Blog posts

Hassness: Lakeland’s hidden treasure

Oct 28, 2014 14:39 GMT Ramblers Worldwide Holidays Darren Fields is new to our team and to the joys of walking holidays in the UK. So we sent him to Hassness, our very own country house on the shores of Buttermere in the Lake District, to break in his new walking boots. Now he can’t wait to go back…

The Hidden Costs of Handling Mail and Documents Manually

Oct 22, 2014 14:00 BST Neopost Businesses need to process incoming mail so that documents or items reach the recipient as quickly as possible, with minimal damage or manual intervention. Getting it right means less manual effort and faster responses to customers or opportunities. Failure to overcome this logistical challenge however, can have an extremely detrimental impact on operations and even profitability.

Women’s Activity Week Inspires in More Ways Than One

Oct 21, 2014 16:17 BST Ramblers Worldwide Holidays When Yve joined our Women’s Activity Week, she expected hill walking, yoga and Pilates, morning jogging, Nordic walking, aerobics and circuit training, even morning dips in the lake. What she didn’t expect was to be moved to poetry! Here she shares her thoughts in verse, as well as a very atmospheric watercolour she painted while in the Lakes.

Caribbean Cruise Highlights

Oct 21, 2014 15:59 BST Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Ahh, the Caribbean… Sun, sea, sand and cocktails are just a few of the things we associate with this world-famous region of relaxation that consists of more than 700 idyllic islands. A favourite amongst holidaymakers from all over the world, the Caribbean is perfect for those who are looking to get away from it all and recharge their batteries in seaborne serenity.

The best season to climb Nesugata Mountain in Shimoda.

Oct 21, 2014 06:12 BST JP-GUIDE It is the best season to climb Nesugata Mountain, Shimoda, Shizuoka Prefecture, with a ropeway. Under the clear weather, you can overlook the superb view of Shimoda Bay and the pass of the Black ship Susquehanna from the observatory of Nesugata Mountain. "Little angel," a famous flower in Nesugata Mountain, will bloom soon. Let's refresh at Nesugata Mountain this autumn.

Hougan-ji Temple in Chikubu Island: Special Opening & Commemorative Exhibition

Oct 21, 2014 03:58 BST JP-GUIDE Special opening and commemorative exhibition will be taken place at Hougan-ji Temple in Chikubu Island, Nagahama City, Shiga Prefecture. This event will be held from September 1 to November 30, 2014. Ancient documents and historical charm will be open to the public and introduced.

Visiting places where have a connection with Ii Family

Oct 21, 2014 02:44 BST JP-GUIDE There are 8 temples and 4 shrines and a residence which has a connection with Ii Family and Hikone Domain. If you show a goshuin-cho (a notebook for sealing red seals of various sacred places), you can receive two privileges. Both privileges are the discount ticket for Yakatabune or velotaxi (rickshaw). This event is held from April 1, 2010 to March 31, 2018.

Five Simple Steps To A Successful Wedding . . . .

Oct 17, 2014 16:38 BST Stoke Park When it comes to weddings- there is a lot to plan, from deciding your ideal location to selecting the perfect photographer to capture every minute of the big day. To ensure this process is simple and stress-free, our experienced wedding co-ordinator has put together these steps to ensure your wedding is perfect from start to finish.

From Desert to Jungle in Bolivia...

Oct 17, 2014 10:03 BST Ramblers Worldwide Holidays David Kay, Product Manager, explores Bolivia on foot, brand new to our programme for 2015. Triumph Over TripAdvisor

Oct 16, 2014 14:54 BST