Blog posts

A postcard from Malta & Gozo

Mar 27, 2015 16:55 GMT Ramblers Worldwide Holidays ​Andrew Renshaw tells us he has recently returned from a great Ramblers holiday on Malta & Gozo, where the tour leader, Ian Foster, did a fantastic job of organising the walks and showing the group all interesting sights on the islands. Here’s a ‘postcard’ of his trip highlights.

Lake District Voted Top UK Destination

Mar 27, 2015 12:56 GMT Ramblers Worldwide Holidays Readers of the prestigious Wanderlust magazine recently voted the Lake District the UK’s top UK Destination. Others in the ranking were London (second); Cornwall (third) and Scottish Highlands (fourth).

L'Arte del Furturo. Marcel Schreur to show "Trust" - 'Violet' in Rome.

Mar 24, 2015 22:20 GMT Marcel Schreur Next week from the 31st of March untill the 11th of April, Marcel Schreur is exhibiting two of his works at the prestigous Quirinale - Teatro dei Dioscuri in Rome. An amazing abstract, hand drawn in only seven and a half minutes and then painted was his first abstract to be executed under his "Freedom of movement" expression. Following his heart and drawing from his free spirit. "Trust" it is.

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.

"Stop bullying me" - An artistic take on an awful behavioural phenomenon; bullying.

Mar 21, 2015 12:38 GMT Marcel Schreur Marcel Schreur,the original Dutch artist,is addressing another painful issue in contemporary society.Young or old,rich or poor,strong or weak.In every layer of society we are bearing the brunt of this intimidating behaviour.Marcel says"In essence it is"the right of the strongest",driving this malignant growth.Often inherited from the past,copied by the young,monetised by the clever.Bullying?Awful.

​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.

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!

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!

The Morning Routine Cheat Sheet from Dreams [Infographic]

Mar 16, 2015 08:30 GMT Dreams For those who struggle to get their family up, ready and out of the door on time, here are some tips from the Dreams Sleep Matters Club - the Morning Routine Cheat Sheet