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Adventure Travel / Clothing / Cycle Touring / Travel Fashion

Reducing the load: Cycle touring packing list

Earlier this year I created a packing list for cycle touring (Adventure travel: What to pack for cycle touring?) when I went for a week-long cycle in England and Scotland. When looking at longer term cycle touring, though, high performance fabrics and light-weight packing is increasingly important. How to pack light for a cycle tour … Continue reading

Adventure Travel / Volunteering

WWOOFing 101: The ultimate guide to WWOOFing

1. What is WWOOFing and why do it? WWOOF (Willing Workers on Organic Farms) is an international organisation which connects organic farmers (‘hosts’) with volunteers (‘WWOOFers’) who want to work on the farms. In return for working 4 to 6 hours a day you get board and food.   Benefits of WWOOFing include Learning about … Continue reading