On Location With Jack Maxwell

Ever wonder what it would be like to travel around the world tasting exotic cocktails? Take a look at photos from the set of Booze Traveler, complete with captions from host Jack Maxwell.

Photos

Here's to Belize!

Here's to Belize!

After stopping in to sample the tripe soup, Jack toasts his driver outside of Sarita's place. 960 1280

  

Placencia Peninsula

Placencia Peninsula

Placencia Peninsula is home to the longest stretch of beach in mainland Belize, which offers more than 12 miles of pristine beaches. 960 1280

  

Filming in the Water

Filming in the Water

While standing in the clear ocean water, Jack stops to talk to the camera crew about certain shot ideas. 960 1280

  

Seaweed Smoothie

Seaweed Smoothie

After collecting ingredients from Placencia Peninsula, Jack blends a seaweed smoothie. 960 1280

  

Drinking Mondongo

Drinking Mondongo

Jack and Sarita sit at a table with mondongo, the tripe soup hangover cure that her restaurant is known for. 960 1280

  

Charlie Belgrove’s Winery

Charlie Belgrove’s Winery

Stop at Charlie Belgrove’s Winery in the Belize River valley. An unusual type of winery, the fanciest machinery Charlie uses for making his wines is a grater. 960 1280

  

Making Chocolate Wine

Making Chocolate Wine

With Eladio's help, Jack mixes up a batch of cacao wine. 960 1280

  

Looking for Sugarcane

Looking for Sugarcane

Jack and Krishna venture into the jungle to cut sugarcane for hangover remedies. 960 1280

  

Belize City Carnival

Belize City Carnival

Jack attends the Belize City Carnival, a festival that closes out weeks of parties celebrating the country’s independence and culture. 960 1280

  

Hot-Air Balloon Adventure

Hot-Air Balloon Adventure

Before getting a bird's-eye view of Lithuania, Jack Maxwell poses while the hot-air balloon is getting set up. 960 1280

  

Hold On Tight!

Hold On Tight!

Jack holds the hot-air balloon tightly as the crew begins to pile into the basket. 960 1280

  

Crash Landing

Crash Landing

A disheveled-looking Jack walks toward the camera after the hot-air balloon made an unfortunate crash landing. 960 1280

  

Beauty of Lithuania

Beauty of Lithuania

With one of the oldest churches in Lithuania in the background, Jack takes a second to appreciate the country's beauty. 960 1280

  

Sharing a Beer

Sharing a Beer

Jack shares a beer with one of the "tossers" before attempting to hurl a keg through the air. 960 1280

  

Jack and the Keg Tossers

Jack and the Keg Tossers

Jack poses with the keg tossers after earning his pitcher of beer. Strongman competitions are big in Lithuania, and evidently, strong men like to toss kegs around for sport. 960 1280

  

Meeting of the Minds

Meeting of the Minds

Jack and Justinius join Eugenijus, an ornithologist specializing in storks, in the woods for a drink. Storks have a long tradition in Lithuania and even have a vodka named after them — starka. 960 1280

  

Drinking Honey Mead

Drinking Honey Mead

Jack indulges in a cup of honey mead while talking to a flower-crowned girl at the Earth Festival. 960 1280

  

Getting Ready for NOLA

Getting Ready for NOLA

Dr. Mignonne Mary gives Jack a little medical booster to assist in his adventures in New Orleans. 960 1280

  

Toast to New Orleans

Toast to New Orleans

Jack and Elizabeth Pearce, a cocktail historian, toast with a Sazerac and a Ramos Gin Fizz. 960 1280

  

Drinking at The John

Drinking at The John

Jack poses with a drink at the John, a local hangout that uses toilet seats as bar stools. 960 1280

  

Playing in the Band

Playing in the Band

Musicians Derrick Moss, Paul Robertson and Julian Gosin of the Soul Rebels play a song for Jack. 960 1280

  

Carousel Bar

Carousel Bar

Jack enjoys a Vieux Carre at the Carousel Bar inside the Hotel Monteleone, the city’s only revolving bar. 960 1280

  

Drinking Like a Patriot

Drinking Like a Patriot

In character as a patriot from Colonial times, Jack takes a sip from a flask. 960 1280

  

Krewe of Boo

Krewe of Boo

Jack poses on top of a float at Krewe of Boo, New Orleans’ official Halloween parade. 960 1280

  

Smelling Tobacco

Smelling Tobacco

Jack takes a whiff of some of the ingredients that go into making Perique, a liqueur made from fermented perique tobacco. 960 1280

  

Enjoying a Glass of Perique

Enjoying a Glass of Perique

Jack poses with a glass of Perique, a drink infused with tobacco. It’s still waiting for approval from the Food and Drug Administration. 960 1280

  

Voodoo Ceremony

Voodoo Ceremony

Jack participates in a Voodoo ceremony run by the second-most-powerful living priestess, Sallie Glassman. 960 1280

  

Toast of the Town

Toast of the Town

Jack toasts the crowd as he sips on some Ojen on his balcony overlooking New Orleans. 960 1280

  

I Love My Ojen!

I Love My Ojen!

Jack poses with the bottle of Ojen, a rare, anise-flavored Spanish liqueur that is almost completely extinct. 960 1280

  

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