The picturesque islands and inlets of the Atlantic Road near Molde in Norway, a Windstar "Star Pride" excursion on Mallory on Travel adventure travel, photography, travel Iain Mallory_windstar-1-16

Confessions of a Cruise Virgin

“Forgive me Father, for I have sinned, I’ve never actually confessed before…….. so, you may want to cancel your schedule for the rest of the week. Recently, however, I spent 10 days of excess, overeating, over drinking and self-indulgence on a floating pleasure palace”. Okay, it’s probably obvious confessions aren’t my style, so hopefully sharing some lessons from my small …

Post Paris – Travel in the fight against Terror

Sickening attack I had just booked into a chalet near Millau in the Aveyron region of the Midi-Pyrénées in the South of France and was feeling pretty good. Switching on the television the first sickening reports of the bomb blast and shooting in Norway were being broadcast. I sat on the bed and watched in horrified silence as the whole …