The Wonders of Coffee and Travel

I love coffee. And there's nothing better than combining coffee and travel--it's the fuel that keeps the adventures going.

Drinking It Up in Laos

There isn't a lot of drinking excitement in Laos between Vientiane and Luang Prabang, but there's enough to enjoy for a bit.
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Taiwan Craft Beer Update

Over the time I've spent in Taiwan, the craft beer scene has changed. It has grown from a struggle to find good beer to an abundance of Taiwan craft beer.

Rum Tasting in Siem Reap

Enjoying a sampling of Georges Rhum Arrangé--rum infused with local flavors--on my last night in Siem Reap.

Drinking a Singapore Sling at Its Birthplace

Sampling a ridiculously expensive Singapore Sling at Hemingway and Conrad's old watering hole, the Long Bar at the Raffles Hotel in Singapore.

Discovering New Beer in Taiwan

Last time I was in Taipei, I lamented the lack of local beer. When I returned, I was introduced to more local brews that I had either missed or that had finally become available in bars nearby.

Classic Cocktails at KFC in Japan

Enjoying classic cocktails at the KFC Route 25 bar in Shimokitazawa, Tokyo. No, really, there's a KFC in Japan that has a full bar.

Beer in the Park

"While we were sober, three shared the fun; Now we are drunk, each goes his way. May we long share our odd, inanimate feast, And meet at...

Drinking in Korea

Drinking in Korea is more than just boring beer that The Economist complained about a few years ago. There's craft beer, soju, and makgeolli to enjoy.

Eats and Drinks in Florence

Eating and drinking my way through Florence, Italy. Making stops at Mercato Centrale for food and cocktails.

Independence Day in Seoul

As I previously noted, I had no real plan for a July 4th celebration in Seoul--I couldn't seem to find any activities for the...
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A Few Good Beers in Taiwan

Despite a lack of variety, I sampled the beers in Taiwan, or at least in Taipei. There is very little available, but I found a few decent beers.

Beers of Japan

Tasting some of the craft beer that Japan has to offer, including Coedo Beniaka, Gargery 23, Kamakura Enoshima Beer, and Echigo amber.
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You Want Me to Drink What?

Tasting local spirits and cocktails in Vietnam, including some snake liquor and Five O'clock Follies cocktail at Saigon's Rex Hotel.

Happy Repeal Day!

Alright I'm a day late on it, but it's still close enough to Repeal Day. December 5 is the day to celebrate the 21st...