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French Alps: Your Adventure Guide

The French Alps have such depths of beauty and distinction that it’s almost impossible to condense their adventure opportunities into just one article. Mount Blanc, the highest mountain in Europe west of the Caucasus, is (as you probably know) found in the Chamonix...

A Lifetime Discount For All NHS Staff

We've had a lot of great NHS workers join our adventures over the years. Now more than ever we know they'll be needing a proper adventure when this pandemic is over and it's safe to travel again. We wanted to say thank you for all their amazing work in our own small...

Know a Good Person Doing Good Things? Nominate Them!

Every week in our humble newsletter we endeavour to celebrate those good people doing good things in the world. Now, we're turning to you to help us in our search to uncover more of those good people and reward them with a much deserved adventure. If we've learnt...

7 Quick Questions with Sarah Williams

Sarah Williams is an adventurer, qualified yoga instructor and the host of the Tough Girl Podcast. She interviews inspirational women with a background in adventure or sport, often overcoming great challenges. Read our full interview with Sarah here: Meet the Woman...

An Adventurer’s Guide to Properly Keeping Your 2 Metres of Social Distancing

During these tough and trying times in quarantine and self-isolation, we are allowed but one daily jaunt outside for exercise (in the United Kingdom at least) and, even when we do that, we’re being advised to keep at least a safe two metre distance from any other...

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7 Quick Questions with Sarah Williams

7 Quick Questions with Sarah Williams

Sarah Williams is an adventurer, qualified yoga instructor and the host of the Tough Girl Podcast. She interviews inspirational women with a background in adventure or sport, often overcoming great challenges. Read our full interview with Sarah here: Meet the Woman...

The Quirky History of Ordnance Survey and the UK’s Maps

The Quirky History of Ordnance Survey and the UK’s Maps

Here at Much Better Adventures, we love maps. We love the way you can cosy up with them (like a mug of tea) and dream of future adventures. We love visualising the crinkles of a new destination - and of course how useful they are to find your way when you're actually...

Hiking Tips for Beginners: We Asked the Experts

Hiking Tips for Beginners: We Asked the Experts

When you're a beginner hiker, one of the biggest things you want is advice. Am I doing it right? What have I forgotten to pack? Where should I go hiking? Sometimes you're lucky enough to know people who are full of hiking tips for beginners. You can go hiking with...

7 Quick Questions with Leon McCarron

7 Quick Questions with Leon McCarron

Leon McCarron is an adventurer, filmmaker and storyteller... as well as being just a pretty cool guy. It's not everyone who can say that they create long distance hiking trails. Better still to help design the narrative journey that a hiker experiences as they pass...

We’re Calling on Tourism to Declare a Climate Emergency

We’re Calling on Tourism to Declare a Climate Emergency

The smoking Amazon rainforest. Australia in flames. It’s never been more clear that we're in the midst of a climate and biodiversity emergency. Any travel company, whatever their ethos, is heavily implicated. As an industry we need a bold, unified and immediate...

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French Alps: Your Adventure Guide

French Alps: Your Adventure Guide

The French Alps have such depths of beauty and distinction that it’s almost impossible to condense their adventure opportunities into just one article. Mount Blanc, the highest mountain in Europe west of the Caucasus, is (as you probably know) found in the Chamonix...

Climbing Ben Nevis: Your Guide to the Routes

Climbing Ben Nevis: Your Guide to the Routes

The highest mountain in the UK is Ben Nevis, in Scotland, clocking in at 1345m above sea level. It goes without saying that it's also the highest mountain in Scotland and therefore one of the mountains in the famous Three Peaks Challenge. Ben Nevis is significantly...

Namibia Holidays: Your Adventure Guide to the Country

Namibia Holidays: Your Adventure Guide to the Country

Namibia holidays can range from arid desert fat biking to watching zebra and elephants grazing on lush African plains. Thanks to the Sports Relief 100km challenge in Namibia in March 2020, more people than ever are going to be opening their eyes to the adventure,...

Hiking in Iceland: A Guide to the Basics

Hiking in Iceland: A Guide to the Basics

A long time ago in decade not very far away, Iceland was all over the news. Before 2010, hiking in Iceland was not something many people had ever considered doing. It basically wasn't on the map for adventurers at all. Then, one of its volcanoes - the beautifully...

Tara Canyon: Your Adventure Guide

Tara Canyon: Your Adventure Guide

There have been whisperings in the air. You've heard tell of a secret adventure playground in a far and distant land. Montenegro: the Tara Canyon. Like an adventurer of old, you strike out to find out more about this mystical place off the edge of the known map. Here...

Atlas Mountains: Your Adventure Guide

Atlas Mountains: Your Adventure Guide

The Atlas Mountains are a huge mountain range in North Africa, spanning from the west coast of Morocco, right across Algeria and Tunisia. Although most people associate the Atlas Mountains with Morocco, where they're at their highest, they aren't exactly small in...

5 of the Best Adventures in the Canary Islands

5 of the Best Adventures in the Canary Islands

The Canary Islands are one of those places that everyone has heard of, but few people seem to know much about. Did you know that Tenerife, Gran Canaria and Lanzarote are all a part of the Canary Islands for example? Three real heavyweights of the all-inclusive, fly,...

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4 Top Tips for Planning an Adventure

4 Top Tips for Planning an Adventure

"How do I plan an adventure?" has got to be top of my most-asked-questions-about-adventure list. Alongside things like, "How do I work out what kind of adventure to do?" and "I'm scared people will judge me, how do I tell them?" That and, of course, the question that...

11 Ways to Get Your Adventure Fix from Home

11 Ways to Get Your Adventure Fix from Home

At this point, you’ve probably settled into self-isolation and the quarantine lifestyle. Most of us can only dream about the beauty of the mountains right now, or of coastal winds and far-ranging views. The "new normal" is taking one trip outdoors per day for...

The Much Better Adventures Guide to… Working From Home

The Much Better Adventures Guide to… Working From Home

Self-isolation and/or a general quarantine is now very much upon us, and as a result, more people are working from home than ever. This is a new endeavour for most people, but at Much Better Adventures, as well as having offices in London and Bristol, we’ve also got...

16 Awesome Outdoor & Adventure Films Free To Watch Online

16 Awesome Outdoor & Adventure Films Free To Watch Online

What have you got planned for tonight? Another night of exploring the great indoors, perhaps? Maybe you have a trip to visit your cupboard planned? A little holiday to visit your boiler, or an adventure to the fridge to check if you’ve somehow got more food than you...

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