Five cocktails to try in Orlando

The Perfect Margarita – Applebees, chain restaurant across America. Rickey Reynolds – which includes Aviation Gin and found at TGI’s Moscow Mule – sip this and people watch away from the crowds in Celebration Town Tavern, especially love the metal tankards, usually copper which they are served in. For something a little different a refreshing Pineapple Mojito […]

Coal Drops Yard, London

A little bit of decadence never hurt anyone not least  The Grey Traveller.  Sipping a cappuccino in the Granary Square I was thinking just that. An upscale brasserie in an upscale shopping area right on Regent’s Canal. I had walked from Limehouse and on my way to Paddington when Coal Drops Yard loomed into sight. Very new and very […]

Georgetown, Washington – a photoblog

Georgetown is just a hop, skip and a jump from central DC.  Staying in Foggy Bottom  at Hotel Hive meant just a twenty minute walk to the waterfront via The Watergate Hotel. Georgetown is a picturesque historic district with cute painted wooden houses which were  particularly special in Olive Street. The main street offered upscale shops and at Christmas time […]

Sipping a Singapore Sling in Raffles

Yes it so has to be done ~ albeit I baulked at the 31.50SD that I paid. But Raffles! you can’t not do it, after all when are you going to be in Singapore again? This beautiful low rise white colonial style building is almost bullied by the glossy hi rise scrapers alongside but once […]

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 […]