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Recent Posts

Travel Books – Ideas for Presents A selection of travel books that make great gifts. Read »
Karun The Karun is Iran’s longest river. Two friends of mine set out to try to travel the length of the river from source to sea. Their film, Karun, was released this week following a successful Kickstarter fundraising campaign. I was lucky […] Read »
Outlive the Bastards I promise you this one sweet victory over our enemies, over those desk-bound men and women with their hearts in a safe deposit box, and their eyes hypnotized by desk calculators. Read »
On Escaping Towards Where You Want To Be I had no right, really, to set off to try to cycle round the world. I wasn’t an expert cyclist. I wasn’t a seasoned explorer. I wasn’t rich, or wise, or brave. For all those reasons I found beginning, committing, […] Read »
Mountain Bikes and Bothy Nights The story of my journey round the bothies of Scotland by mountain bike. One of the most fun weeks of my life. Read »
No Aeroplanes David Charles is a writer fully committed to living an adventurous travelling life with a twist: no aeroplanes. Far from shrinking his horizons, No Aeroplanes has inspired David to travel more and with much greater imagination. In his latest book, […] Read »
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