You can find a whole host of my features at my online portfolio at Contently, and more below.
Mike Gerrard of The Vodka Guy and Travel Distilled visits the Koval Distillery in Chicago.
Profile of the Chase Distillery in England by Mike Gerrard for Chilled magazine.
Mike Gerrard discovers the wonderful white-sand beaches, the wildlife and food of Alabama’s Gulf Shores.
I woke up to an exotic and beautiful dawn chorus of shrieking tropical birds, followed by the more menacing sound of dogs barking and snarling in the streets. I was in Georgetown, Guyana.
Mike Gerrard drinks in the spirit of Armenia, especially the brandy.
My piece for the Singapore Airlines magazine Priority on the UK’s ultimate film and TV locations
Touring the sherry bodegas of Jerez in southern Spain.
An unforgettable visit to the Pudding Club, preserving that great British tradition of the pudding… and walking off the calories on a walking weekend.
‘Hey, fatty-fatty bum-bum,’ the Jamaican guy yelled at the American lady walking through his village high up in the Blue Mountains behind Kingston. You couldn’t argue with the description, but, unlike the lady herself, it was a little blunt.
Mike Gerrard introduces two BACARDI rum cocktails with a punch in the latest issue of Chilled magazine.
Tom Hendrix built a moving tribute to his Native American ancestor, who walked back 600 miles to her ‘Singing River’ near Florence in Alabama.
Visiting Gip’s Place near Birmingham in Alabama, one of the last juke joints in the USA.
My feature for BeerAdvocate magazine and website on Where to Drink Beer in Tucson, Arizona.
The new issue of Chilled focusses on Tales of the Cocktail 2016, and has Aisha Tyler on the cover and four of my stories inside.
My features in Volume 9 Issue 2 of Chilled, with Jude Law on the cover and mint juleps inside.
Mike Gerrard writes in Priority magazine for Singapore Airlines about the Ultimate Olympic Sports Holidays.
Travel writer Mike Gerrard takes a camel-trekking holiday into Egypt’s Sinai Desert in the company of Bedouin guides.
My feature on Nashville as one of the Ultimate Music Destinations for the Singapore Airlines magazine, Priority.
A visit to Dusseldorf and some of its impressive museums for the Singapore Airlines magazine, Priority.
My visit to Nagorno-Karabakh, the country that doesn’t exist
Visiting Nashville looking for links to my country music idol, Hank Williams.
Walking in Memphis, a piece I wrote for Time Out after my first (but not last) visit to Memphis – Graceland, Sun Studio, Beale Street et Al (Al Green, that is).
My cover story for Chilled Magazine on Kate Hudson starring in the 2016 Campari calendar, Bitter or Sweet.
Mike Gerrard interviews travel writers including Eric Newby about how they take notes when travelling, and how they safeguard their precious notebooks.
Mike Gerrard, aka The Vodka Guy, writes a potted history of Grey Goose Vodka for Chilled Magazine.
In a diner in Tupelo, Mississippi, Mike Gerrard meets someone who was Elvis Presley’s childhood buddy.
Here’s my review of the delightful and quirky Volkshotel in Amsterdam’s De Pijp district, written for The Huffington Post.
Writing about what to do in winter, especially at Christmas, in Paris.
In the latest issue of Chilled, The Heritage Issue, featuring David Beckham on the cover, I’ve got four stories covering whisky and vodka.
Taking a cruise along the Caledonian Canal and through Loch Ness in the Highlands of Scotland.
Travel and drinks writer Mike Gerrard visits Cognac in France and several of the town’s distilleries.
A Chicago architecture tour with the Chicago Architecture Foundation is a great way to discover the city.
Driving some classic cars in Scotland, including a Morgan and Inspector Morse’s Jaguar.
Mike Gerrard meets photographer Fraser Ballantyne at the Four Seasons hotel on Loch Earn, where the Beatles once stayed while touring Scotland.
Taking an art walk to see the sculptures and paintings around the Hermosa Inn in Paradise Valley, Phoenix, Arizona.
An emotional cycle ride to some of the war cemeteries around Ypres.
Here’s a piece I did for The Herald Magazine, in Glasgow, Scotland, about the Scotsmen who were influential in the history of the American whiskey distilling business.
Seeing sharks and a lot of other wildlife on a nature cruise with the Majestic Line off the west coast of Scotland.
I write regularly for Chilled and in Volume 8 Issue 4 I’ve got four stories, including a profile of the Bitter and Twisted cocktail bar in Phoenix, Arizona.
A wine-tasting tour of Eberbach Abbey near Frankfurt in Germany, where the film The Name of the Rose was made.
Here’s my piece for Chilled Magazine about Jamie Baxter’s Gin School, a challenge to describe it in 200 words!
Read my piece for the Singapore Airlines Priority Magazine, ‘Passport to Paradis’, about Cognac, the 300th anniversary of Martell, and the special cellars of the cognac houses known as Paradis.
Read why the Cumbres-Toltec Railroad, which criss-crosses the Arizona-New Mexico border, is the train they never robbed.
Is Northcote Manor the best restaurant in Lancashire?
Travel writer Mike Gerrard meets Andre Hughes, the Oyster Man of Loch Fyne in Scotland.
Visiting the impressive Mob Museum in Las Vegas, Nevada.