My backpacking packing list: What to pack for your next backpacking trip

Packing for a backpacking trip can be a complicated endeavour, but my handy backpacking packing list will walk you through the absolute essentials to invest in for any destination, plus how to pick and pack the right backpacking backpack for…

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My festival essentials packing list for Red Bull

Festival season is almost upon us, and whether you’re planning on moshing at Reading, chilling out at Wilderness or having a little cry to Adele at Glastonbury, there’s one thing you can count on if you’re spending a weekend living…

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How to: survive a festival – the essential packing list

Lucky enough to have a Glasto ticket? Planning on moshing at Reading or Leeds? Taking the sedate path at a family-friendly shindig? Wherever you are heading, take heed of my definitive festival packing guide which I have compiled from the…

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The Ultimate Camping Packing List To Check Off

Crackling logs, the smell of canvas, charcoal-like marshmallows burning your fingers… camping is pretty great, isn’t it? If the weather’s looking on the clement side and you’re itching to run for the hills and set up a tent in the…

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How to pack for the Himalayas, a trekking packing guide

Are you heading for the magical high mountains of the Himalayas? The mountain range spanning India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, China, Bhutan and Nepal is one of the wonders of the world, and an incredible place to go trekking. I spent the…

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Asia packing guide: the adventure girl’s essentials

Backpacking through Bangkok, volunteering in Vietnam or gap-yah-ing in the Ganges? Here’s my Asia packing guide, a roundup and review of everything I pack in my rucksack for tropical trips. Asia packing guide: the adventure girl’s essentials 1. RAINCOAT: Whip…

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How to travel healthy, fit and happy

Hey, rolling stone. Planning your next jet-setting adventure? Check my guide before you go for tips on staying fit and healthy on the go, my health packing list and a checklist of essentials to tick off before you travel.  …

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Ryvoan, the perfect beginner bothy in the Scottish Highlands

Last week I ticked a big one off my adventurous bucket list – sleeping solo in a bothy in the Scottish mountains. Bothies, in case you haven’t come across these lovely things, are small mountain refuges dotted amongst Britain’s wildest…

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Video: My essential kit for adventure travel

Hello intrepid travellers! In my latest video I’m talking you through my favourite bits of kit for international travel – this is the gear I’ve had for years and always chuck in my bag wherever I’m travelling.

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The beginner’s guide to camping

Fancy a night sleeping under the stars but not sure how to start? Here’s my camping beginner’s guide to what to pack, where to pitch your tent and how to try wild camping. Camping Beginner’s guide Keen to go camping?…

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11 apps to take on your next camping trip

The Best Camping Apps: What are you planning for your next camping trip? Fancy learning to tell Cassiopeia from Canis Major in the night sky, tie a handy figure eight knot or identify which bird is chirping outside your tent…

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The great big outdoorsy Christmas gift guide 2016

Hello hello festive friends! It’s that very exciting time of year when I share the loveliest outward-bound gifts in the land with you, just in time for Christmas. Find the perfect present for surfers, sailors, cyclists, explorers, wild camper wannabes…

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What to pack for a summer festival

More lovely things to wear this summer! The sun is shining and festival season is looming in all its cidery, fancy-dressed glory. Here’s my pick of key bits and pieces to pack in your rucksack, just in time for Glastonbury.

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#TaketoThailand to win a luxury escape

Moped adventures along the coast, diving with rainbow-coloured fish off Koh Tao, exploring bustling Bangkok… Thailand is definitely one of my all-time favourite countries to travel to. Fancy your own Asian adventure? Flight Centre and Tourism Thailand are giving away…

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Sailor style in the Caribbean

Hello sailor! I spent a week learning the ropes (hah!) of yachting in the British Virgin Islands with Girls For Sail and this is what I wore whilst island-hopping, dolphin-spotting and rum cocktail-partaking. Yum. My Caribbean sailing packing list is perfect…

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Cycling touring guide: How to go long distance cycling

Itching to get out on your bike this weekend? I’ve put together this handy guide to getting into long distance rides with cycling charity Sustrans. Just tick off the ten steps on my cycling touring guide and you’ll be pedal…

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