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  • From Mountains to the Moon | A Brief History of Epic Firsts

    From Mountains to the Moon | A Brief History of Epic Firsts

    To commemorate the 50 th anniversary of Neil Armstrong's 'One Giant Step for Mankind', we've put together a brief history of modern exploration. Here are the men and women who went to the furthest, highest and deepest places on Earth . . . and beyond. Read more
  • Wild Camping FAQs | Beginner's Guide and Kit List

    Wild Camping FAQs | Beginner's Guide and Kit List

    Everything you need to know to start your wild camping journey. Don't worry if you don't know your bivvy-bag from your backpacking-tent, or if you've never slept more than 6 feet from a mains plug. We're here to answer all your questions. Read more
  • Destination Inspiration: Visit Barbados

    Destination Inspiration: Visit Barbados

    Jet-setting to the tropical paradise Barbados wasn't a big deal. It wasn't as if there were bars full of rum punch, trees full of hummingbirds and this thing in the sky called 'the sun' that kept you warm all day! Here's an insight into our week on the tropical island, Barbados, queue the Pina... Read more
  • Top 10 Secret Campsites near the UK's Biggest Festivals

    Top 10 Secret Campsites near the UK's Biggest Festivals

    With the official arrival of festival season, we’ve asked the authors of The Cool Camping Guide to Festivals for their pick of the best secret festival campsites within a 10-minute drive of the festival site. You can dance all day, sleep all night and be guaranteed not to wake up in a mud... Read more
  • The Dark Tourist Trail: Chernobyl

    The Dark Tourist Trail: Chernobyl

    In this first of our series on the Dark Tourist Trail we journey to Chernobyl, to trace the path of a very modern tragedy an the tourism that has grown around it. Read more
  • Land's End to John O' Groats: A Brief Guide

    Land's End to John O' Groats: A Brief Guide

    Few, if any, British journeys are as iconic as Land's End to John O'Groats. In celebration of a fantastic National Walking Month 2019, here's our intro to walking the length of the country. Read more
  • The Queue From The Top - Is Everest Worth It?

    The Queue From The Top - Is Everest Worth It?

    Is Everest worth the risk? With a record number of permits given, nearly a dozen deaths in a few days, and images of mammoth queues for the summit, serious questions are being raised about humanity's relationship with the world's highest mountain. Read more
  • Sarah Roberts' Big Predator Expedition: Part Three

    Sarah Roberts' Big Predator Expedition: Part Three

    The final installment in Sarah Roberts' USA expedition sees her head into the deserts of the American Southwest to investigate the human impact on this great wilderness. Along the way she falls in love with cacti. Read more
  • Sarah Roberts' Big Predator Expedition: Part Two

    Sarah Roberts' Big Predator Expedition: Part Two

    In her second report from the field Sarah Roberts' recounts electrifying shark encounters, shares a creeping unease about reptilian road life, and comes face to face with the cuddliest of Florida's underwater denizens. Read more
  • Sarah Roberts' Big Predator Expedition: Part One

    Sarah Roberts' Big Predator Expedition: Part One

    Sarah Roberts is an expert in big, dangerous animals We are proud to support her current expedition to Florida. Here, in the first of her field reports she tells us stories of sharks, alligators and the delights of 'van life'. Read more
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