Seealpsee Swiss Alps Mountain ViewsAdventure Bagging

Introducing Appenzell – Home To Some Of Most Scenic Alpine Scenery In The Swiss Alps

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There are - truly - a few places I've visited where I've REALLY wanted to come back and shout about my experience and share it with you all. But there are very few that, despite wanting to tell you all about it, I also want to keep it a secret. Hiking…
Osprey Raptor 14 Backpack- Review

Osprey Raptor 14 Backpack Review

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In addition to the awesome Talon 22 backpack, Osprey also gave me the chance to try out their 2019 version of the Raptor 14 backpack. Specifically designed for cyclists, but also great as a lightweight day pack for hiking, the Raptor…
Simon Heyes - travel bloggerAdventure Bagging

An Update On Life & Social Media

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Hi everyone, hope you're keeping well! Apologies for the silent treatment of late. This blog has had to take a back seat of late, which I'm a little sad about, but hopefully after reading this post you'll appreciate why :) Important…
Osprey Talon 22 Mens Backpack ReviewAdventure Bagging

Osprey Talon 22 Backpack – Review

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As you may have seen from my last backpack blog post, I am a bit of a backpack whore. I have many different bags, for many different purposes, and love everyone. And I especially love Osprey packs. I've used them on 6-month round the world…
Lake District Walking In AprilAdventure Bagging

What To Pack For A Lake District Walking Holiday

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The Lake District is my favourite place in the UK to hike. Situated in the North West of England, and around a 2 hour drive from Manchester, the Lake District is Englands's largest National Park, and second largest in the UK. Filled with…
Beach view - Oxwich Bay hotelAdventure Bagging

Review: The Oxwich Bay Hotel, South Wales

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I spent most of my life believing - with some certainty - that the now demolished Ponsmere Hotel in Perranporth was the closest hotel to a beach in the UK. It was called the 'hotel on the beach', after all. A few have come close, but none…
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…