Learning Toronto’s history is better with beer

Learning Toronto’s history is better with beer

I arrive about three and a half minutes late, and it’s not enough that people are irate, but it’s enough that I know to give a yielding nod. We’re standing outside Toronto’s Hockey Hall of Fame and Jordan, our boisterous and charismatic tour guide, begins to paint a picture of...

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Mixing Melbourne’s booze with history

Mixing Melbourne’s booze with history

It is easy to lose yourself in a new destination, and in a city like Melbourne, you may never want to be found. This is a place that makes it tough to want to leave the vibrant city centre, with its myriad of intensely hued laneways and kitschy restaurants being...

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Best places to drink in Krakow

Best places to drink in Krakow

Raise a glass at some of the best-loved local pubs and unique watering holes in Krakow. Here are some of the best places to drink in Krakow, where you can sample regional beers and Polish vodka, or hang out in a true sailors’ tavern. Ursa Maior pub Inspired by the Ursa...

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The essentials of drinking vodka in Russia

The essentials of drinking vodka in Russia

We’ll bet most visitors associate Russia with vodka. And while there is definitely a connection between the liquor and our country, it’s not as simple as you may think. Firstly, where did vodka come from? There are several stories about the origin of this high-alcohol beverage. We’ll omit the jokes...

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A wine guide to sipping your way around the Mediterranean

A wine guide to sipping your way around the Mediterranean

When it comes to wine, the Mediterranean has a long and rich history. The area’s warm climate, agricultural techniques and local varietals produce unique white, red and sparkling wines you won’t find elsewhere. So raise a glass and sip your way around the Mediterranean, with this handy guide on what...

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Drinkin’ in the Big D: Best places to go for a drink in Denver

Drinkin’ in the Big D: Best places to go for a drink in Denver

We could talk craft beer all day, and in fact we probably have on more than one occasion, but to gloss over the amazing things that Denver is doing with alcohol would only give you half of the real Mile High experience. Liquor, wine and cider are all craft industries...

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3 reasons why Denver beer is some of the USA’s best beer

3 reasons why Denver beer is some of the USA’s best beer

I started writing this article after taking a couple of guys around Denver’s River North (RiNo) District on our all-afternoon Total RiNo Tour. They had come all the way from the Philippines because they heard the beer was good in Denver. Before we even started our tour, they started firing questions...

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Best bars with the best views of Lisbon

Best bars with the best views of Lisbon

Lisbon is all about colour, life, history and — above all — views to remember. Known as The City of Seven Hills, there are plenty of options for you to discover unexpected bars and restaurants with breathtaking views. PARK Never underestimate the appeal of a parking lot! In the Bairro...

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The Cuban cocktail that can help save the planet

The Cuban cocktail that can help save the planet

If you’ve ever ordered a cocktail anywhere in the world (like, say, a mojito in our city of Havana), it’s probably come with a plastic straw. But did you know that many cocktails actually taste better when drank without a straw? The ‘mafia mojito’ is a lesser known (but more...

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Craving a monumental beer? 4 DC brewpubs to visit near the National Mall

Craving a monumental beer? 4 DC brewpubs to visit near the National Mall

Our brewing tradition in Washington DC is as old as the country itself. Many of our founding fathers — including George Washington and Thomas Jefferson — formulated unique recipes and brewed their own beers. What better way to honour that legacy than to have a pint of locally brewed beer...

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