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October 2017

Adventure, Inspire

15 ways to enjoy the outdoors this Autumn

The Autumn is our favourite time of year. The days get shorter (in a good way), the colours changing makes everywhere look stunning and the blankets and down jackets come out of hibernation. It really is the best time to get outside and get some fresh air before winter draws in and our adventure motivation is limited. Here’s our top 20 ways to make the most of everything autumn has to offer 1. Go foraging Toasted hazelnuts, sloe gin and blackberry and apple pies, the fruits of a  ...

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Adventure, Interview, Travel

Hiking the Great Wall of China – Interview with Emma Lewis

We’ve been catching up with Emma Lewis from Hip2Trek, a Yorkshire lass with an awesome recovery story to tell. Hi Emma, Can you introduce yourself to our readers? I’m Emma, I live in Yorkshire with my family and when I’m not out walking I help run our IT company, write my blog or very occasionally work as a film extra. My adventures involve walking, trekking, hiking and just getting outside really. I also recently took part in a charity trek on the Great Wall of China.  ...

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Adventure, Travel

Kayaking the Abel Tasman

Kayaking the Abel Tasman has got to be one of the highlights of our south Island tour, it’s up there with the Routeburn Track and a random, crazy night in a backpackers hostel just outside of Hokitika. If you enjoy beautiful coastline, wildlife, waking up on a stunning beach or slow paced adventure then you need to add this to your New Zealand bucket list; Let’s face it, we all have one. When you’ve been once, the list gets even longer! We booked a 4 day park start kayak  ...

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Adventure, Inspire, Interview

Sailing Kittiwake

Today we’re catching up with Elena from Sailing Kittiwake. She’s on a pretty awesome adventure and we wanted to hear all about it! Hi Elena, tell us a bit about yourself? My name’s Elena, I’m 29 and I’m from Italy. I live on a sailboat, a 26ft catamaran, together with my boyfriend Ryan. I’ve lived in the UK between London, Bournemouth, and Manchester for the past seven years, but now I’m travelling full-time. I’m a freelance content marketing consultant and copywriter, or a  ...

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Hev’s been named as one of the 12 Outdoor Heros for 2017 by Trekmates, meaning she will be working with Trekmates and testing out their kit! We’re so excited to share our stories with them and you over the next 12 months, the last few have been pretty epic. We’ve got a ski trip, some more alpine adventures, overseas expeds and lots of British mountains in the pipeline, and of course lots of micro adventures in the van.  

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