A Pub Crawler’s Guide to Philosophy? Yeah Right.

US tour New Zealand “via its breweries, pubs and hard-case taverns”, finding barmaids who “pour the purge with a scowl that could compete with the hog trophies on the walls”, and brewers who freely offer insight into their profound philosophies: “There’s more to life than drinking garbage […] People who drink fancy beer don’t drink a lot of beer”.


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The New York Times Sends the World to Northland

The New York Times Sends the World to Northland

In Northland, “cultural lessons await, as do hot springs where visitors can recharge body and soul,” according to Daniel Scheffler writing for The New York Times. The region is included in…