How to send out a press release

How to send out a press release

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...

5 takeaways from Kicking the States

5 takeaways from Kicking the States

I'm glad I took some time out before writing this review of Kicking the States. Immediately after the expedition, I was feeling pretty spent and a bit overwhelmed by the whole thing. It'd been a huge project (which you can see by the amount of planning we put into it)...

How much did Kicking the States cost?

How much did Kicking the States cost?

If you've seen my blog - how much do my expeditions cost - you will know that Kicking the States is the most expensive expedition I have done. I always knew it would be. Travelling in the US and in an urban (rather than in a remote) environment was always going to...

7 questions to decide your next adventure

7 questions to decide your next adventure

Hopefully, following on from my last blog how to find inspiration for your next adventure, you have in front of you a list of different adventure ideas. Most likely, some of them will appeal to you more than others. So take those and run through the next questions to...

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...

Why we should use our adventures for good

Why we should use our adventures for good

I strongly believe that adventurers have a duty to help others. Firstly because we are in a privileged position to be adventuring in the first place. We also often use developing countries and natural spaces as our setting for adventures, so it seems only fair that we...

How to get people to donate money to you

How to get people to donate money to you

Arguably, sponsorship collections are one of the easiest (and also risk-free) ways to raise money for charity. But how do you actually get people to donate money to you and to sponsor your cause? Sponsorship is simply asking people to donate and support your cause in...

100+ Raffle prize ideas & how to get companies to donate (2022)

100+ Raffle prize ideas & how to get companies to donate (2022)

On the hunt for good raffle prizes? This is a comprehensive guide which will take you through everything you need to know. It includes a list of over 100 raffle prize ideas an a list of companies willing to donate (updated for 2022). How to get companies to donate...

Top tips for organising a fundraising event

Top tips for organising a fundraising event

In this blog I share my top tips for organising a charity event! Be it a film nights launch events, quiz nights to an evening of talks. I've raised thousands of £ for charity over the years through my various adventures. While I often ask for sponsorship, I've found...