Working Together; Bloggers and PR Agents

New media has been around for several years now, and blogging has become accepted by many agencies as a practical tool to promote their product. Professional bloggers are now charging for their services, and providing an excellent return on investment for clients that are employing their services. Mallory on Travel, has been fortunate enough to benefit from this travel media ‘revolution’, …

Winning through Blogging; Watching FC Barcelona

Being a blogger often has special moments, times we need to pinch ourselves, hardly able to believe the good fortune which comes our way. Travelling to great destinations, staying in amazing hotels, and dining at the best restaurants, suggesting we are anything other than blessed would be very churlish indeed. Tickets to watch Manchester City play FC Barcelona at the …

Nelson Mandela; At the End of his Long Road to Freedom

“I have fought against white domination, and I have fought against black domination” – Nelson Mandela Thursday night, one of the world’s brightest beacons of hope finally went out. It is not often I feel emotional, but hearing the news it was difficult not to feel choked up. Any list of the greatest people of the last century would include …

Malala Day – The Girl who grew up to become an Icon

Today is Malala Day and possibly the most courageous and inspirational 16 year old ever, will celebrate her birthday by addressing the United Nations General Assembly. She will draw attention to a global education crisis, on a day that her attackers had never intended her to see. Malala Yousafzai’s story should be familiar to all. The young Pakistani activist was …

and the Ultimate Romantic Destination is …….

Happy Valentine’s Day, thanks for taking the time out from reading through the mountain of cards you received and the planned romantic dinner to view this post. Especially as there is also a mountain of published articles recommending the ultimate romantic destination, hotels and restaurants to take your special somebody. Where to whisk them to in a gesture of love …

‘Tempting’ Eyes of Saudi women – A Culture of Discrimination?

Thanks to a highly respected source posting on social media site Twitter, a shocking story of discrimination against women in Saudi Arabia has surfaced. There is a possibility they may require to cover their eyes in future, and this seems worthy of  comment. Apparently Saudi women with ‘attractive’ eyes may in future be required to cover them up; the reason …

World Travel Market – Making the all important first Impression, or not!

Two months ago I had’nt even heard of the World Travel Market, finger on the travel pulse; not! A hatful of nudges from friends and a few tentative enquiries from exhibitors and just over two weeks ago the decision to attend was finally made. This required registering for a press pass before booking accommodation and a return rail trip. It …