For me as a (non-native) Cardiffian the river Taff is omnipresent. I live very close to it and walk up and down its banks when I move through the city. That means that I felt somewhat naturally drawn to this trail as my first multiple day section hike. Continue reading “Hiking the Taff Trail – Adventure time between Cardiff and Brecon”
A personal preference for some, a polarizing issue for others. Some love their hiking poles and others argue that they’re doing more harm than they’re helpful. Continue reading “Should I or shouldn’t I … use hiking poles”
As we speak, I am sitting in a room that used to be my office but that now resembles a dog kennel. Blankets on the floor, toys scattered around and shredded paper everywhere. Next to me a snoring puppy. Speaking about “practice what you preach”… this room is an utter mess! Continue reading “Clear desk, clear mind: Why you should be mindful of your working environment”
I discovered something. Hiking is hard. Sometimes you’re wet, sometimes you’re hurting and sometimes you’re downright miserable. But there are some little helpers that make the hard moments more bearable and the good moments even better. Here is a list of my favourites. Continue reading “Top five little hiking helpers”
The countdown is on! This will be my first visit to Walt Disney World Florida and I am beyond excited to go. Disney was a huge part of my childhood and I remained a fan also in my adult life. And now I’d like to get into Disneybounding. Continue reading “Disneybounding Part I”
Heatwave they said. Long, hot summer, they said. Well, I managed to go for an overnight hike on the two days during which we had heavy rain and thunderstorms in South Wales. Well done, me.
Often a daunting moment at an event or when meeting new people. Everyone gets to say a sentence or two to introduce themselves to the others. What do you say when it’s your turn?