Category Archive: Bars and Entertainment

Posts related to bars and entertainment.

May 23

Our Local Guide to Rio de Janeiro

On the beach in Rio, Brazil.

As the FIFA World Cup is kicking off in less than a month, we thought we’d share some of our favourite things to do in Brazil’s sexy seaside city, the things that locals love to do, from sipping sucos to samba dancing. Here’s our local guide to the best of Rio de Janeiro. Start with a …

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May 14

Weekend in Melbourne

St Kilda, Melbourne, Australia.

When we lived in Sydney, Melbourne was one of our favourite frequent getaways for a weekend of eating, drinking and shopping. Here are our quick tips for a Weekend in Melbourne. Get a taste of its mouthwatering food scene here. Check in Stay in one of Melbourne’s city centre hotels if it’s your first trip to the …

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Mar 01

Our Hanoi Bia Hoi Guide

Bia Hoi, Hanoi, Vietnam. Copyright 2014 Terence Carter.

Wine bars and gastro pubs have been popping up in cities right across Asia in recent years. But while microbrewery craft beers and obscure French organic biodynamic wines have been taking the region by storm, in Hanoi the bia hoi joint has never been so popular. Here’s our Hanoi bia hoi guide to help you. …

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Jan 25

Shaken Not Stirred: a Martini 101 or How To Order A Martini

Cocktails at Ms Wong, Siem Reap, Cambodia.

It’s Saturday evening here in Siem Reap and Lara and I are starting to think about cocktails. It’s too early for a martini so we’ll probably start with a negroni. This time last Saturday night we were heading out to a fancy hotel bar for cocktails with friends from Bangkok. I delayed my martini there …

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Dec 23

Christmas Cocktail Recipes and Tips From Sydney’s Best Bars

As we spent Christmas in Australia last year, we shared some Christmas cooking and foodie shopping tips from Australia’s finest chefs. This year, as we recently left Sydney, where we’d been writing about Sydney’s small bar scene among other things, we thought we’d ask some of the bar managers we met for Christmas cocktail recipes …

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