Category: TRAVELING

Transvulcania 2018

2nd June 2018 5 min to read

Transvulcania 2018

Category : FITNESS, Travel, TRAVELING

Andree Walkin – Transvulcania 2018 Half Marathon Race Report I’m sure we all have a friend or friends who rope you into interesting things at particularly vulnerable moments in your life right? Well, I’m glad to say I’ve got a few of these types of friends.  On a car journey following an epic Art O’ Neill 2018 event m...

New State of Consciousness

26th August 2017 5 min to read

New State of Consciousness

Category : Travel, TRAVELING

Ellen Baggs: Facebook age 29. Real age 12… (Please read the following bearing in mind I am not an emotional person.) Recently I embarked on ‘a travel journey’ as a 45 year old backpacker! Did you know insurance companies only do backpacker insurance up to 35 years? (And yes there is my first mental stumbling block!)...

Everest Base Camp

11th November 2016 6 min to read

Everest Base Camp

Category : SPORT, TRAVELING

EVEREST. One girl’s trek to the foot of the World’s highest Mountain – Everest Base Camp. So three weeks before the departure date, I get an opportunity to tag along on an expedition to Everest Base Camp.  Anyone who knows me knows I am not one to turn this type of thing down so before I know it I have landed in Kathman...

The Running Tour

3rd November 2016 3 min to read

The Running Tour

Category : FITNESS, LIFE, TRAVELING

My new favourite tourist discovery…   On a recent work trip to Amsterdam, my friend Andy and I decided to go on a running tour. Concept? Simple. 7.5km running around Amsterdam in a small group, visiting the sites. No buses, no cars, and no trams – “we go where we want”.   We met our tour guide, Hans-...

19th July 2016 5 min to read

Micro-Adventures For 9-5 Life

Category : GEAR, LIFE, TRAVELING

So it went like this over a glass of red on a Sunday night… Him. “Are we both free tomorrow eve after work?” Me. “Yes!” Him. “OK – let’s do something we’ve been talking about for a while. Want to try a Micro-Adventure?”   For those that don’t know a ‘Micro Adventure’...

Gear: GoPro – The Wonder Camera

6th August 2015 2 min to read

Gear: GoPro – The Wonder Camera

Category : GEAR, LIFE, SPORT, TRAVELING

Why everyone needs to buy a GoPro. Like, right now.   Here I am, writing this post on the back of my boarding pass on the drive home from the airport. I’m eager to write and frankly the journey is long.   But I’m writing about something I’d never thought I’d write about. My Gopro.   Now I’m sure some of you ...

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