Thirsty Thursdays: Pub Crawl in Munich With Size Matters Beer Tours

Thirsty Thursdays: Pub Crawl in Munich, Bavaria With Size Matters Beer Tours

At the ripe old age of 36, having just celebrated my birthday in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, I finally landed in Munich, the heart of Bavaria. Yes, city 801 on my hitlist fell to Munich, Bavaria, Germany. What’s so special about Munich? Well apart from nudist parks in the city centre and the spooky beginnings of Hitler Read more about Thirsty Thursdays: Pub Crawl in Munich, Bavaria With Size Matters Beer Tours[…]

Thirsty Thursdays: Beers and Lunch in Europe’s “Longest Bar”, The Square Peg, Birmingham, England

  I love quirky records on my travels. You may have read that I drank in the southernmost Irish Pub in the world in Ushuaia, the highest Irish Pub in the world in La Paz and the southernmost hotel in Australia. So on my recent trip back to Birmingham, my top mate Lock In Lee Read more about Thirsty Thursdays: Beers and Lunch in Europe’s “Longest Bar”, The Square Peg, Birmingham, England[…]

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Working Wednesdays: A Tribute to My Friends and Heroes of PJs Parramatta, Australia

“If you really want more shout it out louder” – Usher. OK so before I launch into a tribute, the story begins, and this one needs a bit of an introduction. Even those that once worked with me in PJ Gallagher’s Irish PubI’m not sure I’ve told it all before in this much detail on Read more about Working Wednesdays: A Tribute to My Friends and Heroes of PJs Parramatta, Australia[…]

cluedo pub crawl manchester

Thirsty Thursdays: The Cluedo Pub Crawl, Manchester and Bury, England

While living in England I used to LOVE my pub crawls. I’ve touched on a few of them before, including the epic 2007 “Countries of the World” pub crawl in London. In 2005, me and three mates also did the Monopoly Pub Crawl (41 bars over 2 days – to be completed within 41 hours!), Read more about Thirsty Thursdays: The Cluedo Pub Crawl, Manchester and Bury, England[…]

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Thirsty Thursdays: Top 4 Bars in Kurdistan, Iraq

While I certainly didn’t go backpacking in Iraq to get drunk, it was pleasing that I was able to relax and enjoy some ice cold beers in some really really good bars while touring the northern part of the country, Kurdistan. All bars are safe to drink in, all friendly and they serve alcohol – Read more about Thirsty Thursdays: Top 4 Bars in Kurdistan, Iraq[…]

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Monday’s Money Saving Tips: 10 Ways to get Free or Cheap Beer on Your Travels!

This could easily sneak into my Thirsty Thursdays feature, but alas I’m trying to save you all money, so here it is – a backpacker’s guide to cheap beer! These are my top 10 ways to get FREE or cheap BEER on your travels. I’m from Northern Ireland, beer is certainly my way to relax Read more about Monday’s Money Saving Tips: 10 Ways to get Free or Cheap Beer on Your Travels![…]

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Travel Collectables: Beer Bottle Tops From Around the World

I love my beers when I travel. It’s my relaxation drink and the one where I sit and think to myself “life is good”, especially if I’m on a bus, train or in a hostel after a day of sightseeing. I love a beer. Be it pint, can or bottle. You might have read that if Read more about Travel Collectables: Beer Bottle Tops From Around the World[…]

Pizza Beer at Beertopia Hong Kong 2013

Thirsty Thursdays: Pizza Beer in Kowloon, Hong Kong

Last weekend I attended the second annual Hong Kong Beer Festival, known as Beertopia. Aside from the usual range of ales, stouts and lagers I was somewhat surprised to stumble upon a new beer I had never heard of before – Pizza Beer! What? A beer made of pizza? Or a pizza topped with beer? Read more about Thirsty Thursdays: Pizza Beer in Kowloon, Hong Kong[…]

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