A large draw of traveling is having the opportunity to try something different. You can take part in local customs and traditions, taste local delicacies, and even see what the locals drink on a night out. Each different culture has a drink that reflects the country’s character and influences. Some of them are probably already familiar to you, so here are a few that are a little bit different.
If you’re spending time at holiday apartments in Vienna, you should sample a local schnapps. This is a fruit drink that is similar to gin. Popular flavors include apricot, peach, and apple.
Dark ‘N’ Stormy is a favorite cocktail on the island of Bermuda. This consists of ginger beer and Black Seal rum.
Becherovka is a famous tipple for residents of the Czech Republic. The drink is an herbal liqueur that should be served chilled.
Sake is a Japanese rice wine that should be slightly warm when consumed. It is traditionally served in a small porcelain cup.
If you happen to visit Lebanon on your travels, be sure to taste the double fermented grapes that are used to make Arak. This is usually added to water and then served over ice.
United Arab Emirates
With alcoholic drinks going against the local culture, the most popular drink in this part of the world is actually camel’s milk. It doesn’t taste very different from cow’s milk, but it has fewer fatty acids and a high mineral and vitamin content.