Reasons to use the MRT in Singapore.

Absolutely über impressed with Singapore’s underground rail system here is why the MRT worked for me. Very clean Easy to buy tickets Very cheap most downtown journeys are about 1.70SD Easy to understand the ticket machines and no queues Plenty of signs to each station and plenty of signs in the station, so a doddle to navigate. […]

10 reasons to fly business class with Singapore Airlines!

Much has already been said, written and posted about Singapore Airlines but here is why The Grey Traveller loves this airline. Being more mature comfort is everything on a long flight, being without children means there is more cash to splash so when I can I fly Business Class….it is so worth it!         […]

Marina area for first time visitors to Singapore.

I’d recommend Marina area hands down to first time visitors to Singapore – Why?…because it’s central to major attractions and connected to the city transport system. The Grey Traveller stayed at the  Pan Pacific in Raffles Boulevard, with views over The Marina and much of the city. It is easy to plan your Singapore itinerary over […]

Moskito Guard is the way forward!

Travelling can be quite a bug bear when insects bite. Us pasty sensitive English travellers sometimes come off decidedly worse for wear when travelling in foreign climes and in particular the tropics. I have tried many types of insect repellent but Moskito Guard is my new best friend forever. However worry ye not no more. Pack […]

My top Tipple for the weekend? Make it Hepple Gin!

A new gin find for The Grey Traveller is Hepple Gin. A real fruity flavour is just there as you swallow this lush spirit down the hatch. I mixed mine with my favourite tonic and bang it hit the spot. Hepple you are a winner! I even love their website it just makes you want to jump into […]

Barging round Britain

The Grey Traveller likes London, loves walking, so often combines the two. Have recently been thinking about walking the Regent’s Canal tow path from Camden to Limehouse basin and coincidentally have recently caught up with John Sergeant where he did just that albeit by barge much of the way. Now I’m even more eager to try […]

Staycation – 3 Reasons to visit Ross On Wye

Bank holiday, an extra day and a reason to trial a staycation! Ross on Wye in beautiful Herefordshire is conveniently located in central England meaning it’s easy for most of the country to visit. A small town perching on a steep hill overlooking the River Wye it has a slew of shops from charity to […]