The active girl’s guide to Cuba

View Post

Competition: WIN £500 worth of camera equipment with Urban Cottage Industries

Fancy yourself as a budding photographer? Urban Cottages Industries amazing new competition could set you up with everything you need to take your passion one step further. I’m one of the judges of their #LetThereBeLight competition, and the winner will…

View Post

Scottish island hopping aboard the Bessie Ellen

This spring I sailed away aboard the Bessie Ellen, one of the last of Britain’s traditional trading ketches still to sail our seas, to write a story for Coast magazine. The Bessie Ellen spends her summers wandering where the wind…

View Post

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 summer…

View Post

My guide to Australia’s Great Barrier Reef

Captivated by David Attenborough’s explorations of the place he calls “the most magical thing I ever saw in my life”? I was too. The Great Barrier Reef, a 2,000km stretch of coral that hugs almost the whole length of Queensland’s…

View Post

Places to stay: Favourites from the Lake District

Cumbria, you’re a bit of all right. Here are my favourite walks, wild swims, campsites and cycle routes in the land of lofty fells and deep blue waters, plus a stay at the Beech Hill Hotel on the banks of…

View Post

The cure for everything

“The cure for anything is salt water – tears, sweat, or the sea.” -Isak Dinesen / Karen Blixen

View Post

Say hello to BERG Outdoor’s 2016 collection

Meet your new outdoor kit crush. Berg Outdoor just launched their European online store and it’s full of beautifully designed gear, perfect for travels in hot climates and adventures in the back country.

View Post

The ultimate UK camping guide from Halfords

Camping newbie? Whether you’re taking a carful of kids to Europe or headed to your first festival, learn your guy ropes from your glamping with Halfords’ ultimate camping guide.

View Post

Spring on the Isles of Scilly

I’m just back from one of my favourite places in the world – the tiny, otherworldly Isles of Scilly, off the coast of Cornwall. I’ve been rowing gigs, learning the stories of old shipwrecks and fishing for razor clams for…

View Post

Sport climbing at Dancing Ledge, Dorset

Another summer, another awesome climbing weekend on the stunning Dorset coast. Gavin, Beren, Pete and I headed to the Isle of Purbeck to conquer some rock, indulge in some salty sea swims and try some mental local cider.

View Post

Adventures in Kenya

More of my explorations in the Kenyan highlands, including the most beautiful pool I’ve ever swam in, a climb up Hyena Rock, a flower-filled haven of a farmstay and a REALLY big dog named Colonel Lawrence.

View Post

Photoblog: an African safari

The first post from my adventures in Kenya this summer – photos from a game drive through the wonderful Oj Pejeta wildlife conservancy. This amazing wild place is home to some of the mightiest and yet most vulnerable species on…

View Post

How to film better sports video with your D-SLR

Think making movies takes time, experience or fancy software? Think again. If you own a DSLR, a tripod and a couple of lenses you already have everything you need to find your inner videographer. I headed to the Forest of…

View Post

Merino base layers from Finisterre

I’m a long-time fan of cold water surf brand Finisterre, makers of sumptuous merino layers like this Zephyr hoodie (£60) and leggings (£40), perfect for layering up in a blizzard.

View Post

Photoblog: Skiing in Alpe D’Huez

Some snaps from the French Alps, featuring angelic gogo dancers, failed human caterpillars and lots of lovely powder.

View Post