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).

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.

​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!

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

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.