Articles Tagged ‘beer’

Travel Like a Local: Carnivores in Rio, Football in Perth, Truffle Shuffles in Seattle

Travel Like a Local: Carnivores in Rio, Football in Perth, Truffle Shuffles in Seattle April 30, 2010 | Local Insight | Read More
One of the joys of working for NileGuide is getting to see all of the wacky shenanigans our writing team is up to around the world. Elephants? Check! Meat Feast? Check! Anniversary of 80s moves that resides in the mind recesses of a generation? Double Check! Here’s how to Travel Like a Local, with...

Philadelphia Bars Raided Because Of Typos, Dated Laws

Philadelphia Bars Raided Because Of Typos, Dated Laws March 23, 2010 | Philadelphia, Travel News | Read More
I would imagine there’s not a whole lot a high-ranking Republican state representative and a Philadelphia Daily News beer reporter would agree on.  And yet, they both believe Pennsylvania state police were clearly in the wrong when they conducted a series of raids earlier this month in Philadelphia. Cops...

Gear Guide: Travel Tools for Drink Lovers

Gear Guide: Travel Tools for Drink Lovers February 26, 2010 | Gear Guide | Read More
Vacation = sipping drinks with tiny umbrellas out of coconuts on the beach, or…tasting wine in a rustic valley while grizzled vintners discuss the oak their barrels are made from. Or…tall glasses of crisp beer after a hike in the Alps. Or…a martini, a ridiculously luxurious hotel room,...

Get Your Beer On: Where to Drink in Zion

Get Your Beer On: Where to Drink in Zion September 30, 2009 | Food Lovers, National Parks | Read More
A brew in Utah? you scoff. Think again. Beer’s come a long way in this buttoned-up state, despite many attempts to curb the drinking tendencies of heathens both visiting and local. There may be little separation of church and state in Utah, but those who love a hoppy drink ultimately prevailed....

Sydney Mancation, Darlinghurst-Style

Sydney Mancation, Darlinghurst-Style September 29, 2009 | Sydney | Read More
My mates are coming down to Sydney, and they want to holiday like men… well, what is that men do in Sydney? Truth is, they do all kinds of things. A lot of them sit at home scratching their bums. Others do nuclear physics just for kicks. Or they watch sport. Rugby League is the city’s football...

Sipping Fresh Pilsner Urquell outside of Prague

Sipping Fresh Pilsner Urquell outside of Prague August 11, 2009 | Prague | Read More
When in Prague, beer lovers and history buffs alike shouldn’t neglect to take a day trip to Plzeň, where one can marvel at glass blowers, photograph Gothic and Renaissance architecture,  go deep underground and, most famously, drink the tastiest Pilsner Urquell around. The town of Plzeň has...

Beer Gear: The 5 Best Ways to Travel with your Brew

Beer Gear: The 5 Best Ways to Travel with your Brew July 30, 2009 | Gear Guide | Read More
You can find beer pretty much anywhere in the world. From micro-brewed to mass-produced, each country has its signature beer. For many travelers, part of enjoying their time in a given destination involves a pint at a pub, a beer on a boat or a cold one after a long day of hiking. However, away from...

Talk Like a Local: Can I Have a Beer?

Talk Like a Local: Can I Have a Beer? July 29, 2009 | Talk Like a Local | Read More
It’s a fairly basic request, and one that is probably heard millions of times a day around the world. On Friday and Saturday nights, maybe a couple million. Whatever country you’re in, you should know how to ask for a tall cold one. Read on for how to (politely) ask for a beer in many, many...

The Best Microbrews Around the World

The Best Microbrews Around the World July 28, 2009 | Food Lovers | Read More
Some people experience a new culture via food. Others visit historical landmarks. Some take tours, some hike, others shop their way through new countries. But have you ever considered beer? Practically every region has a smattering of microbrews; small breweries that produce beer with local ingredients,...