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travelpunk 01-24-2004 12:25 AM

Just wanted to know, "which countries have the BEST nightclubs?"

I know that there are some party people out there, so let's hear em :greenguy: !

TUI 01-25-2004 01:53 AM

oh shit! where do I start?

Im going to go against the flow on this one, I can feel it already, some will oppose my answer Im sure, but I must answer from experience so take it easy on me :starwars:

My top picks for cities or countries would have to be...

Holland

Holland has some festivals that will shoot you into a different world for several days if not weeks. I have now been to 3 festivals in Holland where more than 10,000 were present, the music wasnt "trendy", it was deep and left you whirling around a trail of curious thoughts and dreams. I guess you would need to time it right for these events because otherwise the nightlife is, well average, maybe a notch above, but not much.

San Francisco California

Yeah I have to scream for the home team now and then :blink: . San Francisco California, God I love that city. An ultra fast pace city thriving with energy and when the sun goes down another side of its dwellers shine through the night like you wouldnt believe. Its crowded, intriguing, full of sites and sounds, and has a great fucking way of expressing itself at night. There are too many clubs for me to list, Ive probably hit at least 15 different ones as well as a big ass boat party two years ago. The one I was most pleased with is called TEN 15 (its located on 1015 Folsum street ;) ) The last time I was in TEN 15 there was a live drum circle on stage with a bunch of peeps from some other world beating drums while a couple of San Fran's finest trance creaters battled it out on the tables. Women would come out of the masses and give you a hug and then just vanish into the sea of bodies, why? because at that point in time, they were loving life, and that has stuck with me since. So for authenticity of a good time, I choose San Francisco as my fav :blink:

TUI 01-25-2004 01:57 AM

TEN 15 for those interested

jteichgrab 01-26-2004 09:15 AM

Argentina has the best night life. clubs dont open till 2am and they are packed everynight. i love it. there is never a bad night to go to the bar!

AdamTheCultured 01-26-2004 01:00 PM

hmmm.....

The Festival of Love in Berlin sounds like the coolest party ever....

Mardi Gras, in New Orleans is crazy too.....

Ibiza, Spain is supposed to be really crazy.....

Tel Aviv, Israel has a TON of clubs....

London also has a TON of clubs.....

ashpunk 01-26-2004 08:42 PM

I'm going to be in madrid, london, and a few places in france and italy for sure this summer. Any idea for hot places to go out? B) Dance, :wine: drink, etc. I have some friends in England that I'm sure will take me out... but I like going out by my lonesome :crybaby: sometimes just to meet new friends. :kisscheek:

ashpunk 01-26-2004 08:43 PM

New York has some really awesome clubs... and like the song says the party dont stop till 6 in the morning :blink: ... Lol and even then only if you cant hang ;)

TUI 01-27-2004 01:55 AM

hey ash check out Ministry of Sound in London. Its a huge meeting point for foreigners so the social scene is perfect. Its a mega club and usually the music is good, sometimes trendy but rarely. ;)


Ministry of Sound

Columbia 01-31-2004 10:11 PM

Top 10 clubs...

According to, ahem, Askmen.com:
10.La Boom, Cancun, Mexico
9. Groove Jet, Miami
8. Club BBoss, Hong Kong, China
7. Scorpions, Ios, Greece
6. C2K, Las Vegas
5. Crobar, Chicago
4. Garden of Eden, Los Angeles
3. Privilege, Ibiza
2. Twilo, NYC (closed)
1. Gatecrasher, Sheffield, UK

Uhhh...Where's Flashbacks (Kelowna's club)!? *sigh*

TUI 02-01-2004 12:33 PM

I love all of those except Gatecrasher, maybe I was there the wrong night but the music blew chunks :mellow:

Festival of love is for sure a must ;)

ashpunk 02-01-2004 05:14 PM

Last I heard c2k had been shut down for drugs and underage drinking. ??

travelpunk 02-01-2004 06:05 PM

Hey ash, in Madrid during the summer time, there is a bumpin outdoor club called La Viaje Estacion. It's right by the main train station in Madrid and I believe it's only open from June-Aug.
Close to that is Kapital. I believe the same people that run La Viaje, also run Kapital.
Closer to Sol, the center of Madrid, there is a club called Joy. It's pretty happening there too, last I checked.
Also, Serrano 41, about a 10 minute cab ride from Sol, has a lively scene too. That's where I've seen some of Madrids celebs, since it's in a higher class neighborhood. Actually, my friend works there so drinks, for me, were always on the house ;)

But, just walking around any of the districts in madrid, there'll be lots of options in terms of bars and clubs (big and small).

:cheers: :wine: sangriaaaaaaaaaa, baby!

voyd 02-02-2004 06:55 AM

I thought Crobar was in NY?

La Boom is still around? Wow, it was there like many years ago when I was in Cancun. We went to Daddy O's instead though.

llemus7 02-03-2004 03:56 PM

Well my list of clubs or parties would have to be

Ibiza(Privilege), Vegas(Rain), Switzerlan(Zurich, during the out door festival in august), L.A(club snatch), Amsterdam, Prague(don't remember the name of the place but it was in a small castle).

GoingGlobal 02-03-2004 04:07 PM

I am going to Europe this summer and WANT TO HIT ALL THESE MEGA CLUBS AND FESTIVALS...I will be there from May unitl Mid-Sept.....WHERE ARE THE MUST SEE's....Im almost planning my trip around MEGA CLUBS and the FESTIVALS....Help a brother out!

GoingGlobal 02-03-2004 04:11 PM

I live in Tampa, BUT am In NYC until I leave for Europe...What is a must in NYC? I heard Avalon and China Club or something like that, but I am looking for the FUNK!
I used to run parties in Ybor City, and floor managed a club for a while....SO WHATS UP!?!?

ashpunk 02-06-2004 02:41 PM

I just came back from a NY trip... I was so spoiled there cause I met a guy who is a native (and happens to be the brother of a celeb ;) ) nice huh? We had in's everywhere we went.

My favorites were Pangia, Avalon (March 13th Carl cox is spinning), and Suede (which is a really really small place). All of them play a deep, funky, progressive house. Great dark velvety atmosphere. If you want to email me I'll forward some Guest list info to you.

Have a blast!

Plaid (which used to be the spa) is pretty cool for after hours... a big gay crowd though... and great music!

ashpunk 02-06-2004 02:47 PM

Right now in LA Lotus and Avalon are the hot tickets. Though I've been to Avalon and I wouldn't recomend going unless all you're looking for are celebs... just because its 'hot' doesnt mean its good :nono: Its pretty much still the Palace to me. I prefer Miagi's (sp?), Cinespace, or Ivar.

http://www.la.com/cgi-bin/WebObjects/cgppo...th=%2Fnightlife

Columbia 02-08-2004 12:58 PM

Anybody every been to P.O.D(chocolate bar/the red box) in Dublin?

Hughes9115 02-25-2004 09:38 PM

I went to the Love Parade in Berlin last year. I was only there for a short time but it was crazy and I would recommend anyone to check it out if in the area when its goin on.


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