Adventures

Whatever your comfort zone is, whether you happily take part in crazy activities or prefer a gentle meandering hike, then there’s an adventure here for you!

Hiking Trolltunga in Norway

Trolltunga Hike – Plan it Like a Pro

Trolltunga (literally Troll’s Tongue) is one of Norway’s iconic hikes. In an area of wild and dramatic outstanding natural beauty, hiking Trolltunga has to be on your Norway bucket list. Our Trolltunga hike guide has all the information and tips you need to tackle this epic hike.

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Covão dos Conchos Portugal

Covao Dos Conchos – Getting Up Close

The fascinating Covao dos Conchos, high in the Serra da Estrela natural park in Portugal is called the ‘eye’ by locals. This incredible man-made hole is actually a spillway and well worth the short hike to get up close to the mesmerising spectacle, set deep in the rugged Portuguese mountains. 

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Gap Year for Over 50s

How to Take a Gap Year (for Over 50s)

Do you wish you could step off the wheel and find a different way to live your life? Are you stuck in a career rut and need time out to re-assess and re-connect?  Or just wondering what else is out there? An adult gap year may be just what you need…

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Morocco Sahara Desert

How to Go to Morocco & Visit the Sahara Desert

If you are going to Morocco, visiting the Sahara Desert should be at the top of your bucket list. The total tranquility and infinite beauty of the rose gold dunes is like nothing else on earth. Being there as the sun rises on the day or sinks into the horizon is one of life’s great privileges. Find out all you need to know about visiting Morocco desert here.

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A Seven Day Pyrenees Hiking Tour

A Seven Day Pyrenees Hiking Tour

If you love taking your holidays in mountains and walking, then head to the Pyrenees for some amazing hiking routes! The combination of clean air, spectacular views and well maintained trails make hiking the Pyrenees an absolute pleasure. We think these are amongst the best hikes in the Pyrenees.

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How to Visit Flam in a Motorhome

All the Best Things To Do in Flåm in the Summer

Flåm is a small village situated in Western Norway, surrounded by steep mountains, thundering waterfalls, fjords and truly spectacular scenery. Flåm sits at the top of the Aurlandsfjord, a branch of the vast Sognefjord, a UNESCO World Heritage site, it is a perfect stop in any motorhome tour of Norway as there is so much to do and see. How to visit Flåm in a motorhome will give you all the information you need to have an incredible stay.

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New Forest Activities

Top 16 New Forest Outdoor Activities

In Hampshire New Forest is perfect for outdoor adventures. This national park is home to ponies, rare breed cows and pigs (yes, pigs!) roaming wild, and is a playground for hikers, cyclists and water sport enthusiasts. Head here for a New Forest activity holidays and you will find so much to see and do. Our guide will provide all the information you need to visit the New Forest and we’ll share a few local secrets too!

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Visit Zugspitze

Visit Zugspitze Germany – Find Out How!

At 2962m high, the Zugspitze is Germany’s highest peak. And what a mountain it is; standing at the northern edges of the mighty Alps, home to three glaciers and with views of 400 mountain peaks in four countries, the Zugspitze is primal, raw and breathtakingly beautiful.

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Austria

How to Visit Innsbruck in Summer

Visit Innsbruck Austria summer and you will discover a stunningly beautiful and dramatic city. Capital of Austria’s western state of Tirol, Innsbruck is surrounded by awe-inspiring, enormous mountains, cool green pastures and offers a huge variety of summer sporting activities. Find out what to do in Innsbruck in summer and make the most of your time in this glorious city!

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The Best Wild Swimming in France

The Best Wild Swimming in France

In the height of summer, when its 30° plus, all you want to do is find some cold water to immerse yourself in. If the cold water is also crystal clear and bubbling along through rock pools and waterfalls, then that’s even better. Top it off with a spectacular location and you’ve hit the wild swimming jackpot! We think these are the best wild swimming spots in France…enjoy!

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how to hike Monte Cofano

How to Hike Monte Cofano, Sicily

Possibly the most beautiful hike in Sicily! This gorgeous mix of mountain and coastal route is fabulous on a sunny day, the views across the Baia Santa Margherita and the Riserva Naturale Orientata Monte Cofano are spectacular. This hike is so versatile, you can traverse Monte Cofano, climb to the summit or both. Check out the post below for more details of how to hike Monte Cofano.

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blue inflatable kayak in the mediterranean sea

Review of Sevylor Colorado Inflatable Kayak

We love being on the water, an important part of travelling and motorhome life for us is finding places to kayak, SUP and wild swim. This is our review of the Sevylor Colorado inflatable kayak we purchased and have paddled in fast flowing rivers with white water, slow rivers, coastal and open sea.

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Beginners Guide to Inflatable Kayaking

Beginners Inflatable Kayaking Guide

If you like a bit of adventure and love being on the water, then an inflatable kayak is for you.  If you’re an inflatable kayak beginner you’ll find advice on the best inflatable kayak, tips on planning your inflatable kayak paddle safely and how to manage the logistics of using an inflatable kayak.  

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