Green travel: how to plan eco-friendly adventures

Now that more of us than ever are travelling far and wide and transport is responsible for 22 percent of the globe’s emissions, it’s high…

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Diary of a road trip around Cape Breton, Canada

I’ve long been meaning to write down the story of the most magical road trip I’ve ever taken. Cape Breton is an island at the…

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Going solo: how to travel alone and find adventure buddies

A few things have inspired me to put this post together. Firstly, lots of you are searching for topics like ‘how can I be more…

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Snow adventures for non-skiiers

There are plenty of ways to explore spotless winter landscapes that don’t involve hurtling downhill on skis or a snowboard. In my latest column for…

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How to: make American s’mores by the campfire

My brilliant friend Bobby Downs taught me how to make all-American s’mores when we went hiking in the Catskills, so I asked him to write…

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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…

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How to: go glamping

Leaky tents, muddy fields and tepid baked beans do not a happy weekend of camping make, but tend to be the inevitable reality. Luckily, the…

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How to: make an igloo in Britain

The snow is abating round these parts, but if you are up north or dreaming of the next snow day I suggest you take my…

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How to: make eco friendly paper lanterns

How to assemble eco friendly paper lanterns, an biodegradable alternative to wire models which can be harmful to livestock. Video created by me and my…

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