Trail running

Trail Running at 57 & Losing 15kgs: Jeanine’s story

What we loved about Jeanine Koopman’s #adventureshare is how it’s so relevant and applicable to so many other women out there. Jeanine, a 57-year-old mother of three and grandma to one, simply decided one day that it was time to shed some extra weight and hit the trails of Cape Town (her hometown). Her journey […]

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, […]

Discovering the UK through Long-distance Running: Taru’s story

A while ago Taru Jaroszynski wrote an article for Women4Adventure on her incredible journey of trekking and working in Nepal. This time round, she shares her experience of running long distance through various parts of the UK. Originally from South Africa, Taru now lives in London, but regularly heads out into the countryside to hit […]

yoga

Suzy on How Yoga Changed Her Life

A few months ago, Suzy Reading, a UK-based psychologist specialising in self-care, presented a workshop on self-care and we were lucky enough to be there. Her wise, graceful and gentle approach to life was so inspiring that we reached out to Suzy to share her insights with the wider Women4Adventure community. In this #adventureshare, Suzy […]

Mother & 9-year-old Daughter Walk 800km Camino Pilgrimage

When we started running our #adventureshare stories, Shirley Redman’s experience of walking 800km from the south of France across Spain on the Camino de Santiago with her 9-year-old daughter really stood out as something extraordinary.  51-year-old Shirley, who comes from Plettenberg Bay in South Africa, became a single mum of three after her husband passed […]

Solo travel

Travelling Solo through the Middle East: Lydia’s story

Lydia Harris, a 29-year-old HR professional from London, recently decided to escape the big city for an epic three-week solo trip through the Middle East. She loves to travel whenever possible and has recently discovered a new-found passion for solo adventures. We caught up with Lydia on her latest solo adventure. Where I travelled to… […]

Trekking Leader Reveals Why Women are Better to Guide than Men

By Amit Bhattacharjee The breath-taking beauty and aura of the Himalayas have always attracted me from the time I was a kid. This attraction shaped me to take up trekking as a profession in order to quench my desire of scaling the Himalayas and to take a closer look at the highest mountain range in the […]

Why Ping Pong is the ultimate stress buster

It’s no secret that excessive stress can play havoc with our health. Along with a balanced diet, decent sleep and exercise, ping-pong is a surprisingly effective (not to mention fun) stress buster. Not only does table tennis help to relax our brains, but it also aids us in overcoming anxiety and offers great relaxation benefits. […]

Hiking with young kids in Tasmania

By Jessica Palmer I have a confession to make. I’ve taken holidays overseas more than I have in my own country. It’s not that I don’t want to, Australia is amazing! It’s just that it’s also really huge and to be honest, Australia is not really cost effective to explore unless you are roughing it. […]