Mike Gerrard

Mike Gerrard

I'm a journalist.

I’m a full-time travel and drinks writer, especially about spirits. Take a look at my cuttings here and contact me via my website: www.mikegerrard.com..

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Foggy notion and the grifter article

Cocktails that Rock Memphis

My visit to the Hog and Hominy cocktail bar and restaurant in Memphis, meeting bartender Aaron Hanna.

New orleans school of cooking 2 chef toya boudy article

Cooking Gumbo in New Orleans

Cooking gumbo in New Orleans with the amazing and entertaining Chef Toya Boudy.

At the wynkoop brewpub in denver article article
The Huffington Post United Kingdom

Mike Gerrard

Mike Gerrard is a travel and drinks writer who has won many awards for his work, including Online Travel Writer of the Year. He was also chosen as one of the Press Gazette’s 50 Most Influential Travel Journalists in the UK....

Priority magazine ultimate sporting breaks cover article

Ultimate Olympic Sports Holidays

To tie in with the Rio Olympics, my feature for the Singapore Airlines Priority magazine on the ultimate sports holidays that allow you to improve your skills with an Olympian teacher.

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The Huffington Post United Kingdom

Polishing Diamonds In Amsterdam

Learning how you polish a diamond from the world's leading diamond polisher at Coster Diamonds in Amsterdam

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12 Top USA Art Museums

12 of the top art museums in the USA

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Beer Advocate

Where to Drink Beer in Tucson

Where to Drink in Tucson, Arizona: My piece on the Tucson beer scene for BeerAdvocate

Welcome to muscle shoals alabama sign article

Muscle Shoals Has Still Got The Swampers

A visit to the Muscle Shoals Sound Studios in Muscle Shoals, Alabama, and a meeting with one of the legendary Swampers band.

Caorunn feature first page article

One Man and His Gin

My short feature for Chilled Magazine on Simon Buley, the Master Distiller at Scotland's Caorunn Gin.

Dusseldorf cover article

High Sense of Style in Dusseldorf

My piece about Dusseldorf in the Singapore Airlines magazine for its First and Business Class passengers, Priority

Joey k new orleans simon sign on door article

Jockomo and Jambalaya in New Orleans

Trying Jambalaya at Joey K's on Magazine Street in New Orleans

Blues hall of fame memphis sign article

The Blues is Alright in Memphis

A visit to the Blues Hall of Fame in Memphis, Tennessee

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A Bomb in Birmingham

On the morning of Sunday, September 15, 1963, a bomb exploded at a church in Birmingham, Alabama.

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The Spirit of Harrogate

A look at the new attraction in the English spa town of Harrogate, the Spirit of Harrogate, one of my regular twice-monthly blogs for Perceptive Travel.

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A lunch date with Elvis Presley

Meeting a Buddy of Elvis's in a diner in Tupelo, Mississippi. (Link not available to UK readers, unfortunately).