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10 Best Bars in Key West

Bright, fruity tipples, raucous cabaret shows, live jazz performances: by the beach, it’s all about dressed-down fun.

While frozen cocktails with tiny umbrellas (and the tiki bars that serve them) may be a relic of the 1950s in most other places, they’re still a staple of the Florida Keys. Sure, the area has evolved to suit the increasingly luxury-loving clientele who visit, but it also works hard to maintain that frozen-in-time feel (pun intended) that keeps tourists flocking to Florida’s most southerly region year after year. The Keys’ relaxed, lived-in vibe carries over to its bar scene (for the most part); having drinks with friends usually involves a pair of comfy jeans and a T-shirt, plus at least one fruity concoction, as you’ll find at the infamous Sloppy Joe’s. Sea views are, of course, optional, though encouraged (Sunset Pier and Hogfish Bar and Grill have some of the best). But if you’re looking to get dressed up and make it more of an occasion, there are plenty of venues to fit the bill, whether it’s a night of cabaret at La Te Da or handcrafted cocktails and live jazz by candlelight at the Little Room Jazz Club. Just don’t forget the sunblock. Here, we’ve rounded up the best bars in Key West, for when all that sunshine inevitably stirs up your thirst.

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6 must-see bars for the global traveller 

Brooklyn Gin Brand ambassador Damon Boelte shares his top 6 bars for travellers to check out.

If you love sampling a good drink during your travels, do not stop reading. Brooklyn Gin Brand ambassador Damon Boelte, who recently visited South Africa, shares his must-visit bars with us. Here are 6 of his favourites: … continue reading 6 must-see bars for the global traveller | IOL Travel

10 of the best beer gardens in the United Kingdom

In summer, there’s no better place for an alfresco tipple. These pubs offer spectacular views coupled with bonhomie and quality food and drink

Perched above a bend in the Tyne is this no-nonsense Geordie boozer with great real ales. Its beer garden has the best view of the Tyne bridges, with the Baltic art gallery and the Millennium Bridge in the foreground – if you’re lucky, you will see it open to let boats go upstream. Sunsets there can be amazing, especially around the equinoxes, when the sun seems to sink into the river and the whole of Tyneside turns a warm pink. Continue at Source: 10 of the best UK beer gardens: readers’ travel tips

15 best bars in the world for a summer drink

From pina coladas to mai tais, these bars will keep you cool and hydrated during the heat of the summer.

After drinking on velvet furniture in dark lounges all winter, we’re ready for spritzy cocktails in sunny bars with the best views of skylines and glistening waters. Whether you’re a city person or a beachgoer, we’ve searched high and low for the best rooftops, beach bars and beer gardens to get you in the warm weather spirit. These 15 summer bars around the world are worth a visit this season. Continue at Source: The best bars in the world for a summer drink

10 Rooftop Bars In LA With The Best Views Of The City

Los Angeles’ stunning tropical views can be explored by the seaside, but why not take in this immaculate territory with a tasty cocktail in hand? Rooftop bars are steadily becoming the preferred bar style for those who are less inclined to visit the ashen settings of a dive bar. They exude a sense of luxury and vitality that has yet to be matched by the low-key framework of your everyday local bar.

Rooftop bars are a dime a dozen in the City of Angels, so narrowing down your choices might prove to be a difficult chore. You’ll want to find the bars with optimal sights, plenty of seating, and crafty cocktails in order to secure the deal. Not all of LA’s bars offer such graceful amenities, but this list might just sum them up. Here are 10 rooftop bars in LA with the best views of the city. Continue at Source: 10 Rooftop Bars In LA With The Best Views Of The City

10 local karaoke spots that’ll have you singing their praises

Local cuisine might be our forte, but we love to support local bars and restaurants by bringing groups of friends to sing karaoke.

With an abundance of menus and food reviews to choose from online, finding a quality restaurant is simple. Choosing a karaoke bar, however, is not.

Finding a local karaoke song list online or searching for opening hours is a challenge — especially if you’ve decided to go on a whim.

We have come to the rescue and listed karaoke spots below, in order of the day of the week — and frequency — in which they host karaoke. Continue at Source: 10 local karaoke spots that’ll have you singing their praises