Tag Archives: adventure


The Appalachian Trail

For as long as I can remember, I’ve dreamt of adventure.  Not just any kind of adventure, but the really grand kind.  The kind of adventure that changes you, where you find yourself. Well, with the sudden and unexpected discovery that I’m not yet immortal, I realised […]


Long Way Down

Following on the success of Long Way Round, Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman’s next adventure is captured in Long Way Down. This tells the tale of their motorcycle journey from the top of Scotland all the way down through Africa to Cape Town. I found myself […]


Long Way Round

In Long Way Round, Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman tell the story of their epic motorcycle journey around the world, starting in london and heading east through Europe, Asia and America to end in New York. This journey was also the subject of a TV […]



A Christmas gift that I only now got around to reading, Tribe is the autobiographical account of Bruce Parry’s time spent with 15 different tribes across the globe. He did this for a BBC television show, but also wrote a book detailing his experiences. This […]