Trekking from Planpraz To Le Brévent, Chamonix

A few week’s back G and I loaded up my car and escaped to Chamonix, which is a place that holds many important memories for me and feels like a home away from home.  During our journey, we sang, took…

3 Peaks Challenge – Kit List

As you may, or may not know we recently attempted to complete ‘The 3 Peaks Challenge’ and you can read about our journey *here*. When it comes to packing for a few days living in a minibus, coupled with a…

Active Travel – As a couple…

Well, hasn’t this year just flown by? It feels like only yesterday we were welcoming in 2018 and wondering what adventures it would bring. Now all of a sudden its peak holiday season and all I can think about is…

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The ‘Almost’ 3 Peaks Challenge

I honestly think that at least once a week we should all sit down and take a moment to be bloody grateful for the opportunities that come our way in life.  I think the ideal time for this, is after…

Kinder Scout – The Mass Trespass Walk

It wouldn’t have been a training walk without me casually sitting on a large rock, staring thoughtfully into the distance, wondering when it’s going to be acceptable for me to eat my bacon sandwich.  Okay, let’s start with a little…

Hidden Valley Yurts Review

“I felt my lungs inflate with the onrush of scenery—air, mountains, trees and people. I thought, “This is what it is to be happy.”” Sylvia Plath The first thing I noticed when I arrived at Hidden Valley Yurts, was how peaceful, lush…

Some of my favourite holiday moments…

Have you ever noticed, all hairdressers ask you if you are going on holiday this year? I think this tradition is almost as British as talking about the weather. So on that note, I’m going to talk about holidays as…

Tips for Skiing Safely…

It was a blustery, cold day in February, parts of the UK where being covered in fluffy white snow and as I stepped out of the tube station at Holborn, London,  I wondered what the evening ahead would bring –…

Why you should walk up Snowdon…

I’m a Brit, it’s ingrained in me to talk about the weather; I smile when the sun shines and roll my eyes when it rains. When the sunshine’s in Snowdonia, people are overjoyed, when it rains, they reach into their…

Things to do in Coral Bay, Cyprus

The day after running my third half marathon, I found myself unexpectedly running again, this time through Luton airport in a crazed rush to ensure we didn’t miss our flight. Where were we heading you might ask? Well, I’m glad you…

Skiing Alpe D’Huez

The sun was shining, the familiar feeling of achy calves set in and I slowly started my descent down the snow covered piste.. After a year off, I was delighted to be back in the mountains and after a hectic…

Why you should learn to ski

I always thought that learning to ski wouldn’t be for me, I considered it to be a pretentious sport, something my lack of balance and fear of speed would prevent me from doing. Then, one day in my late twenties…


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