Splitboard touring adventure in Georgia Pt1

Georgia might not be many people's choice of ski destination but the huge Caucasus mountains are rapidly growing a reputation in adventure travel circles...

A guide to the best mountain huts around the world

If you want to embrace the wildest mountains without carrying your tent then you need to find a mountain hut (AKA a mountain cabin...

Exploring Varanasi in India

Varanasi on the River Ganges was to be my favourite place in India. It is one of the oldest continually habited cities in the...

Exploring India’s most iconic sights

With Ed still AWOL in the mountains of Kyrgyzstan, Cindy and I took some time to explore some of India's ancient cities in Rajasthan...

2015 a year in photographic review.

2015 was a strange year for us. We finally left Chamonix for good, signified by us collecting our last belongings and on reflection it's...

Traditional churches on the wild & remote Isle of Chiloe, Chile.

The Isle of Chiloe sits off the coast of northern Patagonia, it's only a short ferry ride across from the mainland but feels a...

Taking tea like the locals in Turkey, Uzbekistan and Darjeeling

Tea Tea Tea. The British normally love it but I'm indifferent, well I was until I cycled to Darjeeling in India.  Tea is not...

Cycle tour of the Peak District

I was pleasantly surprised to discover that the peak district is not a small dull version of the Lakes or Dales. It has lots...

WeLoveMountains wins Travel Blog of the Year 2015

At the Destinations Travel show down in London last week it was announced that my cycle touring adventures had won Wanderlust Magazine's Travel blog...

Photography equipment for cycle touring

When you're travelling light it's always a compromise on what photography equipment to take. The irony wasn't lost on me that almost half my...

My Essential Travel Electronics for Cycle Touring

For cycling East I wanted to go as light as possible which meant taking just my 'essential' electronic items. Sadly in this day and...

Box hunting and other adventures in Delhi

The train rolled into Old Delhi station from Kolkata late at night, the city was dark but certainly not asleep. the platforms were still...