Thirsty Thursdays: The Importance of April 1st and My Top 7 Bars in Ulaan Baatar, Mongolia

A party city, Ulaan Baatar? Yes, for sure! And one that offers a huge range of bars – from the dingy sheds to the flambuoyant rock clubs, there was a lot to cram in. But my liver subsides as I get older. I’m not going to tour 20+ bars in a city in a few Read more about Thirsty Thursdays: The Importance of April 1st and My Top 7 Bars in Ulaan Baatar, Mongolia[…]

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[…]

The Ultimate Monopoly Pub Crawl 2015 in London, England

Thirsty Thursdays: The Ultimate Monopoly Pub Crawl 2015 in London, England

Back in 2005, two years before this blog even existed, I was in a club in London, England with my mate John Johnson. The club was the Venue in New Cross. At the time, John told me it was on the Old Kent Road and on the heat of the moment, we decided there and Read more about Thirsty Thursdays: The Ultimate Monopoly Pub Crawl 2015 in London, England[…]

The Angry Friar Pub in Gibraltar

Thirsty Thursdays: My Top 8 Bars in Gibraltar

Gibraltar drifts into your travel stories as a welcome surprise. My memories of the place will always be good ones. I wasn’t expecting much from this place to be honest – I’d heard people moan about it, I’d had Spanish friends tell me how silly the place was and I’d even had British mates tell Read more about Thirsty Thursdays: My Top 8 Bars in Gibraltar[…]

Thirsty Thursdays: 6 Quirky Bars From My Nights Out in Barcelona, Catalonia

“Sometimes I feel like I’m in Barcelona” – D Kay and Epsilon. The Catalonian capital of Barcelona is a city I could actually see myself living in. The odd thing about it is that Barcelona was never on my list of cities to visit – ever. I’m a bit of a travel cynic these days Read more about Thirsty Thursdays: 6 Quirky Bars From My Nights Out in Barcelona, Catalonia[…]

Thirsty Thursdays: Top 6 Irish Pubs in New York City, USA

New York City is definitely not one of those “cities less travelled” and it crops up repeatedly in tourist magazines. However, aside from the touristic sights, coffee shops, and skyscrapers, one well-known fact about New York is that it has a fantastic night life and despite some drinking laws, it is generally a 24-hour city. Read more about Thirsty Thursdays: Top 6 Irish Pubs in New York City, USA[…]

drinking in kaiping china

Thirsty Thursdays: Eel, Turtle and Beer on A Night Out in Kaiping, China

Slightly later than billed but scheduled for Thursday of course is the latest Thirsty Thursdays from Kaiping in China. This was voted by the readers of my Facebook Page to be the next TT article and it takes me back to 2012 and my time touring the incredible Kaiping Diaolou buildings in the Guangdong Province Read more about Thirsty Thursdays: Eel, Turtle and Beer on A Night Out in Kaiping, China[…]

Thirsty Thursdays: Rei Das Batidas Cocktail Bar, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Time really flies and it’s already a year since I was in Brazil for the World Cup and enjoyed my second visit to the monster of a city that is Sao Paulo. Sao Paulo is a truly phenomenal sized city, it will take years to explore it and it will take me a lifetime to Read more about Thirsty Thursdays: Rei Das Batidas Cocktail Bar, Sao Paulo, Brazil[…]