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The Craft Beer Revolution!

The Best Places in Reykjavík to Drink High-Quality Beer

The Craft Beer Revolution!

This might come as a surprise, but drinking beer was actually illegal in Iceland from 1915-1989.

This might come as a surprise, but drinking beer was actually illegal in Iceland from 1915-1989. That’s more than 70 years of the Icelandic nation living without beer, doing their best to cope by mixing non-alcoholic beer with vodka or Brennivín (we... more »

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Phuket Weekend Market

Phuket Weekend Market

If you like bargain-hunting and don’t mind a bit of hustle and bustle, why not try a real-life market. A word of caution: you are stepping off the tourist track and rubbing shoulders with hundreds of like-minded Thais and expat ...more »

Things to do in Puerto Banus

Things to do in Puerto Banus

There is nothing quite like sailing on the Mediterranean whist basking in the summer sun, sipping on a glass of something chilled and feasting on a banquet of fresh sushi.  Take a trip to Gibraltar, a tour to see the dolphins or stop off ...more »

Phuket's Street Food Scene

Phuket's Street Food Scene

Tropical Phuket is most famous for its beaches, but to experience the real heart and soul of the island it’s essential to delve into its local food culture. Throughout Thailand, eating is a joy and an all-day topic of conversation − ...more »

Restaurant Review for this month

Restaurant Review for this month

Chinta Ria Soul - St Kilda With just one exception I have been incredibly lucky with the Café’s and Restaurants I have tried since doing the page but this is by far the best. Hidden in plain sight is this culinary jewel in busy St ...more »

Things To Do in Hue

Things To Do in Hue

Say to the mausoleums and temples, no to the tickets to enter samey tour destinations, if you have not! Instead, live and breathe like the locals, eat where they eat, and do what they do, in Hue. Cyclo ride Why not? Many tourists reflected ...more »

Saigon's Special Drinks

Saigon's Special Drinks

For the most part, Vietnam is a hot, humid and very tropical country. You’ll sweat a lot when you’re here and this is why it’s absolutely essential to keep your body hydrated. Water will do the trick just nicely - it’s the most ...more »

Nugget's Corner

Nugget's Corner

Joachim and his wife Haryati have run Traditional Indonesian Restaurant Nugget's Corner in Kuta, Lombok for many years. Joachim moved 5 years ago from France and married his wife who became the chef of the restaurant. He has a big passion ...more »

Chinese New Year with BIWA

Chinese New Year with BIWA

Come enjoy a fun event. Wish your friends Happy New Year in Chinese (short lesson at bottom of page). Celebrate the Chinese New Year of the Monkey with the Consul-General of China and friends and support a very worth cause. Since its ...more »

MELBOURNE TOMATO FESTIVAL

MELBOURNE TOMATO FESTIVAL

The Melbourne Tomato Festival 2016 will be a gathering of local farmers selling produce, speakers, agriculturalists, cooking demonstrations, Italian food, artisan producers, special guests, history, workshops, entertainment and of course ...more »

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Food and Drink Articles

After the weather, food and drink are probably the hottest topic you'll discus once you're back from your holiday. As one of the most accessible ways to sample a country's culture, eating and drinking is not only a pleasure but a requirement of any well-rounded holiday (yes, we did just say that!) While most places around the globe serve international cuisine it's the local grub that usually gets people talking.

Again, our dedicated travel writers have done the hard graft for you, writing up their experiences and offering their hints and tips on how to indulge the taste buds when you next choose to explore. From nouvelle cuisine and Michelin starred dining, to budget burgers and street food delicacies we've scoured the globe for the hottest treats. Add to that our guide to beer, top ten cocktails and low down on the finest glass of red and holiday indulgence is only a click away. Cheers!

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