Nightlife

Move over Hunter S Thompson, this is how the Urban Travel Bloggers do Gonzo journalism. Join us as we delve into the nightlife scenes of the world’s best party towns, fuelled by the spirit of the adventure and the strongest local grog we can lay our hands on. Things are about to get blurry…

hongdae seoul nightlife guide

Gangnam-style is so passe! These days, in the Korean capital, it’s all about partying Hongdae-style. Join Olivia Toye on a rollercoaster ride that rocks right through the night… Hongdae is just north of the river in central Seoul, and recently it’s overtaken its steroid-pumped comrade Gangnam to become the city’s…

rooftop-bars-budapest-hungary

It’s altitude not attitude that matters in Budapest these days, with a host of high rise watering holes bringing new life to the bar scene. Ben Rhodes selects his favourites… When our ever-smiling guide Elza, of Budapest Underguide, told us that the next bar we were heading to only opened…

budapest-essentials-fest

Our resident hedonist Ben Rhodes reports back from the Budapest Essentials festival, a city-wide fiesta… that mercifully doesn’t involve tents, mosquitoes or wellies. If you have already travelled to the Hungarian capital, you will likely agree with my fellow Urban Travel Blogger Stuart Wadsworth that “Budapest is a city which demands…

best-clubs-ljubljana

What tastes of fire and cherry, is poured ready-mixed from a recycled plastic bottle and – according to Slovenian bar staff at least – is good for you? The answer is “Bear's Blood”, and you can buy it in Yalla Yalla bar in the autonomous social centre of Metelkova in Ljubljana.

williamsburg-bars

Not for Duval Culpepper the bright lights of Broadway or the hipster retreat of Greenwich village! He is on a mission to explore the grittier nightlife of Williamsburg. He starts by striking out… but can he end by striking it lucky? My best friend I’ve known since kindergarten is having his…