Adventure Travel

Travel Essentials: What's In My Carry-On

Steph Matthews | Posted 23.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Steph Matthews

You might be in the midst of making travel arrangements for the upcoming summer months so I'm sharing the types of things that I enjoy traveling onboard with.

Concerns Over Mountain Pathways Should Not Put People Off the Great Outdoors

Masha Gordon | Posted 08.05.2016 | UK Sport
Masha Gordon

Having benefited enormously from being active outdoors, my strong view would be that we should be doing our utmost to encourage more people - particularly young girls - to take on rambling, hill walking and mountaineering. Not discouraging them.

Life Beyond the Lens: Travel Blogger Brooke Saward Reveals the Reality Behind World of Wanderlust

Lizzie Mulherin | Posted 18.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Lizzie Mulherin

At just 24 years of age, the Australian-born beauty has turned her curiosity and taste for adventure into a profitable business. World of Wanderlust is a digital destination for those who appreciate travel and seek new experiences; it inspires people to not only wonder what lies beyond their immediate horizon, but to go and find out what it is.

The Strength of Everyone Else

Kevan Chandler | Posted 31.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Kevan Chandler

My parents took in the words, the concerns, the information. They sat there in a cold room, surrounded by doctors, and they decided to be strong.

Wild Whale Encounters - Not a Tank in Sight

Catherine Capon | Posted 24.03.2016 | UK
Catherine Capon

By Catherine Capon The news that SeaWorld is ending their orca breeding program implies that hopefully whales in captivity will soon be a thing of t...

Travel Eye: The Best Diving in Indonesia? These Top the List...

Karen Edwards | Posted 22.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Karen Edwards

Located in what scientists call 'the coral triangle', Indonesia is surrounded by some of the planet's richest marine life. It is estimated 51,090sqkm of the country's surrounding water is made up of coral reef, an area home to everything from sharks and rays to Pygmy seahorses. So where do you find the most beautiful and biodiverse dive sites?

Two Men in a Rowing Boat Take on the Atlantic (And Make It to the Other Side!)

Tom Caulfield | Posted 21.03.2016 | UK Sport
Tom Caulfield

It took 18 months of rigorous training, serious determination, plenty of conversations defending our 'crazy' idea, and several close shaves out in the open - but somehow we made it...

Grown-Up Backpacking In Breathtaking Sri Lanka Will Cure Your Adult Life Freakouts

Jo Carrigan | Posted 07.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Jo Carrigan

Sri Lanka is completely unlike any other Asian country I've ever been to - the people, the food, the sights and the experiences are all truly incredible. If you're looking for a party and a fried English breakfast, this place is not for you: it's been largely untouched - and not yet ruined - by tourism, meaning there's a distinct lack of the seedy underside of mass visitation that's plaguing so many Asian countries these days. Long may it continue.

If We Continue to Travel the Way We Are, Our Children Will Not Have the Same Opportunity...

Brad Frankel | Posted 07.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Brad Frankel

We'd reduce our carbon footprint, we wouldn't damage these local communities and fragile environments BUT we wouldn't learn...we wouldn't be able to help...we wouldn't be able to contribute to their economy...and we wouldn't be able to make a difference!

Holidays - Why I Choose Challenge Over Chill Time

Catherine Capon | Posted 12.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Catherine Capon

Malaysia: The tale of two halves. From leech bites, soaking wet clothes and aching muscles to pure white sand, clear water and coral reefs; the areas that I explored in peninsular Malaysia couldn't have been more different.

Two Men in a Rowing Boat Take on the Atlantic (And Got a Bit More Than They Bargained For)

Tom Caulfield | Posted 14.02.2016 | UK Sport
Tom Caulfield

It's weird what the ocean does to your mind. We started out having some pretty insane dreams - sleep deprivation will do that to you. Ironically, we most commonly dreamt that we were stuck in the middle of a vast ocean with no-one else around. Then we'd wake up and think, 'Oh wait, that's actually happening'. Emotionally it's a rollercoaster.

Natural Beauty and Urban Living in Alberta

Black Tomato | Posted 09.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Black Tomato

Famed for its natural wonders and cosmopolitan cities; trips to Alberta will require you to split your time evenly between the urban and the rural if you're to get a true sense of this wonderful destination. And if you're not sure where to start, here's how we think you should experience it...

Two Men in a Rowing Boat Take on the Atlantic (And They Only Learned to Row a Year Ago)

Tom Caulfield | Posted 09.02.2016 | UK
Tom Caulfield

It's been a pretty punchy start, we're both shattered, muscles are screaming for a rest but we need to keep on heading South and pick up some better weather. Some days are hot and calm, and it feels like we are rowing through treacle. But Bieber's on repeat and banter is high - no complaints here. So far so good.

The One Place to Visit If You Care About Conservation

Catherine Capon | Posted 29.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Catherine Capon

Madagascar was the land that time forgot, a mirror into the prehistoric. Its separation from Africa 135 million years ago and India 88 million years later created an unparalleled experiment in biodiversity.

Why You Should Learn to Ski

Katie Groome | Posted 11.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Katie Groome

I always thought that learning to ski wouldn't be for me, I considered it to be a pretentious sport, something my lack of balance and fear of speed would prevent me from doing. Then, one day in my late twenties I found myself on a dry slope, with a group of like minded people taking the initial step's of learning to ski.

A Pickle Down Under: Tom Dibb's Epic Musical Adventure

Dan Hughes | Posted 29.12.2015 | UK Entertainment
Dan Hughes

With dwindling record sales, stale chart offerings, an abundance of TV talent shows and more generic tunes than you can shake a stick at, it does seem...

Why Sailing Made Me a Better Person

Amy Willerton | Posted 20.12.2015 | UK Entertainment
Amy Willerton

As you bond with your crew members , their own personal stories start to unravel. Their reasons for being there - from break-ups to dealing with death, to fighting cancer. How they raised the funds, and what they want to accomplish from the experience - the motivation for deciding to escape the world for 1-11 months on a small boat are usually pretty fascinating ones.

Tips on Choosing the Right People to Travel With

Rebecca Tracy | Posted 01.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Rebecca Tracy

Over the past few years I've been fortunate enough to travel for work and to visit friends who have moved abroad. On some of the trips, I've found myself thrown in with some of the most diverse and unusual people, all of whom were trying to get along for the sake of everyone's enjoyment.

Why Travel?

Frontier | Posted 27.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Frontier

Travel is one of the most common interests listed on CVs, dating sites, and the web is full of travel inspiration, pictures and tips. If you are reading this, you are likely to have the travel bug. But where does this urge to travel come from? Are we running away from our environment? If so, what are we hoping to find?

Swimming With Sharks - Who Wants to Join Me?

Catherine Capon | Posted 16.11.2015 | UK
Catherine Capon

Photographs by Joe Platko Before this year, I had never (knowingly) shared the water with a shark. In fact, I will admit that I was one of those peop...

Balancing the Buzz: Vinyasa With a Touch of Adventure

Lizzie Mulherin | Posted 16.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Lizzie Mulherin

There are a variety of different yoga holidays and retreats to choose from; each tailored to the kind of experience you seek (e.g detox, wellbeing, relaxing) and what kind of adventure you want to have with it (e.g skiing, surfing, diving).

Six Animals With Bad Reputations

Catherine Capon | Posted 12.10.2015 | UK
Catherine Capon

Man-eating sharks, venomous giant lizards and snakes that can swallow a human whole; these don't sound like the type of animals you want to be on the same continent with, let alone getting within a few metres of. However, in 2015, I've made it my mission to meet some of the most 'deadly' creatures on our planet to see whether they deserve their scary reputations.

A Taste of the Sweet Life

Lizzie Mulherin | Posted 28.09.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Lizzie Mulherin

Between June and October each year, thousands of sun-seekers from across the globe make their way through the infamous windy roads of Italy's iconic Southern Coastline and it's certainly no mystery as to why.

Why I'm So Glad I Quit My Life...

Louise Jackson | Posted 15.09.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Louise Jackson

I think I am supposed to sell you an aspirational dream of my life. You are meant to look at me and my photographs of many exotic destinations and browse them like you would a catalogue, taking mental notes of all the things you quite like. Maybe I could even set up a glamorous instagram with sickening sunset shots.

72 Hours of Skye

Lizzie Mulherin | Posted 11.09.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Lizzie Mulherin

Steeped in history as rich as the green of the landscape itself, the patriotic setting is enough to stir wanderlust in even the most travel-averse. If you're looking to escape the city and get some fresh air with a punch of perspective but only have a long weekend to do it - the land of Braveheart is calling.