Welcome to this blog page which details accounts of some of our most exciting adventures worldwide. From wilderness trekking in Greenland to climbing Africa's highest mountain; from a Moto tour to a Cambodian temple or a winter road trip round Iceland, read all this and more on our adventure travel blog!

'Off-Grid' in Arctic Sweden: Trekking the Dag Hammarskjöldleden

December 15, 2017
The Call of the Wild: Nikkaluokta to Kebnekaise (19 km) Last September (2016) we visited Arctic Sweden for the first time, trekking part of the 425 kilometre Kungsleden T...
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Trekking in the Caucasus Mountains of Georgia: Sojourn in Svaneti

November 20, 2017
We begin our final trek in Svaneti in the north west of Georgia, famous for its medieval stone towers which each stand sentinel over a cluster of balconied houses enclose...
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Trekking in the Caucasus Mountains of Georgia: Journey across the Chaukhi Massif

November 19, 2017
My eighteen kilo rucksack feels like a dead weight as I heave it onto my back in the remote village of Djuta (Juta) which is at an elevation over 2,000 metres at the end...
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Trekking in the Caucasus Mountains of Georgia: Tbilisi and the Sights around Stepantsminda

November 19, 2017
Georgia on my Mind ‘I’ve been drinking all day!’ exclaimed the chain-smoking taxi driver sticking his head out of the window to draw deeply on his third cigarette, ‘You k...
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‘The Chess Set of the Gods’: Trekking in the Simien Mountains of Ethiopia

April 25, 2017
Day One: Africa’s ‘Grand Canyon’ I catch my breath as I peer over the edge of the terrifying precipice upon which I am standing that plunges vertically downwards for ove...
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The Kingdom of Cod: Winter in Norway’s Lofoten Islands

February 26, 2017
The coccyx-shaped Lofoten archipelago defiantly juts out into the frigid waters of the Norwegian Sea. Situated north of the Arctic Circle, winter in this chain of mountai...
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An Autumn Trek in Arctic Sweden: The Kungsleden Trail from Saltoluokta to Kvikkjokk

September 30, 2016
In the far reaches of Northern Europe there is a land of cold rushing rivers, vast forests and snow-capped mountains. A wild and timeless land where huge herds of reindee...
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‘España Verde’: Spain’s Green and Pleasant Wonderland

July 28, 2016
The cliffs of craggy limestone tower over our convertible as we power our way up through a deep gorge carved by the Cares River that is taking us into the heart of the Pi...
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‘Nature’s Coliseum’: Exploring the Cirque de Gavarnie, Pyrenees Mountains

July 05, 2016
A Five Star View The modest two-starred Hôtel des Cimes in Gavarnie is a world away from the flea-ridden Pyrenean hostelries described by Hilaire Belloc who travelled thr...
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The Journey to 'Middle Land' Narsarsuaq, Greenland: Or There and Back Again

October 11, 2015
Our flight from Reykjavík to Narsarsuaq Airport took us spell-bindingly low over the immense Greenland ice cap and then down a narrow valley hemmed in by jagged snow cove...
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The Stuff of Sagas: Trekking Erik the Red’s Land, Greenland

October 04, 2015
The Vanished World of the Vikings The boat that had carried us the short hop across the icy turquoise waters from Narsarsuaq recedes across the fjord leaving a faint whit...
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Through a Net, Dimly: Wilderness Trekking in Klosterdalen, Tasermiut Fjord, Greenland

September 13, 2015
The New Patagonia It’s early afternoon, late July, when our rib boat glides out of Nanortalik harbour. Located on an island of the same name, the southernmost town in Gre...
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The World's Scariest Hike? El Caminito del Rey, Andalucía, Spain

June 24, 2015
Bliss is an evening in the limestone hills of Andalucía, when the heat of the day has ebbed and the landscape is bathed in the rich tones of the sinking sun. It’s mid-May...
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Mulhacén: King of Mountains, Sierra Nevada, Spain

June 08, 2015
“It’s a bloody long way”, says the silver-haired man with a South East of England accent upon hearing that we are making our summit attempt in a day. “Our group stayed th...
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Land of Fire and Ice: A Winter Road Trip Round Iceland

February 06, 2015
The First Taste of Iceland The sky above Mount Esja begins to turn candy floss pink as the setting sun slides behind a thin bank of grey cloud stealthily creeping in from...
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