Brussels and Brugge in Belgium, I made ​​a visit to the cities to my beloved namesake beers: Rochefort, Orval and Chimay, to learn more about the world of  trappist beers.
In this post I’ll talk about Chimay.
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Trappist Tour – Orval in Abbaye Notre-Dame d’Orval

Trappist OrvalOrval label in detail
This picture was a courtesy of Matt Caldwell – http://onebeeratatime.wordpress.com

In addition to my visit to Brussels and Brugge in Belgium, I made ​​a visit to the cities to my beloved namesake beers: Rochefort, Orval and Chimay
In this post I’ll talk about Orval.

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Trappist Tour – Rochefort in Abbaye Notre-Dame de Saint-Remy

Trappistes Rochefort BeersRochefort 6, Rochefort 10, its gorgeous chalice and Rochefort 8

In addition to my visit to Brussels and Brugge in Belgium, I made ​​a visit to the cities to my beloved namesake beers: Rochefort, Orval and Chimay
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Menos impostos para as microcervejarias brasileiras

Não aos impostos de micro cervejariasUma luta ao incentivo do crescimento das microcervejarias

Estou reproduzindo este texto do blog do cervejaso do Ricardo Amorim, pois ele mostra uma luta que precisamos vencer para que nosso crescimento seja condizente com nosso âmbito.
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Belgium – A paradise with beer and chocolate!

Grand-Place in Brussels, BelgiumLa Grand Place, in Brussels – Belgium

Two words never gone so well as travel and beer when it comes to Belgium.
Thanks to Belgium I named this blog as Travel & Beer.

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Norway – Preikestolen in Stavanger

At the top of Prikestolen in Stavanger, NorwayAt the top of Prekestolen, in Stavanger, Norway

Yes, when I decided to do the hiking to the top of Prikestolen, it was one more episode of “my wife is gonna kill me” saga.
If you didn’t understand , take a look at this post.

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More beer, please!

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Wäls – Lecture

Wäls Brut

We have a new brewery here in Brazil, I’m talking about Wäls.

Wäls got its differentiation by exploring beer styles that are not so common here.
Nowadays, they have a Dubbel, Tripel, Quadrupel and recently, Wäls Brut, a beer made by the champenoise method, that became famous by some Belgian brands like DeuS and Malheur Brut.

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Norway – Jostedalsbreen, Sogndal, Solvorn and Urnes

Jostedalsbreen glacier far view

Let’s say that my wife is not the kind of person who loves to be in remote regions away from civilization or so-called dangerous extreme activities.

Some years ago I heard about the omnipotent Jostedalsbreen Glacier, the largest glacier in Europe. Early in the planning of the trip I put it in the plans and showed the photo above to Roberta and said:

“Honey, what do you think of a hiking in Europe’s largest glacier in central Norway? For that we only need to take a flying close to the fjords, down from an airport that sits on the edge of a mountain, and stay a few days at a hostel in a city that only has 200 people. What do you say? :)

Imagine her reaction…

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