A day of drinking in Cardiff

Right before flying to Italy for the holiday season, we decided to take a one-day trip to Cardiff. Capital and largest city of Wales, Cardiff is definitely one of UK’s greatest cities for eating and drinking.

In this blog post I’m going to share with you my personal highlights of the day.

The map

Cardiff is relatively small and you can just walk around and see a decent part of the city; however, as we had less than 24 hours to spend in town, we felt like we just had a small taste of what it’s capable to offer.

The whole city centre is full of independent bars and restaurants. We would have loved to try a lot of them, and we’ll definitely do it in our next visit—after all, it’s not so far from home!

We careful researched where to eat and drink without leaving our hotel’s area (St. Mary Street), and these were the places we eventually decided to visit.

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A day of drinking in Vienna

During summer 2016 I spent three weeks in Vienna, in the lead-up to an important industry event I attended. Vienna is an amazing city—classy, intimidatingly aristocratic, with a sublime architecture and a lot of great places to eat and drink.

In this Vienna drinks guide I will share with you some of my favourite bars and restaurants where to drink something special, from early in the morning to late evening.

The map

Vienna is not as big as other European capitals, but this tour still requires some form of public transportation. Luckily Vienna’s underground network works well and taxis aren’t hard to find, so if you want to try all these places in one day, it’s totally doable.
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3 pretty cool drinks I had in Corralejo, Canary Islands, November 2017

I’ve just come back from an amazing week in Corralejo, a small town located on the northern side of Fuerteventura, one of the Canary Islands.

Stef and I decided months ago to go there for a week, not on vacation: we planned to go on with our classic routines—work, workout, etc.—while also enjoying beaches, nice bars and coffee shops on the waterfront, and a warm, sunny weather. Sounds great, right?

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Rob Roy

Rob Roy Cocktail

Excellent cocktail. Similar to a Manhattan, but made exclusively with Scotch whisky instead of rye or bourbon. If you happen to have a bottle of Scotch (a blended is absolutely fine, you should definitely have a bottle of blended Scotch in your home bar!), vermouth and Angostura, fix one of these whenever you’re in the mood for a good cocktail. Whisky to vermouth ratio is usually 2:1, Angostura in dashes as usual, throw everything into a stirring glass, fill with plenty of ice, stir to dilute for 30″ to 1′, and serve in a cocktail glass (previously chilled).