The Nine Best Cocktails in Paris Under 9 Euros

Paris has several of the world’s best cocktail bars, and for good reason. I mean, the city is mentioned in the same breath as Tokyo, New York, London. In every realm of culture, it’s one of the most influential cities. But two major differences rest between la ville de l’amour and others–population and size. BigContinue reading “The Nine Best Cocktails in Paris Under 9 Euros”

7 Places Both Near and Far Enough from Porte D’Orleans for a Drink

There’s really no ‘scene’ in this part of Paris. It’s disappointing to me because, in contrast, the fringe of New York is where the scene begins. Porte D’Orleans, the place is synonymous with fringe, or Door of Orleans, or ‘how the hell did I end up here.’ Amidst the unending horizon of shady bar-tabacs, fast foodContinue reading “7 Places Both Near and Far Enough from Porte D’Orleans for a Drink”

Astoria: Finding your Second Home at the RAR Bar

On the outside, it resembles a little Bohemian haven that you’d expect to catch while whizzing past the town of Woodstock. Wooden trinkets cover the windows, the chandeliers are crafted from wine glasses, live music is often emanating, and when it’s not live, it’s music from the Woodstock Era, Crosby Stills, Hendrix, Credence Clearwater. ThisContinue reading “Astoria: Finding your Second Home at the RAR Bar”

Piña Colada-Hin Wong Bungalows, Koh Tao, Thailand

Ao Hin Wong, Thailand-On the far side of Koh Tao, there is a secluded beach that’s protected from the normal hubbub of backpackers. Watch the days spread before you like a glimmering Southeast Asian cove, and the nights slip over the sky like a dark gown, cloaking the day with a seductive nostalgia leaving youContinue reading “Piña Colada-Hin Wong Bungalows, Koh Tao, Thailand”

Long Island Iced Tea: Street Side Bar, Bangkok, Thailand

1 pony of Vodka 1 pony of gin 1 pony of light rum 1 pony of White Tequila 1 pony of triple sec 1 pony of fresh lemon juice 3/4 pony of simple syrup Shake, strain, and top with cola. Lemon wedge for garnish. It was a Boogie night;