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Recent Posts

Books about Long Journeys on Foot Inspiring tales if you are planning a long adventure of your own. Read »
On Foot through India “I could walk to anywhere on Earth from here, if only I choose to make the time. The road is free and open and waiting.” If you love the Beatles, at some point in your life you will have to […] Read »
Mountain Bikes and Bothy Nights A short film about an imaginary journey round Scotland, linking together wild bothies and landscapes. Read »
How to Be a Travel Blogger I began travel blogging 14 years ago. If you are new to travel blogging, I hope that the lessons I have learned will help you. Read »
Advice on Securing Visas Visas are a vital part of many long journeys. They are also quite complicated and very boring. I’m not good at coping with either of those things, so I called in the professionals! The Visa Machine is a company that […] Read »
Chipping away at the Edges of Impossibility Ben Saunders is a pioneering polar explorer and a record-breaking long-distance skier, covering more than 6,000km (3,730 miles) on foot in the polar regions since 2001. Ben’s accomplishments include leading the longest human-powered polar journey in history, a round-trip from […] Read »
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