Thirsty Thursdays: Prosecco Sunset At The Bottom of Fort Tourgi (Platte Saline), Alderney

Thirsty Thursdays: Prosecco Sunset At The Food Dude At The Bottom of Fort Tourgis (Platte Saline), Alderney

“Sometimes I gaze at an Alderney sunset” – Not The Kinks. My return to the Channel Islands in July 2022 meant my Alderney debut having previously enjoyed Sark and Herm in 2009 and Jersey a few times including a 2015 return to Saint Helier. I arrived on a flight with 12 other passengers into Alderney Read more about Thirsty Thursdays: Prosecco Sunset At The Food Dude At The Bottom of Fort Tourgis (Platte Saline), Alderney[…]

Thirsty Thursdays: Touring The Pubs of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

“What’s the matter with you? Sing me something new”- Noel Gallagher. Just the knowledge that Noel Gallagher was once in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines was enough to inspire my time on these islands. While the epic 1997 Oasis album”Be Here Now” was inspired and written partly on the island of Mustique, 4decades later I Read more about Thirsty Thursdays: Touring The Pubs of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines[…]

Thirsty Thursdays: Bar Hopping on Mahe Island in The Seychelles

Thirsty Thursdays: Bar Hopping on Mahe Island in The Seychelles

For about 4 years of this blog, my Thirsty Thursday series was regular, at one point I was doing a new one every week! Since depression kicked in during 2016, the posts may have been less often but I still have easily 500 Thirsty Thursday posts unwritten. They will never be written unless you find Read more about Thirsty Thursdays: Bar Hopping on Mahe Island in The Seychelles[…]

Thirsty Thursdays: Top 9 Bars in Maseru, Lesotho

“Work is the curse of the drinking classes” – Oscar Wilde. The Kingdom of Lesotho is often deemed “The Kingdom in the Sky”, a moniker it totally merits due to its lofty altitude. On my first visit to Southern Africa in 2011, I somehow skipped this place, preferring to backpack overland from South Africa to Read more about Thirsty Thursdays: Top 9 Bars in Maseru, Lesotho[…]

Thirsty Thursdays: Drinking Grzaniec / Grzane Piwo (Polish Hot Beer) in Poznań, Poland

“It’s a hot beer and it’s really tasty” – my travel friend. When I first heard about “hot beer”, I was somewhat surprised. The reason being that I have always been a guy who likes a good old cold beer. On my travels around the world, I drank cold beer in as many countries as Read more about Thirsty Thursdays: Drinking Grzaniec / Grzane Piwo (Polish Hot Beer) in Poznań, Poland[…]

Thirsty Thursdays: Top 9 Bars in Majuro City DUD, Marshall Islands

“On the rip in a country where nobody is on the rip!!!” Anyone who has ever been to the Marshall Islands will remember something so unusual and distinctive about them – the thin narrow strip with ONE road straight through the capital city, Majuro, also known as DUD, (Delap-Uliga-Djarrit). In case, I’ve confused you, from Read more about Thirsty Thursdays: Top 9 Bars in Majuro City DUD, Marshall Islands[…]

Thirsty Thursdays: STEVEN DAVIS Pub Crawl in Lviv, Ukraine

“YAMD” – Northern Ireland football supporters, circa Denmark away 2006. When I first backpacked in Ukraine in 2015, I raved about how incredible the bars in Lviv were. It came as no surprise to me of course, as countries such as Poland, Belarus, Ukrainę and Russia generally have the best bars in the world, in Read more about Thirsty Thursdays: STEVEN DAVIS Pub Crawl in Lviv, Ukraine[…]

Group Touring Los Angeles’s Famous Watering Holes

Looking back to my early backpacking days and indeed the birth of this site, one of the first places I ever wrote about was Los Angeles! Yes, I was there back in 2007 when David Beckham signed for LA Galaxy and I toured Venice Beach, Hollywood Hills and of course the famous Hermosa Beach, where Read more about Group Touring Los Angeles’s Famous Watering Holes[…]