Blog posts • Nov 10, 2015 18:09 GMT
The dreamy locations of the Inspector Montalbano TV Series have placed this part of Italy firmly on the tourist map. Rupert Parker, journalist, photographer and member of the British Guild of Travel Writers, investigates and finds baroque hilltop towns, stunning beaches and is tantalised by a possible sighting of the famous detective.
Blog posts • Nov 03, 2015 13:39 GMT
Majorca’s image as a holiday destination is usually that of a party island of sun, sea and sand. But there’s a very different side to it; on the north-west of the island, a beautiful mountainous hinterland runs parallel to coast and is fantastic country for walking. Gerry Carson found his second visit to be even better than his first.
Blog posts • Oct 22, 2015 10:44 BST
Gwen Gallagher is a fantastic advert for the benefits of keeping fit and active. At the age of 83, she joined our Icelandic Explorer tour and did a top grade walk to the summit of Sulur Mountain, almost in the Arctic Circle – leaving some younger members of the group trailing behind.
Blog posts • Oct 16, 2015 20:17 BST
Did you know that the National Trust looks after over 775 miles of coastline in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, including such iconic landmarks as the White Cliffs of Dover, the Giant’s Causeway and Rhosilli Bay? Whatever you’re looking for from a coastal walk – panoramic views, sandy bays, smugglers’ coves, or bracing sea air followed by a cosy café – there’s a stretch of coastline to suit.
Blog posts • Aug 26, 2015 19:10 BST
In 2005, Canadian rambler Jocelyn Wattis decided to visit Europe on a walking tour. She invited some friends to join her, and the Travel Bags were born! Since that first visit to Paris, the tradition has continued, with an RWH trip for the Travel Bags every two years. This year, this formidable group is celebrating its 10th anniversary by visiting Ireland and Scotland.
Blog posts • Aug 26, 2015 18:30 BST
The striking mountain scenery of the Dolomites makes it a hugely popular destination for winter sports enthusiasts – but in the summer months, this UNESCO World Heritage site is a paradise for walkers, as Lynda and Martin Bryan-Brown found when they joined our new tour Colfosco, in the heart of the Dolomites.
Blog posts • Aug 12, 2015 17:33 BST
Gerry Carson recently completed Le Tour de Mont Blanc, often regarded as one of the world’s greatest walks, which allows you to trek around Europe’s highest mountain. If, like Gerry, you also like your creature comforts, our Mont Blanc Hotel Trek is for you.
Blog posts • Aug 03, 2015 11:03 BST
David Wright, Business Systems Analyst here at Ramblers Worldwide Holidays, recently got out from behind his desk and joined our walking holiday group to explore the idyllic towns, ancient villages and rolling scenery of the North Wiltshire Cotswolds. He found much to enjoy in a perfectly English landscape.