Blog Archive: Author: Suzanna H

Anti-Easter Cocktails

It is safe to say that the true meaning of Easter is often lost in a commercial battlefield of Easter eggs and relentless chocolate guzzling. For those that feel as though Easter is becoming more about indulgence and less about religion, you might appreciate a few cocktails with a little satirical edge. Missionary’s Downfall This… read the full article…

The Travelling Cocktail Drinker: The Best Bars in Buenos Aires

When you think of artisan cocktails and speakeasy bars, Argentina might not be the first place that springs to mind. Indeed, until fairly recently, the country was all about wine-drinking, being one of the biggest consumers of the grape-based beverages in the world. Times are changing in the South American country and cocktail bars are… read the full article…

History of the Cuba Libre Cocktail

A drink that celebrated the end of war and oppression in Cuba, the Cuba Libre is light, delicious and timeless. In an era where gin is king and vodka rules, the traditional rum, cola and lime has never lost its appeal. So how did this drink come to be one of the most popular cocktails… read the full article…

Five Irish Cocktails You’ll Need for St Patrick’s Day

One of the most celebrated days of the patron saints, St Patrick’s day is one that we all love to claim. Whether you are Irish, you have Irish connections, or your sister’s boyfriend’s aunt’s old teacher’s dog is Irish, you’ll want to find a reason to enjoy these blarney beverages. Shamrocked Shooter As green as… read the full article…

The Travelling Cocktail Drinker: Best Bars in Hong Kong

A destination on every travelers’ bucket list, Hong Kong is a part of, yet independent from, China. One of the most commercial regions of the world, the city is ideal for shopoholics and offers a multicultural experience unlike any other. When you have finished looking at the sites and throwing money at the retail outlets,… read the full article…

The History of the Sex on the Beach Cocktail

Ask any professional bartender for a Sex on the Beach cocktail and you will likely be met with a slightly disdainful look – it is hardly a drink for the more discerning of cocktail enthusiasts. However, you are unlikely to come across a more refreshing and relaxed beverage. In this cold February weather, this is… read the full article…

Cocktails for the Unlucky in Love

For those without a special someone, the 14th January can be a gloomy day and one they’d rather forget. We have rustled up a few cocktail ideas to help appease your inner anti-valentine, with names that are sure to raise a smile and have you feeling better about being single. You can drink as many… read the full article…

The Travelling Cocktail Drinker: The Best Bars in Bangkok

The most popular city for tourists in the whole world in 2019, Bangkok has a lot to offer, including a thriving nightlife. Wherever there are tourists looking for a good time, there will be cocktails aplenty. If you are planning on taking a trip to Thailand this year, take a quick look at our suggestions… read the full article…

The History of the Rusty Nail

This potent blend of scotch whisky and Drambuie was a favourite of the Rat Pack back in the 1960s, giving them the dutch courage they needed for their outrageous exploits whilst ensuring they kept their air of suaveness and sophistication. The strength of the cocktail only added to their cool façade, proving that they had… read the full article…

Five New Years Tips for Amateur Mixologists

If your new years’ resolution is to learn how to mix cocktails like the professionals, then we are here to help! Here are some useful tips and tricks of the trade that you can use at home to create beverages worthy of the Savoy Hotel. Create a List of Ten Cocktails Trying to learn hundreds… read the full article…

The Travelling Cocktail Drinker: The Best Bars in Lapland

A week and a half before Christmas and The Travelling Cocktail Drinker could really only visit one destination. The most festive place in the entire world, Lapland is where dreams can come true for children with Christmas spirit. For adults who would prefer an alcoholic spirit, we’ve found the very best bars in the area…. read the full article…

‘Tis The Season to Get Wassailed!

“Wassail, wassail, all over the town, Our toast is white and our ale it is brown, Our bowl it is made of the white maple tree, With the wassailing bowl we’ll drink to thee”. The Wassailing song may be one that is unfamiliar to many, but it is actually a traditional Christmas carol that was… read the full article…