Hiking to Lac d Oo; the best of the Pyrenees

Hiking to Lac d Oo; the best of the Pyrenees

Staying in the nearby town of Bagnères-de-Luchon while running a writers retreat, we set aside a day to explore the nearby Pyrenees mountain range. There are lots of hikes to choose from but we settled on the well known Lac D oo (Lake Oô) trek. An easy Pyrenees hike...
Guide to hiking the Welsh 3 Peaks

Guide to hiking the Welsh 3 Peaks

The Welsh 3 Peaks is a brilliant hiking challenge that takes in the highest mountains in Wales’ main mountain regions: Brecon Beacons, South Snowdonia and North Snowdonia. It’s a total walking distance of 17 miles (27.4km) and covers an accent of over 2200...
7 Best hiking backpacks under £100 (for 2020)

7 Best hiking backpacks under £100 (for 2020)

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...
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...