Have you got lots of plans for this summer? Or are you more of a 'let's wait and see what happens' type person? I'm a bit of a planner - not particularly because I like to be organised but because I like to have something to look forward to... so here are a few of … Continue reading My Summer 2018 Wishlist
Craggy, snow-covered peaks, deep lochs and wild landscapes… that’s what most people think of when you mention Scotland’s highland scenery. But so far, my experience had not stretched beyond the big Scottish cities which I had visited for work, so I was desperate to see and experience some of its rugged beauty that I had … Continue reading Scenic Scotland
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
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!
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
Here we are at the start of 2018 and a fresh, new year of travel awaits... hopefully! But, due to various unforeseen circumstances my travel for this year is not as well-planned as I thought it was just a few months ago! We should have been going on a group trip to Lanzarote for a … Continue reading My 2018 Travel Plans
We had a small 3-man Vango tent many years ago and loved it – it was great quality and easy to put up – so when it came to buying a new tent we looked to Vango again. Our main requirements were: a tent that was easy to put up had a decent sized living … Continue reading Kit Review: The Vango Farnham 500 Tent