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5 Craft Breweries Brisbane & Craft Beer Brisbane Microbrewery

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Craft Breweries Brisbane: We left Brisbane to travel the world in April 2013, just as the Brisbane Microbreweries scene was really getting going. On our return in 2016, we were ecstatic to find a growing selection of Brisbane Craft Beer options! Let’s get drinking! Feature Brisbane Microbrewery: Brisbane Brewing Co. Beards? Check. With all good craft breweries, at least one beard behind the bar – preferably not on a female …

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Craft Beer Gold Coast: Burleigh Brewing Brewery Tour

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Craft Beer Gold Coast: The scene is finally getting established! Beer lovers can sidestep the ever present XXXX and Tooheys lager, that dominates most generic Aussie pubs, and enjoy a quality craft beer instead. That said, it’s still not quite as prevalent around Gold Coast bars as beer fans would like. So the best solution is to go to the source… We prepared to taste 6+ craft beers surrounded by …

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Dinner In Singapore – East Meets West For the Modern Foodie

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Singapore has always had an exciting mish-mash of cuisines. It was an important port throughout history, and a bubbling melting pot of  cultures as well. Having a large immigrant population, Singaporean food has always really been ‘fusion’ food. They have everything from the native Malay ethnic cuisine though to Chinese, Indonesian, Indian and of course influences from the Portuguese and English cuisine’s – if you want interesting and unique culinary fusion, then Singapore …

Taking a trip to Budapest? Take a look at some of our favourite food, fun and adventure experiences from our trip to Budapest. Eat well, and get wet! Click through to learn more

Budapest Jewish Quarter – Discover the Alternative side of Budapest

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No one looks back on their life and remembers the nights where they got plenty of sleep The plan was to only stay a few nights. Arrive in Budapest, see the sights, and then perhaps head off to see a bit of the Romanian countryside before our Eurail pass ran out. We had already been traveling for close to 2 months since leaving Essaouira Morocco. In that time we had: …

Prague Travel Tips: Food Fun Adventure in Prague

Prague Travel Tips: Food Fun Adventure in Prague

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Prague – Oh Prague! We were told by so many that we would fall for this city – fall hard! Many have done so before us. And it is true, we were no exception to Prague’s enchanting spell. We discovered in this city all the things that make us go giddy – amazing unique food, it’s fair share of adventure and of course beer! When it comes to Prague, it’s …

039 Prague: Czech Beer Festival & Inner City Mountain Biking

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Prague Podcast Episode 039: Prague: Czech Beer Festival & Inner City Mountain Biking Listen NOW! Subscribe on iTunes Subscribe on Stitcher Radio RSS URL: http://5dollarplanet.libsyn.com/rss WE NEED YOUR FEEDBACK We love to hear from listeners about how we can improve the show or what you love about it already. You can email us using the contact form in the footer of this page or tweet @mytravelfreedom What do you want in …

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The Top 5 Must Try Asian Beers

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Asian Beers have a reputation for being weak flavoured, watery lagers. Although alcohol content varies, taste lies in the same ballpark, regardless of brand. I wanted to put together a top 10 list… I couldn’t. I have actually failed in finding 10 beers of note in the whole of East Asia. I could easily bulk out this list with some sub standard products but who would that help? There were …

Trishaw ride around Georgetown, Penang (With Beer!)

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FUN FOR A FIVER. The blinged up trishaws of Penang are well known far and wide, the drivers decorate their trishaws with flowers, tinsel, stuffed toys and even install sound systems to help attract tourists. You will find them in different areas of Georgetown however the majority hang out on Penang Rd all in one crazy blingy line, And this is where this Fun For a Fiver begins….. This is …

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Drinking the Das Boot Beer in under 10 minutes (Rhodes, Greece) – With Video

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The five dollar travellers love a beer challenge! As far as marketing goes, the 2 litre boot in Rhodes has to be the best one we’ve found so far (2010), but our search is perpetual… The massive boot just looks awesome, and drinking all that cold lager at speed is harder than you’d think! A serious beer needs a serious face 2 Litres… thats just under 4 pints. We were …

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How to get away with Drink Driving in St Petersburg, Russia

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Alcohol + Driving = Fun in the former Soviet Union. Ok Ok I can hear your gasps of horror even from here. Im not talking about drinking and driving behind the wheel of any vehicle, I’m talking about a small 4 wheeled, 4 stroke demon of speed…….Go KARTS!!! Now I realize this is not something that you would usually expect to do while visiting St Petersburg, however the opportunity came up so we …

Christ the Redeemer facts: On a whirl wind one day visit to Rio there was one thing I HAD to do, visit Christo Redentor – or Christ the Redeemer. Here's a few things you may not know about this magnificent statue

Christ the Redeemer: Truly a wonder worth seeing. Brazil.

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On a whirl wind one day visit to Rio there was one thing I HAD to do, visit Christo Redentor – or Christ the Redeemer. (As a girl who grew up watching Baz Lurman’s Romeo and Juliet this was a must see) Chris the Redeemer facts In this short Blog I take a look at prices and some thoughts relating to Brazil’s great wonder of the world. At the bottom …

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Eating JellyFish! Qingdao, China

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Food: Jellyfish (cooked) Location: Qingdao (Tsingtao), China. Can You Eat Jellyfish? Jellyfish, normally associated with horrible pain followed by someone urinating on you leg… is this really a food? Yes, so please don’t piss down my throat, I’m fine! More surprising, its really very tasty! Maybe its all down to the chef, but I loved it and look forward to eating it again.  VERDICT Probably the most pleasant TEST I have …