As expected the boarding process is full of the usual FOMO crowd. If you don’t know what that means it stands for “fear of missing out”. I don’t really care, we will all get on! The process has been fairly easy from kerb to deck. We are boarding from the Sydney over seas passenger terminal. … More The check in process: carnival spirit
As you may or may not know the Tipsy Connoisseur will be traveling the high seas this coming Saturday aboard the Carnival Spirit for 7 days around the pacific. As we have said we will be looking exclusively at the Adult only options of food and drink offered as opposed to other reviews. The ship … More The count down is on! Tipsy Connoisseur at sea
Its Friday night, work is done for another week! Getting home you get changed, put on some music and wait for your friends to arrive. A great night is going to be had! After that is all done and dusted and the glitter is washed from your hair and the sins down the drain you … More Do these really work? We look at the top hangover cures
Today (Sunday) was an amazing day in Sydney which is a stark contrast from the crap weather we were subjected to last week. On my travels out and about in the sun I ended up at Manly corso at Harry Phats Asian street food on the rooftop of the Steyne Hotel. I had never heard of … More Harry Phats .. Great food, not so great service
I came across this on a social media post one day, a company that stocks half bottles of alcohol. ( Half Bottles ) Now the site has the standard wine range of white, red and sparkling but it got me convinced that this may not be a bad idea after all. Initially i was thinking who would … More Half a bottle of booze ?
So after doing some research on the internet i wanted to debunk some of the common myths about wine, wine drinkers and more wine related things! Complied below is the top 5 (in my opinion) wine myths. WARNING: Wine was consumed before, during and after this research! My facts may or may not be factually … More OMG i never knew this about wine!
I have no issue with going away for a weekend where the sole purpose of the trip is to find and explore wineries. In this instance i decided to check out the Tasmanian wine region of the Tamar valley. This was mainly due to the fact that i was able to secure cheap seats on a … More Wine weekend in Tasmania
We all know that in today’s modern often “hipster” world of food and beverage everyone is trying to find that elusive key that makes them relevant. One such company that has done this recently is good old Maccas ! In October 2014 McDonald’s Australia announced that it would embark on a complete step change and … More How very un-mcdonalds
So what could be better than a high tea ? Little sandwiches, sweets and perfect pastries. Well how about adding in a bit of tipsy goodness to that experience with the food societies vodka high tea. We were lucky enough to sample this offering on Saturday and tipsy did we get! The food society is … More Vodka High Tea, yes you read that correctly
For seven days the tipsy connoisseur will be coming to you live from the Carnival Spirit! This isn’t the first time i have been on this cruise so i thought i’d take the opportunity to review mainly the food and booze offered on the ship keeping in this blog’s theme. These reviews will be solely … More Carnival Spirit: 7 days of booze and food!