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…

madrid-nightclubs

Tasty tapas, fancy cocktails and (very) friendly locals. Marissa Tejada learns to say Why Not? to Cock(tails), and ballses up over Bardem… just blame it on the Rioja! In one smooth sweeping motion, the bartender knocks down an archaic Pilsner tap over a tall frosty glass, delicately lifts up a…

vilnius-nightlife-guide

Beetroot soup, covert bar entries, bitter vodkas and big fat hairy guys arm-wrestling… it’s all in one blurry night in Vilnius. Duncan Rhodes reports back from the Lithuanian capital. “We’re going to a concert?” I repeat with barely disguised dismay. It’s my second night in Vilnius and I’ve arranged to…

dubai nightlife guide

Having already bashed Dubai’s dunes to smithereens, the intrepid Ben Rhodes takes on the nightlife of the Emirati capital. Four hour brunches, Brit-pop festivals, designer clubs – and just a touch of Korean pop – are par for the course. “OP OP OP OP OPPAN GANGNAM STYLE!” Dancing to the…

bogota-nightlife

Lights, thumping reggaeton, a windowless bus and not a seatbelt in sight… Join James Pengelley on a wild ride through the streets of Bogota, and find out why Colombia is the happiest country on earth. You know you must have had a great weekend when Monday morning begins with the question from…

ruin-pubs-budapest-review

Originally semi-legal bars set up in abandoned courtyards, Budapest's kerts have been the city's favourite summer hang outs for well over a decade. But today these so called 'ruin pubs' are evolving into much more than beer gardens..