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Grog Obsession: Amaro

One of Italy’s most underrated and under appreciated contributions to the world is amaro. The spirit has a rich history and even richer flavor.

Portland City Guide

The Grog Guide to Portland, OR Stumptown. City of Roses. Bridgetown. Home of The Daily Grog. Portland will always hold a special place in my heart. This is a weird, eclectic yet magical city that calls home to many of our favorite vices: the most strip clubs, breweries, and coffee shops per capita in the …

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Grind Your Coffee

The Best Way to Grind Your Coffee

Share on facebook Share on whatsapp Share on google Share on twitter Share on email Every morning, I engage in a sacred ritual. It’s a ritual that most people perform, one where you make the world suddenly turn and life resume. I’m talking, of course, about coffee. My coffee ritual might sound a little strange …

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London City Guide

London City Guide

The Grog Guide to London London is a big ass city. I’m serious. The first few times I had been to this city, I underestimated the sheer size of the greater London area. But that means it has plenty to offer for any traveler, just be prepared to spend a few minutes on the tube. …

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The Best Sights in London

Share on facebook Share on whatsapp Share on google Share on twitter Share on email So you’re in London and you want to feel cultured and cool. Well, between the coffee, the food, and the drinks, these are some of the best sights in London. The Shard Yup, that new fancy looking building you’ll see …

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Ultralight Travel Gear

The Ultimate Ultralight Packing List

Ditch the suitcase, grab a backpack and set off on your adventure. Though only bringing a small backpack on a multi-week journey might sound crazy, the freedom and liberation is unparalleled.

Lisbon

Lisbon City Guide

The Grog Guide to Lisbon I could talk about the beautiful sunsets. Or maybe the terracotta roofs. Or, perhaps, I could talk about the incredible azulejos throughout the city. But no, I’m going to talk about the sidewalks. Don’t get me wrong, all of the other aspects of Lisbon are great, but every time I …

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Prague City Guide

The Grog Guide to Prague Beautiful, old world charm packed into a modern and vibrant city. When you step out of the train station in Prague, you immediately realize that all the stereotypes are rightly justified. The city is impeccably beautiful but still manages to usher in a new age of travel and dining. Though …

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Copenhagen City Guide

Copenhagen City Guide

The Grog Guide to Copenhagen Copenhagen is a quaint, charming city with plenty of food and drink options. In the winter months coffee shops and bars are filled with “hygge”, so much so that you’ll find yourself spending hours sipping on something warm by the fire. In the summer months, the parks and green spaces …

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Berlin City Guide

Whether it’s boozing your way through the city or eating all Dublin has to offer, our Dublin city guide has you covered. Start planning your trip!

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Visiting the Azores? Here Are 10 Things You Should Know

Table of Contents Between the plethora of natural wonders, viewpoints, and fantastic food, it’s no wonder the Azores are gaining popularity. But If you’re considering visiting the Azores (and you definitely should), there a few things you should know before you head to this Portuguese archipelago. 1. There Are Nine Islands Though all connected, there …

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ultralight travel

The Top 8 Benefits (and a Few Considerations) of Ultralight Travel

You’re probably painfully aware by now that I’m a huge proponent of ultralight travel. For the uninitiated, ultralight, or one-bag travel generally means fitting your entire packing list into a backpack, usually about 30-40 liters in capacity. I’ve written about my packing list, which I use for every trip. What about a month-long safari, you …

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