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With 2020 being the year that it is, Kendal Mountain Festival did an incredible job of adapting to change and putting together an incredible virtual event! As well as all the awesome films and presentations, there were also some very cool activities taking place outside the recording studio. Earlier on in the festival we had … Read more

Paddler’s Shoulders

Paddler’s Shoulders The Rotator Cuff When is it time to get off the water? As some of you will already know, I recently sustained a pretty substantial shoulder injury which ended up requiring extensive surgery. Subsequently I’ve been asked to write a piece on my experience with shoulder injuries, in particular the rotator cuff and … Read more

Behind the scenes

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What are our brands doing behind the scenes? It’s taken us a while but the reality of climate change and our environmental impact is finally hitting home and the need to change our ways is greater than ever. Although I still have a lot to learn, I am starting to think more about what I … Read more

My Climate Change Pledges

Pledging to change As many of you will know, I am trying to become more conscious of my choices and actions over the next year. Although I generally try to only buy products that I actually need and keep waste as minimal as possible, I do travel A LOT. Hence I want to make some … Read more

Solo Travel Cheats

Travelling on your own can be refreshing, exciting and awesome for the soul, but it can also be challenging, scary and a bit lonely sometimes. These things shouldn’t stop you from going for it and booking that trip though. Instead, we need to work out methods to minimise the low times and how to work … Read more

Want to spend your Winter in Chamonix?

Want to spend your Winter in Chamonix? A Winter in Chamoix So you’re thinking of doing a ski season in Chamonix but aren’t sure if it’s for you or how to go about it. Here you will find all the answers to your questions, plus some useful tips that will make your ski season even … Read more

LOST, If found please return to: UNKNOWN

Lost, If found please return to, UNKNOWN The truth about the heart break of travel Genuine, honest travel writing I wrote this blog almost a year ago and have decided to re-publish it, as this is where Small Girl Big Adventure began.  Feeling swamped down with worries and decisions to make, I sea kayaked around … Read more