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    Part one of travel week - amongst the birds and oystermen of Stewart Island/Rakiura

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Competition – win tickets to the Great Grog Bottled Beer Festival

Competition – win tickets to the Great Grog Bottled Beer Festival

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Apr 22, 2014
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The legendary Great Grog Edinburgh bottled beer festival is taking place once again – this Saturday, the 26th of April at Cafe Camino (just behind John Lewis, at the Omni Centre entrance). From 1-6pm, at least a dozen Scottish micro-breweries will be pouring samples of their beers, and talking ticket-holders through their philosophies and brewing […]

Edinburgh Beer Weekly 21/04 – 27/04

Edinburgh Beer Weekly 21/04 – 27/04

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Apr 20, 2014
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Welcome to the latest Edinburgh Beer Weekly! Every Sunday we’ll be posting a preview of all the beery happenings in the city for the next seven days – so you won’t miss a thing. You can sign up to our subscription service, ensuring you’ll get a notification every Sunday when the Edinburgh Beer Weekly is […]

Global Bars, Part 3 – WohnZimmer

Global Bars, Part 3 – WohnZimmer

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Apr 17, 2014
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Photo of Wohnzimmer interior from Les Amis de l’apero, used with permission The slow stroll-past; one of the definitive moves of holiday drinking. Focus on a likely target, about which you know nothing, and decelerate to an overseas amble – the kind of pace never adopted at home, under any circumstances. But deployed on holiday, […]

Global Bars, Part 2 – Buza (I and II)

Global Bars, Part 2 – Buza (I and II)

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Apr 16, 2014
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‘NO Topless, NO Nudist’ says the graffiti, fading but still visibly painted on the back wall of a tightly-curving passage. It seems as if it is there to deter the boys playing kickabout in the small square from craning their necks to the corner to have a peep. But they know there’s nothing interesting to […]

Global Bars, Part 1 – Cocktails with the Oystermen

Global Bars, Part 1 – Cocktails with the Oystermen

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Apr 15, 2014
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Tucked away, like an afterthought, at the very bottom of New Zealand’s two main islands is a third; a small triangle of land butting out from the rounded base of the South Island like a tiny pectoral fin. The Maori believe it to be the anchor of their lands – literally – as it held […]

Global Bars; a travel special

Global Bars; a travel special

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Apr 14, 2014
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A fresh-faced wharf rat, 2004 Before I somehow fell into writing about beer, back in the day, more than anything else I wanted to be a travel writer. Well; more than anything else I wanted to be Hal and Roger Hunt’s third brother, partaking in their animal-chasing Adventures in exotic places.* I used to pore […]

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