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Wild Swimming Guide

Are you intrigued by open water swimming? Whether it’s the thrill of being closer to nature or the appeal of the reported health benefits of cold water swimming that draws you in, we can help you get started. In our wild swimming guide, we’ll talk you through everything you need to know – from what the activity is to what to wear while you’re doing it. Discover more below. What…

10 Most Beautiful Waterfalls in The World

Lakes, mountains and coasts offer some of the most spectacular hiking trails. But let’s not forget about waterfalls. Offering so many incredible treks with endless photo opportunities, we’ll talk you through our top 10 most beautiful waterfalls in the world. From Angel Falls in Zambia to Guffloss in Iceland, find inspiration for your next waterfall walk below. 1. Plitvice Falls, Croatia Named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1979, Plitvice…

New Year’s Reflections – Half Way Home

Before I set off on this expedition to walk 2000km across the Sahara, I had some doubts about it. Not, perhaps as you might expect, about the distance or difficulty or danger but because just under a year ago I had become the first woman to walk the Draa River in Morocco which had been a fantastic experience, and I was worried that the Sahara Expedition would fall short.  This…

Top 10 Most Beautiful Lakes in The World

The focus of many walks, watersports and outdoor photography – lakes are one of the most versatile natural features earth has to offer. But where are the best lakes to visit? With so many to choose from, we’ve compiled a list of the top 10 most beautiful lakes in the world. Whether they’re unusually coloured, quirky in their form or simply visually stunning, we’ve got it covered. Discover some of…

Brave Wilderness in Australia | Part One

By Mark Vins After returning from their first major production for Animal Planet, Brave Wilderness camera team Mark Vins and Mario Aldecoa are joining this months blog to share the very first public details about their experiences in Australia making Coyote Peterson’s debut television series This was IT! The adventure we’ve dreamed about for years. Australia. The Outback. Further, then we’ve ever gone before! As a team, we thrive on…

Adventure Weekend: Climbing Ladhar Bienn in Knoydart

By Martin Davies I have been climbing in the Scottish Highlands since I was a young boy. I was first introduced to the Scottish highlands by my Grandfather. He would take me North in his old beaten up Skoda, from Glasgow and we would camp out by a Loch. The following day we would and climb the nearest Mountain (Ben) and I would be told amazing stories of the history…

Asia A – Craghoppers Student Prize Winner 2019

Meet Andrew Reid, he was born and raised in Kingston, Jamaica. Today, he is a recent graduate from USC and in the process of developing his first feature which is ASIA A with the support of the Tribeca Film Institute and the Craghoppers Film Prize. At the age of 21, he was told by doctors he would never walk again but with dedication and perseverance, he regained movement. His goal? To…

The Travel Writers Field Guide: City of Contrasts

@danieljneilson In this blog post, we look at one of the most challenging areas of writing and especially travel writing, and that’s the elimination of cliché, of journalese, of the hackneyed, the superfluous and the empty. We're even going to give you a list of words to avoid! We look at the language editors abhor, common mistakes, the use of overly formal words (amongst, whilst), and also the use of…

Galapagos Islands Travel Guide

The Galapagos Islands provide endless opportunities for taking part in a range of exciting activities, from snorkelling with turtles and sea lions to cliff jumping into lagoons. Before you set off on your adventure, there are plenty of factors to consider. In our Galapagos Islands travel guide we’ll talk you through some key information including what to do, where to stay, how to get there and more. With our handy…

Simon Reeve: How Clothing Has Changed

By Simon Reeve, HUMANS have been on the move for thousands of years, and they have always needed clothing and kit for adventures. In 1991 Otzi the iceman was found frozen on a high ridge in the Alps. The perfect needlework on his preserved clothes meant the authorities initially thought he was a lost hiker from the early 1900s.  It was only after carbon-dating his remains that scientists realised Otzi…