Category Archives: guest blog

Sponsored Video: Longer days with The North Face

April 14, 2014 § Leave a reply

If the clocks going forward has filled you with as much unmitigated joy as it has me, you’ll love this great new campaign from The North Face. Watch this super-inspiring video and then share your experiences and win shiny prizes with their new Explorer app. Longer days are here – go out and grab them!

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Competition: Win £300 of Uniqlo goodies

October 16, 2013 § Leave a reply

To celebrate UNIQLO’s gorgeous new super light Ultra Light Down jackets they’re offering fans of the collection £300 to spend in stores in their new competition. Just upload a picture to Instagram or Twitter of you in your cuddly ULD coat or gilet using the hashtag #ULD before the 20th October.

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10 quick summer activity fixes

July 28, 2013 § 2 Replies

If the weather’s gorgeous outdoors and you’re sitting indoors in your pants watching Dave reruns, something’s seriously wrong. Pick an adult and kid-friendly summery activity from this list and go get fitter, browner and happier (put some clothes on first).

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Recipe: The Guyrope Gourmet’s mussels with beer and coriander

March 14, 2013 § Leave a reply

We’ve just interviewed Josh Sutton, aka the Guyrope Gourmet, about his love of good food and good camping. He’s very kindly given us this fantastic one-pot wonder recipe to share. Who said outdoor eating has to be all about baked beans?

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Wanderlust Blog of the Week

October 22, 2012 § 1 Reply

The Girl Outdoors is Wanderlust magazine‘s blog of the week! And they’ve published the Girl’s Guide to surviving the Amazon on their website, which is very nice of them. We feel special.

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How to: dress for a winter country wedding

October 10, 2012 § Leave a reply

Not all country social occasions can be dressed for in my comfort-blanket outfit of wellies and a waxed jacket, but luckily, New Look have come to the rescue with a gorgeous new collection of formal wear that takes all the hassle out of dressing up beautifully for autumn weddings, Christmas parties and winter balls.

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Top 5 luxury experiences in Europe

April 10, 2012 § Leave a reply

A truly memorable holiday has several important ingredients – superb luxury accommodation, opportunities for fine dining in sumptuous surroundings and unique and interesting attractions. Here The Girl Outdoors rounds up five gorgeous European destinations that offer a remarkable experience for those seeking a touch of grandeur and an opportunity for adventure, relaxation and revitalisation.

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Guest post: The UK’s Best Rock Climbing Spots

February 24, 2012 § 1 Reply

There’s some spectacular scenery that’s ideal for rock climbing in the United Kingdom, and wherever you live in Britain, you’re sure to have some fantastic cliff faces a reasonable distance away. Rebecca Hall sums up her favourite spots.

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How to: the ultimate seasonnaire’s guide to waxing snowboards and skis

February 2, 2012 § Leave a reply

Waxing guide! That’s boards and skis, not legs. Snowboard wonderkid and fellow seasonnaire Simon Andrews kindly took time out of shredding the crap out of the Cervinia backcountry to compile this fantastic guide to waxing your snowboard or skis for The Girl Outdoors.

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Five breathtaking views from around the Great British Isles

November 16, 2011 § 4 Replies

Countryside fan James Agate rounds up the most beautiful vistas in the UK for your viewing pleasure.

If you’re looking for stunning views and breathtaking scenery then you really look no further than the shorelines of good old Blighty. Here are, in my opinion, some of the best views in Great Britain.

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Guest Blog: Nuuksio National Park by Karina Kold

August 16, 2011 § Leave a reply

It doesn’t get much more beautiful than Finland’s Nuuksio National Park, which may be only an hour from central Helsinki but feels like a million miles away in both space and time. Unspoilt and untouched, the semi-wilderness stretches for miles – glassy lakes, springy moss, tiny log huts with open wooden fires, blueberries underfoot. The lovely Karina Kold, who ventured into the forest with me and 18 other student journalists, wrote this fantastic blog about our adventures and kindly said I could post it here.

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