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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.” – […]...
The Top 10 Adventure Film Festivals When I first started going on adventures, (writes Leon) I did so just for me. I went out into the world naïve and full of wonder, with no idea of what I’d find or if I’d enjoy it (or if […]...
Adventure Film Festivals Summer may be over, but this is still one of my favourite times of year. It’s Adventure Film Festival season! Across the world there is a growing number of festivals showcasing the best in travel, expedition and mountain adventures. You should […]...
Why you should try your first Microadventure Britain’s landscape has been moulded by man and millennia of man’s activities that have destroyed or changed our original wilderness for ever. In these more enlightened times increasing numbers of people are passionate about protecting and preserving and restoring our […]...
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