So you've got a tent and all the gear, you've chosen an area to visit for your camping trip... now what? It's time to book your campsite of course! And there are a number of key points to consider when looking for a campsite: Is the location suitable, ie can you walk to a town/village/nearest … Continue reading Choosing a Campsite
There are a few people I've heard speak, watched on television or whose books about travel I've read that have really fired up my love for travel and exploring new places, so I thought I would do a short post on who my favourite modern-day travellers are and why I find them so inspirational... Michael … Continue reading In Brief: Inspiring Adventurers
There are plenty of things to bear in mind when you are going travelling or going on holiday, and one of them is your safety. Whilst it's not something that many of us give much thought to, it's always worth taking a few precautions... Here are a few tips for minimising the risk whilst on … Continue reading Staying Safe Whilst Travelling
So, if you were to delve into my travel bag what would you always find lurking inside? Well, this is a snapshot of the sort of things I usually have in my (usually quite sizeable) bag when I am travelling: My iPhone - this is my life in my pocket... everything related to my work and … Continue reading Unpack My Bag!
If you've read some of my previous posts, you will know I love camping and being outdoors generally, so I decided that I should write a short post explaining why I like nothing better than to pack up the car and head out into the countryside with a tent and a gas stove... won't you … Continue reading Crazy for Camping!
Taking a relaxing break away from the day-to-day can be a great way to recharge your batteries. Whether you’re looking for a relaxing weekend, or you’re looking for something a little more energetic, there’s no limit to where you could go and what you could do. But there are some ways to help build up … Continue reading Treating travel like a reward
I love getting out into the countryside for a walk - the fresh air, the views, the peace - it helps me to relax and clear my head... But if you are going out walking there are certain steps you should take to keep yourself and the rest of your group safe: Plan your route … Continue reading Staying Safe Whilst Out Walking
I love getting out and exploring and I'm also rather fond of food, so when I was asked to sample some expedition meals from Summit To Eat I jumped at the chance! I was sent four pouches containing the following meals to try: Breakfast - Morning Oats with Raspberry Main - Pasta Bolognaise and Vegetable Chipotle … Continue reading Love Adventure, Love Food
I love to get out and walk come rain or shine, even if it’s only around where I live in the East Midlands (UK). But my true passion is getting out into the hills – I find climbing to the top of any hill or mountain exhilarating… it feels like an achievement and, best of … Continue reading My Favourite Places to Walk in the UK
I have always loved travelling but have never really given much thought as to why it has become such a passion of mine. Until recently that is, when I started to wonder what drove me to constantly be looking to head off and explore somewhere new... I seem to have spent the last 25 years … Continue reading Why I Love Travelling