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A Walk a Day Keeps Old Age at Bay

Mar 24, 2015 11:10 GMT Ramblers Worldwide Holidays Good news for walkers as two major independent research studies claim that a stroll a day can add years to one’s life!

Walking amongst Andalucia’s white villages

Mar 23, 2015 15:31 GMT Ramblers Worldwide Holidays ​Fran Lett has just returned from a week’s walking in the hills of Southern Spain. Walking in Competa was, as she says, a very welcome respite from the British winter.

​Spices, Plantations and Hill Stations – a Traveller’s Tale

Mar 20, 2015 17:15 GMT Ramblers Worldwide Holidays Sophie Hughes recently travelled with us on a walking holiday to South India, a trip that shows the many faces of India, from teeming cities to glorious lakes and mountains – and everywhere, she was charmed by its people. India is certainly an assault on the senses, and here Sophie has written an elegant and very atmospheric account of her experiences.

The guys who make the wheels go round

Mar 19, 2015 09:53 GMT Oslo Lufthavn AS The mechanical workshop at Oslo Airport rarely steals the top headlines, but it is still one of the main players in keeping the airport running.

The Magic of the Canaries

Mar 16, 2015 16:48 GMT Ramblers Worldwide Holidays Beryl Waghorn spent Christmas and New Year on one of our Cruise & Walk holidays to the Canaries, where visiting a new island each day combined with carefully graded walking made for an excellent alternative to festive over-indulgence and the British weather!

Treat your Mum this Mother's Day!

Mar 13, 2015 16:56 GMT Ramblers Worldwide Holidays

From desert to coastal marshes – birding in southern Morocco

Mar 02, 2015 17:05 GMT Ramblers Worldwide Holidays ​In addition to its amazing scenic, historic and cultural heritage, Morocco also offers some of the best birdwatching in North Africa. Steve Newman is currently birding in southern Morocco with us on our new trip to the desert, wetland and mountain habitats of the Atlas Mountains. Here is the second of his day-by-day accounts for Silver Travel Advisor.

The baggage’s wild ride and other stories from the depths of Oslo Airport

Mar 02, 2015 09:19 GMT Oslo Lufthavn AS We are three floors below the check-in counters in the terminal. Suitcases and boxes fly past at a furious pace, in carts attached to a roller coaster-like mechanism. This is the baggage handling facility at Oslo Airport.

“Secret Creek” – discovering the Essex Backwaters

Feb 27, 2015 17:12 GMT Ramblers Worldwide Holidays ​Ramblers Worldwide Holidays’ public relations consultant Graham Ross wears a number of hats. In addition to his consultancy work, he’s also an author and artist and has just launched his latest book “Secret Creek” – an affectionate portrait of the mysterious and magical Essex Backwaters. Here’s what John Carter, former TV presenter with ‘Wish You Were Here’, says in the foreword.

Birding in southern Morocco – a new experience

Feb 27, 2015 16:57 GMT Ramblers Worldwide Holidays In addition to its amazing scenic, historic and cultural heritage, Morocco also offers some of the best birdwatching in North Africa. Steve Newman went birding in southern Morocco with us on our new trip to the desert, wetland and mountain habitats of the Atlas Mountains. Here is the first of his day-by-day accounts.