Blog posts

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 comprises 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.

Hougon-ji Temple in Chikubu Island: Specially 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

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Learn more about the print industry’s future with Neopost at London Calling

Oct 15, 2014 13:58 BST Neopost The London Calling exhibition is now underway at The East Wintergarden Canary Wharf, today Neopost presented the first of two seminars offering a unique insight into the future of the UK print industry. The seminar, titled Future Focus: A look at the UK Printing Industry, analysed the findings of our unique report – produced in conjunction with the British Printing Industries Federation.

Waging war against rising business costs

Oct 13, 2014 16:49 BST Neopost New figures released this week by the CBI show that the financial services sector is enjoying its strongest period of growth since the 2007 crisis, with a rise in income, profits and recruitment. Despite these encouraging signs, the outlook for the UK economy as a whole remains mixed.