The Wandle Trail

One Sunday in November, Leo and I decided to go for a short cycle to make the most of a sunny day. We set off from ours and followed the river on the north bank all the way to Wandsworth Bridge. From there, we found the River Wandle, and followed the Wandle Trail along the... Continue Reading →

Cornwall Bump

This year's summer was too packed with adventures (and falls!) to be able to fit in a weekend in Cornwall. Still, I had heard so much about it that we decided to go for a quick weekend getaway there at the start of November. We slept in Bristol on Friday night, and woke up early... Continue Reading →

A day in Hopeland

After our little retreat on a Greek Island, Angie and I made our way to her mother’s Eco-Village, Elpidohori, or Hopeland. Hopeland is located in the Peloponnese and is easily accessible from Athens by bus or by car. It was founded by my friend’s mum a few years back to promote sustainability in one of... Continue Reading →

A Greek Retreat

Last Tuesday, I packed my bags one last time to go hunt a bit of summer sun in Greece. One of my closest friends, the amazing Angeliki Vourdaki, had just moved back to her home country a month ago, and she was more than keen to go explore the Cyclades.  Having landed early morning on... Continue Reading →

Baatara gorge sinkhole

A tucked-away gem in the northern mountains of Lebanon Hidden in between Laqlouq and Tannourine, the Baatara gorge sinkhole has gained in popularity and is now on the to-do list of most tourists visiting Lebanon. In the winter and spring time, a water cascade falls in this 255-meters deep sinkhole. Climbers know of Baatara gorge... Continue Reading →

Climbing in Lebanon – Laqlouq and Tannourine

In November last year, Lebanon’s sport enthusiasts put their country on the radar of the international climbing community by going up the Beirut ‘CIVIL WALL’, a bullet-ridden, 35 meter high, derelict building and one of the many vestiges of the 15-year long civil war that practically destroyed Beirut, Lebanon’s capital. The CIVIL WALL event, organised by Redbull... Continue Reading →

Cycling through the Royal Parks

Living in Chiswick has its inconveniences: it takes over 45 minutes to get to work in the morning and whenever someone mentions a night out in Shoreditch, I immediately start thinking of excuses to can it. However, on weekends, it’s a great base to go on daylong micro adventures. One of my favourites days out... Continue Reading →

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