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 […]

Don’t miss Mount Dora in Florida

We were staying in Clermont Florida and needed a break from theme parks, research suggested Mount Dora would be a fantastic place to explore. I was not disappointed. About a forty five minute drive via toll roads and we found ourselves parking easily in the centre of town despite it being a Saturday. We spent a couple […]

My five top wonders of the world.

There can be no definitive top five  wonders of the world list …..oh there would be the usual contenders of Grand Canyon, Statue of Liberty e.t.c. but then not everyone would have the opportunity to see them let alone agree with a top five list. It also begs the question top five natural wonders of the […]

The beautiful Biltmore in Coral Gables

Like a grand old lady sitting at the top of the table, The Biltmore resides over the classy Coral Gables neighbourhood. This was The Grey Traveller‘s second visit to the Biltmore, the first being over seven years ago and she did not disappoint she was everything I remembered her to be and then some. As you enter […]

Reasons to stay in Clermont, Florida.

Clermont is just outside of Orlando and about 30 minutes from Disney and 40 minutes from Universal Studios, far enough out to feel like you are away from the main hullabaloo but near enough if you want to join in. A residential area; it offers supermarket shopping and quiet estates of villa living, many available […]