24 hours in Lisbon

Recently, I had the pleasure of spending a day in Lisbon, the capital and largest city of Portugal. This was all thanks to TAP airlines who delayed my flight to Brazil by 24 hours. Although

Book of the Month: Whisky Rising

The full book title is Whisky Rising: The Definitive Guide to the Finest Whiskies and Distillers of Japan and this book does not disappoint in the sheer level of detail and insight it provides, it is very

Celebrating Grêmio in Abu Dhabi

Anyone that knows me will be fully aware that I am fanatical about Grêmio Foot-Ball Porto Alegrense! After winning the Copa Libertadores (the Champions League for South American clubs) for the third time in our

An End to Prohibition 85 years ago

The “noble experiment” of national prohibition of alcohol was repealed on this date, 85 years ago. This was a constitutional ban on the production, importation, transportation, and sale of alcoholic beverages which run from 1920 to 1933.