A birthday party I will NEVER forget!

A birthday party I will NEVER forget!

On the 9th of February 2017 I launched a Facebook group. I called it Love Her Wild - an adventure community to celebrate and encourage more women to get outdoors. At the same time, I published a post inviting women to apply to join me on The Everest Adventure. It was...

7 Best hiking backpacks under £100 (for 2021)

7 Best hiking backpacks under £100 (for 2021)

If you are searching for the best hiking backpacks under £100 then the budget is obviously a consideration. While some backpacks go considerably higher than this in price (fancy an Osprey Aether Pro costing £300), I think £100 is a good budget to work with. For this...

DofE kit list: the best rucksack & gear for your expedition

DofE kit list: the best rucksack & gear for your expedition

Having the right gear and equipment for your Duke of Edinburgh expedition is going to make all the difference. You want to make sure that every item you carry with you is comfortable and essential so you aren't lugging around extra weight. This DofE kit list -...

Reflections on 2019….and some exciting plans ahead!

Reflections on 2019….and some exciting plans ahead!

I'm so terrible at acknowledging and celebrating my success that when I got to the end of 2019 I thought it'd been just ok. Growing Patreon, passing 25,000 monthly visitors to my blog, increasing my online following, finding a literary agent, learn how to rock climb,...

Guide to hiring a campervan in London

Guide to hiring a campervan in London

London has a lot of Campervan hire companies and makes a great starting point for a caravanning trip in the UK. It's home to London Heathrow airport and has easy access to sights across England, Wales and Scotland (if you don't mind a bit of driving to get there). In...

Your glamping packing list made easy!

Your glamping packing list made easy!

Planning a fun glamping getaway? This complete glamping packing list will make sure you don't forget anything important. I'm a huge fan of glamping because for me it provides a nice middle ground, especially when the weather starts to turn. While I love going away on...

10 ideas for your Gold DofE residential

10 ideas for your Gold DofE residential

Gold DofE residential is something you'll need to do if you want to complete the highest level on the Duke of Edinburgh Award. Your residential will need to be completed alongside volunteering, skills and, of course, your Gold DofE expedition. Other blogs you may find...

21 Expedition food ideas

21 Expedition food ideas

This guide is for anyone looking for inspiration for their expedition food plan. I've covered all meals as well as ideas for dietary requirements such as vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free. I originally wrote this guide for anyone doing their Duke of Edinburgh (DofE)...

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I'm Bex Band, adventurer & founder of the women's adventure community Love Her Wild. I want to inspire more people to go on adventures to grow in confidence & to reconnect with our natural spaces.

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