Blog Archive: Author: Suzanna H

The Travelling Cocktail Drinker: The Best Bars in Mexico City

Home to some of the most amazing dormant volcanoes, incredible Aztec ruins and pyramids and over 700 different types of reptile, Mexico is a truly fascinating place to visit. When it comes to tourism, the people are very welcoming, with a fantastic hospitality industry. Of course, Mexico is the birth place of both tequila and… read the full article…

History of the Kir Royale Cocktail

If there is a classier, more elegant classic cocktail on offer, then we are yet to discover it. The Kir Royale is the ultimate champagne cocktail – simple, sleek and sophisticated. The best thing about it is that it is incredibly easy to replicate at home or in the bar, making it even more popular… read the full article…

Cocktails Straight from Hogwarts

When the nights start to close in and with Halloween just behind us, there is nothing I like to do more than cuddle up with a box of chocolates, a delicious cocktail and a good film. Harry Potter has been the franchise of choice lately, so here are some drinks straight from the wizarding world…. read the full article…

The Travelling Cocktail Drinker: The Best Bars in Dublin

It is known as being the birthplace of Guinness, but Dublin is also a fantastic city to visit if you enjoy a cocktail! At the time of writing, Ireland was included in the UK’s travel corridor list, so now is as good a time as any to make a trip to the Emerald Island. Bow… read the full article…

History of the Planters Punch

Is there any other drink in the history of classic cocktails that is more likely to be a party-pleaser than the rum punch? Fruity and alcoholic, it can be thrown in a pitcher for everyone to help themselves! The Planters Punch is traditionally made for a single serving but the recipe can be easily adapted… read the full article…

Cocktails That Will Make You Scream!

Its that time of year again! In a few weeks from now, young children will be dressing up and trick or treating, while older kids and adults huddle behind cushions and watch scary films! Halloween might not be quite the same this year, but there is no reason why you can’t enjoy a delicious cocktail… read the full article…

The Travelling Cocktail Drinker: Copenhagen

Throughout the pandemic, Denmark has been considered to be a shining example of how to deal with a global virus. With one of the lowest death rates per capita, this makes it a reliable place to get away if you fancy a break. If you do head to the happiest city in the world, check… read the full article…

History of the Fitzgerald

First recorded in 2002, it seems quite strange to call this a classic cocktail. Indeed, its history is not nearly as innocuous as some other drinks and it is fairly young in the cocktail world. However, it has earned its place on the classic list thanks to its delightful blend of ingredients that many have… read the full article…

Cocktails for Mums Who Have Been Homeschooling

Now the kids are back to school, it is time for the Mums to relax! Celebrate your return to some kind of normality with one of these delicious cocktails! Mumtini This sweet, fruity concoction has been made just for mums, with gin, Campari, sugar syrup, grapefruit juice and orange bitters. This is not a drink… read the full article…

The Travelling Cocktail Drinker: The Best Bars in Auckland

The list of restrictions due to the global pandemic keeps getting shorter and we can now visit certain countries on holiday. New Zealand has always been at the forefront of fighting Covid-19, with the prime minister being praised for her level-headed and effective approach. So, now that we can finally head to the lush green… read the full article…

History of the Old Cuban

Cuban drinks have quite a cult following in the cocktail world. Stunning cocktails including the daiquiri, mojito and el presidente were made on the small Caribbean island and are all made with locally made ingredients. While many of their best beverages were created some time ago, the admiration for these drinks has not diminished and… read the full article…

Cocktails to Use Up Your Blackberries!

August is the best month for amateur foragers! Almost everyone can distinguish those ripe, bubbly blackberries and they are so easy to find with a walk along almost any hedgerow in the UK. While you might be tempted to eat them straight from the bush, they also make for some very tasty cocktails. Take a… read the full article…