Sponsored post: finding the spirit of Britannia with The Royal Mint

Last month I headed for the hills of Helvellyn in the Lake District to help celebrate the spirit of The Royal Mint‘s brand new Britannia collection of coins. FINDING THE SPIRIT OF BRITANNIA A few weeks ago the amazing filming…

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Starting 2018 in the great outdoors with #Berghausfirstfoot

I started 2018 in proper outdoors fashion by taking on Berghaus’ #Berghausfirstfoot challenge – 10,000 steps (5 miles) of hiking on the first day of the year, followed by my traditional New Year’s Day swim.

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Off-road adventures in the Vauxhall MOKKA X

A weekend of exploring on the moors and hammock camping in the woods with the shiny new Vauxhall MOKKA X SUV, a car made for outdoorsy road trips. It’s your life, go drive it.

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Josie finds calm in the south of France and on the Turkish coast

Read the wonderful Josie Cox‘s travel tales in France and Turkey, where she finds beauty and a warm welcome despite troubled times.

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Karina Kold surfs Margaret River, Western Australia

Three hours south of Perth you’ll find the beautiful winery and surf mecca of Margaret River. Wave-chaser Karina Kold explored the rolling breaks and hidden vineyards of this Western Australian gem and wrote a little guide to her favourite places…

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Charlie Newman’s pocket-friendly adventures in Iceland

My fantastic mate Charlie is one of my adventure inspirations – she’s always just back from amazing places (Ethiopia’s up next) and she’s super travel savvy. She recently set out to prove that you can explore some of the most…

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Adrenaline in the air

If your weekly 10k around the park is starting to feel a little repetitive try an adrenaline-fuelled airborne adventure. Air Charter Service recently put together an Air Adrenaline Guide which is guaranteed to have you itching to soar through the…

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Sponsored video: adidas Outdoor presents #claimfreedom

Fancy becoming the next adidas Outdoor athlete. It’s a more tangible dream than you think. adidas Outdoor are on the hunt for people with dreams of big adventure to submit project ideas that would enable them to #claimfreedom. The winners…

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Sponsored video: Dublin, a breath of fresh air

Dublin is well known as a city of friendly folk and really great beer. But it’s also a remarkably outdoorsy place to visit, a cosmopolitan hub nestled within arm’s reach of hills and sea. From foraging in the city centre…

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Learning to ski with #ThisGirlCan

I’m a huge fan of the #ThisGirlCan campaign, inspiring us all to get fit and explore outdoors. Now Snowsport England are encouraging sport lovers to GO SKI GO BOARD and try their hand at snowsports in the UK. I sent…

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Review: The Casio G-Shock G-LIDE 8900 watch

Intrepid TV director Ben Anderson reviews Casio’s hardwearing unisex G-LIDE watch 8900 sports watch.

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Review: Target Dry Xtreme Element men’s jacket

Intrepid TV director Ben Anderson reviews Target Dry’s Xtreme Element hiking jacket, £104.95, on the Cornish coast.

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Sponsored Video: Longer days with The North Face

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…

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Wine tasting by bike in Argentina

My travel-mad mate Karina Kold goes wine tasting on two wheels through the sunny vineyards of Mendoza, Argentina. I’m not jealous AT ALL. Wine tasting Argentina by bike Mendoza is where Argentina produces 80% of its delicious wine. It’s one…

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Winter camping guide: how to camp safely in the cold

Mark Enright of outdoor equipment specialists Mountain Leisure Perth tells me his tips for sleeping over the snow and under the stars in this winter camping guide. Brrr! Winter camping guide Camping in the middle of winter is an experience…

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Competition: Win £300 of Uniqlo goodies

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…

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