How it feels to try ice swimming, Scandinavian style

Scandinavians have known it for centuries – plunging into ice-cold water is good for you. Here’s how it feels to take a dip in the ice in Arctic Sweden – and where you can try this tinglingly fun form of…

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Review: Osprey Rolling Transporter wheeled duffel bag

International adventurer? Meet your new favourite travel bag. The fantastic Osprey Rolling Transporter 90l, £220, is a durable duffel on wheels that can travel has hard as you do. Review Osprey Rolling Transporter Product description: “AdventureProof on wheels. By taking…

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Nine of the best active trips to plan for 2019

Make 2019 the year you learn a new skill or master a new sport in a gorgeous landscape. My top nine best active trips to book in 2019 are all the inspiration you’ll need to go hiking in high mountains,…

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Plan the ultimate American outdoor road trip with Visit the USA

Sponsored Post: America is the ultimate outdoor destination, and Visit the USA have made it even easier to plan your next adventure with their new USA Trip Planner. Find out how I created the dream #WanderlustWish road trip around Utah,…

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Ten of the best weekend getaways in Britain

One of the questions I get asked the most often? “Where shall we escape to for a weekend in the UK?” Big adventures and wild camping trips are all very well, but sometimes you want to up sticks, leave the…

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Places to stay: Soul and Surf Retreat, Sri Lanka

Leave your shoes at the door – a week of living barefoot at Soul and Surf‘s Sri Lankan retreat will calm your mind and whip your surfing skills into shape. Places to Stay: Soul and Surf, Sri Lanka Leave your…

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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 time we all took steps to make our adventures a little more eco-friendly. These ten…

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How to travel healthy, fit and happy

Hey, rolling stone. Planning your next jet-setting adventure? Check my guide before you go for tips on staying fit and healthy on the go, my health packing list and a checklist of essentials to tick off before you travel.  …

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Video: A Stockholm country break in Sörmland, Sweden

A little video of my adventures in Sörmland, Sweden. I spent the loveliest long weekend in this gorgeous corner of Swede. Just a quick hop from Stockholm, it’s the perfect place for an adventurous escape. Plan your own dream #Stockholmcountrybreak…

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High altitude mountain adventures to challenge you

Ready to get high? A high-altitude mountain trek makes for the ultimate adventurous challenge. Multi-day hill hikes can be physically tough, but they always come with an amazing reward for your efforts – the pure joy of reaching a summit…

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The Girl Outdoors, the book!

INTRODUCING THE GIRL OUTDOORS BOOK I wrote a book! I’m so happy to show you The Girl Outdoors, out now on Amazon and in bookshops. It’s published by Bloomsbury Publishing UK and is available to order in paperback and digital forms.…

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The girl’s guide to skiing in Le Grand-Bornand, France

Thinking of booking a last-minute escape to the snow? I loved laid-back, charming Le Grand-Bornand in the French Alps. And don’t be fooled by its quaint beauty, this ski village is also home to plenty of adrenaline-fuelled winter adventures –…

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The active girl’s guide to Edmonton, Alberta

Welcome to Edmonton. This vibrant city in the heart of Alberta is more than just a great base for exploring the Rockies – it’s also an adventurous capital in its own right, full of outdoor activities to try and cosy…

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Sponsored post: The best ski resorts in France for beginners

Itching to learn to ski this winter? The Alps is the perfect place to give riding the white stuff a try, and SnowTrex‘s guide to the best beginner-friendly resorts in France will help you pick the perfect base for a…

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Video: Sailing around the Inner Hebrides on the Bessie Ellen

Come aboard the Bessie Ellen, one of the last of Britain’s traditional trading ketches still to sail our seas, with my video diary of our island-hopping explorations in Scotland.

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Journey North – an Arctic adventure in Greenland

They say when you’ve seen the world, there’s always Greenland. Mighty glaciers, Inuit hunters, the Northern Lights, polar bears on the kill – this vast Arctic tundra is astonishing in both its emptiness and its ancient traditions. Read the story…

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