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​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.

Staying fit and healthy on your cruise

Mar 19, 2015 09:07 GMT Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Cruising is all about exploration, relaxation and having a good time. However, many people are keen to make sure that they stay reasonably active during their voyage; after all, all of that time on deckchairs and eating great food might leave a few guests feeling a little guilty! If you’re one of those people, there’s plenty you can do!

Haggis, neeps and chatty - Looking to the skies for industry inspiration!

Mar 18, 2015 10:45 GMT VisitScotland Scotland certainly has an interesting past when it comes to our relationship with the universe!

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

How do your mail handling processes measure up? The lifecycle of a piece of mail…

Mar 06, 2015 11:00 GMT Neopost Many business communications are two way. If you send something out you often receive something back. Businesses focus on processes for sending mail, but overlook how they handle responses and incoming mail in general. Consequently businesses suffer from higher costs, slower response times, dissatisfied internal and external customers and possibly failure to comply with regulatory requirements.

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.