The Grey Traveller in Stockbridge – photo blog

Stockbridge is a small Hampshire village where the hub is the High Street on the A30. It’s a posh little spot with several excellent quality eateries, a handful of clothing shops, a deli, wine store and a few lifestyle kinda shops. The Grey Traveller’s choice for food is The Three Cups where the atmosphere is relaxed whether in 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 […]

The Grey Traveller in Boggy Creek

A 40 minute drive from the main thrum of Orlando and you are in the Floridian backwaters a complete antidote to the theme park hullabaloo that is Disney and Universal. A quiet landing area where you wait your Boggy Creek  airboat ride gives you time to look out onto the water and we also had […]

The Grey Traveller at Portsmouth Harbourside.

If you arrive via public transport you will find yourself at a transport hub of train, bus, taxi and ferry. To your left is Portsmouth’s Historic Dockyard which deserves a post of its own and straight in front of you are a line of old buildings, many were taverns serving the sailors from Victorian times to […]

Monsoon Summer – Julia Gregson

OMG This is one of the best books that I have read in a long while, thank you Julia Gregson! Two worlds colliding, Kit from austere post war England and Anto from  colourful South West India. It is time for Anto to return home and with him he takes his bride much to his family’s concern. […]

Gosport Ferryside

If you arrive ferryside via the regular boat from Portsmouth look left and let your nose guide you to Trinity Church. The building looks fairly utilitarian but don’t be put off by the exterior and pop your head inside for an unexpected glimpse of a pristine Georgian style interior, all white and with impressive columns. As […]

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 […]