Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Favourite Travel Photos: Floating Nightclubs in Budapest

Hajógyári Sziget or Shipyard Island was a former ship-building factory that has been reclaimed and converted into a plethora of nightclubs.

Monday, March 21, 2011

5 Reasons to Get up and Go!

The thought of travelling away from your home, with little notice, can be frightening and overwhelming.  Most people prefer to have accommodation, transportation and activities planned well in advance. The responsibilities of  work and family constrain many people to accept that travel is an indulgence reserved only for a privileged minority.  But alas, this is not true, last minute holidays can be booked easily online and often great deals and discounts are waiting to be found by a savvy traveller who feels no shame in selfishly putting aside responsibilities to enjoy the spontaneity that the world has to offer.  You only live once, so here are 5 reasons you should get up and go!

Monday, March 14, 2011

Smuggling Booze Into Singapore

Way back when I was young and stupid (about one year ago) I made the bold and misguided decision to bring 3 bottles of Malaysian vodka through the Malaysia-Singapore border.  The mischievous act was not pre-meditated, at least not for any longer than the the waiting time at the border and, in hindsight, was probably a bad-idea.

Monday, March 7, 2011

Top 6 Must Try Local Cocktails

Many places in the world have an alcoholic drink which embodies the spirit and people in such a way that it has become known worldwide as a symbol of the destination.  The drink can be as important a part of the local culture as  music and arts and is a essential experience for any visiting tourist.  The following six drinks are great experiences to be had while abroad, but recipes have been provided for those wishing to 'Travel in their own home'.

Thursday, March 3, 2011

St. Paddy's Parties in Ireland and Abroad

St. Patrick's Day is a great day for getting drunk all over the world.  In celebration of the patron saint of Ireland, St. Patrick's Day is a religious holiday and what better to ease the consumption of religion than copious amounts of booze.  Learn about when and where to party in your current neck of the woods with this handy guide to St. Patrick's day around the world.

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

2011 Travel Plans: Intoxicated in India

In one month I will be departing on another lengthy backpacking trip.  March 29th in the early morning I leave Vancouver and following two stopovers in China, if all goes well, I will arrive in Bangalore India. This will be the fourth time I leave my comfy home life for an extended time with just a backpack and a guidebook. My trip will be open-ended, just the way I like it, and I plan to continue to update this blog throughout the journey with pictures, videos, and of course, nightlife and booze articles.  'Read More' to view my rough itinerary and some of the drinks and nightlife I will be exploring.
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