Lakeside villa owned by proprietors of the Marpessa Hotel in town of Agrinion in the prefecture of Etoloakarnania in Western Greece on Mallory on Travel adventure travel, photography, travel AJB_8680-459

Marpessa Hotel, Agrinio in Western Greece

Arriving at the back door of the Marpessa Hotel, in Agrinio, Western Greece and passing through the small, but lively bistro and bar had me feeling at home immediately. Moments later I was being introduced to the owners Marianna and Kostas with their reception team and the journey to get here was already forgotten. After settling into my comfortable room, …

Visiting the World Travel Market and staying at London City Apartments with villas.com in the Shoreditch area of London on Mallory on Travel adventure travel, photography, travel DSCF9581

WTM, London Calling with villas.com

My word had a year passed already? The annual trip to London for World Travel Market (WTM) was due again and it was time to head off to London once more. It’s a great travel show held at Excel at London’s Docklands each November. I distinctly remember last years, my feet hurt. My feet hurt a lot. Sunday saw us …

The photogenic Beaver at Inconnu Lodge in the North West Territories of The Yukon, Canada on Mallory on Travel adventure travel, photography, travel Iain Mallory-Yukon_2004

Inconnu Lodge – Serenity in The Yukon

Arriving at accommodation in the private Beaver float plane of the lodge sets the tone for this remote getaway. Slap bang in the middle of the wilderness in the North West Territories, of the Yukon, just getting to Inconnu Lodge is an adventure. A nine-hour drive from Whitehorse along the Canol Heritage Trail to the Kluane airfield on the banks …

Bulleigh Barton Manor guesthouse in Ipplepen in Devon on Mallory on Travel adventure travel, photography, travel Bulliegh Barton Manor-4

Bulleigh Barton Manor, Devon – Review

Last April found us winging our way South, not to a far flung destination but to Devon. Iain had been invited by Alex Graeme of Unique Devon Tours to sample a “Hounds of the Baskervilles” tour and had arranged accommodation nearby Bulleigh Barton Manor. Located in the charming village of Ipplepen in South Devon, this 14th Century Manor house proved …

The Art of Blogging – Tips for Self Critiquing

Taking stock and reviewing our goals, what we wish to achieve and whether we are progressing is essential for everyone, regardless of their career or life path. Asking ourselves what we want out of life; fulfilment, enlightenment, blogging celebrity status, wealth, lifelong happiness or all of the above is useful to ensure we are heading in the right direction. It …

New Hotel, Athens – Boutique style, Big Hospitality

The New Hotel is certainly aptly named for now, only opened in July of 2011 near Constitution Square in Athens. When I visited it had been open just four months. First impressions are of a very stylish boutique hotel, with some very cool artistic touches around the lobby area and in the rooms. The reception team were both professional and …

Pick-Pocket Proof Pants™ – P^cubed ® Travel Pants

Innovative is probably not a word normally associated with a pair of trousers except maybe in the fashion world. The P^Cubed Travel Pants manufactured by Clothing Arts however certainly deserve this description with many features which will not be found on any other similar product. To prove it several are patented, another word not usually associated with pants! I have …