New project – Venturesome Exchange

Posted by on May 13, 2014 in Blog, Challenges, Featured | 0 comments

New project – Venturesome Exchange

Hopefully the website will explain all: http://venturesomeexchange.strikingly.com/ I love the idea of sharing outdoor gear with friends and fellow enthusiasts Lets see how it goes…

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Proper Prior Planning Produces Piss Poor Adventure

Posted by on Mar 2, 2014 in Blog, Challenges | 0 comments

Proper Prior Planning Produces Piss Poor Adventure

My desire to spend as many days out the country as possible in the time period I had meant I had about zero time to plan this trip. I couldn’t recommend this strategy enough. If I had planned properly and had a big budget I don’t think I would have discovered speed-cycle-touring! I might even had brought flights to the correct place or screwed my panniers on properly and not nearly written off my whole bike in the first 1km! Hopefully this article will be of some use and if you ignore every thing in it, then it should set you up well for your next adventure!   The...

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How to get a job in adventure travel

Posted by on Jun 24, 2013 in Blog, Career | 0 comments

How to get a job in adventure travel

I’ll come out with the big secret straight away – Go to all the travel shows and speak to people directly! Here are a few in London: The Telegraph Adventure and travel Show (formerly The Outdoor Show) The Adventure Travel Show Destinations Most of these show are in Jan / Feb. Here is some advice on how to tackle them: Prepartions What do you want? Decide what sort of job you want. You may target some companies with one type of job and another with a different type but it best to have a plan. Prepare your CV so you can send it out quickly after the show (or give it to people at...

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Venezuela with Hindsights

Posted by on Oct 19, 2012 in Blog, Kayaking, Travel Memoir | 0 comments

Venezuela with Hindsights

Descending wild, un-navigated and unseen white water rivers in the depth of the Venezuelan jungle. This was my first real expedition. My first time being really remote. These were my first lucky escapes. All of which have only really become apparent with hindsight.

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Screw being an entrepreneur, it’s all about projects

Posted by on Oct 16, 2012 in Brain Burp | 0 comments

Screw being an entrepreneur, it’s all about projects

Trying to make a living or career out of stuff your're passionate about is all about projects I reckon. Not being an entrepreneur from day one or sitting down to start a business from scratch.

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Guest Blog for EscTheCity – “How to Achieve the Impossible”

Posted by on Sep 4, 2012 in Blog | 0 comments

Guest Blog for EscTheCity – “How to Achieve the Impossible”

I was very pleased last week to have my blog “ Babu’s Bootstrapper Guide to Achieving the Impossible” published on EscTheCity. Babu’s story is incredible, much more than just your average adventurer. He radiates something special and I am fascinated by what I (and hopefully lots of other people!) can learn from him. Trying to work out just how he does  it is a challenge. It’s some-what hidden by cultural differences , his hugely modest nature and the fact that the characteristics are just  Babu being Babu! Even since this blog has been published I...

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Hanuman Airlines Film nights- Photos & videos

Posted by on Aug 29, 2012 in Blog, Events, Featured | 0 comments

Hanuman Airlines Film nights- Photos & videos

Last week I put on 2 evenings for Sano Babu to share his incredible film Hanuman Airlines (you probaly herd me harp on about this in several other posts!)

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