Three True Travel Horror Stories To Remind You Why You Need Insurance

Three True Travel Horror Stories To Remind You Why You Need Insurance

No one wants to think about something bad happening to them while on vacation, but in reality, it happens to millions of travellers each year. In fact, 1 out of 30 trips ends in a medical emergency. If you need

The Swiss Army Knife Book & Giveaway!

The Swiss Army Knife Book & Giveaway!

I was recently sent a copy of The Swiss Army Knife Book by nature instructor Felix Immler and I have to say that it is a fantastic book. It walks you through a variety of projects, from making simple tools

The Helpful Hiker is shortlisted for a Trespass Blog Award & we need your help!

The Helpful Hiker is shortlisted for a Trespass Blog Award & we need your help!

2016 has been a tough year so I was so excited to hear that, thanks to your nominations, The Helpful Hiker has been shortlisted for a Trespass Blog Award in the camping category. I am so thrilled, it’s the first time

How Do Busy People Keep Fit?

How Do Busy People Keep Fit?

One thing that has become glaringly obvious over the summer is that I am very very unfit. I managed a couple of parkruns last year, but since I returned to work in January, life has become a matter of survival.

How To Use Your Homegrown Veg

How To Use Your Homegrown Veg

This is a different post to my normal repertoire of camping tips and walks, however I thought it would be good to try something different. Plus, gardening is a great way to spend time outside all year round. I have

Taking the road less travelled in the UK

Taking the road less travelled in the UK

At first you might think that travellers don’t necessarily visit London looking for a great outdoor adventure. It’s safe to say this city isn’t synonymous with hiking, camping, or other rural activities. In fact you could say that the closest

#30DaysWild

When I heard about 30 Days Wild I was inspired to take part. Life has been so hectic lately with work and our wedding looming that it’s been hard to fit in as much outdoor time as I would like. I

Liebster Award

Liebster Award

A couple of weeks ago I got an amazing email from the Corey at fifi + hop nominating me for a Liebster Award. It really made my day! As much as I love blogging, it’s still very much a hobby for

6 Ways to Plan a Budget Break in the Great Outdoors

6 Ways to Plan a Budget Break in the Great Outdoors

Make the most of the beautiful countryside Britain has to offer without blowing your budget by planning a short break using our top tips.

My New Year's Resolutions 2016

My New Year's Resolutions 2016

After looking back over a momentous 2015, I decided that it’s time I started thinking about 2016. The last 12 months have been the hardest of my life, but the challenges are only just beginning! I return to work on