Rest stop in Belgium

Germany wasn’t really part of our grand plan for this trip to Europe, but yesterday we slipped across the border from Luxembourg for some pleasant sightseeing in Trier, an ancient Roman city. Today we’ve added another country, as a transit of Belgium seemed the most expedient way of getting from Luxembourg to Reims, France, our … Continue reading Rest stop in Belgium

Germany: Any reason to celebrate in Monheim am Rhein, Cologne, and Düsseldorf

Christian let me know that I had to order the right beer for the city I was in. In Düsseldorf, they brew Alt, so that’s what they drink. In Cologne, they brew and drink Kölsch. I would be frowned upon if I ordered a beer in the wrong city. Those fortunate enough to live in Monheim am Rhein could order either, when in Monheim, of course.