My trip last summer to Sapporo was completely unplanned. I was originally planning to tour the Nagoya area following a conference, but the scorching heat of 35-38c had me looking for cooler alternatives, and Hokkaido seemed like a good alternative.
Sapporo & Asahi beer factories : Hokkaido
I spent most of the last summer in Japan, and most of that was spent in Sapporo of the northern region of Hokkaido. Hokkaido is famous for its natural scenery, skiing in the winter, and the relatively cooler chilled out
The Heineken Experience Beer Museum : Amsterdam
I have a confession to make. I’m not much of a beer drinker. The country in which I was raised is ranked very low on the world rankings for beer consumption, and even among my fellow countrymen I have never
Golden Gai Tiny Bars Area : Shinjuku – Tokyo
My strangest experience in Tokyo goes, hands down, to my visit to the Shinjuku Golden Gai bar area. If you’re anything like me – having a strong preference for the casual-small-quiet bars/pubs rather than the full-blown noisy-party-dress-up bar/clubs – then
Lan Kwai Fong Carnival 2011
Lan Kwai Fong, the party center of Hong Kong, keeps coming up with new events to attract people. It seems like there’s always something going on. October was Oktoberfest, so we got a whole month month of German beer parties.