Alcohol Archive

The best craft beer in Umeå, Sweden

Umeå, Sweden is the epicenter of northern Sweden’s cultural scene. With a large student population, several museums, and fine dining, there is also support for a nice little craft beer scene as well. During my visit the city, I had the opportunity to visit some of Umeå’s best craft beer spots. Rex Rex Bar & […]

Clarion Hotel Sign Stockholm, Sweden review

During my week in Stockholm, I stayed at the Clarion Hotel Sign, which is part of the Choice Hotels chain. Choice Hotels are fantastic options in Scandinavia, especially if you book with points. Thanks to having bought points during this year’s Daily Getaways promotion, I was able to stay at the Hotel Sign in Stockholm […]

A food tour of Stockholm, Sweden

During my time in Stockholm, I joined an afternoon-long food tour of the city called “What does Stockholm taste like?” This was another complimentary pre-TBEX activity courtesy of Visit Stockholm. The Nordic experience tour was run by Food Tours Stockholm (TripAdvisor) & covered all aspects of modern Swedish & Scandinavian cuisine. We met at Hotorget outside of […]

The best craft beer in Gothenburg, Sweden

Gothenburg is the 2nd largest in Sweden, and the largest on the country’s West Coast. The city has a bit of a hipster reputation, with great restaurants, shopping, and culture. This of course includes craft beer, which is growing in popularity all over Sweden, but especially in such a cool city as Gothenburg. I spent […]

A visit to Wimbledon on People’s Sunday 2016

When I travel, I like to attend sporting events. Whether they are massive world-famous events or local competitions, watching live sports in person can be a uniquely local experience. Attending the Wimbledon tennis tournament in London, England has always been one of my dreams. Attending Wimbledon isn’t easy, though. Tickets go on sale far in […]

American Airlines Business Class Boeing 777-300ER Los Angeles LAX to London Heathrow LHR review

American Airlines’ longest flight to Europe is from Los Angeles to London Heathrow on a Boeing 777-300ER. As such, it’s the best value for a premium cabin award redemption if you can manage to snag a seat.  With fairly limited availability, that can be hit or miss. At just 50k AAdvantage miles + $5.60 (pre-devaluation, […]

The best craft beer in Hong Kong

Just like any major world city these days, you can find some decent craft beer in Hong Kong. While the quality doesn’t rival that of Japan just yet, there are a handful of breweries making good beer, along with some nice beer bars to drink them in. Prices aren’t cheap, but Hong Kong can be […]