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Safety Advice Every Adventurer Should Know Before They Reach Their Destination

Before you reach your destination, don’t forget to consider your safety. Remove all the unhealthy paranoia and take advantage of some practical safety advice. Stay secure no matter where you...

23 February, 2018

Bali: Things to do near Singapore

For anyone that has lived in Singapore, a weekend away in Bali is unlikely to be an alien concept. Why would it be? A popular destination for travellers from all over the world, a 2 hour flight...

03 August, 2017

Part 4: The final stretch, Fish River Canyon

On the morning of the final day, the atmosphere in the campsite was one of excitement and anticipation. Feet were sore, bodies were fatigued but spirits were high. There was talk of cold beers and...

27 July, 2017

Part 3: Along the canyon floor, Fish River Canyon

 As the Fish River meandered through the canyon it became strikingly obvious  how powerful the river could be when in full force. At first, the steep walls towered above us but made finding shade...

20 July, 2017

Part 2: The Descent, Fish River Canyon Hike

The Descent

An early rise and a 60 minute journey along the local dirt tracks in the back of a safari truck was our route to the trail head. This is where we first encountered the immensity of the...

13 July, 2017

MegaZip - Evoke Your Senses At Night!

There has always been a certain mystique associated with the night. Your senses become heightened and your body adjusts to the surroundings in a very special way. Vision becomes clearer, sound is...

15 March, 2017

Part 3: The Essential Expedition Toolkit

I had an amusing exchange with a reader last week who condemned the advice offered thus far, to quote a famous Monty Python sketch, as “stating the bleedin’ obvious”!
21 October, 2016

Part 2: Ingredients for a successful expedition

Last week we explored the benefits of escaping the daily grind and getting out in to the great outdoors. I think many more people would do so, if they knew how to plan an expedition. It is not as...

14 October, 2016

Part 1: How to Plan the Perfect Expedition

During my military training, one favoured test was to be woken at the dead of night, put on a lorry, driven in to the Welsh mountains, dumped in the middle of nowhere and told to get to a...

12 October, 2016

How to approach a run in with an ice track, a tray, and gravity

Sliding down a 1.2km ice skeleton track at 60mph, face first, on nothing more than a piece of wood with 2 skates on the bottom. That’s what I recently found myself doing after agreeing to try out...

06 September, 2016