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The World’s 15 Most Important Tiki Bars (Punch)

I was honoured and happy to offer my own humble opinion when Punch got in touch to ask my help compiling a list of of the world’s most important tiki bars. Continue reading

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Best London Bars and Pubs of 2016

London! You know how to quench a thirst. My Best of 2016 series continues with a taste of my favourite bars and pubs in London. Continue reading

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Best Bars of 2016 (Excluding London)

What a year! Ready for a drink? Might I recommend having it in style at one of these fabulous bars? They’re the best I came across in 2016. Continue reading

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Twilight | #TCTikiTour

Exploring California tiki culture old and new turned out to be a terrific way to experience the best of the Golden State and enjoy a tour along its magnificent coast. Continue reading

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San Diego Serenade | #TCTikiTour

Sadly, Kemey and I only had one night to enjoy San Diego – a standalone destination worthy of a far longer visit. But I’d say we packed as much into our overnight as possible. And our whistle stop tour was a conch shell blowout as far as the tiki seeking was concerned. Continue reading

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A Good Time in Huntington Beach? It’s a Shore Thing | #TCTikiTour

From Disneyland, Kemey and I continued our tiki tour to Huntington Beach, where we parked our car for a few days of fun in Surf City USA. Continue reading

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Enchanted Day at Disneyland | #TCTikiTour

Next up on our California tiki tour was a visit to Anaheim for an especially tiki day out at Disneyland. Continue reading

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LA Daze | #TCTikiTour

Resuming the more tiki-riffic goals of our California road trip, Kemey and I said farvel to Solvang and hit the highway for LA. Continue reading

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San Francisco: Golden Getaway | #TCTikiTour

The thunder clapped, and the rain came down in heavy sheets. Our California Tiki Tour was off to a perfect start with an exotic night out in San Francisco. Continue reading

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Ti Punch Tiki at The Beachcomber Bar | 10X10 with tikichris

As part of my 10X10 celebration of ten years blogging, I teamed up with one of my favourite London bars for a cocktail collaboration. We played around with the recipe for a classic ti punch, adding a touch of tikichris madness to make it truly something special. Head over to The Beachcomber Bar this weekend for a taste. Continue reading

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California Tiki Tour & More | #TCTikiTour

A long time in the making and a fine time in the doing, Kemey and I spent the tail end of August and first week or so of September on a California tiki bar road trip. Driving from San Francisco to San Diego, much of our route was along the famously panoramic California State Highway 1 – aka the Pacific Coast Highway – with stops in Carmel-by-the-Sea, Solvang, Los Angeles, Disneyland, and Huntington Beach. Continue reading

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Creole Kitchen at The Beachcomber

A boozy island paradise awaits your discovery at The Beachcomber, a basement bar just a jaunt away from Bayswater Station. It’s a great destination for rummy cocktails, and with a new menu of “bites and small plates” by Vanessa Bolosier of Creole Kitchen, The Beachcomber is a tasty place for bar snacks that equal the yum of its tiki drinks. Continue reading

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