14/03/2018

Caldera Blanca walk in Lanzarote; A holiday hike to an extinct volcano in the Canary Islands

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The impressive view of the crater from the summit of Caldera Blanca on this unique walk in Lanzarote. If you are on holiday in Lanzarote, and are looking for things to do - then this walk should be on your holiday to do list. It's not actually that hard if you know how to get here, read on to find out more...
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Surfing in Famara, Lanzarote with Lanzasurf

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Famara in Lanzarote is maybe one of the best places in Europe to learn to Surf. It's where I done my first surfing lessons with Lanzasurf and it's ideal
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12/11/2017

A stunning Autumnal Ullswater walk to Gowbarrow Fell and Aira Force

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One of my best views in the Lake District looking over Ullswater from Green Hill below Gowbarrow Fell. There aren't many better views than this for me and when the tree's and bracken are golden and the sun is shining it's extra special. You can discover the exact spot of this particular view in this blog post.
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29/07/2017

A walk to Haystacks, one of the Lake District's finest mountains


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Possibly the best walk in the Lake District!  On this walk to Haystacks you will see some of the best views in the Lake District. Here we can see Haystacks to the left with the sun setting behind Red Pike and Buttermere and Crummock water in the distance.

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Wild camping - the best way to experience the great outdoors


There's nothing quite like a wild camp - it's an experience I'd recommend to anyone who loves walking and the outdoors. When everyone else have left the mountains you have the place to yourself - and the chance to see spectacular sunsets and sunrises and the most amazing dark and stary night skies you'll ever see if you are lucky. If you'd like to experience a wild camp yourself - check out my tips and camping essentials below.
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28/07/2017

Tarn Hows walk with waterfalls, woodlands and classic Lake District views

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Tarn Hows is one of the most popular tourist destinations and accessible walks in the Lake District and is a great walk no matter what level of fitness and age!

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03/07/2017

A walk around the historic York City Walls with great views of York Minister

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The best view and much photographed point on this York City Walls walk with the walls leading your eye all the way to an impressive view of York Minister

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03/06/2017

A classic walk from Keswick to Castlehead, Walla Crag, Ashness Bridge & Derwent Water


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What a view from the Castlehead viewpoint (near Keswick) looking over Derwent Water towards Borrowdale with Catbells to the right and Walla Crag just off to the left of the photo. This view has got to be one of my best in the whole of the Lake District
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12/05/2017

Review: Vango Nemesis 300 Tent

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The Vango Nemesis 300 Geodesic Tent - a good value, sturdy tent with lots of space

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26/01/2017

Review: Fitbit Charge 2 (and my 2017 goal: walk more!)

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Wearing my new Fitbit Charge 2 fitness / step tracker - a great product and it's definitely got me walking more in a regular day.

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04/01/2017

Iceland: Golden Circle Tour, Blue Lagoon Spa, Northern lights & Reykjavik

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A stunning view along the edge of tectonic plates in ├×ingvellir National Park in Iceland.

Iceland: Blue Lagoon Spa, Reykjavik
The Blue Lagoon outdoor naturally heated pool at this amazing geothermal spa - a must do for a visit to Iceland 

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12/11/2016

A short walk from Sutton Bank to one of the best views in Yorkshire

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One of the best views in Yorkshire from the top of Sutton Bank toking across Whitestone Cliff and Gormire Lake

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21/08/2016

Review: Vango Monaco 500 Airbeam 5-man tent

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The Vango Monaco 500 tent with Airbeams/ inflatable poles is the quickest large 5-man tent I have put up and is a revelation for me for making short family camping trips much less of a hassle in putting up the tent - leaving more time for the fun stuff :-)

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29/07/2016

Formentor beach & Mirador Es Colomer Viewpoint, Mallorca

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A stunning view of the wild Peninsula of Cap Formentor on Mallorca's northern coast from Mirador Es Colomer. It's one of the most popular views in Mallorca and is actually fairly accessible to get here as you will find out.

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Approaching Formentor beach by boat - one of Mallorca's finest sandy beaches and home of one of Mallorca's oldest and exclusive hotel's - the Formentor Hotel

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19/07/2016

Malham Cove walk via Gordale Scar, Yorkshire Dales

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Admiring the view on top of the stunning Malham Cove in the Yorkshire Dales

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The view into Gordale Scar and the fun scramble up next to the waterfall that awaits


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Gear Review: Vango Nanga 60+10 Rucksack

Review: Vango Nanga 60+10 Rucksack
The Vango Nanga 60 + 10 - a great value, comfortable rucksack with lots of features.

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31/05/2016

Helvellyn via Striding Edge walk, Lake District

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Helvellyn is one of the Lakes most popular walks and this is a classic Lake District view over Striding Edge, with Red Tarn to the left and Ullswater Lake just visible in the distance.


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30/05/2016

Guide to the Nietzsche Path & Eze Village, near Nice / Monaco, France

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View from the Nietzsche Path looking over Eze-sur-mer on the way down from  Eze Village, France. You can see Cap Ferat in the distance and the bay of Villefranche where many Cruise Ships dock

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27/03/2016

Blencathra walk via Sharp Edge, Lake District

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Looking down towards one of my favourite ridge walks - Sharp Edge, en-route to the summit of Blencathra.


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25/03/2016

Gear Review: Vango Banshee 200 Tent & Venom 300 Sleeping Bag

The Vango Banshee 200 tent - a lightweight and great value backpacking tent



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