The Best Route Up Pen y Fan (if you’d rather avoid the crowds)

Without much time for flexibility, I decided that the Easter Bank Holiday weekend was the ideal time to climb Pen y Fan for the first time in about seven years.…

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January in Sidmouth: a view from the shore

January in Sidmouth: a view from the shore

The sky is unmoved today. It’s neither tempestuous nor sunny. It’s not oppressive but it doesn’t quite feel clear either. The clouds seem undecided, on the fence. …
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Islands of History – Exploring Malta in November

Islands of History – Exploring Malta in November

‘What’s next?’ ‘Popeye Village.’ ‘What?’ ‘We’re going to Popeye Village,’ I repeat. ‘There’s a village named after Popeye?’ ‘No, it’s literally Popeye Village.’ A year ago, …
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The Best Base Layers for 2018/2019 Winter Season | Thermals worth investing in

The Best Base Layers for 2018/2019 Winter Season | Thermals worth investing in

GET WARM, STAY WARM The base layer market has changed drastically in the last five years, especially with the boom in the merino wool market. But really…which base …
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Exploring Brussels: The Heartland of the EU

Exploring Brussels: The Heartland of the EU

Brussels is every city. It has the sprawling pedestrianised shopping streets of France, Germany, Austria and Spain, dotted with Zara, H&M and Calzedonia. It has streetside seating housing …
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