Posts Tagged ‘ Wimbledon ’

Wimbledon – tennis and the other 50 weeks of the year

Jun 22nd, 2017 | By
Centre Court, Wimbledon

It is less than two weeks until the tennis starts in Wimbledon. But there is more to the town than tennis as local resident, Anthony, tells us.

The world’s best drinks: Pimm’s

Jun 3rd, 2016 | By

The quintessential taste of British summer, a jug of this gin-based, tea-coloured, citrus drink tropically topped with fruit and mint is mandatory at picnics and sporting events across the nation.

The trip every true football fan must take

May 26th, 2016 | By

Make a pilgrimage to Wembley – the beautiful game’s spiritual home – says Kaye Holland

Reasons to love Scotland

Jan 25th, 2015 | By
Urquhart castle

Every year on 25 January, Scotland celebrates the life of its national poet, Robert Burns. To mark Burns Day here are some of the things we love about our northern neighbours

What’s hot: February 2014

Feb 1st, 2014 | By
Tower of London

CD-Traveller tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world. This month it’s good news for Hull and the cruising industry. Not so for New Delhi…

In search of a Welshman

Feb 16th, 2013 | By

There are lots of Welshmen around, but I wasn’t the one. I was talking to Stephanie Abrams, the nationally syndicated US radio travel journalist about the UK and her thoughts on the UK when the story of this elusive man arose

VisitEngland announces its travel trends for 2013

Jul 30th, 2012 | By

Literatours, Sci-Fi Adventures, the Kate effect, Horrible Histories and set-jetting (still!) will be among the key travel trends of 2013, according to the national tourist board, VisitEngland

Boisdale of Belgravia: not just for foodies and down in the dumps Scots

Jul 15th, 2012 | By

Wondering where Andy Murray went to drown his sorrows following his defeat by Federer, in the Wimbledon final? Here at CD-Traveller towers we’re not sure of the specifics, but the Scot – whose startling skill made the Swiss maestro sweat last Sunday – could have and should have made a beeline for the Boisdale of Belgravia

Cocktail time

Jul 1st, 2012 | By

With Wimbledon now in full swing why not treat yourself to a Pat Cash Grand Slam Cocktail, created by the Buccament Bay in St. Vincent & The Grenadines, in honour of the Australian born Wimbledon legend.

Here’s to a great British summer of sport

Jun 29th, 2012 | By

So Roy’s boys were eliminated from Euro 2012 on Sunday night and given their lacklustre performance, rightly so. Yet while I was disappointed by the national teams display against Italy in the quarter finals, I was elated by the way in which the beautiful game brought people of both sexes and all ages together

Australia is hot in every sense of the word

Jan 29th, 2012 | By

As I type this, I am watching Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal face off in the tennis season’s first Grand Slam final. The rivals are serving us up yet another tennis classic – the pair have been playing for almost five hours and the quality has just gotten better and better.