Mountain of the month May 2019: Dartmoor wild camp

Something a little different for mountain of the month in May. What Dartmoor lacks in mountains it makes up for in ancient by-laws that permit wild camping. For someone as outdoorsy as I may appear to be I had never been wild camping before. I’d wanted to go for a few years but the time…

Van adventure number 2: Germany and Austria

For our second van adventure we went big. The van passed its MOT with flying colours, European breakdown cover was arranged, the Eurotunnel was booked and off we went! Not quite sure what to expect, the holiday that followed definitely came with some added challenges we hadn’t quite predicted but it also took us to…

Converting a Nissan NV200 into a campervan: how we did it

This post is an ode to the all the campervan conversion stories we read online before embarking on this project. For anyone not converting a van it might be a little dry, for that I apologise and redirect you to the posts about the fun things we have been up to since the van conversion…

The Indian Himylaya: my first time trekking at altitude

When planning my recent trip to India one of the main considerations was the altitude. I had never walked at altitude before and wanted to dip a toe or lung in the thin air to see how I got on and perhaps if all went well consider heading to higher climbs in the future. I’ll…