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Warm Up Indoors with 12 Days of Christmas Cocktails in Canada

InterContinental Hotels in Canada are warming up a cold Canadian winter with 12 festive cocktails through the month of December.

You can celebrate or commiserate over the winter weather while enjoying flavors of the holidays in style at all three InterContinental hotels in Canada: Toronto Centre, Toronto Yorkville and Montreal.

Barchefs at the hotels have created a dozen cocktails marrying seasonal herbs and spices such as cinnamon, rosemary and thyme with the delightful yuletide tastes of cranberries, lemons and apples, pairing them with specially selected rums, gins, liqueurs, vodkas and other spirits. So whether you travel to Toronto or Montreal for business, family, or a winter holiday escape this month, there's a seasonal cocktail in town calling your name.

In the spirit of the season, the barchefs have even given us the recipes, so you can warm up your guests at home in style! Here are three of our favorites.



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After enjoying the number of attractions of Singapore during the day, you must head to Clarke Quay, one of the best places in Singapore to enjoy food, drinks and clubbing.

A maze of a retail stores, restaurants, concept bars, and recreation outlets, Clarke Quay is where you will be dazzled by the beautiful people of the city, flashy lights, and an array of attractions that comes alive at night. Named after the country’s second Governor and Governor of the Straits Settlements Sir Andrew Clarke, Clarke Quay is actually the name of the road along the quay. It was initially developed and officially opened in 1993, and ten years later, it was redeveloped into a major social and tourist area by redesigning streetscapes, facades, and superior shading and cooling systems. Today, Clarke Quay consists of five blocks, and welcomes more than 2 million visitors annually.   

Clark Quay features a number of cafes, food kiosks, restaurants where you can have a taste of the best of Singapore and western delicacies. Some of the restaurants have bars where you can have a happy hour or a drink while enjoying live entertainment. If you want to party, you can dance, drink and interact with the locals in a number of bars, lounges, and dance clubs. You can also sing your heart out at Tang Music Box which features large TV screens, state-of-the-art Karaoke systems. Clark Quay is not only for those who want to paint the town red, it has retail shops where you can purchase stuff while enjoying the bustling atmosphere. 

It will not be surprising if you spend all your nights at the Clarke Quay. After all, it is the coolest place to be in Singapore. Consult your travel agent for more details. 

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We don't want to take away from the many, many things to do and see in Ireland - it has a rich culture and history, amazing people, and unbelievable green landscapes. 

However - we have to admit, there's nothing like having a pint in an Irish pub. You don't want to miss out on this experience!

Sarah Gordon of the agrees. She writes that "the best thing to do in Ireland ... [is] head straight to the pub. Check out her article here

What else can you do in Ireland? Contact us and find out!

Glasgow is the cooler, younger cousin to Edinburgh's more touristy scene. Not that Edinburgh doesn't have much to offer - it's an amazing destination in itself - but Glasgow is proving to be a hip, modern city in its own right. 

As Phil McDonald of the Venere Travel Blog puts it, 

"Forget Edinburgh, Glasgow is the best Scottish city. While the millions of Americans stock-up with whiskey, tartan and haggis, 46 miles west you’ll find throngs of trendy bars, clubs and hangouts and some of the coolest Scots around."

In his article he lists The Coolest Bars in Glasgow  - definitely check it out!

Contact us for more info on this amazing city!


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Just wanted to share this article by Matt Brown, editor of Londonist. He picks out 10 of the best pubs in London, from the historic to the eccentric. 

Why not take a lovely vacation in London and experience some of these terrific pubs yourself? We can make that trip happen in a snap - we are experts in UK travel and can create the perfect trip for you and your family.

Just contact us for more info!