#Adventure

I Have Epilepsy And I Just Walked Across Spain

Francesca Turauskis | Posted 06.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Francesca Turauskis

everybody banner A few hundred years ago, people would have thought I was touched by God or the Devil. I probably would have been burnt as a witch. Luckily for me, I was born in this century so I was diagnosed with epilepsy instead.

Shunning Activities: Masochist Or Lazy?

Olivia Cox | Posted 14.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Olivia Cox

It's got to the point that my excuse cycle has actually come full circle and I've run out of plausible reasons not to leave my house (or bed, for that matter). I have no more pets that urgently need to see a vet, and I can't drive so car-related issues are a non-starter. And everyone knows that phantom relative deaths are next level bad ju-ju.

Eight Reasons Why You Should Go Overlanding

Emma Rosen | Posted 14.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Emma Rosen

Overlanding is about the journey, as well as the destination; group adventure tours in a self-reliant truck, capable of driving to some of the most remote places on the planet. If you're interested in taking your first cautionary step into travelling or are tired of backpacking solo, here is why you should give overlanding a go:

Toronto In 24

Black Tomato | Posted 08.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Black Tomato

24 hours is barely enough time to scratch the surface of Toronto, a sprawling city of never-ending allures - but we'll give it a good go for those of you in need of some snappy city-inspo. From your first sip of morning coffee to your last evening cocktail (and every amazing thing between) - this is Toronto in 24.

Trekking Through The Arctic Helped Me Beat My Cancer

Jack Williams | Posted 06.06.2017 | UK
Jack Williams

life less ordinary banner I had made it. I was here. The campaign, the preceding months, the flights, the lessons, the practice, the running, the camping, it had all been an epic rush. Time had finally slowed down. My goggles started to steam up as a tear or two dripped from my eyes. I was here, I had made it.

Why You Should Explore Alone (Even When Travelling With Other People)

Abigail Fedorovsky | Posted 09.05.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Abigail Fedorovsky

Over the last few years, I've travelled to various different countries, mostly with other people. It is definitely fun to share new experiences with a group, supporting each other when you struggle and making memories together.

Wild Camping Part Three - Water Carriage

Andy Torbet | Posted 02.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Andy Torbet

So your first priority is water. Often overlooked and under-consumed on expeditions. I have found people are especially prone to dehydration in cold climates. In the desert heat everyone is very aware of the problem and is disciplined about drinking.

This Guy’s 30-Day Antarctic Driving Expedition Is Giving Us Extreme Travel Goals

Jen Barton | Posted 11.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Forget expensive televisions and fancy clothes – 2017’s biggest must-have is adventure. Trekking Machu Picchu or deep-sea scuba diving in the Red ...

From Deep Depression To Adventure Travel: A Year In Perspective

Helen Clarkson | Posted 09.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Helen Clarkson

I stood underneath the John O'Groats sign in September 2015 not quite comprehending what I'd just achieved. Solo. Unsupported. 1000 miles. Two weeks. A random, kind gentleman asked me what I was going to do next.

The Adventure Seekers Guide To The Palm Beaches

Black Tomato | Posted 19.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Black Tomato

With beautiful year-round climates and incredible landscapes, The Palm Beaches lends itself to outdoor adventure. Add to this an array of fascinating underwater marine life, impressive waves, stunning cycle paths and scenic hiking routes, and you'll understand exactly why this US hot-spot is fast becoming a highlight for adventure-aficionados.

Considering A Foreign Adventure With Young Children?

Cassie Pearse | Posted 13.01.2017 | UK Parents
Cassie Pearse

The kids were super excited about the trip, they didn't complain, they loved the packing and they were fine saying goodbye to toys, family and friends. But, behaviour did take an understandable nosedive. They went from being pretty helpful and calm to being far trickier than normal.

Chile Through The Lens

Black Tomato | Posted 22.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Black Tomato

Boasting over 2,600 miles of untouched coastline, wild yet beautiful national parks, towering volcanoes and indigenous wildlife, Chile is undoubtedly a photographer's dream. From the urban vibrancy of Santiago to the magic and mystery of Easter Island - these are just some of the places every budding photographer or prolific instagrammer should add to their bucket list...

I F*cking Love It...

Brad Frankel | Posted 13.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Brad Frankel

I started travelling properly when I was about 18 and was never able to stop, people would always tell me to settle down, stay still, stay in a job, stay HERE, but I didn't want to. I still had my call to adventure, I still needed to go out there and find what it was I wanted to do, what my purpose was

Why We Should Look Closer To Home For Adventure

Charlie Hainsworth | Posted 12.12.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Charlie Hainsworth

Every year many Brits travel abroad in search of the beauty in our world. As the very fortunate individual chosen as 16-25 Railcard's first Chief Adventure Officer, it is my job to show the Great British public why they should be looking closer to home, embracing a staycation, and exploring all our nation has to offer.

Botswana's Big Five And Where to Spot Them

Black Tomato | Posted 09.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Black Tomato

The infamous Big Five - the lion, the leopard, the elephant, the rhino and the buffalo - are all incredibly special creatures to see in the wild. Thanks to a rich water supply from the Chobe River and the Okavango Delta, Botswana is one landlocked African gem that can almost guarantee a glimpse of some, if not all, of these legendary animals. You just need to know where to look...

Reaching The Summit Of Mont Blanc, With No Mountaineering Experience

The Tempest Two | Posted 06.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
The Tempest Two

The reason we took on Mont Blanc, was to show that ordinary people can go and take on these challenges. We could have easily come back down and said it was easy, a walk in the park. But what is the point of that?

Five Reasons Winter In Aspen Snowmass Is Perfect For Family Travel

Black Tomato | Posted 16.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Black Tomato

It may be famed for its slopes, but there is so much more to Aspen than first meets the eye. With off-slope activities galore, an impressive array of ...

Are You Scared To Go Outside Your Comfort Zone?

Karen Pine | Posted 19.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Karen Pine

It's so easy to stay settled in our comfort zone waiting for 'someone' to come along and tell us it's OK to leave. Only we can give ourselves that permission. We can quieten that voice in our heads that says "you're not allowed to do that' and shout back: "Actually I am!"

The Pace Of Change

Joanne Dwyer | Posted 09.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Joanne Dwyer

Life changed again, deeply and irrevocably so, with the arrival of R's girls. They landed in Mombasa when the city was labouring under a simmering, sweltering heat. R's youngest daughter came running when she saw us. R held it together better than I did.

Finding Luxury In Dubrovnik: A Guide

Krissie Rogers | Posted 10.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Krissie Rogers

Truthfully, who doesn't want to live the luxe life, particularly when travelling? Of course, some places are easier to do this in than others. Luxury in Africa? Seemingly difficult. Luxury in Croatia? Incredibly easy and I found the perfect way to do it in the historic city of Dubrovnik.

Embrace the Great Outdoors and Challenge Yourself This Summer

Peter Westgarth | Posted 13.08.2017 | UK
Peter Westgarth

The summer months provide the perfect time to walk the hills and roam the valleys of our outstanding British countryside. But last week's research tha...

This Is What You And The Kids Need To Get Up To This Summer...

The Huffington Post | Jen Barton | Posted 09.08.2016 | UK Parents

While the summer holidays can sometimes feel daunting for parents (all of those weeks with no school!), there is something kind of wonderful about the...

I Am ManWoman!

Laura Maisey | Posted 05.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Maisey

My body aches today from carrying the bag but I'm feeling good. I had expected to feel scared and thought I'd need to address that before going on my run but it turns out, I'm quite pragmatic. I remember thinking that being scared would be no good at all so I guess I just forced myself to be at ease. I am ManWoman.

Adventure Days Out With The Kids

Tamsin Kelly | Posted 06.07.2016 | UK Parents

As parents we want to create a memory bank for our children, filled with fabulous memories which as a family we can all enjoy dusting off, re-remember...

Something Old, Something New: A Guide to the Best of Jordan

Black Tomato | Posted 20.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Black Tomato

Jordan typically conjures images of ancient ruins carved into cliff-faces and vast deserts of swirling ochre sands. Yet from the soothing silence of t...