Encounters Summer 2013

SCMP's regional travel magazine, Encounters, takes readers on rich journeys that are up-close and personal.

Adrian Mourby, Columnist

Why the dry martini is my constant companion

I am standing drinking a dry martini on the roof of J.K. Place in Florence. Why I'm not sitting, I'll explain later, but first let's talk about martinis. For more than 15 years now, I've been travelling for my living.