How to plan an adventure; Kicking the States

How to plan an adventure; Kicking the States

You know what adventure you want to do next. Assuming you have thought through your options (check this guide out if you need some adventure inspiration) and have asked these 7 questions then you know that your adventure is both right and realistic. But now you are...

9 tips for hiking in the desert

9 tips for hiking in the desert

These desert hiking tips will help you prepare and thrive in a barren and hot environment. Hiking in the desert is my absolute favourite. I've crossed 2 deserts now. The first was the Negev desert as part of hiking the 1000km Israel National Trail (the story of which...

Adult kick scooters – a complete guide

Adult kick scooters – a complete guide

When I thought about what I wanted to be when I grew up, I never imagined that I might become an expert in kick scooting for grown-ups! Unintentionally I should add. I've done 2 long-distance kick-scooter challenges -  the first was Scoot the Loop, a 150miles 5 day...

Cycling the Pacific Coast; a Complete Guide

Cycling the Pacific Coast; a Complete Guide

The Pacific Coast Bicycle route spans from Vancouver in Canada to the Mexican Border, covering a total of 1,848miles. If you are thinking of cycling the pacific coast bicycle route you can expect endless coastline - from rugged rocky Oregon to clear blue LA beaches -...

#13 Kicking the States; Mexico

#13 Kicking the States; Mexico

I’m going to try not use the word 'tired' too much in this blog although it’s been a common theme this last week. I woke up, well, tired. I knew I would as we'd had such a jam packed day before in Universal Studios Hollywood. But it was worth it for all the fun. We...

#12 Kicking the States; a whirlwind

#12 Kicking the States; a whirlwind

I was really sore after a second night of camping...scooting and camping is not a good combo for my back. I had a lame attempt at stretching while checking out the 2 interesting neighbours we had camping nearby. One guy on a bike with a huge flag saying ‘Cycle America...

#11 Kicking the States; Calling the police

#11 Kicking the States; Calling the police

Make sure you are following our journey on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for live updates from the road! I felt good heading out from Los Osos. I’d had an enjoyable rest the night before and kept thinking that the worst of it all had past....ah, blissful ignorance!...

#10 Kicking the States; hitting rock bottom

#10 Kicking the States; hitting rock bottom

Make sure you are following our journey on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. It felt really weird starting again and switching from talk mode to scooting and I was feeling far from enthusiastic. We had some huge hills to get over today to take us from San Jose to the...