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World's Best Bars: A Global Journey

Join us on a global tour of the most iconic bars with our 'World's Best Bars: A Global Journey' series.

This collection showcases the unique, the historic, and the cutting-edge in the world of bars from every corner of the planet. From rooftop bars offering breathtaking city views to hidden speakeasies steeped in history, each article is an invitation to explore diverse cultures and their cocktail creations. Discover the charm of local hangouts, the elegance of award-winning establishments, and the innovation of avant-garde mixology. Perfect for travelers and cocktail enthusiasts, these stories will inspire your next adventure and introduce you to the world's most remarkable drinking experiences.

The World’s Best Swim-Up Bars

The sun is shining, the pool is sparkling, and you are feeling paradise vibes. The only thing missing is a tasty cocktail. Luckily for you, the bar is just a short doggy paddle away! We’ve found the...  read more


The World’s Best Temperance Bars

Alcohol-free bars are popping up all over the world, and some are becoming quite successful!The premise of a temperance bar is that any beverages served are free fromalcohol. You can still get beer, w...  read more


London Bars Inspired by Children’s Stories

Some stories that we hear as children can capture our imaginations in such a waythat they stay with us beyond our younger years. These stories become classics,transcending the generational divide so t...  read more


The Best Cocktail Destinations for 2022

As the winter seems to be never-ending here in the UK, our thoughts have naturallyturned to summer holiday breaks in an effort to have something to look forwardto. Of course, our destinations must be...  read more


The World’s Best Rooftop Bars

One of the best things about the summer is the long, lazy days where the sun shines lateuntil the evening and cocktails taste that little bit better in the warmerweather. A rooftop bar can make that e...  read more


The Travelling Cocktail Drinker: The Best Bars in Lucerne

It’s February, the month of love, so it is only right that The Travelling CocktailDrinker visits one of the most romantic destinations in the world. Paris andVenice were too obvious, so, this month, t...  read more


The Travelling Cocktail Drinker: The Best Bars in Lima

Peru is not traditionally considered to be a typical holiday destination for many, but the beautiful country on the west coast of South America has an awful lot to offer. As well as the incredible div...  read more


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,...  read more


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...  read more


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 aw...  read more


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...  read more


The Travelling Cocktail Drinker: The Best Bars in Kent

A slightly less exotic location for our drinking travels this month, but with the whole global pandemic making it difficult to explore further climes, staying close to home seems more important. In th...  read more


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