We only had time to do one of Newport’s magnificent mansions so we chose Breakers once home of the Vanderbilt family. These glorious houses of the gilded age line Cliff Walk and clearly Breakers is one of the most popular to visit. I was not disappointed with my choice and was pleased to receive an audio […]
Just a stone’s throw from Newport Rhode Island this coastal town in the bordering state of Connecticut offers great views and an insight into maritime life for the locals with the large clapboard houses and boats alongside the pontoon.
When we pulled up outside Changing Tides B&B on Mount Pleasant Street I was humming Beautiful Sound’s Weather With You which mentions a Mount Pleasant Street. Well it was definitely pleasant and it was on a bit of a hill which led down to the ocean. I knew I would love it here because there […]
The Old Harbor Inn………the last stop on the New England road trip and what a stop. We had so made the right choice in staying with Ray and Judy. It was the friendliest reception on the trip, we were welcomed by one of the staff who sat us down with a mug of coffee and […]
I’ve always been aware that America does Halloween big time but visiting New England in the fall was an eye opener. House fronts and steps were decorated with pumpkins or Halloween images from huge blow up witches or spider webs encasing the gates and pathways. Driving through New England leaf peeping had the added entertainment […]
Phew! arriving at a beach house cosily called Seabreeze the squashy ocean turquoise and taupe coloured sofas were very much welcomed after an intense few days in New Orleans. Don’t get me wrong The Grey Traveller loved all the hullabaloo that NOLA offers but a tried and tested formula of a Grey Travel road trip is neatly […]
Ok so it’s the small things that make me smile or maybe its the kid in this old Grey Traveller but as an English woman abroad in the US I have always been in awe of the size of the country and how diverse each state is. I love the fact that the car license plates are […]