Beer Tastings and Christmas Markets

Beer Tastings and Christmas Markets

Last weekend for Thanksgiving we had a few exciting things on the agenda, Christmas markets and beer. We went to my favorite, the Esslingen Christmas Market, on Friday and then did a beer tasting at an Irish Pub on Saturday. The beer tasting wasn't a tasting so much as drinking 5 different beers, all good by the way! 

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Tis the Season of Festivals! Esslingen Strawberry Festival and Sindelfingen Int'l Festival

Tis the Season of Festivals! Esslingen Strawberry Festival and Sindelfingen Int'l Festival

The Annual Strawberry Festival was held last weekend in one of my favorite towns, Esslingen. I love the charm and feel of the area, and it is just big enough that you wouldn't really need to leave. They have everything in the town, and it sits in a valley with vineyards surrounding the area. I also discovered there is a Starbuck's there as well. Yes! Now I know I don't have to drive to Stuttgart to get my Starbucks fix, I can make the shorter trip to Esslingen instead (not that I drive to Stuttgart just for some coffee, but I have considered it from time to time!).

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