Thirsty Thursdays: Drinkpacking A WHOLE Country – I Pub Crawled EVERY Bar In Seborga💙🩵🤍👑👸

Thirsty Thursdays: I Pub Crawled EVERY Bar In Seborga Back in 2022, I thought I was hardcore by visiting over 50% of the bars in Alderney in one weekend. On Rathlin Island in the same year, I did 1 out of the 2 bars there (the other was shut) and on Sark in 2009, I Read more about Thirsty Thursdays: Drinkpacking A WHOLE Country – I Pub Crawled EVERY Bar In Seborga💙🩵🤍👑👸[…]

Jonny Blair at Bushmills Distillery, Northern Ireland

Thirsty Thursdays: Touring the World’s Oldest Whiskey Distillery, Bushmills, Northern Ireland

“I’ve been a wild rover for many a year and I’ve spent all my money on whiskey and beer” – The Pogues. Northern Ireland is my home country and it has some hidden gems for the thirsty traveller. Not only does it boast Ireland’s Highest Pub (The Ponderosa on the Glenshane Pass) and Ireland’s Oldest Read more about Thirsty Thursdays: Touring the World’s Oldest Whiskey Distillery, Bushmills, Northern Ireland[…]

Thirsty Thursdays: Coffee With A View At Roco Sao Joao dos Angolares, São Tome And Principe 🇸🇹

Thirsty Thursdays: Coffee With A View At Roca São Joao dos Angolares, São Tome And Principe 🇸🇹

“Dreams aren’t what they used to be, some things slide by so carelessly” – Brandon Flowers. Sao Tome And Principe is famous for coffee and chocolate. While backpacking in the capital city, São Tome I visited two chocolate shops, did a chocolate tasting and tried chocolate, chocolate cake, chocolate ice cream and coffee. It was Read more about Thirsty Thursdays: Coffee With A View At Roca São Joao dos Angolares, São Tome And Principe 🇸🇹[…]

Thirsty Thursdays: Actually Having Breakfast At Tiffany’s, in Timisoara, Romania 🇷🇴

“I loved her enough to forget myself” – Truman Capote. So the story goes that I had Breakfast At Tiffany’s, and this ain’t no love story, though weirdly it could and should be. Actually, probably it is. The books will get that; the blogs won’t. There’s too much magical mystery at play here on these Read more about Thirsty Thursdays: Actually Having Breakfast At Tiffany’s, in Timisoara, Romania 🇷🇴[…]

Thirsty Thursdays: My Top 5 Bars When Backpacking In North Korea

Thirsty Thursdays: My Top 12 Bars When Backpacking In North Korea

While North Korea is hardly world renowned as a wacaday “party country” or somewhere to get ridiculously drunk and go on pub crawls, of course there are bars and restaurants there that are open to foreigners. Anyone who believes the biased western media excrement is stupid – the country has bars and they know their Read more about Thirsty Thursdays: My Top 12 Bars When Backpacking In North Korea[…]

Thirsty Thursdays: 11 Bars And Cafés I Visited in Sierra Leone 🇸🇱

Thirsty Thursdays: 11 Bars And Cafés I Visited in Sierra Leone 🇸🇱 “The self unseeing” – Thomas Hardy. On my West Africa tour of 2023, the last of a hat-trick of new countries on my jigsaw was Sierra Leone (which followed my repeat into Senegal, and the Guinea brace – Guinea and Guinea-Bissau!). The plan Read more about Thirsty Thursdays: 11 Bars And Cafés I Visited in Sierra Leone 🇸🇱[…]

Thirsty Thursdays: 11 Bars and Cafés From My Time In Guinea 🇬🇳

“Calling all the stars to fall, and catch the silver sunlight in your hands” – Noel Gallagher.The first thing to tell you all here is that Guinea 🇬🇳 is absolutely cool. This is so far my favourite country in Africa. That’s it. That’s Guinea. Mindblowingly cool, and humble to the hilt. It has blown my Read more about Thirsty Thursdays: 11 Bars and Cafés From My Time In Guinea 🇬🇳[…]

Thirsty Thursdays: Pouring My Own Guinness At England's First Self-Service Bar

Thirsty Thursdays: Pouring My Own Guinness At Autobrew England’s First Self-Service Bar

“You come in on your own and you leave on your own” – Richard Ashcroft. My latest trip back to England threw up undoubtedly more surprises than my backpacking glory days in that country. I spent a few days back in Birmingham. It’s a city I’ve been to many times of course, mostly to visit Read more about Thirsty Thursdays: Pouring My Own Guinness At Autobrew England’s First Self-Service Bar[…]