Blogging Goals 2018

I am thrilled to be writing a post on my blogging goals for 2018. I’m writing this piece in the hope of winning The Golden Ticket to The Bloggers Retreat, a 3 day getaway in rural Somerset run by Twins That Travel and The Travel Hack where bloggers will get together to grow their skillset, learning from…

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17 Things I Learned in 2017

I didn’t manage to get a 2017 round up post in by the end of last year, but I enjoyed reading other people’s posts and decided I couldn’t let a whole year go by without sharing some thoughts. It was a good year for adventure, and I found myself doing new things, meeting new people…

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Goals for 2018

Every day is a chance for a fresh start, but there’s something about a new year that gets me all excited about new goals, ambitions and lifestyle changes. I don’t like the word ‘resolution’ as it conjures thoughts of fad diets and failure, but every year I take stock of what I hope to achieve…

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Alternative Gifts for Adventurers

Maybe you’re looking for the perfect thing to buy your adventurous loved one this Christmas, or maybe you’re an adventurer yourself wondering what to put on your list. While the great outdoors can be enjoyed with very little gear, a lot of us who like to spend time out in nature have accumulated an awful…

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Overcoming Imposter Syndrome as an Adventurer

Adventurers are bloody cool. Whether I’m looking at someone who has just done their first solo wild camp or someone who has crossed Antarctica, I always take away some inspiration from the people around me. I recently wrote this post about becoming a true adventurer and the things I want to achieve to make me…

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Failing Well

Failure sucks. When you have your sights set on a goal, you pursue it and miss the mark, it’s bound to be disheartening. You’ve dreamed of success, you’ve envisaged how your life will be when you’ve achieved it, you’ve visualised how great you’ll feel and all the people you will help along the way, and…

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Finding Your Tribe

Recently I have been feeling so motivated about my upcoming challenges, with a yearning to push my adventure limits further and further. I owe a huge amount of this drive to the people I surround myself with, both online and in real life. I took some time away from social media to focus on my…

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Becoming an Adventurer

I follow many adventurers, big an small, through books, YouTube, blogs, talks and magazines. A lot of these people would call themselves full-time adventurers, or professional adventurers, living the ultimate dream making money by travelling the world and taking on life changing challenges. These people inspire me constantly. Not because I want to do what…

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Adventure Update

I’m finding things quite hard at the moment, and am desperately trying to focus on the positives. There are a lot of positives, and in the bigger picture, I have a lot to be excited about. But in the day to day, it can be hard to keep mentally healthy when external factors can trigger…

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Preparing for your trip

This time next week, I’ll be packing my bags for my trip to Porto! I have never been to Portugal before, and I have heard such positive things about this city, so it’s time to find out what all the fuss is about. Usually, I’m more of a mountain fiend than a city slicker when…

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