10 of the best beach bars in France

Trays of oysters, iced rosé, swordfish brochettes, even Trump-inspired cocktails … these bars de plage boast superb fare and sunshine vibes

Berlin’s classy cocktail pioneer: raise a glass to the Victoria Bar

The west Berlin bar is famed for its Sunday afternoon lectures; now, thanks to a companion book in English, non-German speakers can educate themselves while sampling its extensive cocktail list

Prague: finding a new edge

With Old Prague now tourist central, David Farley follows local artists and hipsters to the Czech capital’s newly transformed outer neighbourhoods

Nightlife reports: a tour of Copenhagen’s clubs and bars

Copenhagen’s flourishing club scene features a diverse mix of venues, which are as full of character as they are cutting-edge DJs and producers

USA – 10 of the best cocktail bars in Chicago

Some of Chicago’s historic bars have been around since the prohibition era and retain an air of 1920s glamour, and even the newcomers doff their fedora to the speakeasy. All serve a mean cocktail