Something fishy on a cruise on Loch Ness, Scotland

Yvonne Gordon takes a monster-hunting boat trip on Loch Ness, Scotland “We’ve had quite a few sightings of big things in the loch. About 3,500. We send away scans, but nobody knows what it is,” says Dave. We’re on the Royal Scot, an 18m passenger boat in the middle of Loch Ness in Scotland, and…

A voyage along Norway’s coast

Yvonne Gordon takes a voyage on the Hurtigruten Coastal Express along the coast of Norway The boat moves close to the fjord wall and looking up, we catch a glimpse of a sea eagle circling high overhead. The giant bird of prey does two slow circles before swooping down to the water, plucking a fish…

New Wave – A Mediterranean Cruise

Gone are the blue rinse buffet grazers – life on the high seas is surprisingly liberating with a crop of new ships offering activities for young and old. Yvonne Gordon finds her sea legs on her first cruise… I’m standing under the ship that could be mistaken for a row of apartment blocks all joined together. It’s the Ruby Princess and…