Exploring Scotland’s Highlands and islands

Our plan for the next two weeks is a road trip exploring the Scottish Highlands and islands, recently rated by Lonely Planet as one of the best regions in the world to visit this year.

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Made for the wild

The sun is bright. In fact, so bright that I struggle to see out of the front window, thanks to the dust of the Ford Rangers in the convoy in front of us. We’re seriously climbing up this mountain over rocks and ridges…

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The day I didn’t get shot on the line of control

Hearing gunfire echo around the valley reminded us that we were not in the Swiss Alps!We silently contemplated the prospect of spending a night in the woods, acknowledging that we were unlikely to all wake up in the morning.

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Exploring Treasure Isle (Reunion Island)

“The greatest sadness of all is to forget how to play” is a quote I have long admired. Determined to keep my playful spirit alive and well I arrived on Reunion Island with nothing before me except a whole Pandora’s Box of adventures to unpack. For a few days of carefree fun this island seemed like just the ticket.

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Running Back to Childhood – Cederberg Mountains

There is a wish in the back of everyone’s mind. It is a wish to go back in time to a place where time means nothing. It is a yearning to be a child again, where responsibilities and worries have no hold on you. It is a desire for adventure; adventure in the great wilderness. And this small wish is stored in the back of everyone’s mind. It is there and it will always be.

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Season end? Val Thorens has snow to lend

As the snow across Europe begins to dissipate, a sudden urge to gets one’s fix of adrenaline and mountain pleasure kicks in

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Out and about! Four epic outdoor adventures to add to your bucket list

Franki Black is a South African travel writer currently based in London. She’s worked in a Costa Rican jungle, on yachts in the Caribbean and in the African bushveld. As an expert journalist and travel writer, we recently caught up with her to find out what she recommends as the top outdoor adventures that need to be added to everyone’s bucket list. Sit back, relax and be inspired.

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Interlaken… the adventures between two lakes

007 adventures in this glorious winterous wonderland.

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The Beauty of Beaverlac

As I start unwinding from the drive and week, I get a fuzzy, contented feeling and begin to wonder what stories might have been shared around this fire place.

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