The PUNCH Guide to Tokyo

Hidden within the bowels of this glittering, Technicolor maze you'll find everything from serious natural wine bars to tachinomi to izakaya dens to some of the world's best cocktail bars.

The PUNCH Guide to Paris

Paris has always loved to drink. Given its singular metropolitan status in a wine-loving country, it had no choice. But Paris has not always loved cocktails or non-French wine—both of which are quickly changing. It used to be that the ...

The PUNCH Guide to Berlin

Berlin has not only started to fashion itself into the cosmopolitan capital it was always meant to be, but it has also reestablished its international reputation as the place to go for a good time.

The PUNCH Guide to Los Angeles

LA has always been inextricably linked to the film industry, to images of the Hollywood sign hovering over traffic, to characters from Baywatch and Beverly Hills: 90210. But Angelenos know full well that there’s a lot more to this city than movies and coast.

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The PUNCH Guide to Hong Kong

The east-meets-west cliché rings remarkably true in Hong Kong. A city that has, for a century, welcomed sailors and tycoons alike, Hong Kong has an odd sophistication combined with a…

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The PUNCH Guide to Charleston

Charleston is a city steeped in its own history dating back to the 18th century. And though distinctively Southern in its respect for tradition, Charleston's drinks now flirt with the…

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The PUNCH Guide to Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. works hard, but it also plays hard. From hotel bars to dives to fancy cocktail joints, the capital has claimed its own territory—rather unexpectedly—amongst America's most progressive food…

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The PUNCH Guide to Singapore

Three years ago, Tiger Beer was still unchallenged as Singapore’s drink of choice. But the easy-drinking lager has since faced competition from a boom of craft cocktail bars and an…

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The PUNCH Guide to Melbourne

Ever since the first bedraggled group of British convicts and soldiers landed in Sydney harbor over 200 years ago, marking the start of European settlement, Australians have had a close…

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The PUNCH Guide to Portland

Portland is the kind of place where you'll overhear discussions of natural birthing over a pint of IPA or a panhandler muttering into his afternoon whiskey while Ella Fitzgerald ballads…

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The PUNCH Guide to Manhattan

It's highly plausible (in fact, it's indisputable) that other cities are, say, cleaner, have more bike lanes or better schools or lower poverty rates or an overall superior quality of…