Thirsty Thursdays: Bishkek's First Ever Pub Crawl, Kyrgyzstan

Thirsty Thursdays: Bishkek’s First Ever Pub Crawl, Kyrgyzstan

“Walking through this changing season, sorrow spreads its wings. We can’t keep a hold on time, just receive what it will bring” – Tim Wheeler. We have travel milestones, we have things we tick off, countries we ridiculously count, zeniths, low points and it all tides along into one lifelong journey, some eejits like me Read more about Thirsty Thursdays: Bishkek’s First Ever Pub Crawl, Kyrgyzstan[…]

Thirsty Thursdays: Top Five WiFi Cafes For Digital Nomads in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Thirsty Thursdays: Top Five Wi-Fi Cafes For Digital Nomads in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

I don’t normally write articles like this and I also rarely class myself as a “digital nomad”, the reason being the term is an oxymoron to itself. At best, the term is an excuse for people who were apparently “fed up with their jobs” so they ran away to find a “better life”. I smell Read more about Thirsty Thursdays: Top Five Wi-Fi Cafes For Digital Nomads in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan[…]

Thirsty Thursdays: Saturday Night out in Afghanistan – Shisha and Tea in Abshar Shisha Lounge, Masar e Sharif

I love a good old Saturday night out with the lads down the pub, and it’s the same world everywhere we go in that respect. It’s just that in some countries the entertainment and choice of drinks differs. Here in Afghanistan, the lads invited me for an Afghani style Saturday night out in downtown Masar Read more about Thirsty Thursdays: Saturday Night out in Afghanistan – Shisha and Tea in Abshar Shisha Lounge, Masar e Sharif[…]

Thirsty Thursdays: Top 5 Bars in Almaty, Kazakhstan

Almaty is a massive city, spreading far and wide in its elevation beneath the mountains of southern Kazakhstan. At first, finding a bar seemed like a difficult task for the walking backpacker. So I used my maps and advice from the staff at the Almaty Backpackers hostel and soon I knew I was able to Read more about Thirsty Thursdays: Top 5 Bars in Almaty, Kazakhstan[…]

Thirsty Thursdays: Top 5 Bars in Lviv, Ukraine

The fact that Lviv Ukraine is brimmed full of wacky themed bars is enough to make any keen pub go-er enjoy this thriving nationalistic city with some style and panache. And let me tell you, it ain’t no glammed up pretentious place either. Italians, leave your Ferraris behind; mainland Brits, forget trying to be a Read more about Thirsty Thursdays: Top 5 Bars in Lviv, Ukraine[…]

Getting Handcuffed and Spanked in the home of Masochism in Lviv, Ukraine

Thirsty Thursdays: Getting Handcuffed and Spanked in the home of Masochism in Lviv, Ukraine

When you are out travelling the world you never know where you will end up next. Every new city or town I arrive in, I do little research. It’s only when you get to these places that you get extra ideas. A couple of my blog followers, Laura and Kyle alerted me of Cafe Masoch Read more about Thirsty Thursdays: Getting Handcuffed and Spanked in the home of Masochism in Lviv, Ukraine[…]

Thirsty Thursdays: Top 5 Bars in St. Helier, Jersey

Drinking in the Channel Islands is pure bliss. I have fond memories of being the only tourist in the pubs in Sark and Herm back in 2009 and I remember pub-crawling through St. Peter Port in Guernsey one night, including a pub that the Guinness World Records class as “the closest pub to an operational Read more about Thirsty Thursdays: Top 5 Bars in St. Helier, Jersey[…]

Thirsty Thursdays: Drinking Wine in Capital Brewery, Tytannia Province, Adammia

One of my coolest backpacking adventures yet was drinking wine in the main brewery and winery in the Tytannia Province of Adammia. The reason this was so cool was that I was the first backpacking tourist to visit the country and sample the wine! The Empire of Adammia is a private, unknown and secret country, which is Read more about Thirsty Thursdays: Drinking Wine in Capital Brewery, Tytannia Province, Adammia[…]