How to spend an adventurous weekend in Qatar

How to spend an adventurous weekend in Qatar

I admit – I couldn’t even pinpoint Qatar on a map before I visited. I knew nothing about the place. But my flight to Indonesia included a layover in the capital – Doha – and this seemed a good enough reason as any to include a short visit to...
An update, from the middle of a desert!

An update, from the middle of a desert!

I’m currently writing this from the poolside of a fancy hotel in Qatar. I’m at the start of a fun-filled month of traveling (more on that below) starting with a 4 day layover in this fascinating – and VERY hot – country. My friend and I have...
Campsites on the South Downs Way

Campsites on the South Downs Way

If you are reading this Campsites South Downs Way directory, my guess is you are about to head off on an adventure on this beautiful trail! Make sure you first read this Walking the South Downs Way guide which covers everything you need to know to make your journey as...
23 Songs on my hiking playlist

23 Songs on my hiking playlist

Music plays an important role in my adventures. As I said in my top long distance walking tips – it can massively help combat boredom and boost my mood. My handy iPod shuffle goes with me everywhere. On it I have an evening wind down/reflective playlist and also...