How to join in with the RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch 2019

How to join in with the RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch 2019

One of the many benefits of moving house last year is that we now have a much bigger garden. Not only that, but our garden is absolutely teeming with birds! We only moved to the next street, yet our old

A Guide to Visiting the Canadian Side of the Niagara Falls for Hikers

A Guide to Visiting the Canadian Side of the Niagara Falls for Hikers

Understandably, seeing the Niagara Falls is on a lot of hiker’s to do list. They truly are a natural wonder and because much of the surrounding land has some sort of protected status there are plenty of great trails and

Let’s Talk Tents – 5 Things To Look For In Camping Tents

Let’s Talk Tents – 5 Things To Look For In Camping Tents

You’ll always remember your first camping experience. Rising and retreating with the sun, the sound of zips at all hours, and being at one with nature. All these moments are made possible with the right tent, and you can be

The Top 10 Hottest Places on Earth

The Top 10 Hottest Places on Earth

I hate January. Once you’re over the euphoria of the New Year celebrations, and your commitment to your resolutions has waned, it really is a dull month! It’s therefore a great time to make some travel plans and plot your

I’m nominated for an award!

I’m nominated for an award!

When I started this blog I didn’t expect it to really go anywhere. I just wanted a record of our outdoor adventures to look back on in years to come. Along the way I’ve been lucky to pick up a

How to save money at Center Parcs

How to save money at Center Parcs

Despite a few reservations, not least about the cost, we recently enjoyed our first family holiday at Center Parcs. We went at the cheapest time of year and paid just £329 for a four night stay in a two bedroom

Is Center Parcs worth the money?

Is Center Parcs worth the money?

For quite some time I’ve been thinking about whether we should go on a family holiday to Center Parcs. The reason that we’ve never done it before is a niggling doubt at the back of my mind, it just seems

3 Easy ways to improve your blog traffic

3 Easy ways to improve your blog traffic

When I started this blog way back in 2013 on Tumblr (anyone remember Tumblr?) I had very little idea about blogging. I had never heard of SEO and I had no idea of the direction that my website was heading.

Our Top Outdoor YouTubers of 2018

Our Top Outdoor YouTubers of 2018

We don’t watch a lot of television in our house, but what we do watch is a lot of YouTube. To be precise, a lot of outdoor YouTube channels (and terrible parking/driving, children playing with toys and 80’s cartoons, but

My Review of 2018

My Review of 2018

Well, it’s been a strange year. The first half of the year was taken up with selling our old house, buying a new one and moving, and all the stress that entails. The second half of the year was taken