New Orleans - July 2018 A few months ago, my husband’s company announced that they would be having a work meeting in New Orleans in July. “New Orleans in July?” I said, “that’s going to be awful!” Turns out, I was right - at least in terms of the weather. July in New Orleans is objectively … Continue reading New Orleans & a Taste of Tales
I am working hard on bringing more of the travel aspect to this blog - one has to get to the right context somehow! As part of that, I'm working to create useful Google Maps for people to reference when they want recommendations in places we've been. It's a fun project and is getting me … Continue reading Google Maps as a travel archive
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I have brought home a selection of Montana beers and spirits for the past few years and this article talks about what one of my favorites (Trailhead Spirits) is doing out there in Billings. The article also highlights much of why I'm passionate about local spirits in the first place. (I mean, besides making tasty … Continue reading Montana Spirits
I kind of failed at blogging my trip. I'll try to get caught up. Migraines prevented me from getting to as many beer places as I'd have liked, but I still did pretty well.Here's what came home with me. It took two suitcases and a lot of luck!From Ireland:White Gypsy - American Pale Ale - … Continue reading The total haul
Not much to report today. We travelled from Galway to Fossa via Dunratty Castle, Adare, and Killarney. The castle and attached folk park was nice. The tour guide was enthusiastic, funny, and knowledgable. Having an enthusiastic guide really makes things more fun.Both Adare and Killarney were cute towns but mostly just shop after shop of … Continue reading All quiet on the Irish front.
I posted some photos last night before passing out, now I`ll try to fill in some story while I`m a bit more awake. Hotel wifi isn`t connecting right now so no idea when this will post but I`m typing it at 9:30pm on Monday from our hotel in GalwayThe flight from JFK to Shannon was … Continue reading Ireland days one and two
Okay, so long story sort of short...Firstly, I wasn't feeling great last night (Sunday) which isn`t surprising given the lack of sleep and the heat on the bus. A few people got a pint before dinner but I needed rest. Then we had lunch at the Kylemore Abbey and the only beer option was Amstel … Continue reading First beers in Ireland!!