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How to carve out time for adventure (or for any other activity you are struggling to make time for)

How to carve out time for adventure (or for any other activity you are struggling to make time for)

“I would love to go off on an adventure, but I just don’t have the time” – I hear this all the time. Nowadays it seems like everyone is always super busy and overbooked. We have all these amazing technologies available to us to help […]

5 strength exercises that will turn you into a stronger runner

5 strength exercises that will turn you into a stronger runner

Do you want to feel stronger when running uphills and feel more efficient at the end of your long runs? One way to achieve this is by supplementing your running miles with targeted strength training workouts. Don’t worry, you won’t have to spend hours and […]

Sarah Outen’s epic human powered journey around the world

Sarah Outen’s epic human powered journey around the world

Sarah Outen is an adventurer, author and speaker. In November 2015 she completed her very impressive London2London:Via the World expedition. During this mega adventure Sarah rowed, cycled and kayaked a total of 25000 miles around the Northern Hemisphere! When I first heard about Sarah’s human-powered […]

Going solo: debunked myths and expert tips

Going solo: debunked myths and expert tips

If you are a woman and decide to go on a solo adventure in the wilderness you will most certainly experience a certain level of pushback from your family and friends. I certainly did when I decided to leave my job and my husband behind […]

Cycling across Sardinia: the perfect combination of hills, coastal views and pizza

Cycling across Sardinia: the perfect combination of hills, coastal views and pizza

It had been 6 months since the end of my New Zealand adventure and I was craving some time on the road again. Given the limited time I had for the trip and my love of pizza I decided that cycling across Sardinia sounded like the perfect […]

A few lessons I learned from training for an ultra-marathon

A few lessons I learned from training for an ultra-marathon

I am in no way an expert ultra runner. I still have so so much experience to gain, so many miles to cover on trails and so much to learn about endurance running training and racing before I would ever call myself an experienced ultra […]

Portrait: Paule Kremer, English Channel Swimmer

Portrait: Paule Kremer, English Channel Swimmer

“It’s just an awesome feeling to think that you can swim between two countries and fight these massive currents”   On the 8th of August Paule Kremer became the first ever person (and woman!!) from Luxembourg to swim across the English Channel. 13hrs and 54min […]

On Minimalism

On Minimalism

The first time I heard about minimalism was about 10 years ago when I read a book called “L’art de la simplicity” (the art of simplicity). In this book Loreau explains the concept of “less is more” and explains how living a minimalist lifestyle can […]

Gear Review: Ultimate Direction Women’s Ultra Vesta

Gear Review: Ultimate Direction Women’s Ultra Vesta

A couple of months ago I bought the Ultimate Direction Ultra Vesta. I have worn it on a number of long training runs and during a 50km trail running race two weeks ago and I absolutely love it. Read on if you want to find out about […]

A summer reading list that will make you want to run, explore and push yourself

A summer reading list that will make you want to run, explore and push yourself

  Summer holidays are approaching! Time off work is the perfect opportunity to spend more time outdoors and also to catch up on reading (do you not think that there is nothing more relaxing than reading a good book in the sun after a long hike or […]


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