Blog posts • Sep 23, 2016 17:24 BST
Some people go for the scenery; others for the physical challenge; but there is also an element of the spiritual journey helped by the isolated wayside chapels with their ancient primitive altars, as Jane and Richard Anderson found on the Route St Jacques.
Blog posts • Sep 16, 2016 17:22 BST
My dear friend John Carter, former presenter of ‘Wish You Were Here’, a prolific travel writer and champion of Ramblers Worldwide Holidays has just launched – ‘Gullible’s Travels’ – a hilarious account of his globe-trotting days!
Blog posts • Sep 02, 2016 17:10 BST
The combination of walking in medieval hilltop villages of Tuscany, sightseeing and cookery lessons proved the ideal holiday for Christine Dukey. But it was her travelling companions who really made the Tastes and Trails of Tuscany trip for her.
Blog posts • Aug 19, 2016 13:50 BST
Ramblers Worldwide Holidays wish to announce that they are the proud sponsors of the New Bridges of London Charity Walking Event in support of Isabel Hospice their local Hertfordshire based Charity. Why not use this event as a great day out in London irrespective of where you live and in he process support a worthwhile Charity .
Blog posts • Aug 15, 2016 16:25 BST
Theresa May is hiking in Switzerland. Angela Merkel is hiking in Northern Italy. As the two most powerful female politicians in Europe escaped the pressure by taking to the hills, it was great timing for the British Mountaineering Council’s #WomenOutdoors Week.
Blog posts • Aug 08, 2016 10:00 BST
Former Ramblers tour leader Allan Coy started walking in 1954, when he was 17. Now approaching 80 years old, he was a little apprehensive about tackling the famous pilgrim’s route, the Camino de Santiago – but he needn’t have worried.
Blog posts • Aug 05, 2016 10:00 BST
Frequent traveller Vivien Uff is an accomplished writer of visual travel guides specially designed for smartphones, so she particularly appreciated the cultural and scenic richness of her recent trip to the Gardens and Lakes of the Etruscan Highlands. The cuisine was a particular highlight! This tour is run by our sister company Adagio.
Blog posts • Aug 03, 2016 10:00 BST
Jane Brett didn’t really know what to expect of her first trip to Iceland, so she started with a short break in Reykjavik and the vicinity. She was impressed by the history, impressive landscape and the food she found, as well as by its unique and sometimes quirky character – but she gave the whale meat a miss …
Blog posts • Aug 01, 2016 10:00 BST
Some people think that this photo taken Freddie Bagley is a painting! As Freddie says, “The charm of Karpenissi with its surrounding mountains makes it the perfect place to discover the real beauty of Greece's hinterland. Combined with a visit to Delphi and the Gulf of Corinth, and sharing the love of walking with like-minded lovers of rambling over food and wine makes for a great holiday.”
Blog posts • Jul 21, 2016 10:29 BST
Frank Vukovich has had a long love affair with the Adriatic, and he developed and led the first Adagio holiday focusing on the culinary, scenic and cultural delights of Istria, the northern part of the Croatian coast bordering Slovenia and only a short distance from Trieste and Venice, one of the county’s less well-known regions.
Blog posts • Jul 14, 2016 13:19 BST
Julia Bradbury, Ramblers Worldwide Holidays’ Celebrity Ambassador, has been championing the merits of walking at two major literary festivals recently.
Blog posts • Jun 21, 2016 11:07 BST
How often do you get to spend a night at a 5-star hotel and a day with Julia Bradbury? About once in a lifetime, I reckon. I was lucky enough to do both last week, when I joined the group of Ramblers Worldwide Holidays clients on their exclusive short break at The Grand Hotel in Eastbourne.
Blog posts • Jun 08, 2016 09:21 BST
Judy Fine has recently returned from our Treasures of Sicily holiday and has put together an excellent slide presentation of the many and varied sights and experiences she enjoyed on this four-centre tour of this diverse island with its historical and cultural riches and wealth of natural beauty.
Blog posts • Jun 06, 2016 10:00 BST
Lonely Planet’s team of Europe experts have trodden the back streets, climbed to every viewpoint, visited every attraction and sampled many a continental dining spot, all in the name of research (well, someone has to do it!). The result is their annual ‘Best in Europe’ list of the top 10 destinations they think you should see now, before the crowds find out.
Blog posts • Jun 06, 2016 09:57 BST
April is a perfect time to see one of the best spring flower displays in the world on the Mani peninsula of the southern Peloponnese. Grahame Lacey kept a diary of his visit, when the lush carpet of flowers provides a dramatic backdrop to the dry mountains and the many ancient sites in the region.