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49 Ultimate adventure tips

I've picked up lots of adventure tips that help my expeditions run smoothly. These are my ultimate adventure tips, no matter what the adventure: Adventure tips: the planning #1 Know why you are doing it Before fine-tuning your adventure, work out why you are doing it....

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5 ways to make your adventure eco-friendly

It’s impossible to travel and explore without having some kind impact on the planet. But by making a few conscious choices we can massively reduce the carbon footprint and damage we leave behind. Here are 5 easy ways you can make your adventure eco-friendly. #1 Make...

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7 Adventurous outdoor activities in Israel

Israel has some fantastic pockets of nature which make it the perfect playground for any adventurer. If you are looking for something a bit more exciting from your next visit then check out these 7 outdoor activities in Israel. #1 Hiking in the desert The Negev desert...

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What was it like visiting the west bank

The West Bank had become a place I purposefully avoided in every way shape or form. Being married to an Israeli, politics has become an incessant part of my life despite my hatred of the topic. Everyone has an opinion on the Israel/Palestine conflict and most feel the...

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The best morning routine to start your day

One of the goals I set myself for the year ahead (you can read all my 2019 goals and plans here) was to continue with a morning routine; A series of tasks I do each day before I start working. The difference it makes to my day in terms of wellbeing, creativity and...

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Writing a press release: template

It's worth spending a bit of time writing a press release that is as good as you can get it. It's your best shot at getting media interested in what you are doing. Although this template is based on research I did online (and my own experience) you don't have to...

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How to do a press release for your adventure

Press has played an important role in my previous expeditions for different reasons. If doing a challenge for charity or cause, it has helped raise money and awareness. It also gives you credibility which can help if you are looking for people to host you or to...

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Writers Retreat in the Pyrenees

I would've never reached my potential as a blogger if I hadn't surrounded myself with other creative writers. Which is why I'm so excited to be working on the Pyrenees Writers Retreat this year with the rather brilliant Emma Rosen (author of the Radical Sabatical). I...

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the Ordinary Adventurer


In 2016 I decided to hike 1000km the length of Israel - a challenge that would change me and my life for the better. I didn’t want the adventure to end so kept going. I've since crossed the Jordan desert, sailed the North Sea and kick-scooted the length of the USA.

Adventuring gave me a love for our natural world and am now campaigning for #EcoAdventuring. I also founded Love Her Wild, creating a supportive community and opportunities for ‘ordinary’ women like me to get out adventuring. The community now has over 5,500 members.

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