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Canoe vs Kayak: What’s the Difference?

Canoe vs kayak. It’s time to choose your fighter. Though in order to do so, you really need to know what the difference between a kayak and a canoe actually is. Both are waterborne vessels; both have been used for thousands of years; both use paddles and both can help...

How to Make a Campfire

Campfires are cosy. There's something lovely about all sitting round a campfire, with a clear sky above you and nature all around you. Maybe you've got a friend who's telling a story or playing the guitar (pretty much obligatory for the campfire experience, right?)....

7 Quick Questions with Alastair Humphreys

Welcome to a new quick-fire interview series here on the Much Better Adventures Magazine. Alongside our big interview features, we thought it would be fun to ask interesting people seven interesting questions. They'll be the same seven questions each time - making a...

Wild Swimming: Your Guide to the Basics

Taking a dip in a lake. Making the mad dash into the North Sea in March. There is something oddly attractive about swimming outdoors or, as it's often known, wild swimming. What is Wild Swimming? Wild swimming is, to all intents and purposes, going swimming outside in...

The Ultimate Camping Essentials Checklist

This isn't going to be an "X Camping Products You Can't Leave the House Without" sort of article. That's really not our style. We had a look at some other camping essentials articles online and had a bit of a giggle. You can take a whole load of things camping if you...

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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...

Why You Should Make This the Year You Try Solo Travel

Why You Should Make This the Year You Try Solo Travel

At some point in our lives we’ve all, inevitably, abandoned a plan to do something that we really wanted to do because nobody would come and do it with us. It’s a fairly common excuse. But it’s also one which holds up about as well as a sand castle in a bathtub. There...

How Coffee is Changing Lives Across Rwanda

How Coffee is Changing Lives Across Rwanda

The Cyimbili Hills lie on the shores of Lake Kivu on the western coast of Rwanda. The hills are known for their tranquility and nature. The village is nestled neatly into the lush green mountains that surround it, and looks out on the water of Kivu, one of Africa’s...

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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,...

7 Things to Remember for Your Next Cycling Adventure

7 Things to Remember for Your Next Cycling Adventure

Travelling on a bike and cycling abroad is one of life’s great pleasures. As Ernest Hemingway once said, "It is by riding a bicycle that you learn the contours of a country best, since you have to sweat up the hills and coast down them." There’s simply no better way...

4 Reasons Adventurers are Heading to Kyrgyzstan

4 Reasons Adventurers are Heading to Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstan: land of the 40 tribes, home of the Mountains of Heaven. Impossible to spell, but excellent for winning Hangman. Store it somewhere in your brain beside hybrid, phlegm and rhythm. You're welcome. But, although Hangman is popular amongst adventurers trapped...

Geiranger | The Essential Guide to the Geirangerfjord

Geiranger | The Essential Guide to the Geirangerfjord

Geiranger is a village in western Norway and is the gateway to the Geirangerfjord - often said to be the “jewel in the crown” of the Norwegian fjords. Now, when it comes to Norwegian fjords, that's saying something, because they're all pretty stunning. The Norwegian...

The Tallest Mountain in England and How to Climb it

The Tallest Mountain in England and How to Climb it

The tallest mountain in England is Scafell Pike in the Lake District, Cumbria. For most people, that's probably enough to make you want to climb it. We do like a bit of standing on a summit knowing you're higher than everyone else in the country. The question is: how...

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Canoe vs Kayak: What’s the Difference?

Canoe vs Kayak: What’s the Difference?

Canoe vs kayak. It’s time to choose your fighter. Though in order to do so, you really need to know what the difference between a kayak and a canoe actually is. Both are waterborne vessels; both have been used for thousands of years; both use paddles and both can help...

How to Make a Campfire

How to Make a Campfire

Campfires are cosy. There's something lovely about all sitting round a campfire, with a clear sky above you and nature all around you. Maybe you've got a friend who's telling a story or playing the guitar (pretty much obligatory for the campfire experience, right?)....

7 Quick Questions with Alastair Humphreys

7 Quick Questions with Alastair Humphreys

Welcome to a new quick-fire interview series here on the Much Better Adventures Magazine. Alongside our big interview features, we thought it would be fun to ask interesting people seven interesting questions. They'll be the same seven questions each time - making a...

Wild Swimming: Your Guide to the Basics

Wild Swimming: Your Guide to the Basics

Taking a dip in a lake. Making the mad dash into the North Sea in March. There is something oddly attractive about swimming outdoors or, as it's often known, wild swimming. What is Wild Swimming? Wild swimming is, to all intents and purposes, going swimming outside in...

The Ultimate Camping Essentials Checklist

The Ultimate Camping Essentials Checklist

This isn't going to be an "X Camping Products You Can't Leave the House Without" sort of article. That's really not our style. We had a look at some other camping essentials articles online and had a bit of a giggle. You can take a whole load of things camping if you...

10 of the Best Hikes for 2020

10 of the Best Hikes for 2020

There are thousands of amazing hikes in the world. With just the power of putting one foot in front of the other, you can cross countries or continents, climb mountains, hike jungles and immerse yourself in nature. So, you'll agree, it's a pretty tough deal to pick...

6 Awesome Via Ferrata in Europe

6 Awesome Via Ferrata in Europe

With all the thrill of rock climbing, but requiring minimal gear, via ferrata is a fun way to reach previously inaccessibly peaks. We're assuming you've got a basic understanding of that, or you wouldn't be here! (If not, check out What is Via Ferrata? and then come...

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