Islomania: an adventure on the Isle of Iona

What is islomania? Islomania: “An obsessional enthusiasm or partiality for islands.” As a child it was such an adventure to cross the water to the Isle of Wight – like visiting a foreign country. And getting lost in an Anglesey forest, well, that was all the more exciting because we were cut off from ‘civilisation’ [...]

Does adventure have to be extreme?

What does 'extreme' mean? Today I started reading a book called 'Wild Nights' by Phoebe Smith, adventurer and outdoor writer. It's all about some extreme camping challenges she set for herself. And as Phoebe set out on her wild camping trips it made me wonder what exactly is adventure? And what does 'extreme' really mean? [...]