Articles Tagged ‘drinking’

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...

Ski Injuries Caused By Alcohol May Not Be Covered By Insurance, Britons Warned

Ski Injuries Caused By Alcohol May Not Be Covered By Insurance, Britons Warned December 15, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
Imagine shushing your way down the slopes only to get pulled over by a cop and breathalyzed. Apparently, this happens. In Colorado, you can get fined up to $1000 for skiing while under the influence of alcohol. I read about this in an article in The Telegraph. They want to get the word out to Britons...

Licensing Loophole Allows Alcohol to Flow Freely at UK Airports

Licensing Loophole Allows Alcohol to Flow Freely at UK Airports October 28, 2010 | Business, Travel News | Read More
We’re all familiar with the cliché of the bartender cutting off drinks to someone who has to drive at the end of the night, but how many of us guessed this rule wouldn’t apply to airports?  Thanks to a loophole in the Licensing Act not covering airport bars, international flyers in the...

Paradigm Shift: Study Shows Poles Prefer Wine over Vodka

Paradigm Shift: Study Shows Poles Prefer Wine over Vodka August 26, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
The Polish Public Opinion Research Center, CBOS (or Centrum Badania Opinii Spolecznej) released a report recently (via Decanter) assessing the taste-buds of the good people in Poland, which shows they are shifting away from vodka as the preferred national beverage replacing it with wine. In many other...

British Divorcee Meets Blonde American Girl, Wedding Ensues

British Divorcee Meets Blonde American Girl, Wedding Ensues May 7, 2010 | Las Vegas, Travel News | Read More
It sounds like a plot out of a familiar romantic comedy. British Financial Advisor, Nick Bond, spills a drink on Alex Quinn, a blonde, Minnesotan TV personality. They dance, they drink, they get goaded by their friends. Seventeen hours later, Ms. Alex Quinn becomes Mrs. Nick Bond. Alex Quinn (aka: Alex...

Travel Like a Local: Pyramids in Egypt, Drinking in Rio, Risky Business in London

Travel Like a Local: Pyramids in Egypt, Drinking in Rio, Risky Business in London April 9, 2010 | Local Insight | Read More
During our first full week of April, our Local Experts are writing about everything from hotel openings to zoos to drinking etiquette – here’s our favorite stuff from around the Local Flavor blogs. Nick in Cairo “Egypt is, believe it or not, a great big desert. Which means Cairo is...

Alcohol Industry In Ireland Faces Sobering Decline

Alcohol Industry In Ireland Faces Sobering Decline March 25, 2010 | Ireland, Travel News | Read More
A new report says per capital alcohol consumption in Ireland dropped nearly 10% over the last year.  Kieran Tobin, chairman of the Drinks Industry Group of Ireland (DIGI), sees the sobering numbers as evidence of “the worst year for our industry in living memory.” Others outside the drinks...

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....