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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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.

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.

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....

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.

Spirit of harrogate junipers portrait article

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).

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The Spirit of Sinai

Revisiting a trip to Egypt's Sinai Desert and camel-trekking with the Bedouin.

Hank williams article

They Don't Like Country Music in Nashville

A visit to Nashville looking for links to my country music idol, Hank Williams.

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Small Beer in Düsseldorf

My tour of the five remaining house breweries in the Old Town of Dusseldorf in Germany

New orleans hotel dauphine orleans may baileys place piano skeleton article
The Huffington Post United Kingdom

Historic French Quarter Hotel

Skeletons and Bordellos: A review of the lovely Hotel Dauphine Orleans that we stayed at in the French Quarter of New Orleans.

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Vestal Vodka: Q&A With William Borrell

I talk to William Borrell of Vestal Vodka for Chilled Magazine

Rock n soul museum 5 article

Walking in Memphis

My first feature about Memphis after my first unforgettable visit.