Brendan Reid is the owner of The Molly Malone, which is the top rated bar on the island of Tenerife, which is in the Canary Islands in Spain. Located in Puerto de la Cruz, this bar has a cult following and a such loyal customers (including myself) because of the amazing ambiance. Brendan plays live music six days a week and gets the whole crowd involved. The vibe is always positive because of the energy that Brendan and his father Des bring every night.
Brendan studied Engineering in university at La Laguna where he met his girlfriend Marie. He moved with her to Germany and was pursuing a career in engineering and studying German. His father Des, had run a bar back in his hometown of Puerto de la Cruz for almost thirty years. But when his dad wanted to retire, Brendan was faced with an existential crisis. He felt a giant void in his life and his heart was telling him to return home to reopen the bar. When he eventually did, he faced challenges he never anticipated.
Brendan has traveled all over Europe in a van with his girlfriend. He worked as a tour guide in Norway. He has had so many life experiences which he shares with us in this episode.