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Streetside Beer in Hanoi

Tweet Images from my college days are immediately conjured, of pumped kegs and frothy brews. But my current experience couldn’t be farther from Charleston parties. Rather than handing someone a wad of cash for a red Solo cup full of Miller Lite, surrounded by acquaintances, I’m sitting on a plastic stool in an alley of […]

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How to Have a Girls’ Night Out in Bangkok

Tweet Whether you love or hate Bangkok, you have to admit that there are all sorts of things to keep you entertained. If you’ve seen The Hangover 2, you know that this can often be a dangerous quality to the city, where ladyboys and cheap drinks are plentiful and streets like Soi Cowboy and Khaosan Road […]

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Why I Skipped the Full Moon Party

Tweet If there’s one thing I’ve learned over the last few years, and wisdom comes with age (right?!), it’s that things that are “the thing to do” aren’t always worth doing. It could be that club drug whose name changes weekly. Or seeing an overrated movie. Or visiting a place you have no interest in […]

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The Single Girl’s Guide to Oktoberfest

Tweet If you’re visiting Germany in late September and early October, it’s a shame not to at least try to attend Oktoberfest, the largest beer festival held in Munich every year. It’s a once in a lifetime experience, bringing in locals and travelers from all parts of the globe. So what happens when you want […]

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The Best Free and Cheap Things to Do in Atlanta

TweetI’ve lived in Atlanta for most of my life and have become a professional at having fun with hardly any money. Experiencing the my city doesn’t have to be expensive, as there are plenty of free and cheap things to do in Atlanta. Start by downloading the Scoutmob app on your iPhone, which offers 50% […]

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The Cost of Traveling in Australia: Eating and Drinking

TweetThis post is the third post in a series about the cost of traveling in Australia, this time about eating and drinking and how to keep it cheap. Keep reading next week for the budget guide to tours and activities.  Think eating and drinking in Australia is as simple as “putting another shrimp on the barbie?” […]

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Cologne’s Kolsch Experience

Tweet The Cologne kolsch experience is one of the most unique drinking cultures in Germany. So what is kolsch you ask? Instead of the giant beers you see at Oktoberfest, those in Cologne come in small glasses. You drink more of these smaller portions so they remain cold. Like with champagne or bourbon, kolsch beer […]

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Munich: Not for the Faint Livered

Tweet Porto prepared my liver for the destruction of Oktoberfest with all those 1 euro Super Bocks and port tonics at La Boheme, a bar that became the blogger haunt in my week there. Or so I thought. After a typical experience with Ryanair (read: not good), I arrived at Memmingen, Munich’s “other” airport, where […]

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Best Places to Drink in Asheville

Tweet Asheville, North Carolina is known as Beer City USA for having the most breweries per capita. Big name breweries like Sierra Nevada and New Belgium have recently added operations on the East Coast with Oskar Blues making plans to do the same. The best places to drink in Asheville are at the tasting rooms […]

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Australian Backpacker Bars

TweetBackpacker bars make the travel scene what it is in Australia: “no worries.” Most major hostels have their own in-house bars but each one is unique, with cheap drinks, activities and rowdy backpackers abound. They’re the only places where you will find a party every night of the week. Sydney ScuBar Located beneath the Sydney […]

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