Erik Trinidad

Erik Trinidad is a freelance writer and video creator specializing in travel, food, and spirits. In addition to Fatherly, his work has appeared in Thrillist, Lonely Planet, National Geographic, Wine Enthusiast, Vine Pair, and When he’s not crisscrossing the globe in search of new experiences, he’s based in Brooklyn, New York.


5 Apps To Help You Score The Family Campground Of Your Dreams

Whether you want to book a campground, cabin, RV, treehouse, or pretty much any outdoor accommodation you can think of, one of these apps can help make it happen.


5 Seriously Great Scotch Cocktails To Sip This Winter

From a smoky hot toddy to an herbaceous riff on the classic Penicillin, these cocktails put the beloved whisky front and center.


5 Great Services That Make It Easy to Rent RVs, Pools, Boats, & More

Want to rent a neighborhood pool for a few hours? A camper van for the weekend? A family’s worth of camping equipment? These apps have you covered.

Mix It Up

9 Ways To Take Your Old Fashioned To New Heights

From smoky and spicy interpretations to those that feature coffee, here are nine riffs on the classic whiskey cocktail to try.

Spirited Adventures

Batch 22 Aquavit Is A Celebratory Spirit To Seek Out

A spin on aquavit, Batch 22 tweaks the spirit for American palates — with great success.


Railbiking Is About To Become Your New Favorite Family Adventure

The activity lets you pedal specialized, big-wheeled carts along train tracks. It’s time to ride the rails.

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9 Must-Try Moscow Mule Variations To Whip Up

From spicier twists to smokier reinterpretations, these riffs on the classic cocktail are worth remembering.

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9 Negroni Variations That You Need To Try

These riffs on the classic cocktail deserve your attention.

Spirited Adventures

Kasama Is A Small Batch Filipino Rum With Big Flavor

Thanks to its use of Noble sugarcane, the golden rum from the Philippines has a unique flavor that makes it a worthy addition to your home bar.

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How To Take Your Bourbon Smash To The Next Level

The combination of lemon, mint, syrup, and bourbon is a classic. It’s also ripe for reinterpretation. Here are six excellent variations to try.

See Worthy

Do Yourself A Favor And Witness The Great Reno Hot Air Balloon Race

From classic, colorful balloons to those shaped like armadillos and Darth Vader’s noggin, the annual race is fun to behold.

Spirited Adventures

Singani 63 Is The Bolivian Spirit That Belongs At Your Bar

An expression of Bolivia’s national liquor, singani is similar to cognac and made available by the efforts of Steven Soderbergh.

That's Amaro

Italicus Is The Ideal Way to Kick Up Your Spritz

The award-winning bergamot-forward liqueur adds both sweet and bitter notes to cocktails — and is especially great in a spritz.


Ancho Reyes Chile Liqueur Will Set Your Home Cocktails on Fire

Distilled using the ancho chili pepper, the liqueur adds flavorful heat to everything from margaritas to Moscow mules.


Get to Know Nixta, the Mexican Liquor That Tastes Like Sweet Corn Bread

The unique spirit from Jilotepec, Mexico is a worthwhile addition to any home bar.