Rafting, Hiking & Car Trains In Triglav National Park

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One of the reasons I love travel is because just when you think you've seen the best mountain, the best lake, the best waterfall, the best countries in the world, travel throws up something new. That something this time was Triglav National…
Wild Camping kit explosion in the Lake District

25 Useful Wild Camping Tips And Packing List Items

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Over the Easter weekend, a friend and I did a 4 day / 3-night wild camp and hiking trip in the Lake District. It was a stunning, sunny weekend, so we took a lot of pictures. I thought I would combine some of those pictures with a post on some…

14 Micro Adventure Ideas For Everyone To Try

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Adventure is a very subjective word. For one person, adventure might mean throwing themselves out of a plane in New Zealand. Yet for another, adventure might mean camping in the garden with the kids.Adventures can be big and small, and this…
Hiking in the Lake District in the snow

9 Lake District Mountain Walks For Beginners

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I was one year old the first time I set foot in the Lake District National Park. I grew up in Preston, a mere one hour drive from the Southern lakes, and was taken to the Lakes at least once a year throughout my childhood. It is a special…
The ultimate Inca Trail Packing List - Adventure Bagging

The Complete Inca Trail Packing List

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Hiking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu was something I'd wanted to do since I was a young boy. Now that I've actually hiked one of the best trails in the world, I can safely say it was one of my top five travel highlights ever. Before I left…
Hiking The South West Coast Path (SWCP) - Cornwall, UK

The South West Coast Path - The Jewel In the Crown Of British Hiking

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I started hiking at 2 years of age. Through grazed knees and nettle stings I came to love the outdoors. The fresh air, the views, the feeling of accomplishment once a mountain has been bagged. Scafell Pike, Ben Nevis and Snowdon have…
Hiking the Tongariro Crossing, New Zealand

Hiking The Tongariro Crossing, New Zealand

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If someone says to you 'New Zealand National Park', what is the first thing that jumps into your head? For me, it's the sweeping 360 degree, stunning, panoramic mountain shots in Lord Of The Rings, with dwarves and horses running across stunning…
A geyser cloud following eruption in Iceland

Iceland's Golden Circle: Greenhouses, Geysers & Geology

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I'm going to throw it out there right away - there are many similarities between Reykjavik, Iceland, and Queenstown, New Zealand. As I was coming into land over the snow covered lava fields of Iceland, there was a certain excitement and trepidation…
24 peaks hiking challenge for Meningitis Now

24 Peaks In 24 Hours - The Recap

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After nine months of planning, our 24 peaks in 24 hours hiking challenge finally arrived on the 13th June. It was an incredible build up, a tough challenge, and one I'm pleased to say we smashed, finishing the challenge in 20.5 hours. Not…
Hiking Over The o2 Arena In London - Simon Heyes

Hiking Over The O2 Arena In London

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Following my 'Best Male' blogger award win in April (still can't believe it!), the next step was to claim my prize - a hike over the O2 Arena in London for me and three friends. After finally sorting a date, two good friends, my better…