Blog posts

Walking the Ypres Salient

Nov 13, 2014 17:24 GMT Ramblers Worldwide Holidays Annette Cotter led this tour for us in September and wrote this thoughtful piece. The fighting at Flanders Fields and the cost of war is very much in our minds this week. If you would like to experience for yourself the heritage of this part of Europe, there are four more holiday departures next year, starting from May 2015.

Cruising with Fred. Olsen – 'Bringing the world closer to you'

Nov 11, 2014 14:04 GMT Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Many people would agree that one of the worst parts about travelling is, well, the actual process of travelling. Long train rides; traffic jams and endless hours in airplane seats are all things that we have come to accept as part of the journey. Fortunately, this isn't strictly true; there’s a way to travel without being uncomfortable – getting on a cruise!

West Essex Ramblers Conquer Northern Italy

Nov 11, 2014 10:30 GMT Ramblers Worldwide Holidays Every year, West Essex Ramblers takes a large group of 50+ on a Ramblers Worldwide Holiday tour. Organiser John Juchau sent us this account of their adventures this year in the Trentino Highlands.

Exploring The Eastern Mediterranean

Nov 10, 2014 15:00 GMT Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines For sheer diversity, sparkling scenery and rich culture enriched by history, look no further than one of our eastern Mediterranean cruises. Trade tourist traps and long waits at the airport for a relaxing Fred. Olsen cruise and take to the seas for a memorable Mediterranean adventure. Not sure where to go? Here are a few ideas…

Maul to mall personalisation

Nov 10, 2014 14:00 GMT Neopost The worlds of rugby and fashion rarely collide, except in the minds of commentators warning of 'handbags at dawn' after a bust-up in the line-out or maul. Yet, in the last few weeks England Rugby 2015, organiser of the Rugby World Cup 2015, and fashion brand Burberry have revealed a shared commitment to personalised marketing.

Highlights from the Canadian Rockies

Nov 07, 2014 10:20 GMT Ramblers Worldwide Holidays Alan Shipley from Horsham in Surrey has recently returned from a Ramblers Worldwide Holidays trip to western Canada. The Canadian Rockies abound with stunning scenery – emerald lakes, glaciers, alpine forests and rugged mountains compete with charming towns and fascinating cities for your attention. While spoilt for choice, here Alan picks out the highlights of his trip.

Enjoy the Best of the Far East in 2015

Nov 06, 2014 11:12 GMT Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines If you’re looking to get the most out of your holiday but are pushed for time then look no further than our exotic fly-cruises to the Far East. These magical holidays will take you on an unforgettable journey where you'll witness beautiful beaches, jaw-dropping landscapes, mystical and exciting cities.

Christmas With a Twist

Nov 05, 2014 15:26 GMT Ramblers Worldwide Holidays Spare the turkey, break with tradition and spend Christmas abroad this year. Stride forth and enjoy a convivial guided walking holiday – with all the trimmings – to some of the most exotic, tantalising and beautiful destinations in the World with Ramblers Worldwide Holidays including Crete, Jordan, Morocco, Sicily, Turkey, Siena and Florence, Malta and Gozo.

Beauty off the beaten track in the Garfagnana Valley

Nov 04, 2014 10:08 GMT Ramblers Worldwide Holidays Enthusiastic walker Gerry Carson has just returned from one of our new holiday destinations, the Garfagnana Valley in central Italy. Gerry reports that he had a great time in this less-visited area, and his photos certainly showcase the beauty of this ideal mountain walking location.

A Taste of Greece in London’s Spitalfields

Oct 31, 2014 11:28 GMT Ramblers Worldwide Holidays Ramblers Worldwide Holidays PR & Promotions Manager Tony Maniscalco enjoyed both the presentations and the hospitality on offer at the recent ‘Taste of Greece’ event.