Sponsored post: coffee anytime, anywhere with Lyons coffee bags

If you’re as much of a caffeine addict as me, these little bags might change your life. Stick a Lyons coffee bags in your rucksack – they act just like teabags, except that they make a tasty cup of joe wherever you go.

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Cycling to the Day of the Dead, Mexico

Cycling to the Day of the Dead, Mexico

Last autumn I travelled to the cloud forests of Mexico with H+I Adventures to mountain bike in the Sierra Norte and write up the story for Outdoor Enthusiast magazine. You can read about my two-wheeled adventures in the new …
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Video: Snapshots of Mexico

Video: Snapshots of Mexico

Last autumn I travelled to the cloud forests of Mexico with H+I Adventures to mountain bike in the Sierra Norte and write up the story for Outdoor Enthusiast magazine. You can read about my two-wheeled adventures in the new …
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Sponsored post: Five summer adventures in Breckenridge, Colorado

Sponsored post: Five summer adventures in Breckenridge, Colorado

If you’re looking to add a sense of excitement to your summer plans, head to Breckenridge, Colorado for a playground of outdoors activities against a glorious mountain backdrop.
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Seaside days in Seasalt stripes

Seaside days in Seasalt stripes

Hello sailor! The first of my collaborations with Seasalt Cornwall is all about lazy spring days on the Cornish coast in sunshiny stripes.
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Review: Bern Parker cycling helmet

Review: Bern Parker cycling helmet

Cycling around town in the Bern Parker (£74.99)helmet, a good-looking and comfortable lid ideal for city commuters.
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Places to stay: Higher Brownstone Farm, Devon

Places to stay: Higher Brownstone Farm, Devon

Welcome to heaven, by way of Devon. If you could dream up the perfect place to escape for a weekend with all your friends, it would definitely look rather like Higher Brownstone Farm, one of the National Trust‘s lovely …
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Competition: win a Mute Collective lion sweatshirt

Competition: win a Mute Collective lion sweatshirt

Get all brave in roar-some lion sweatshirt from awesome clothing brand Mute Collective. I have one sweat, worth £40, to give away.
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Places to stay: Snomads Eco Chalet, Bansko, Bulgaria

Places to stay: Snomads Eco Chalet, Bansko, Bulgaria

Want to ski somewhere a little different next winter? Head east to the mountains of Bulgaria. Bansko is not your average ski town, and fun, friendly Snomads is definitely not your average chalet.
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Easy camping hacks: 15 clever camping hacks and tricks

Easy camping hacks: 15 clever camping hacks and tricks

The sun is out and festival season is upon us – time to pack the tent and hit the road for a chilled-out camping session. And these 15 genius and easy camping hacks will make sleeping under canvas a breeze.…
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The best daysacks, chosen for The Independent

The best daysacks, chosen for The Independent

Heading for the great outdoors? Make sure you know where you’re going to stash all your gear first. A daysack, as the name implies, is a backpack large enough to fit all the essentials you’ll need for a …
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Review: Fjallraven Abisko Trekking tights

Review: Fjallraven Abisko Trekking tights

Messing around on the moors in the Abisko trekking tights from Fjallraven, £130. Are these the dream walking leggings? Review Fjallraven Abisko Trekking tights Product description: “Technical and durable trekking tights in a highly functional stretch fabric. They combine the freedom&…
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Four easy ways to make coffee when camping

Four easy ways to make coffee when camping

If you’re as much of a caffeine addict as I am, a strong cup of the black stuff is probably your morning essential on even the wildest forays into the great outdoors. These four easy methods make cooking up …
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Escaping to the forest with Woodland Women

Escaping to the forest with Woodland Women

If you’re feeling the need to escape outdoors and reconnect with the natural world, try a day as a Woodland Woman in the forests of Tortworth Arboretum.
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A visit to the Farne Islands, Northumberland

A visit to the Farne Islands, Northumberland

A boat ride to the magical Farne Islands, where clownlike puffins potter about by your feet, grey seals loll lazily on the rocks and arctic terns try their best to beat you up. Visit the Farne Islands, Northumberland Rugged and&…
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Review: Scarpa Velocity V climbing shoes from GO Outdoors

Review: Scarpa Velocity V climbing shoes from GO Outdoors

Rocking out in the Scarpa Velocity V, an easy and fuss-free climbing shoe aimed at beginners and available at the very purse-friendly price of £59 from GO Outdoors.
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