Category: Travel

Guest blog: Going Down Under with a bike 0

Guest blog: Going Down Under with a bike

My guest blogger writes about bike touring in Australia: As you would expect for a country the size of Australia, the opportunities for pedal-power enthusiasts are limitless. Boasting stunning natural terrain in addition to...

Kit review: Vango Hurricane 200 tent 0

Kit review: Vango Hurricane 200 tent

Robust, roomy and practical. Three words that sum up the two-man Vango Hurricane 200 tent. And also quite light at 4.2kg. The website said that this tent would take 15 minutes to pitch and...

Zip-It while camping or travelling 0

Zip-It while camping or travelling

Travelling, camping, on holiday or generally just hanging out with kids, most parents now rely on a host of electronic gadgets to keep them happy/quiet/entertained/out of mischief. But sometimes some of us hanker after...

Guest blog: Take a hike! Ibiza beyond the clubs 0

Guest blog: Take a hike! Ibiza beyond the clubs

My guest blogger Mark finds a treasure trove of walking on an island better know for clubbing holidays. Find out more. The first thing that springs to mind when you think of Ibiza is...

Guest blog: Outdoors holiday in Cornwall 0

Guest blog: Outdoors holiday in Cornwall

A favourite among families and one of the UK’s most visited counties, Cornwall offers a great many options if you enjoy the great outdoors. The county boasts a diverse landscape with surprisingly big and...

Kit review: Vango Gamma 200 tent 0

Kit review: Vango Gamma 200 tent

Two man tents, in my experience, can be a bit claustrophobic. But not this tunnel-shaped Vango Gamma 200 tent. It was so quick to erect (less than 12 minutes) and provides surprisingly roomy accommodation...

Top tips for Edinburgh Marathon 1

Top tips for Edinburgh Marathon

The forthcoming Edinburgh Marathon 2013 is rated as one of the fastest marathons in the UK by Runner’s World magazine, so it’s a perfect choice for first-time runners or anyone determined to achieve a...

Solving the Lairig Ghru walk logistical nightmare 0

Solving the Lairig Ghru walk logistical nightmare

A  Highlands walking holiday company has come up with the perfect transport solution for a famous mountain pass walk, the Lairig Ghru. This fabulous 19-mile hike through spectacular Cairngorms landscape is on the must-do...

The joys of camping in the 21st century 1

The joys of camping in the 21st century

Camping has been enjoying a bit of a revolution in the UK. Some folks reckon this is because we’re looking for cheaper holidays. Others point to the staycation. Another thought is that families are...

Guest blog: Finding Nemo in Crete 0

Guest blog: Finding Nemo in Crete

My guest blogger Patrick reckons the Greek Islands, with their beautiful beaches, offer a fantastic family holiday destination, especially Crete. It’s on this larger island that you can enjoy a “Finding Nemo” experience thanks...