It was twenty to eight on a Saturday morning when I alighted the train where I’d spent the past eleven hours playing origami on my cheap seat.… Read more “How to Spend a Long Weekend Adventuring the Scottish Cairngorms”
I’m really excited I wrote a story for GLAMOUR! If you’re interested in backpacking and curious about how to get into it, this is a good tale of what you probably don’t want your first trip to be like. But let me tell you, it was definitely an adventure!
Early January 2017 I flew to Japan, landing with the cold of winter and ready to walk the 514 km old Tōkaidō route, from Tokyo to Kyoto. This page discusses all the planning and logistics to start this 3 week hike.
Trying to figure out what to pack for Iceland? This is my hiking gear list for a 2,500 km trek around the country and includes everything to keep you safe and warm…
Everything you ever wanted to know about (wild) camping in Iceland! A guide to campgrounds and amenities and stories about camping wild!
Do you want to know what it’s like to hike around Iceland’s ring road twice? I thought I’d put together a Q&A post to answer what’s it really like to walk 2,500 km around a country that is notorious for being icy cold and always wet…
A week after finishing the South Coast Track, I walked the remaining stretch back to Hobart and I had done it: I walked around Tasmania, covering 1,604… Read more “Walking Around Tasmania (part 7) : The Hike, Facts and Thoughts”
It’s just after 10.30 in the morning and I find myself on a mountain ridge, surrounded by a dramatic vista: a raw scenery of brutal cliffs and endless… Read more “Guide to a Two-Day Mt Seoraksan Hiking Trip: Weathering the Dinosaur Ridge and Daecheongbong Peak”