Girls’ Night Out: Round-the World Cocktail Party

Get ready to take a trip around-the-world with your besties! One of our favorite themed Girls’ Night Out party lets you indulge and play in the chicest and most sensational global hotspots. Here’s how!

1- Assign each of your girlfriends one of your favorite travel destinations or a dream vacation spot, or have them choose their own.

2- Set the mood. Create a music playlist that’s travel or culture themed. Shakira, the Beach Boys, your favorite Ibiza club House mix, etc.

3-Mix it up!

First Stop: Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

7 parts tequila to 4 parts Cointreau or Triple Sec
3 parts lemon or lime juice
Lime Slice

Rub the rim of the glass with a lime slice and dip in salt. Shake the other ingredients with ice, then our into the glass.

2nd Stop: Waikiki, Honolulu Hawaii

Blue Hawaiian
3/4 ounce light rum
3/4 ounce vodka
1/2 ounce blue curacao
3 ounces pineapple juice, unsweetened
1 ounce sweet and sour mix

Combine all ingredients with ice, stir or shake, then pour into a hurricane glass with ice. Garnish with an orange slice and cocktail umbrella of course!

3rd Stop: Barcelona, Spain

1 lime
1 lemon
1 orange
1/4 cup sugar
1/2 cup brandy
1 bottle red wine
2 tablespoons lemon juice
6 ounces soda water

Slice and combine the fruit. Stir in brandy and sugar, and refrigerate for 1 hour. Add the wine and lemon juice; store and refrigerate for 1 more hour. Add the ice and top with soda water before serving. Garnish with fruit slices.

4th Stop: Venice, Italy

2 parts dry sparkling wine
1 part fresh peach puree

Pour the peach puree into a chilled flute, gently add the sparkling wine. Stir.

5th Stop: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

1 1/2 ounces cachaca
1/2 lime, cut into 4 wedges
2 teaspoons sugar

Place lime and sugar into an old-fashioned glass and muddle (mash the two ingredients together using a wooden spoon). Fill the glass with crushed ice and add the cachaca.

5- You can add a fun twist by serving up the cocktails and having your girlfriends close their eyes to guess the destination.

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