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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…

Find The Best Fleece Jacket For You

Interested in buying a new fleece for your adventures, but unsure which is right for you? We’ve got you covered. We have a variety of fleeces to aid you in your travels, whether you’re setting off on a hiking trip for the weekend or taking a leisurely stroll through your local park. Our fleeces are designed with cutting-edge fabric technologies to ensure you have the optimum level of protection and…

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…

How To Pack Light For Travel

Travelling without checked luggage is one of the best ways to travel. You don’t have to haul an oversized case around with you, it stops you from over packing and you get to save money. Having said this, it’s something you’ll have to master before you go. But don’t worry. We’ll talk you through how to pack light for travel, including what to take (and leave behind), how to fold…

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…

Family Gap Year Guide

So you’ve made the decision with your partner and children – you’re all heading on a family gap year. Although the excitement starts now, so does a lot of planning and forethought. Need some help with getting started? Consult our family gap year guide. We’ll talk you through some of the most popular destinations for a gap year with family and 5 top tips to ensure you don’t encounter too…

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…

Outdoor Shirt Buying Guide

An essential piece in any outdoor wardrobe, hiking shirts are a must for your adventures. Whether you need something to keep you covered from biting bugs or a lightweight option for your travels – we’ve got your back. But how do you know which is right for you? With so many different types of shirts available, making a decision can be tricky. So to make the choice a bit simpler…

It's Not Just About Magazines

By Daniel Nielson Think travel writing, and your mind skips immediately to magazines, perhaps books, but there are many, many styles of travel writing to get stuck into (and even make money from). Oral storytelling The birth of language, the teacher of lessons, the medium of exchange. The oral tradition of storytelling is really the history of human life. Before we coded the sounds we make into writing, we spoke…

Winter Hiking Kit Guide

It may be cold outside – but that doesn’t mean you need to be stuck indoors. With the right kit and clothing, you’re all set to explore the wintery landscape, whether there’s rain, snow or sleet on the horizon. Take a peek at our guide to what you need for your winter hiking kit, including clothing and accessories – and get ready for your next adventure. Winter Hiking Clothes List…