Latvian beer? Not here!

Thanks to some very cheap Ryanair flights, our first stop on the tour was Riga. We’d visited Latvia’s capital city before but having enjoyed it last time we looked forward to exploring further, including finding new beer places. In the three years since we were last here, a raft of new craft beer bars have …

Bikernieki Memorial

When researching things to do in Riga, the Bikernieki Memorial, situated in the Bikernieki Forest, seldom makes an appearance, with myself only hearing about it in passing from a few words in one of the Lonely Planet guides. This reference stated that the memorial was around 1km away from transport links and not signposted, so …

Hello world!

First things first, let’s get the introductions out of the way. My name’s Dom and as you might have guessed from the name of our blog, I really like beer and travelling so I’ve decided to head off around Europe and write about the best (or at least the most interesting) beer the continent has …