Blog posts • Jul 07, 2014 11:48 BST
There was no escaping the fact that we were staying on a group of volcanic islands – from the topography of the inactive and not so inactive volcanoes, to the periodic smell of sulphur in the air.
Blog posts • Jul 01, 2014 12:12 BST
Not only is John Carter – former presenter of TV’s ‘Wish You Were Here’ – one of the doyens of the travel writing fraternity but a great pasta maker to boot! He had the opportunity to hone his culinary skills on a Ramblers Worldwide Holidays visit to the Hotel Giardini in San Marcello, Tuscany under the benevolent eye of chef Cinzia who runs cookery classes at the hotel.
Blog posts • Jun 26, 2014 14:00 BST
Did you ever wonder what would happen if a trekking holiday took an unexpected turn? For Brad Pitt’s character in this week’s movie pick, Seven Years in Tibet, the answer could not have been more fascinating.
Blog posts • Jun 25, 2014 12:12 BST
In April I was in a group of 13 lead by Brenda on a trip to New York. We visited all the expected sites and, owing to Brenda’s excellent knowledge of the city, some we didn’t expect.
Blog posts • Jun 19, 2014 11:06 BST
John Carter – former presenter of TV’s ‘Wish You Were Here’ and BBC Holiday programme – has been on a number of Ramblers Worldwide Holidays, often delighting clients with his globetrotting experiences gleaned over many years.
Blog posts • Jun 16, 2014 16:00 BST
Walking holidays in Croatia offer ramblers a variety of eclectic experiences. The Eastern European country strikes the perfect balance between sunny landscapes, fascinating exotic customs and a more cultural side which will no doubt entice history-loving walkers.
Blog posts • Jun 14, 2014 12:30 BST
The Constable PoemIf you wake in the night with a medical fright, Call for Adam, our wonderful leader. Is there time for a beer? yes, let’s go in here, Says Adam, our wonderful leader.
Blog posts • Jun 11, 2014 10:12 BST
A very pleasant holiday for 10 days and I really chilled out. 7 days were on the island of Lipari with excursions available to nearby islands.
Blog posts • Jun 08, 2014 12:02 BST
The digital age could spell the end of the good old-fashioned ordnance survey map much beloved by many a Rambler. This alarming prospect is revealed in a recent article by Rachel Hewitt in The Guardian entitled ‘End of the road for the map?’
Blog posts • Jun 04, 2014 16:00 BST
We Brits take pride in our appreciation of beautiful sunny weather and enjoy revelling in the sun’s sometimes rare appearance. However, when preparing for a trekking holidaythe glorious rays of sunshine we all typically hope for can hold some potentially harmful side effects.
Blog posts • May 28, 2014 18:00 BST
What do you want from a D-grade holiday? Only walking, walking and some sight-seeing, or more sight-seeing than walking? What makes a Ramblers holiday? Answering my own questions I am looking for a day’s walk with some sight-seeing and the leader makes the holiday for the party.
Blog posts • May 26, 2014 18:00 BST
“Constable Country” is an excellent short Ramblers holiday, based upon the work and times of the artist, John Constable, and based in North Essex and South Suffolk. John Constable was born in 1776 in East Bergholt.
Blog posts • May 21, 2014 16:00 BST
May marks the United Kingdom’s National Walking Month, in which British citizens are encouraged to indulge in this increasingly popular activity. As a result, it is likely that many Britons are ready to embark on their first-ever trek or hike.
Blog posts • May 19, 2014 14:00 BST
Our adventure started on the first day of this trip to India to visit the Himashel Pradesh region which is situated at the foothills of the Himalayan Mountains. We travelled first by taxi and then by coach to Heathrow Airport to catch our flight to Delhi.
Blog posts • May 14, 2014 15:00 BST
Among the many problems and question facing walkers embarking on walking holidays, one of the most pressing is the need to pack light. After all, there has yet to be a hiker born who enjoys lugging around a heavy backpack when trailing across fields and mountain paths.
Blog posts • May 07, 2014 11:00 BST
In current western society, it would seem the concept of walking is falling by the wayside. With cars becoming increasingly widespread and affordable and most places in the world boasting at least adequate public transportation systems, it seems using one’s own two feet is a more and more antiquated ideal.
Blog posts • May 03, 2014 15:00 BST
My wife and I arrived back today from 3 weeks on your KwaZulu Natal – A World Heritage Discovery grade D holiday. We’ve been on 17 Ramblers holidays over the last 14 years and this, the 18th, was one of the very best.
Blog posts • Apr 28, 2014 16:37 BST
Nicky Davis had a wonderful experience with Ramblers Worldwide Holidays last October, when she participated in our popular walking tour around Lake Iseo, in Italy. The wide variety of walks available on this two-week tour, ranging from lakeside rambles to mountain hikes, captured this walker’s imagination enough for her to want to detail her adventures in a detailed post on her blog.
Blog posts • Apr 23, 2014 11:09 BST
I recently had the good fortune to travel to the Falkland Islands as a guest of Falkland Islands Tourist Board to survey our new Falkland Islands and Chile holiday. I consider myself a lucky man to have seen such a beautiful place.