Category Archives: Travel

The Amazing Aussie Adventure: Hyden Seek

Ever seen a wave that’s 15m high and over 100m long? It was a long weekend in Western Australia for Anzac Day, so with a few friends I took a road trip to a town called Hyden — and to … Continue reading

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The Adventure to Save the Turtle

I got to thinking, after my last post. With the up-front cost of Costa Rica so insurmountable, it struck me that I needn’t travel so far for adventure. Australia is this incredible, vast and diverse country. I have barely even … Continue reading

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Traversing Costa Rica

I’ve been talking about a new “big” adventure for a while. It’s been more than three years since I was in the Arctic Circle, and while moving to Australia and completing the country’s highest urban abseil have kept me occupied, … Continue reading

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7 Summits: A Real Adventure for a Real Adventurer

Want to hear about a real adventurer? Over the course of four years Cody Hudson is summiting the seven highest mountains in the world. Yes, that includes Everest. And yes, it also includes Vinson Massif, the highest mountain in Antarctica. … Continue reading

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The Amazing Aussie Adventure: One year on in Perth

I’ve been living in this great Southern land for more than a year now, and the tipping point for what feels like a dream has been reached. With any big change the new ‘reality’ feels completely unreal — this is … Continue reading

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The World is a Book

I met a man once who didn’t have a passport. He was middle aged, a respectable businessman. You know the sort. I don’t know if there were complicated reasons behind his inability to travel outside of the United Kingdom, but … Continue reading

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The Successful and the Passionate: An Interview with Therese Hansen

It seems to me that people who are passionate and successful in one area of their life are often just as passionate in other areas. In this interview series “The Successful and the Passionate” I will talk to some successful … Continue reading

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From Deadhorse to Ushuaia

I was thinking about, and discussing, earlier By Any Means Necessary and I felt that I should look up some of the details of what such a journey would involve. It turns out that the northernmost point of Alaska is … Continue reading

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5 days in Berlin

It’s a bright morning in Berlin. I’ve spent the night in a single room apartment on the 9th floor of a 18-storey tower block in east Germany. All around are tower blocks of a similar size and nature. The outside … Continue reading

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A chilly city suits a troubled soul

Landing in Berlin, it was almost as if I had never left London. London had been grey and cold when I left, and Berlin’s airport looked just the same. Even the snow could have been explained if you’d told me … Continue reading

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