Cycling Across Europe – The Video

Cycling Around the World In just one week I’m off to continue my adventure cycling around the world! I’ve worked hard to get this video out before I left, which gives a quick (1 minute 42) look at the trip so far! I hope you like it!   I would be massively grateful if you shared […]

The eternal fires of Chimaera

The eternal fires of Chimaera

The eternal fires of Chimaera Close to the town of Olympos, I ditched my bike, hiding it and all my belongings under a tree just off the road, and headed off to climb the unique Mount Chimaera. Drawn to weird and wonderful environments such as Western Turkey’s Pamukkale, I knew I had to visit the […]

Travel Tale: The time we ran the bases!

      Arriving in America, the home of baseball for the first time last year, seeing a baseball game was high on the ‘to do’ list. 8 others apparently agreed, and we went to see the mighty Syracuse Chiefs. Being British, and not understanding the intricacies of what is, essentially glorified rounders, we celebrated […]

Via Ferrata

When I first heard of via ferrata (and I  will explain what it is in a minute) back when I must have been 14 or so,  it sounded like the most adventurous and exciting thing imaginable! Seven years later, when I discovered before leaving for the Alps, there were a few  dotted around the area […]

Closing thoughts on the Ranch

Horse Ranch Adventure

It’s now been about two weeks since I was on the ranch, which has given me plenty of time to reflect on the time I spent there (mainly thinking that I’d love to go back), and makes it a good time to write a review for my first ‘Workaway’ placement. I did not want to […]

Life on the Ranch: Part 4 (The last ride jinx)

If you haven’t read part 1 yet, why not start there? So, it finally happened. I fell off a horse. On my last day of riding. When I’ve been skiing, I, alongside my mates have celebrated ‘backflip Friday’, Friday being the last day of our tour. Having skied (comparatively) safely at the start of the […]

Life on the Ranch – Part 3

Horse Ranch adventure down river

If you haven’t read part 1 yet, why not start there? My eyes are fully adjusted but still, I struggle to see. The shadowy dark outlines of those in front of me only just visible. I can just barely see bushes and shrubs lining the path on either side. The sky is cloudless, pin-pricked and […]

Life on the Ranch – Part 2

Horse Ranch Adventure

If you haven’t read part 1 yet, why not start there?   Life is sloooow here. Calm. Peaceful. Serene. All these words apply. It is a great way of living.   The past few days on the ranch have remained very relaxed. Even now, when there are guests on the ranch, taking them out on […]

Life on the Ranch – Part 1

Horse Ranch paddock

After a short two day delay, I eventually arrived on the ranch yesterday morning. My Workaway host, Alice, picked me up from the city of Buffalo which is around a 40 minute drive, so I was very grateful for that, and on the drive back she took me for breakfast – I hadn’t even arrived […]

The cowboy transformation

 Since camp has finished I’ve been travelling around America for a few days with friends, and am having a great time, but, this Saturday I’ll be leaving them to go work on a horse ranch for a few weeks. So, how did I arrange this work back in England? The secret is…   Workaway.   […]