Category: Travel

Are you ready for a season of skiing and snowboarding? 0

Are you ready for a season of skiing and snowboarding?

It’s raining, it’s windy, it looks like the summer (if you could call it summer) is over and we’re heading full tilt into winter. But this doesn’t mean us outdoorsy folk do not have...

An adventure company that will rely on Social Media marketing alone. Mad or clever? 4

An adventure company that will rely on Social Media marketing alone. Mad or clever?

I “met” Peter Syme on LinkedIn. He started a discussion thread on Social Media: My next start-up has no search volume so there is no need to work the SEO. The number of potential...

Kit review: Freedom Trail Airedale family tent 8

Kit review: Freedom Trail Airedale family tent

Forty minutes of sunshine, one helper, a nosey whippety pup and some lessons learned from previous experiences and I had the Freedom Trail Airedale 4 family tent up and ready for use. And I...

Guest blog: My time with the Glasgow cyclists in the Pyrenees 0

Guest blog: My time with the Glasgow cyclists in the Pyrenees

I met Marianne on the Marmot Tour of the Pyrenees. She’s a keen cyclist and takes part in the odd sportive event with the “aim of completing rather than competing”. She admitted feeling a...

Cycling the famous Tour de France cols of the Pyrenees 0

Cycling the famous Tour de France cols of the Pyrenees

Poring over the maps and graphs of the day’s cycling, our group digests both a huge breakfast and the statistics. Four magnificent mountains in the French Pyrenees. Four long, and often steep, ascents up four...

Top tips for holiday keep-fit motivation! 0

Top tips for holiday keep-fit motivation!

Holidays aren’t always the easiest times for keep-fit motivation. Hot sun, too many sangrias and an abundance of addictive yet trashy novels can mean that a week or two fly by in foreign climes...

Glasgow event: Arran in The Square 0

Glasgow event: Arran in The Square

I’ve always loved the Isle of Arran. It has that get-away from it all atmosphere of a holiday isle, even though it’s just a short ferry ride from the west coast of Scotland. I’ve...

FionaOutdoors writes about Perthshire Outdoors! 0

FionaOutdoors writes about Perthshire Outdoors!

The Scotsman recently published a travel and things-to-do guide to Perthshire. I was asked to write about the great outdoors in the region. It’s a brilliant destination for cycling, walking and a wide range...

Club La Santa: A high 0

Club La Santa: A high

Everything is relative and so the high and the low featured in this blog– and the next – might not seem that dramatic in the grand scale of ordinary life! In fact there were...

I’m learning a lot at Club La Santa 2

I’m learning a lot at Club La Santa

I love Club La Santa, even if it does make me feel unfit and a tad out of shape. At this sports heaven on the island of Lanzarote, it is absolutely normal to take...