5 of the best speakeasy bars in Paris

5 of the best speakeasy bars in Paris

Speakeasies popped up in the United States during the Prohibition era of the 1920s and 30s; there were several attempts to shut down these outlawed establishments, but to no avail they continued to operate. Known for their unique atmosphere that attracted a certain kind of crowd, these bars came to...

Read more
6 awesome microbreweries in Paris

6 awesome microbreweries in Paris

In the late 19th century, Paris had over 60 breweries producing good-quality beer. However, industrialisation, the concentration of production, and the homogenisation of taste has lead to almost all of these breweries closing down — leaving Parisian (and French) beer in a state of sad despair. Up until recently, the only...

Read more
Great Czech brewery daytrips from Prague

Great Czech brewery daytrips from Prague

When you first come to Prague, you’ll quickly discover that Czech beer culture is much different from the more Westernised countries. Firstly, we drink a lot here. But secondly, the manner in which we drink is vastly different. It is quite rare to see people shouting over music, or on their...

Read more
Where to get good beer in Copenhagen

Where to get good beer in Copenhagen

Danish micro-breweries have, in the past decades, certainly rekindled the relationship between Danes and their beer. From previously being enjoyed in old, smoky bodegas, or in combination with meals, this alcoholic beverage has made a remarkable transformation. It is no longer just something you pick up at the supermarket or...

Read more
Top 5 craft beer bars in NYC

Top 5 craft beer bars in NYC

New York City has had a long relationship with good beer. From the earliest days of European settlement on the island of Manhattan to today’s craft scene, there’s been a tradition of brewing. New York State was home to one of the US’s largest brewing industries in the late 18th...

Read more
It’s beer o’clock somewhere: The birthplace of Pilsner

It’s beer o’clock somewhere: The birthplace of Pilsner

Most people who come to the Czech Republic are immediately inundated into the culture via the many different Czech brews on tap, paired with hearty meals of dumplings and gulaš. We here in Prague are constantly telling people to try our various types of beer and each time we wait,...

Read more
It’s beer o’clock somewhere: Poland’s best beer festivals

It’s beer o’clock somewhere: Poland’s best beer festivals

What’s better than drinking beer? How about celebrating beer? There are plenty of places around the globe that turn our favourite beverage into full-on parties; Oktoberfest in Munich is of course the big one, but there’s also lesser known ones in almost every destination you can think of! There’s Pilsner...

Read more
It’s beer o’clock somewhere: Gross is good in San Sebastián

It’s beer o’clock somewhere: Gross is good in San Sebastián

Let’s say you’re looking for a place to go in San Sebastián that’ll show you a bit more of real life — while still being close to the city centre. And you want great food and even better pintxos. And you’re also looking for the best place to surf. And...

Read more
Toronto’s best beers and beer pubs

Toronto’s best beers and beer pubs

The craft beer industry is booming in Ontario. For a local who knows which bars sell the good stuff, it’s fantastic. But for a visitor to Toronto, it might not be apparent where the good beer is, since the places with the biggest signs, the most advertising, and the loudest...

Read more
Why Naplavka is Prague’s best hipster hangout

Why Naplavka is Prague’s best hipster hangout

When the weather’s nice, the Czechs head outside — just take a walk through the city’s many parks or beer gardens on a warm day and you’ll see residents soaking up the sun. While there are often long, never-solved debates as to which of Prague’s fabled beer gardens is the...

Read more