Barman Guide, your guide to bars and nightlife destinations!

Why drink more beer? It’s good for you!

Well, just consider that when we touch the cold bottle from the fridge or over the bar counter, we listen to the carbon dioxide that is released while the beer’s...


Feeling blue ? Johnny Walker Blue Label that is…

{xtypo_dropcap}A{/xtypo_dropcap}nd for smoothness, few can beat Johnnie Walker Blue Label, an inspired blend of the world’s rarest and most expensive whiskies, which have been chosen at the peak of their...


October 31, 2015

Marketing on The Cheap!

The options for businesses to market to prospects and existing customers have exploded in a few short years. Traditional television commercials, newspapers and magazines, outdoor advertising and billboards as well...

Champions from the lighter side of Hungarian Wine

February 18, 2013

Champions from the lighter side of Hungarian Wine

Folks, I am a committed lover of reds. I do appreciate other wines, but rarely choose them save to properly complement a meal when entertaining others. When alone or not...


February 14, 2013

Coffee (I love You.)

Coffee is embedded in to our system of life so much now, that it is one of, if not THE most widely traded commodity in the world. But how well...

Elsa's Café Amstedam

December 31, 2012

Elsa’s Cafe Amsterdam

A large pub-restaurant in the south-eastern outskirts of the centre with a nice roomy terrace on a busy main road. In principle the clients are locals and regulars, but at...

Café Kalkhoven Amsterdam

December 24, 2012

Café Kalkhoven

A hundred metres from the Anne Frank House, directly opposite the ‘Old Wester’ church, you can imagine you’re in a very large Dutch living room, but the 12-stool bar with...


December 21, 2012

Bourbon Street bar

  This is probably the best live music bar in Amsterdam – this place is hot! There are no two ways about it – if you want to see some...

Cafe Hoppe Amsterdam

December 17, 2012

Cafe Hoppe

For the more serious drinking the bar on right has mainly standing room with a few small tables for the very tired. Coffee and a tosti may brought to you...

De Heeren van Aemstel Amstedam

December 14, 2012

De Heeren van Aemstel

This is a really nice bar located just off Rembrandtplein. Very popular with the large student community in Amsterdam, but the live music and nice atmosphere mean this place is...

Kanis en Meiland Amstedam

December 10, 2012

Kanis en Meiland

Visited by people with boats and yuppies with their small families. Roomy, with quiet music and friendly female service. The pub has been given precedence over the restaurant recently. The...

Rooie Nelis Amsterdam

December 7, 2012

Rooie Nelis Amsterdam

Located in the Jordaan, which is famous for its bars and love of music, this place is part of the city’s folklore. They even have a picture of a young...

Karpershoek Amsterdam

December 3, 2012


At that time it was probably a shippers’ pub, but after the Central Station was built, it has become a resting place for tired travellers, locals and tourists. The interior...

Café Nol Amstedam

November 29, 2012

Café Nol

You haven’t seen kitsch until you’ve paid this place a visit. The Jordaan is a neighbourhood famous for many things, but when it comes to kitsch it has no equals....

Schumich Café Amstedam

November 26, 2012

Schumich Café

This old brown pub always welcomes everyone and many make good use of this hospitality. Still the clientele is mostly made up of regulars, amongst which shopkeepers and their employees...


November 21, 2012

The Perfect Coffee Pour

W Wine Bar Singapore

November 2, 2012

W Wine Bar

“W” Wine Bar hosts an outstanding selection of more than 200 non and vintage wines, as grand as 1982 to the most recent drinkable harvest. Wines are carefully stored in...


October 26, 2012

Meanwhile in Hong Kong

Horrified, he immediately goes to see a doctor. The doctor, never having seen anything like this before, orders some tests and tells the man to return in two days for...

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