Rising up to the challenge. And I want you on my team!

Walkers wanted for the Ultra Challenge on the Isle of Wight in May 2020.

Sometimes you come across an idea. You like that idea but you don’t fully explore it then and there. You go on about your day. But the idea keeps coming back into your mind. And it still keeps coming back the next day. And the next. And when that happens, I think it’s time to just run with it. Continue reading “Rising up to the challenge. And I want you on my team!”

Caravan Camping and Motorhome Show Birmingham NEC 2019

A very delayed reflection.

On the last weekend of February, we ventured out to Birmingham to visit the Caravan, Camping and Motorhome Show in the NEC. Having great fun with backpacking, camping and glamping already, we have been toying with the idea of a home on wheels for quite a while now. So we booked ourselves tickets to the Caravan, Camping and Motorhome Show. It was the first time for us to go to a motorhome expo and so we got quite excited to see some of the vehicles up close to get a feel for layouts and sizes. Continue reading “Caravan Camping and Motorhome Show Birmingham NEC 2019”

My National Get Outside Day – Little Yoga Hut Cardiff Retreat in Tresaith

Get into the outside world and be active. Whether it is an epic climbing tour or a gentle stroll – no matter what, as long as you get into the great outdoors. That was the credo of Ordnance Survey, who wanted to motivate one million people to get outdoors on National Get Outside Day, 30th of September 2018. Continue reading “My National Get Outside Day – Little Yoga Hut Cardiff Retreat in Tresaith”

Getting ready for National Get Outside Day – 10 tips for your mini maxi adventure

Getting outside is always a good idea. It can help to clear the mind, move the body and recharge the batteries. And if nothing else, it can be so much fun! So when Ordnance Survey calls people outside for National Get Outside Day, Jennifer Hikes follows – are you coming? Continue reading “Getting ready for National Get Outside Day – 10 tips for your mini maxi adventure”

Gear check: Granite Gear Crown 2 60

When I see other hikers out in the wild, I always try to get a good look at their gear and – I have to admit it – probably stare at them a little longer and a little harder than what would be appropriate. It might be a bit strange, but I just love to find out what other people use. Today, it’s my turn to share another piece of my kit with you and that’s my Granite Gear Crown 2 60 backpack. Continue reading “Gear check: Granite Gear Crown 2 60”