Category Archive: Europe

My first microadventure

I started a new job recently and I think my favourite thing about it is the fact that I am now surrounded by the kind of people who don’t think I am crazy… Continue reading

Hiking, Bivvying and a very cold swim – a weekend away with the Adventure Queens

Firstly, I want to start by giving a shout out to the Adventure Queens Facebook group. It is the kindest, most supportive and most inspiring group I have ever been a member of. A… Continue reading

Adventure writing without a Beard – Part 1

Outdoor sports and Adventure books written by female adventurers.    Even the most adventurous of us loves to curl up with a good book after a day hiking, cycling, climbing, kayaking, swimming or just… Continue reading

Why ski seasons are not just for 18 year olds on their gap year

I didn’t do my first ski season until I was 25. This was for a few reasons. One was that I thought ski seasons were just for the posh kids who had been… Continue reading

3 Pubs and a castle – a few hours in Dover

Everyone has been there at some point en route to France on the ferry and left with a few hours to kill in Dover. On my recent road trip avec my Dad we… Continue reading

In Bruges

“It’s a fairytale town, isn’t it? How’s a fairytale town not somebody’s f***ing thing? How can all those canals and bridges and cobbled streets and those churches, all that beautiful f***ing fairytale stuff,… Continue reading

Whistle-stop Istanbul

I was lucky enough to visit Istanbul as the first stop on a much longer backpacking trip around Western Turkey but the time I spent there made me realise just how perfect it… Continue reading

5 Free things to do in London you (probably) didn’t know about

After 5 years living in London, for many of which I was a broke student, I came to find that it really is one of the best places for free things to do.… Continue reading

Alternative Athens

With Athens the centre of so many news reports right now i decided to root out some old photos from a trip I took there in 2011. Despite the political and economic instability at… Continue reading

The Land of Ice and Fire … Iceland on a shoestring

I have chosen Iceland as my first proper blog post because it is the place where I truly think I left my heart behind (cheesy as that sounds!). It is the most spectacular place I… Continue reading