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Alastair Humphreys is an adventurer, blogger, author and motivational speaker.

As well as expeditions such as cycling round the world, walking across India and rowing the Atlantic, Alastair was named as a National Geographic Adventurer of the Year for his pioneering work on the concept of microadventures, trying to encourage people to get outside, get out of their comfort zone, go somewhere they’ve never been. A microadventure is an adventure that is close to home, cheap, simple, short, and yet very effective.

Alastair has written seven books about his adventures. He is very well-regarded as a motivational speaker for corporate events and schools. You can get in touch with Alastair here. He produces a free monthly newsletter with the highlights of the blog and important expedition news. Go on – sign up now!

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The Road that Leads to the Sea “Each day looks as beautiful as the roads that lead to the sea.” – John Steinbeck “Beep… beepbeepbeepbeep… BEEPBEEPBEEPBEEP.” I know instantly where I am. It is a new day. India. I feel fired with purpose. It is the last […]...
Too Young to be Panning Memories “You’re too young a man to be panning memories, Adam. You should be getting yourself some new ones, so that the mining will be richer when you come to age.” – John Steinbeck Doing something fun is fun. There is […]...
Flabbiness Over the next couple of weeks I am serialising my whole India book, for free, here on my blog. Flabbiness “You know how advice is: you only want it if it agrees with what you wanted to do anyways.” – […]...
Into the Empty Quarter – watch Today, for Free This is the 20-minute 'festival cut' of the film. Feel free to watch, share, enjoy, download as you wish. ...
Microadventure Advice for Women “It’s OK for you, but microadventures are much harder for women” is something I hear surprisingly often in these enlightened, more-equal times. So I asked Anna McNuff (who is all woman, and all adventure) to share a few thoughts to […]...
The Top 10 Adventure Film Festivals A list of the best adventure, travel and mountain film festivals in the world!...
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