Our Vietnam Adventure
Sun, 31 Jan 2016
Vietnam is a name to many people which reminds them of the 1960s and 1970s war against America. To us, it is the Vietnam War; to them it is the American War.
Jewels of Jordan
Sun, 31 Jan 2016
I have just returned from my 28th trip with Ramblers Worldwide, which as usual was well organised and well led. The highlight was as expected, the city of Petra, which was wonderful and really does need the four nights spent at the very good Petra Palace Hotel, as this enabled the group to fully...
Walking in the Holy Land
Sat, 30 Jan 2016
I was very happy when Ramblers Worldwide Holidays asked me to visit Israel to survey the walks for their new Biblical Footsteps tour. I arrived in Israel after dark and checked into the hotel that the group will use on the tour.
Walking Holidays in Armenia
Tue, 26 Jan 2016
Quite a long time ago, I walked among the bewitching, hallowed ruins of Ani, longing to cross the ravine eastward into her founding land of Armenia. This long-held memory and yearned-for visit finally came to pass this autumn with a Ramblers Worldwide Holidays group who were eager to hike, ready...
Sun, 24 Jan 2016
I have often found myself in awe of the photos of Uzbekistan and wondered if the real thing would be just as wonderful as it is captured in publications. I cannot wait to find out for myself!
Tue, 19 Jan 2016
For several years now this trip has been reported by enthusiastic Ramblers as a great one to go on and we would endorse that. The itinerary has been put together by ACT Travel in Vietnam and we heard from them that they are always looking to make improvements.