More travel rants

I have often posted about my Travel rants!, Train rants and even More traveller’s rants!… but the list is getting longer, following the last few journeys and travel experiences I have a few to add to my list….. Whilst travelling on a ferry one passenger chose to layout on a settee which would have served two […]

Padstow, Cornwall – photoblog

Padstow is an upscale fishing town on the North Cornish coast who can boast about its first class eateries created by chef royalty namely Rick Stein and Paul Ainsworth, this in turn has meant that Padstow has become the byword for good food and for me good gin as I happenstanced on Tarquin’s Cornish on my recent visit. The Grey Traveller likes […]

Tarquin Gin Trail in Padstow

The Grey Traveller likes to sample a local gin or three when traveling and Padstow threw up Tarquin’s Cornish Gin ….here are my favourites. Cornish Crocus Gin sampled at Burgers and Fish on the Strand. Unusual flavour and has a slight yellowish tinge as you would expect from saffron. I mixed with a light Fever Tree  and yes I would […]

The Lobster Hatchery at Padstow

We happened upon the The National Lobster Hatchery at the start of the Camel Trail in Padstow. The Grey Traveller got to meet Captain Barnacles and many of his relations from huge crust crustaceans to teeny tiny see through specs in shades of electric blue and deep orange. There are lots of informative displays reminding us to look after […]