Something big is happening in Paris. After years of simply sipping Kronenbourg in their shandies, Parisians are rediscovering craft beer. A hundred years ago, every neighborhood had their own local brasserie. (Brasserie means brewery, after all.) But just like in the states, the big players crowded out the little guy, and one by one, the local beers died and macro beers reigned supreme.… Continue Reading →
Cocomama is billed as “Amsterdam’s First Boutique Hostel,” and it truly is a one-of-a-kind place to stay. Located in the hip-yet-homey De Pijp neighborhood, Cocomama is not your average hostel. Once a notorious brothel, the property has been recently renovated into the perfect Amsterdam crash pad.… Continue Reading →
You can order a spritz in every bar and cafe in Italy. It’s the perfect summer cocktail, and we thought we’d share the recipe with you.
3 parts Prosecco
2 parts Aperol
1 splash of soda or seltzer
Ice, half a slice of orange… Continue Reading →
Have you ever fantasized about quitting your job, moving to Europe and buying a little pied-à-terre in Rome? Well Nika Hostel in the San Giovanni neighborhood lets you live out that daydream for a little while.
Nika Hostel isn’t a party hostel; the only common areas are the kitchen, hallway and two bathrooms.… Continue Reading →