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.

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Five favourites from Sicily

I’ve got big love for this incredible little island, a cultural and historical hodgepodge of beautiful places to swim, hike and explore. Plus, Sicilians eat ice-cream for breakfast.

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Multisensory discovery in Granada

Amex insider Alex Zane travels to Granada to hunt out all the sights, sounds, smells, tastes and textures that this incredible Spanish city has to offer.

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On the hunt for Poldark’s Cornwall

Hooked on Poldark? Me too. And last week I spent a swashbuckling few days hunting out the gorgeous filming locations from the show on the Cornish coast with photographer Jacob Little. We galloped on the moors, explored windswept cliffs and…

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Urban outdoor adventures

Fancy swimming in the shadow of Kings Cross, hiking in the skies of New York or surfing in the middle of Munich? It’s all possible in these awesome urban-meets-rural architectural features.

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Interview: BBC Frozen Planet director Elizabeth White

Film maker Elizabeth White, who basically has the best job in the entire world, on dodging polar bears in the Arctic and meeting sea gypsies in Sulawesi.

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Places to stay: A little escape to Lyme Regis

Messing about on the Dorset coast with the lovely Lucy. Lyme Regis is a bit of a beauty, all pastel beach huts, glorious fossil-filled beaches and the epic Cobb snaking out to sea. And I successfully ate an oyster for…

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Competition: Win tickets to the Adventure Travel Show 2015

In January the world’s most daring explorers, talented travel photographers and coolest tour companies (plus hundreds of fans of the road less travelled) are converging on The Adventure Travel Show 2015 in London. Fancy a day of inspiring talks (including…

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How to cycle around Amsterdam

Hire a rusty fixie bike and explore the cobblestones, cafes and canals of Amsterdam. Pedal power is all you need to discover the city’s gems (well, that and this handy guide to cycling like a local).

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#BestSummerEver part 6: hanging out in New York City

For my final Malibu #BestSummerEver adventure I learnt the death-defying art of flying trapeze in Manhattan. You know, just casually.

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7 great British surfing beaches

Frosty green waves, ominous grey skies and wearing a jumper underneath your wetsuit – it’s British surfing season again. Here are seven of the best beaches to hit now that the crowds have gone and the waves are picking up.…

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Places to stay: escaping to the Catskills

For my fifth Malibu #BestSummerEver adventure my friend Bobby and I went roadtripping into the beautiful, bear-filled Catskill mountains in New York State.

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Interview: Wildlife wonder woman Sally Snow

A chat with Sally Snow, zoologist, documentary maker and self-proclaimed ‘environment bum’, on saving whale sharks in the Philippines and wanting to be Eliza Thornberry when she grows up.

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The best water sports to try in Spain

Blessed by beautiful coastlines, miles of shiny beaches and just the right kind of wind, Spain is heaven for lovers of the life aquatic. Here are my four favourite water sports to try on its sunny shores.

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Guest Post: Summer surfing in Peniche, Portugal

The awesome Karina Kold is still living the dream – here she hits the waves in Portugal and shares a day in the life at Peniche Surf Lodge.

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The great #BestSummerEver bucket list!

Oh I do like making lists. So when Malibu got in touch and asked me to create a bucket list of all the adventures that would make up my dream summer, I gave them a big squishy hug and got…

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