As Alan Jackson and Jimmy Buffett point out in their song, "It's Five O'Clock Somewhere," it's technically happy hour all the time. So whether you're a day drinker or a nighttime bar hopper, you don't need to feel guilty enjoying these tasty cocktails whenever you choose.
Now that your cash and spare time aren’t tied up in your addiction, you may have an opportunity to take that vacation that you have always dreamed of. However, vacations often involve a surplus of booze - but this one doesn’t have to be. Here are 7 tips you can do for your next vacation that will help you stay sober.
If the Land Down Under is the next destination on your travel list, there is no better way to spend time than visiting some of the popular wine regions Australia has to offer. If you haven’t been on a road trip for some time, this is a perfect opportunity to explore the country. Australia has been making wine since the 1820s and over the last decade, the boost of the wine industry has made it fifth largest wine producer in the world. Wine lovers all around the world are booking flights to Australia not only because it offers a great variety of wines but primarily because of their exquisite quality. Here are five top must-visit wine regions you’ve got to check out.
Stellenbosch is my favourite destination to travel to, I’ve been there four times now and the village next to Cape Town never bores me. One of the main reasons is the unique wine culture. The wine estates are all extremely beautiful in their own way, easily accessible and the first question you’ll get when arriving is “are you joining us for a tasting?”
Alcohol is a cultural thing. Some countries adore it, while others abhor it. A country's love of alcohol tends to run along a spectrum. Dry countries like Saudi Arabia exist, but so do countries that are notorious for their heavy drinking like Russia.
It is no doubt that every wine lover finds great joy in travelling to places to visit wineries as well as vineyards across the world. It adds to your collection of local wines. Visiting different vineyards abroad gives you a chance to learn a lot about the winemaking industry. Therefore, it is essential for you to visit vineyards and speak to viticulturists and vintners to know a wine area’s traditions and techniques.
Whether you’re in the heart of Dublin or the beautiful village of Kilsheelan, the pub is the center of life in Ireland. Not just for the Guinness or Jameson, or (the author’s personal favorite) Magners—you go for the stories, the laughs, the football or hurling game, or simply the beautiful Irish smiles.
What better place to enjoy live music than a brewery? The two are the perfect match, and if you can find a location near you, it's more than worth it to take the trip. Enjoy music of all genres, locations of all style and sizes, and of course, some of the best beer in the country.
The West Coast is filled with exciting places to visit when traveling. Either you're flying to Hawaii for a beautiful vacation or road tripping to California to check out their exciting attractions like Los Angeles or Disneyland, there's so much to do on the West Coast. If you're someone who lives on the East Coast, taking a trip anywhere on the West Coast is like walking into a completely different world. Not only are the people different but so is the atmosphere. But one of the many things that people have in common on either the West or East Coast is their love for craft beer.
Who doesn't love going to the happiest place on Earth on vacation, right? With lots of people around, the heat, the screaming kids, the non-stop music, the hour long lines and the not so cheap souvenirs and snacks, it all sounds like a dream or more like a nightmare come true, especially if you are traveling with ten more people that you barely see throughout the year, including your three-year-old nephew that wants to take pictures with every single character there is. The good news is that there is a park designed specially for adults to have a great time and forget about how stressful holidays are and that is Epcots' World Showcase.
Latin America is filled with tons of rich culture, adventure, and architecture that keeps tourists on their toes, but the one thing that visitors can agree on is how enticing Latin American food is. Of course, each Country has their specific National dish that they're famous for, and the same goes for National Drinks — Mexico, for example has Tequila and Costa Rica has their sugar cane drink, Guaro.
Boston is one of America's premier drinking cities — everybody knows that. With a bar or a pub in every corner, you might ask yourself, how do I choose? If you aren't one to just wing it and like to come prepared, you're going to want to do a little research on where to get a beer, a cocktail, and some food.