8 Simple Tricks To Stay Warmer When Camping In Winter

It snowed/sleeted briefly yesterday morning, and that might well be the only snow we get this year; therefore I feel justified in publishing this post on techniques to stay warm when camping when it’s absolutely bloody freezing. Follow the tips below, and you too can expect to get at least…

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Why There’s No Kit List On My Adventure Cycle Touring Blog

One of the features you’ll find on any self-respecting adventure cycle tourist’s blog is a ‘kit list’ page. Usually published in the name of providing useful information, and occasionally as bait for search engines and to earn money through affiliate links, this page is the place where the rider lists…

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Last Chance To Buy The Most Popular Cycle-Touring Tent On The Planet

A few weeks ago I conducted a survey of the most popular tent for cycle touring. I did this by sending out a ton of emails to people I knew had covered vast distances by bicycle, and seeing what they said. (Real-world experience wins over gear nerds on the internet,…

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5 Dream Trips I’d Take This Year If Time & Money Were No Object

For the first time in my adult life I have more or less definite plans for the next 12 months. Almost all of them revolve around adventures, creative storytelling, and sharing knowledge, so I can’t complain. Perhaps it’s in response to the existential tyranny of ‘future planning’, though, that I…

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6 Books That Inspired All These Adventures To Begin

Adventuring never came naturally to me. When I was younger, to say that I was untalented at sports would be a kind understatement. I never went camping because of the one time my parents tried it and it rained. I wasn’t allowed to join the Scouts because of paedophiles. As…

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