How to pick the best walking trousers with Fjällräven

If you’re busy planning wild rambles and epic hikes this season, you’re going to need some pretty epic walking trousers to match. I think the…

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Review: Arcteryx Proton Lt Hoody

Hiking and exploring in the versatile, weather-ready Arc’teryx Proton Lt hoody, £210. Read my Arc’teryx Proton Lt Hoody review for more on how it performs…

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Adventurous guide to the Atacama Desert, Chile

Welcome to the Atacama, one of the highest and driest deserts on earth. If you’ve ever wondered what it would feel like to step onto…

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Foraging walks in FitFlop’s WonderWelly wellington boots

Foraging and walking for wellness Foraging walks in any season are one of my favourite ways to get outside, and now the clocks have gone…

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How literature can inspire your travels and adventures

How inspiring travel books can change the way you travel forever When I think about the joy of reading, I remember Roald Dahl’s Matilda, and…

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Places to stay: Eco Retreats, Snowdonia, Wales

Review: Eco Retreats yurts, north Wales Feeling the need for a big dose of wild woods, big mountains, fresh air and very little else? Eco…

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Wild swimming at Hampstead Ladies’ Pond, London

The calming joy of wild swimming at Hampstead Ladies’ Pond “WOMEN ONLY. Men not allowed beyond this point” proclaimed the little gate that lead to…

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Get on your bike – how cycling makes you happier

How cycling makes you happier “Melancholy is incompatible with bicycling”, wrote James E. Starrs, and I would agree. I’m not sure it’s possible to be…

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Favourite must-read travel and outdoor books

A little stuck for inspiration for your next adventure? Stuff your rucksack with these wonderful travel and outdoor books, guaranteed to make you laugh, cry…

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Review: Haglofs L.I.M waterproof jacket

Hiking, climbing and exploring in Haglof’s fantastic all-rounder, the L.I.M waterproof jacket for men and women, £220. Haglofs L.I.M jacket review Product description: “Minimalistic and…

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Green travel: how to plan eco-friendly adventures

Now that more of us than ever are travelling far and wide and transport is responsible for 22 percent of the globe’s emissions, it’s high…

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Places to stay: Soul and Surf Retreat, Sri Lanka

Leave your shoes at the door – a week of living barefoot at Soul and Surf‘s Sri Lankan retreat will calm your mind and whip…

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Video: Wild Weekends in the Brecon Beacons with Ellis Brigham

Wild autumn adventures in the Brecon Beacons “When I need to escape for a weekend I always head to the Brecon Beacons National Park in…

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Review: Haglofs Grym Evo Jacket

Hiking come hell or high water in Haglofs’ excellent Grym Evo jacket, a waterproof marvel that’s proven to be well worth its £310 price tag.…

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Video: Travel And Outdoor Health And Beauty Essentials

Hello! Want to see me pull some really weird faces and sniff Sudocrem? Watch my new video – my essential travel and outdoor health and…

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Review: Acai Chino Hiking Trousers

These trousers are meant for walking. I hiked up a storm (and in plenty of storms) in the new Acai Chino Roll Up Trousers, £66…

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