Camping on St Martin’s on the Isles of Scilly

Back earlier in the summer we took a trip to the Isles of Scilly to go camping on St Martin’s island. I’d never been to the Isles of Scilly before and was really looking forward to it.   Going Camping On The Isles of Scilly We had booked to take the Scillonian Ferry across from Penzance to St Mary’s (the largest and ‘main’ island) and from there we would take a little boat to the smaller island of St Martin’s.…

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Adventure 001 Helicopter Flight Review

Recently I was very kindly gifted a helicopter flight with a cream tea from Adventure 001. This was an amazing gift as I had never been in a chopper before and it was high up in my bucket list. Adventure 001 have lots of different locations that you can take a helicopter from. The decision however was very easy for me as they run helicopter trips from St Ives every summer. The organisation of the whole thing was really slick.…

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Climbing Mount Triglav, Slovenia 2864m Part Three

After leaving the Dom Planika in Part two we had just over another vertical metres to climb before reaching the summit. After not long of leaving the mountain hut the track quickly turned to scramble. There were chains and pegs which were really helpful over certain sections. After climbing up with the aid of chains the exposure got more severe, cable followed the more challenging parts of the route and it was best to start using the via ferrata gear.…

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Climbing Mount Triglav, Slovenia 2864m Part One

Mount Triglav with a height of 2,863 metres (or 9,395 ft) is the highest mountain in Slovenia and in fact the highest in all of the Julian Alps. It is so famous in Slovenia that it even features on the countries flag! Milan Kučan, a former Slovene president, once said that every Slovenian person to climb Triglav at least once in their life. We were staying in Lake Bohinj and there was even a monument there for the first four…

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Lifeventure Kibo 42 RFiD Travel Backpack Review

During the Easter break I took a little roadtrip up to Pembrokeshire in Wales. The trip started down in Cornwall and we drove ‘up country’ for a few hours before making a stop off in Bristol for one night. We arrived at the hotel and carried our luggage up to the room. I had decided to take the new Lifeventure Kibo 42 RFiD Travel Backpack on this multi-day – multi-location trip to test it out. The Kibo 42 RFiD Travel…

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