11 Things You Didn't Know About Sri Lanka

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It's not every day you travel to a country where one of the main attractions for tourists and locals is a long, sacred Buddha tooth. But then again, Sri Lanka isn't like many other countries I've visited. Friends asked me what Sri Lanka…

Why The Blog Has Been So Quiet Lately

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Hi guys, hope you're keeping well! Apologies for the silent treatment of late. Since July I've had to step away from blogging and social media a little, for various reasons. I guess my recent unenthusiastic approach to blogging and social…
Beers in the sunset - Adventure Bagging

Which Cities Around The World Serve Up The Cheapest Beer?

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I always remember my cheapest beers were in Bolivia, and deepest, darkest China. Both local beers, they cost me the equivalent of 85p and 75p respectively. They were pretty good beers too, which made their price even sweeter! So where…

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…
Summer Sleeping Bags

The Best Summer Sleeping Bags For The Camping & The Festival Season

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The other week I got my old Vango sleeping bag out of its stuff sack and noticed the zip was broken. After 6 years of camping use, I'd completely forgotten it broke during a Cornish camping trip, and I needed a new one. Now the summer camping…
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…
Cartagena tour group, Colombia

Tips For Travelling Solo Around The World

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Ever since 2003 I was determined to travel around the world by myself. I'm not sure why I set my mind on travelling solo. It might have been my strong independence, or it might have been something that I just had to do alone. Travelling round…

Introducing Betsy - The First Beer Designed To Be Drunk At 35,000ft

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A few years ago South African Airlines invited me to a swanky do in Claridge's to celebrate the launch of their new catering contract with DO & CO, and the launch of their new home in Heathrow T2. Amidst sampling DO & CO's food…

Ski Lingo - All The Skiing Slang You Need To Know

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Whenever you learn a new activity or sport, you are classed as a beginner. For any beginner there is a large degree of learning, especially around the nuances of the language used within the activity or sport. Skiing is no different.…