Tips & advice, Trekking, Walking

How to avoid altitude sickness

26 Mar , 2015  

Altitude sickness usually occurs at heights of more than 2,430m (8,000ft) and can affect anyone, fit or unfit, experienced or not. It is usually avoidable if you take the correct steps. The aim of this article is to give you the best chance of enjoying a trip that includes higher altitudes, such as Peru’s Salkantay Rek […]

Cycling, Health & Fitness, Tips & advice, Walking

Winter exercise – burn off Christmas calories

25 Nov , 2014  

The calorie-busting festive statistics are not good for our health – but the opportunity to walk, cycle or have fun outdoors over the holiday (and winter) period is. According to a report by the British Dietetic Association, the modern extended Christmas period sees the average person increasing their calorie intake by 500kcal per day, resulting […]

Cycling, Tips & advice

Family bike touring: A guide to cycling with children

7 Aug , 2013  

Have you thought about a cycling holiday for your family but worried about whether it’s for you? Many families question: “But we all cycle at different speeds.” “We all want different things from our holiday.” “And won’t the kids get bored with cycling?” Increasingly, however, many families are discovering the joys of easy cycling tours.   […]