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Chinese New Year 2015!

Feb 19, 2015 15:13 GMT Ramblers Worldwide Holidays ​On 19 February the World will erupt with celebrations to mark the Chinese New Year, also known as the Spring festival.

Family Friendly Half-Term Escape At Stoke Park

Feb 19, 2015 11:19 GMT Stoke Park ​Half-term is upon us, the house may be buzzing – but fear not here at ​Stoke Park, we can ensure your half-term is stress free. With a number of different activities to choose from, these will not only entertain the ​children but will create an experience for the whole family to enjoy.

Discover Bordeaux and its Classic Wine Region

Feb 18, 2015 11:31 GMT Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Whether you see yourself as a wine connoisseur in the making, or simply enjoy a quiet glass every now and then, our French River cruises are the perfect way to enjoy an educational insight into the word of wine whilst also basking in all the beauty France has to offer.

Haggis, neeps and chatty - Sorry to bang on about the weather again, but…

Feb 18, 2015 09:45 GMT VisitScotland Sorry to bang on about the weather again, but…

Birdwatching in Costa Rica

Feb 16, 2015 16:03 GMT Ramblers Worldwide Holidays ​Margaret Morfoot was thrilled by the sheer variety of colourful birdlife and other diverse wildlife of Costa Rica. Guided by local bird expert Frank, the group managed to add a total of over 20 sightings of species not on the already extensive list of spottings accumulated by previous RWH guests.

 Green light for speed and efficiency

Feb 11, 2015 12:00 GMT Neopost Once the stuff of science fiction, driverless cars could soon be on the streets of Greenwich, Milton Keynes, Coventry and Bristol, following the Department of Transport’s decision to give the green light to trials on public roads.

​Wildlife at Ramblers Holidays HQ

Feb 10, 2015 11:01 GMT Ramblers Worldwide Holidays We are very fortunate to be based at the stunning site of Lemsford Mill, near Welwyn Garden City, and we are proud to be custodians of a small part of wild Hertfordshire. Peter Oakenfull is part of the team that maintains the Mill grounds and its wildlife. In the first of a series of seasonal posts, he tells us what the site and his work mean to him.

Montalbano’s Sicily: Ragusa Ibla is oh, so beautiful!

Feb 05, 2015 14:46 GMT Ramblers Worldwide Holidays For once not leading a tour for RWH, Eileen and Paul Lyons spent a welcome few days’ winter holiday in Ragusa Ibla in the Val di Noto in south-east Sicily, familiar to fans as the scenic setting for TV’s Inspector Montalbano series.

​6 Reasons Why Stoke Park Is The Most Romantic Place In Buckinghamshire

Feb 04, 2015 17:24 GMT Stoke Park With Valentine’s Day approaching, it’s time to start planning a romantic weekend away with your loved one. Set within 300 acres of beautiful parkland, landscaped gardens and lakes, the Palladian Mansion makes the perfect romantic setting, exuding romance and luxury throughout your stay. Here are 6 reasons why Stoke Park is the most romantic place in Buckinghamshire;

Show someone you care

Feb 04, 2015 11:53 GMT Neopost Love it or loathe it, there is no escaping Valentine's Day on February 14. Shops are already full of love hearts and chocolates, red roses and champagne. There is still nothing quite like the excitement of receiving a card. Oddly enough, it seems that a strong emotional reaction to mail is not limited to Valentine's cards but applies equally to marketing and advertising mail.