Travel

Where to enjoy a good dram in Glasgow?

2016-08-24

‘Morning my little drammers! It’s been way-too-long since I last came up with one of my “where to enjoy a good dram in…” piece, and I actually even realised that I never featured Glasgow in this series… Still trying to figure out what’s wrong with me. But hey, it’s high time I rectify this mistake and provide you with a personal shortlist of my favourite …

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In Pictures: inside Brewdog HQ and the new Lone Wolf Distillery

2016-08-16

Hey little sippers! Did you know that the world-famous provocative beer chaps of Brewdog are in the process of releasing some spirits of their own? And those highly-anticipated spirits will be produced in their newly-built Lone Wolf Distillery, located in their Ellon HQ. Yes… They basically removed a part of the roof from the stocking area of their brewery N°1 to set up some pretty …

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In Pictures: Visiting the Drygate Brewery – Glasgow

2016-08-08

Sorry guys, it can’t always be about whisky around here… [if in the next couple of hours I notice a significant drop in my Twitter followers – I’ll blame myself ;)] – but as you know, the beer making process is somehow very close to the first steps of whisky production – only adding hops to the magical 3-ingredients cocktail of whisky: water-cereal-yeast aka the …

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Bristol Food&Drink Tour: InstaSummary

2016-08-04

I got to spend the last couple of a days diving into Bristol’s Food & Drink scene – discovering delicious restaurants, tasty local beers, secret cocktail places, refreshing ciders and of course… A few whisky hotspots and even a distillery! Before I go into more details (stay tuned little drammers… Bristol Drinking City Guide coming soon!) – here’s a small InstaSummary of my visit to …

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Whisky Tourism: a sunny day on Islay

2016-07-08

I spent my past few days sunbathing and perfecting my almost-non-existant tan (the burden of being blond…) poolside in my hometown of… Wait, no need to name it, it’s not like someone’s gonna read this and say “waow, I know this place, it’s wonderful!”, let’s not fool ourselves… Anyway – with those current sunny vibes, I thought it was a good time to share with …

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The Station Hotel: the ultimate Speyside base for whisky lovers

2016-06-29

“The Perfect Base From Which To Explore Speyside” With an expert blend of tradition and modern luxury, the boutique Station Hotel in Rothes is the perfect base from which to explore Speyside: world-famous whisky country. Each distillery has its own unique heritage and story, something that stands it apart. And The Station Hotel is no different. Following extensive restoration by Richard and Heather Forsyth (now you …

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Islay takeover: visiting The Laphroaig Distillery

2016-05-06

After some last-minute changes in our travel plans (Let’s put it like that and not mention we actually did miss our flight because my finally-not-so-perfect-everyday boyfriend forgot his passport – needless to say there’s only one flight a week to Glasgow from our tiny French airport and we had to fly to London, rent a car there and drive all the way to Scotland – …

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3 whisky experiences in Edinburgh you NEED to try

2016-04-23

Today, I wanted to let one of my personal favourite travel bloggers and Edinburgh-based whisky enthusiast bring you through her own prefered malted experiences in a city where she’s now been living for a few years, enabling her to deliver a sort of “from the inside/tested and approved” piece. Sophie is blogging on Ooh My World -in French- about her Scottish (& other territories) adventures, …

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