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18/12/2014

The 10 oldest bars in the world (II)

Today we continue with the oldest bars in the world. In this second chapter we will see the ones located outside the UK, which stand out for their unbelievable stories and stunning interior designs. Don't miss these small temples devoted to the enjoyment of good drinks in good company and, if you have the chance, visit them!

Lafitte`s Blacksmith Shop Bar:

Located...

15/12/2014

The 10 oldest bars in the world (I)

From the oldest inns to caves, these bars take over 1000 years standing, serving all the people who come to try the local beers and drinks.

Each one of these bars has a story, and all claim to be the oldest. In this first chapter, we'll know those located in the UK, with ghost stories and historical characters that will surprise you. Know them and... why not? get ...

8/12/2014

Is beer fattening?

The dreaded beer belly may be a myth if you consider recent studies, which state that beer consumption, by itself, isn't fattening.

A research published by the College of Physicians of Asturias states that this myth is false and, moreover, beer is good and recommended, in moderation, when combined with a healthy diet such as the Mediterranean.

Another US study also...

24/11/2014

Let's celebrate Saint Andrew!

The 30th of November is a very special day for Scotland, since Saint Andrew is celebrated and it is the national day of Scotland. Although they have not achieved independence, Scots, true to their customs, will go out on the streets to celebrate this day with parades, music and, of course, drink.

This day is celebrated with great fervour and patriotic exaltation, and...

14/11/2014

Getting beer with the power of the mind

Interaxon, a Canadian technology company has developed a helmet to serve beer at will without using the arms.

Called “The Muse”, this new invention consists of a smooth helmet which detect, through brain waves, the emotional state of those who use it.

Once “The Muse” reads those brain waves it's able to translate them into computer signals to put into...

7/11/2014

Britons opt for a pill to stop drinking

Excessive consumption of alcohol is a serious problem in many parts of the world, where many citizens go drinking beyond what is advisable, whether we are talking about products such as wine, spirits or beer. Without neglecting the preventive measures and traditional treatments to overcome alcohol addiction, British health authorities have approved the use of a daily use...