Party Tours, Festival Tours & Beer Trips

Drinking Beer is the Secret to Long Life

I know what you’re thinking and no, I’m not drunk right now. But the ladies I’m about to tell you about might be. These three Golden Girls (who are so golden they’re actually platinum now) have discovered the fountain of youth and it’s not a fountain at all. It’s a 12-oz....
3 epic ways to drink beer in prague, czech republic

3 Epic Ways to Drink Beer in Prague

Prague, glorious city that it is, is often referred to as the “beer capital of the world” and rightfully so—a lot of what we drink today has origins in Czech beer brewing. History, however, isn’t the only factor that goes into this distinction. Sure, Czech brewing has been around...
The beer economy of Western Australia

Will Work for Beer! – Australia’s New Economy

So Australia is pretty great, huh? Adorable animals with two thumbs, AC/DC, stunning landscapes, and, oh yeah, YOU CAN BUY AND SELL THINGS WITH BEER. Yes, I am shouting! You mean to tell me this sort of thing isn’t ONLY for bribing your friends into helping you move? That I can...
Happy St. Patrick's Day from Thirsty Swagman

Luck O’ the Irish… Stout?

Top o’ the morning to ya, travellers! With St. Patrick’s Day upon us, let’s take this opportunity to brush up on some of our Irish beer knowledge. After all, several lads in the 17th and 18th centuries worked really hard so that today we could have something delicious to squirt...
Beer Bombers Flying Pubs

The Beer Bombers: Flying Pubs of WW2

It’s Normandy, 1944, and it seems that the biggest worry the British troops have is the lack of beer in the bridgehead! They’ve successfully survived the channel crossing, endured terrifying landings, and forced their way into the countryside against strong German resistance; but...
Are you happy

Are You Happy?

These amazing words were written by our friend Jordin who posted them on his Facebook page on 16th September 2015, a few months after he began his life-changing adventure – leaving behind a life stuck in a rut and waiting for each work day to end. We hope they’ll...
Cannstatter Volksfest

Cannstatter Volksfest

The Stuttgart Beer Festival The Cannstatter Volksfest is an annual beer festival and travelling fun-fair held in Stuttgart in Germany. This year it will be held over a three week period from 25th September to 11th October. Visitors to the Cannstatter Volksfest often refer to...
If beer was legal tender

If Beer was Legal Tender

Wouldn’t it be funny if beer was legal tender? Our mate Andy thinks so and even wrote a song about it. Enjoy. Caution: Contains very coarse language.   Lyrics to “Legal Tender Song” You know I reckon it would be funny If beer was legal tender This whole...
Love affair with beer

A Love Affair with Beer

Could you imagine a world without beer? It doesn’t bear thinking about! Beer is very much a part of our culture whether you’re Australian, American, Canadian, Asian or European. It’s actually the most widely consumed alcoholic beverage in the world, and amazingly it ranks as the...
Sziget Festival (Photo: Sziget / Csudai Sandor)

Sziget Festival

Sziget Festival: Why It Is One of the Best in Europe The Sziget Music Festival has grown to become one of the biggest and best music and culture festivals in Europe. Every year revellers flock to the Hungarian capital, Budapest, to catch the very best performers in music, as well...