Rio Carnival Samba Schools Brazil

Rio Carnival Samba Schools

At Rio Carnival there are several samba schools each representing different neighbourhoods or social clubs. They are divided into three leagues that vie for top ranking following the annual Carnival parades. Division 1 (the top league) schools play in the Sambadrome, Division 2...

Is this Beer Festival Better than Oktoberfest?

Oktoberfest in Munich has a lot of great qualities – it offers great beer and food, incredible entertainment (and we’re not just talking about the people-watching), it’s easily accessible, and, let’s face it, it’s the mother of all German beer festivals. But don’t bow down...
Costumes Rio Carnival Brazil

Creating the Rio Carnival Costumes: Behind the Sequins

When describing the spectacle that is Rio Carnival in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil only a few words come close to doing it justice. Most likely you’ll hear the words ‘magnificent’, ‘exquisite’ and ‘dazzling’ thrown around and yet they still seem somewhat of an understatement. The...
7 of the World's Coolest Booze-Themed Hotels, alcohol, beer, and wine themed hotels and inns. #hotels #spas #winehotels #beerhotels #breweries | Schlafen im Weinfass, Germany #Germany

7 of the World’s Coolest Booze-Themed Hotels

Call them what you will: bed & beverages, alcohotels, hooch-tels, whatever. Either way, there’s no denying that spending the night in a booze-themed bedroom is one hell of a great way to get a good night’s sleep. And the best part? These kinds of liquor-centric lodgings can...
8 Outstanding Outdoor Places to Drink in Prague, Czech Republic, Czechia | Prague beer gardens and rooftop bars with great views. Strahov Monastery

8 Outstanding Outdoor Places to Drink in Prague

America has baseball. Europe has futbol. Autralia has… surfing? grilling stuff? fending off large, venomous animals? Anyway, in Prague the national pastime is beer-drinking. Citizens of the Czech Republic routinely consume more beer each year per capita than any other country....
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8 Reasons to Travel with a Tour Group

I know, I know—you’re an independent wo/man. You don’t need anyone to hold your hand. You know how to change a tire. But every now and then, isn’t it nice to be coddled? To feel safe, guiltlessly lazy, taken care of, and treated like a VIP? If that all sounds great but you don’t...
14 photos that prove Rio Carnival is the hottest party on earth | Rio de Janeiro, Brazil | Mardi Gras

15 Photos That Prove Rio Carnival is the Hottest Party on Earth

Well, another year has come and gone and another 5 million people survived Rio Carnival, the hottest party on Earth. Hotties with bodies aside, we’re talking sweltering temperatures here. No wonder everyone’s mostly naked! I guess you gotta do what you gotta do. The annual...
Rooftop bars in Spain | Barcelona, Valencia, Ibiza, Madrid, Malaga, Granada, Seville

9 Great Rooftop Bars In Spain for Booze + Views

Most people would agree that enjoying some cocktails in Spain sounds like a pretty good day. But what if you could do it on a rooftop? (Okay, now we’re talking.) With a fabulous view? (Oh yeah, talk to me!) AT SUNSET? (Whaaaat!) How much better does that sangria taste now?...
The Best European Destinations for Beer Lovers | Czech Republic | Budweiser

The 4 Best European Destinations for Beer Lovers

Where you decide to travel is almost always based on what kind of person you are. If you’re a museum person, you’ll visit Paris. If you’re a white sand beach person, the Caribbean. And if you’re, oh, I don’t know… the kind of person who enjoys deep-fried cheese curds, the magical...
13 Booze Travel Instagrams You Need to Follow | Beer, alcohol, and travel

13 Booze Travel Instagrams You Need to Follow

If you’re reading this, it’s because you’re one of us—lovers of the big 3: booze, travel, and procrastinating on your day job by sitting back and scrolling through other people’s pictures on your phones. When you can combine all three of these, well that’s how magic is...
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