Places to stay: Auckinleck house adventures

A gang of us headed up to Scotland to play at being lords and ladies of the manor for a week, staying at the stunning…

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Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park

Itching to get out into the wilderness? Some of the finest scenery in the whole of the UK is only a couple of hours away…

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How to: Hike the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

My lovely friend and fellow adventure-mad lady Karina Kold tells all about her hike to the lost city of the Incas, how to follow the…

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How to: go foraging in Dublin, an illustrated guide

A vibrant city may seem an unlikely place to go foraging, but if you know where to look, Dublin’s bursting with edible goodies. So Visit…

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Competition: Win tickets to the Adventure Travel Show 2014

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…

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Four amazing outdoor experiences in Italy

It may be known as the prime destination for gazing at art and gorging yourself on the three main food groups (that’s pizza, pasta and…

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Placers to stay: camping on the Isle of Wight

Super chilled, lush green in hue and dotted with surf-friendly beaches, secret woodlands and cool camping spots, the Isle of Wight deserves its growing rep…

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Competition: Win a kitesurfing holiday with Explora Morocco

The adrenaline junkies over at Explora Morocco have a pretty rad prize up for grabs in their new competition – an action-packed week of kite…

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Places to Stay: The Gallivant Hotel at Camber Sands in Sussex

The Gallivant Hotel review: I spent a very nice seaside-y weekend at the gorgeous Gallivant Hotel on Camber Sands in Sussex, a chilled-out beachside haven…

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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…

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Photoblog: Snapshots of Thailand

Flo and I have returned from adventures around the land of golden buddhas, crystalline waterfalls, charming locals and interesting toilets.

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Four amazing Thailand adventures

On Friday I’m giving in to wanderlust and heading to Thailand for a few weeks of elephant cuddling, under water exploring and jungle ziplining. I’m…

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10 quick summer activity fixes

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…

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Places to stay: Turkish yoga retreats

The lovely Josie Cox headed to the forested mountains of Turkey to see if she could cut it as a “wheatgrass-munching nirvana-seeking mantra-chanting hippie” at…

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Nice Times in Northumberland

If the blistering heatwave is sending you in search of chilled-out beaches and cool green spaces, head to Northumberland in the North East. Spot seals,…

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Summer sun in Eastern Europe

Fancy an extra dose of vitamin D? Head to Eastern Europe for a heady hit of breathtaking scenery, unspoilt beaches and gorgeous resorts in Montenegro,…

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