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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 five 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 monthly newsletter with the highlights of the blog and important expedition news.


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Look at that Ridiculous thing I did. I should Do it Again Sometime Some thoughts from a 21-year old woman cycling across Europe....
Time = Wealth A fabulous book for anyone interested in breaking away from normal life and heading out to explore the world is Vagabonding by Rolf Potts. "Vagabonding" is about taking time off from your normal life — from six weeks, to four months, to two years — to discover and experience the world on your own terms....
The 4 Phases of an Adventure Cas and Jonesy are a duo of Australian adventurers. They’ve paddled across the Tasman Sea, done an enormous South Pole expedition, and even released a jigsaw of themselves! I caught up with Cas for a chat on Skype for the […]...
sunset silhouette bike Get there with your Blood, Sweat, and Tears, with your Effort: You’ll Value That More. An interview with Imran Mughal about cycling round the world, his impact on the British Pakistani community, about getting motivated after losing his job, and cycling to the haj....
An Interview with Karen Darke Karen Darke is a climber, adventurer and athlete. She broke her spine in a climbing accident....
A Walk with a Seaside Donkey Six months, 1000 miles, and one very opinionated donkey. An adventure around Wales....
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