Adventure, Anecdotes

Dear Adventure

Adventure: [Noun] – an unusual and exciting or daring experience   Dear Adventure, Thank you for being the essence of life.  You fuel me, feed me and drive me.  You are so easy to chase, love, desire and admire.  You build me up from within, and sometimes, you tear me down in the face of weather, […]

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Adventure, Anecdotes

Winter Trips

I’ve learnt a valuable lesson this winter; camping isn’t just a summer activity, you can get out there in the cold too. As I’m sure with most people, winter has always been my off season.  The shorter daylight hours and cold weather makes exploring after work in the dark unappealing, and staying inside next to the heater […]

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Anecdotes, Lifestyle

Solo Travel

I so badly want to go on all these adventures that no-one else has the time for.  The most obvious solution to this, is to go on my own…something that’s much easier said than done.  The more I think about the missed trips, the more I consider a solo trip, but I have so many […]

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Adventure, Anecdotes

The 7 Commandments of Adventure

Challenge Yourself Don’t settle for what you know you can do.  Stretch yourself to achieve something you’ve worked hard to get and glow in personal satisfaction.  For some people that’s summiting a mountain, and for others it’s staring their fear of water in the face while out in a kayak.  Find your comfort zone and push […]

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Adventure, Anecdotes

A Note for Beginners

Being a beginner in an expert world is scary.  It seems that somehow everyone you know can already ski, mountain bike, or surf.   It’s like they were born with the skills and never had to experience the awkward, uncoordinated embarrassment of learning.  But guess what?  They’ve all been there, even the experts. I remember the first […]

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Adventure, Anecdotes, Lifestyle

10 Movies to Inspire your Next Adventure

Whenever life gets a little boring I find myself going back to the same “Top 10” to get me pumped for my next adventure.

Every time I watch one of these I’m left starry-eyed and awe inspired, ready to pack my bags and embark on the same journey I’d just witnessed.  Settle in, get inspired, then get out there!

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Anecdotes, Lifestyle

Zero Waste Ideas for the Kitchen

While the kitchen seems to be the most obvious place to start reducing waste, I found it to be much more of an effort because it required planning and changes to my shopping habits.  Like all habits, it’s become much easier now I’ve done it a few times but if you’re struggling, take your first steps to […]

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Anecdotes, Lifestyle

Zero Waste Ideas for the Bathroom

While there are only a few ideas listed I found the Bathroom to be the easiest place to cut out unnecessary waste without hugely changing my lifestyle.  Some items may seem costly to purchase, but please remember they are reusable, and completely replace the cost of the disposable items you would have continued to purchase […]

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Anecdotes, Lifestyle

Zero Waste Ideas for Everyday Living

Inspired by a friend who takes small simple steps to reduce their waste, I started thinking about how much of a difference one person can make.  This video made a huge impact on me and so began my journey towards Eco-Friendly living. Now that I’m conscious of the impact I have on the environment, I realise […]

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Anecdotes, Lifestyle, Recipes

Orange Infused Buckwheat Porridge

Sick of bland soggy oats while hiking?   In my opinion a hot filling meal is the only way to start a day of activity whether it be hiking, riding, kayaking; raining or sunny.  This orange infused buckwheat porridge is delicious, filling and nutrient dense.  Chia seed pudding breaks up the flavour and works perfectly […]

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