Europe’s best single-day leisure cycle routes

There are few modes of travel as good as cycling when it comes to exploring a new destination, especially when terrain is cyclist-friendly. This is where Europe often comes out tops for offering dedicated cycling lanes away from traffic, making it ideal for an activity-based breakaway. The kind folk from Ireland Walk Hike Bike have […]

Couple cycles 20,000km from Germany to South Africa

Hi, I’m Tanya Edwards! Along with my partner, Simon Bihr, I am cycling 20,000 km from Germany to South Africa. We are connecting the tiny dots of our respective hometowns, seeing how the landscapes, weather and people slowly change. We also love to rock climb and what better excuse than to do it than on […]

Why you should go Mountain Biking in the Fann Mountains

For decades Central Asia was behind the Iron Curtain, but it’s an extraordinarily beautiful region which is only recently getting the recognition it deserves. Tajikistan in particular is an unspoilt wilderness, with more than half the country lying at over 3,000m above sea level, so if you want to hike, climb, kayak, or raft, this […]

Travelling Across the US in a Campervan: Sarah’s story

We’ve featured AdventureShares of all shapes and forms, but few have included all the themes of Women4Adventure. Sarah Van Remoortere’s tale of adventuring across the US in a campervan seems to tick all our boxes. She and her boyfriend landed in New York, bought a van and headed cross-country. Along the route they camped, cycled, […]

These 6 Female Adventurers will Make you Want to Get Out There!

There was a time when adventure travel was exclusive to bearded gentlemen, but let’s face it – times have moved on. These days, there are women pushing the frontiers across land and sea and smashing world records in every direction. It’s time to look at what running like a girl, climbing like a girl and […]

Why You Should Visit Kyrgyzstan

The locals will tell you proudly that if you rolled Kyrgyzstan out flat, their tiny but incredibly mountainous Central Asian country would be larger than China. The peaks are omnipresent, visible even from the heart of the capital. And as adventure tourism in Kyrgyzstan is starting to kick off, it’s the perfect time to climb, […]

Tour de France of Mountain Biking

By Timothy Hammond EPIC HIGHS AND EPIC LOWS – Experiencing the notorious 8-day Absa Cape Epic mountain bike race from the front. Coined by many as the “Tour de France of the mountain biking world”, the Cape Epic is exactly as its name suggests – an epic mountain bike race around the Cape Winelands in […]

5 Top-rated Bike Rides in London

We catch up with Sustrans London staff members to hear about their favourite cycling routes around the capital. FYI, Sustrans is the charity that is making it easier for people to walk and cycle around the UK. For more route information and inspiration visit their website here. James Taylor, Bike It Plus Officer, London Favourite […]

The Hunt is Over: Healthy Easter Breaks for Everyone

Ditch the Easter eggs in favour of one of Health & Fitness Travel’s top-rated luxury wellness breaks. Whether you choose a healthy breakaway over the extended Easter break or a detox after all the chocolate indulgences, this egg-stensive guide from Tenerife to India has a healthy holiday to meet your wellness needs. The Easter Detox […]

How the UK’s Biggest Cycling Programme for Women Changed My Life

Breeze is the largest programme of its kind and aimed at getting more women riding bicycles in the UK. Launched just over 5 years ago, Breeze now has over 100 000 ladies who cycle in groups led by Breeze Champions on a regular basis. Rides are free, open to anyone of any ability and comprises […]