Everybody has heard of Oktoberfest. That’s the biggest beer festival in the world and the 2023 edition set new attendance records. Lesser known, but perhaps more fun (with better beer and without the tourist crowds), is Munich’s Starkbierfest. “Starkbier” simply means “strong beer”, but in reference to these historically monastic Lenten brews, starkbier is also
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A model of a Wisk Aero LLC electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) air taxi during the Singapore Airshow in Singapore, on Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2024.  Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images SINGAPORE — Among displays of defense jets, passenger airliners and high-tech aviation equipment at the Singapore Airshow were electric air transport vehicles —
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Japanese whiskey is emerging as one of the spirits industry’s most sought-after subcategories, and it only takes a tasting to see why. Captivating the palates of connoisseurs and casual drinkers alike, Japanese whiskey is renowned for its meticulous craftsmanship and unique flavor profile; often, led by more subtle, citric flavor profiles. If you’re looking to
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Taylor Swift performing onstage in Nashville, Tennessee. John Shearer/tas23 | Getty Images Entertainment | Getty Images Coldplay, Ed Sheeran, and now Taylor Swift. Singapore is eyeing concert economics as its new growth driver, which is set to add hundreds of millions of dollars in tourism receipts. “The Lion City has traditionally been more a magnet
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Black History Month gives us the opportunity to recognize and celebrate the culture of Black Americans, and what better way to do it than toasting with one of the rising spirits brands developed and created by folks who are proud of their traditions and achievements? Here are seven brands to look for when it’s time
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To celebrate 40 years of distilling mastery, Midleton Very Rare has just announced its 40th Anniversary Ruby Edition, retailing at €20,000 ($21,690). This opulent release pays homage to the iconic Irish whiskey, crafted by the combined expertise of three esteemed Midleton Master Distillers: Brian Nation, Kevin O’Gorman, and Barry Crockett – the latter of whom
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The challenge when visiting Rome is deciding what not to do: there are so many churches, archaeological sites, piazzas and paintings to see that a lifetime is hardly enough. Don’t try to cram too much in; Rome moves at a slower pace than many northern Italian cities, and to enjoy it you should take time out
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The FTC has filed a lawsuit to stop the $25 billion Kroger KR -Albertsons ACI merger. The historic lawsuit rigorously documents how the 5,000 store, 710,000 employee mega-deal will eliminate competition, create higher prices for consumers and reduce wages for workers, especially by harming collective bargaining power. Labor unions, growers, and elected officials have echoed
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The wallywhy150 has a similar profile to the wallywhy200 Following the arrival of Asia’s first wallywhy200 in Singapore last year, Wally is set to enjoy an even higher profile in the region this year with the arrival of at least two units of the new wallywhy150. Since debuting in Italy at last year’s Venice Boat
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