Articles Tagged ‘beer’

Why Belgians are the Least “Cool” Nationality (and Why They Shouldn’t Be!)

Why Belgians are the Least “Cool” Nationality (and Why They Shouldn’t Be!) September 12, 2011 | Culture/History, Travel News | Read More
It doesn’t seem like the movie In Bruges did much for Belgium’s cool factor. At least according to a new survey by social networking site Badoo.com. Belgians, followed by Poles and Turks, were designated as the “least cool” nationalities in the world by 30,000 visitors to the...

10 Maps You Didn’t Know You Needed

10 Maps You Didn’t Know You Needed August 15, 2011 | Featured | Read More
Maps are a traveler’s bible. Whether you prefer your maps digital, interactive, or the old-school fold up kind, we would never recommend leaving home without one. A good map gives its user logical information–directions, topography, street names…you know, the important stuff. While...

7 Abandoned Breweries “Open” for Exploration

7 Abandoned Breweries “Open” for Exploration January 20, 2011 | Featured | Read More
Does it get much better than beer-themed urban exploring? We didn’t think so… You probably won’t be able to find any of the good stuff still lying around in these defunct breweries, but there are still tons of abandoned items to discover. Massive round holes left over from industrial...

New Two-Pint Pots at Manchester City Football Games

New Two-Pint Pots at Manchester City Football Games December 21, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
In recent scary/awesome news, Manchester City is officially serving super large two-pint beer pots at their football games.  Anything that can hold enough fluid to be upgraded from a glass to a pot is newsworthy for sure. According to the UK’s Mirror, the football stadium has also installed new-fangled...

Gay Drinking Travelers Unite! Top 5 Destinations for World Cup 2022 Vacations

Gay Drinking Travelers Unite! Top 5 Destinations for World Cup 2022 Vacations December 18, 2010 | Travel Safety, Travel Tips | Read More
Last week FIFA announced that the small peninsular nation of Qatar would play host to the 2022 World Cup Finals. Naturally, there was much rejoicing in the country, as they beat out the world powers of Japan, South Korea, Australia, and the United States. Also naturally, there was immediate skepticism...

On Tap: U.S. Welcomes Guinness Foreign Extra Stout

On Tap: U.S. Welcomes Guinness Foreign Extra Stout October 7, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
American beer drinkers, raise your glass: Guinness Foreign Extra Stout has finally come to the US. For the rest of the world, this is old news — Foreign Extra Stout has been sold around the world for years, as Beer Advocate reports. The announcement came just in time for Oktoberfest and September...

NileGuide 5 with Zane Lamprey

NileGuide 5 with Zane Lamprey October 4, 2010 | Featured, NileGuide 5 | Read More
There have been numerous moments in my time here at NileGuide where I just have to laugh at how cool my job is. Speaking with Zane Lamprey, host of the cult drinking/travel show “Three Sheets” and the upcoming “Drinking Made Easy”, for his NileGuide 5 was one of them. Zane Lamprey...

Drunk Aussie Pets Crocodile, Sober Croc Does the Tediously Predictable

Drunk Aussie Pets Crocodile, Sober Croc Does the Tediously Predictable July 15, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
A saltwater crocodile is in the news yet again this week, though this time a bull shark wasn’t involved. Rather, this incident involved a 36-year-old man from Perth, a few too many beers, and a 16-foot-long crocodile named Fatso at the Perth Zoo. If history has proven anything, it’s this:...

With The Environmentalists In Mind – Beer Or Wine?

With The Environmentalists In Mind – Beer Or Wine? June 16, 2010 | Food Lovers, Travel News | Read More
There are few things as nice as having a glass of wine in the mountains of Chile after a day-long hike, or enjoying a cold beer on the hot beach. However, we live in a changing world – one that cares about the environment, and often, partaking in such refreshments is not always the most environmentally...

Feeding America’s Middle: June Food Festivals Around the US

Feeding America’s Middle: June Food Festivals Around the US June 4, 2010 | Food Lovers, Offbeat, USA | Read More
June is a time for renewal: the sun starts shining every day, barbecues come out to grill, and refreshing summer beers start stocking the shelves. Americans are a people who, like it or not, like to eat… a lot. With those two facts in mind, we scoured our top-secret Interweb database, with food,...