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… Read More Scenic Scotland
With the exception of a few periods of my life where I have worked or studied overseas, I have always lived in England. And I think when you live somewhere you don’t always appreciate all that it has to offer… which is why it’s great fun sometimes to pretend to be a tourist in your… Read More My Top 10 Things To Do in England
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… Read More 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… Read More Crazy for Camping!
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… Read More 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… Read More 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… Read More My Favourite Places to Walk in the UK
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… Read More Kit Review: The Vango Farnham 500 Tent