Trekking through the jungle in Northern Thailand, looking out over to the mountains where our guide was born in Burma.
Not a bad view for a quick break on Mam Tor.
Hiking along the ridge.
There are so many reasons that I like to cycle tour, so numerous it would be futile to list them all off in one blog post. So instead I thought […]
It is without doubt that Fiennes is the greatest living explorer and adventurer. He has conquered many expeditions taking him across the world, many times over. It therefore almost goes […]
Dry-Stone Wall in the Peak District with the town of Edale in the background.
A lone walker on a cliff in the Peak District, taken during last nights Micro-Adventure through Edale and Hope.
Trawling through the internet, in the typical way I do when I am bored of revision, I came across something amazing. A challenge which immediately made me say “YES.” When […]
As promised in my last post. Here is the review of the Campingaz Twister Plus. On previous cycle tours that I have been on I made do without a stove. […]
A few days ago, on twitter, I saw an advertisement for a job opportunity which I really liked the sound of. The job is to be a ‘Student Representative’ for […]
I first became aware of micro-adventures a few months ago and immediately loved the idea. After watching many of Alastair Humphrey’s videos, I was hooked and couldn’t wait to go […]
A few months ago I decided I was going to write-up my 3000km cycle around Europe. So much happened, good and bad, I thought it would be a good idea […]
“This has been such a flat day”, I said to Tom as we pedalled out of Turin. We had started just outside of Carmagnola and had managed to make it […]
Sri Lanka is also known as the Pearl of the Indian Ocean. From my recent trip there I can certainly see why. I flew out for two weeks of being […]
I spotted Alpkit early last year when I bought my bivvy through them. I really like the idea of the company. They are just a small Nottingham based outdoors company […]
When cycling around Europe this summer I started thinking what makes a perfect cycling road? I guess everyone will have their favourite route or road to cycle on but why […]
Unfortunately my old sleeping mat passed away shortly before I left on my cycle. I had always thought that it was pretty light weighing at around 1kg, albeit not the […]
“Why haven’t we always rough camped?” This is the question Tom and I were asking ourselves on our cycle around Europe. Not only is it free but it gives you […]