• Glamping: Relaxing Holiday Trend or Half-hearted Cop Out?

    Just in case anyone is not yet familiar with the term, ‘glamping’ basically means camping in a more luxurious fashion. View this post on Instagram Have you heard of 'astrotourism'? We're calling it one of the trends of 2019 glamping – find out more via the link in our...
  • ‘The DofE Expedition’: A Horror Story Like No Other

    Every year, groups of secondary school kids are lured into the great outdoors, wearing rucksacks twice their own body weight, eating cereal bars by the dozen with dodgy map directions glued to their hands – and why? For a certificate and a, dare I say it, rather crummy badge....
  • Temporary Home: Camp America

    Summer 2017 was without a doubt the best summer of my life, and it was spent working as a camp counsellor in Greeley, Pennsylvania. This trip really starts back in October 2016 with the application process, which was a lot of paperwork and form filling. From this came the...
  • Home Run: California

    There’s a sense of calm that comes with not knowing where you’ll be at the end of the day. I’m referring to the idea of a camping road-trip, something most Californians have looked forward to in their life. Something I live for because California is in my blood, and...
  • Microadventures: What on Earth?

    By addressing the idea of heading out into the countryside for a night of sleeping beneath the stars, completely without a tent, I likely conjure some image of hell for the majority of university students. Given that we already pay extortionate fees for freezing cold accommodation, why then remove those walls...