The Big Move

Depending on how often you’ve read along with my adventures, you may or may not be surprised to hear I’m moving to Chicago.

(I don’t think I can technically say I’ve moved here already since I’m sleeping on an air-mattress in someone else’s living room while I look for an apartment…) 576 more words


Trekking to Everest Base Camp Part 2.1: Trekking

What’s it like to trek to Everest Base Camp? I’d had pretty much no idea before I started. People who’d been before would give me these random bits of advice, like ‘go to Tengboche’, ‘get some down booties’ and ‘take some tiger balm with you’ – most of which I followed but with no real idea of why I should do any of those things. 3,815 more words


Nepal Re-Opens Everest Following Massive Earthquake

Ever since a 7.3 magnitude earthquake shook the world’s tallest mountain, climbing has been forbidden on Everest. However that is about to change as a Japanese alpinist by the name of Nobukazu Kuriki was awarded a permit by Nepal’s tourism minister, Kripasur Sherpa on Sunday during a ceremony in Kathmandu… 169 more words

INTRODUCING: Jet Setter Jay!

“ It’s a dangerous business, going out of your door. You step onto the road, and if you don’t keep your feet, there’s no telling where you might be swept off to”…

            —J.R.R. Tolkien


5 Weeks To Go

It’s getting closer now and I really have to get my hiking boots on. I didn’t make my hike with my fellow adventurers on Sunday as life and challenges overwhelmed me. 76 more words

Charity Trek

6 Weeks To Go

Well into my training. Lots of cardio on my bike this week, 114 km in three days, hard to think its work with a view like this. 61 more words

Charity Trek


Beginners guide to health – diet free!

We don’t need a new diet! There are little steps we can take to lose weight and get healthy. 630 more words

Health Little Changes No Diet Encouragement