Category Archives: Walkie Talkie

What there is to talk about hiking and walking.

What is a buff, how to wear it and how to customise it

What is a buff? How to wear a buff? How to customise your own buff? Answers here: Custom Buff – My Highlight of the Week Ok, it’s normal that I’m excited when buying new hiking gear and I wouldn’t even … Continue reading

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Careful on ridges

Every adventurer hiking in the mountains will walk along a ridge at some point. I love adventures. I love mountains. But I’m not a friend of heights. Ironically. That is why walking on ridges always makes me feel sick. I … Continue reading

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The Ramblers – UK’s Leading Hiking Club – Interview with Chris Greig

Who are the Ramblers? What do they do? Are there groups for people in their 20s? How can I join? Can I volunteer? The Ramblers are one of the biggest walking clubs in UK. Originally from Sheffield, Chris Greig joined … Continue reading

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Happy Place – Where You Get Your Groove Back

Yes, life can indeed be a bitch sometimes. There are times when everything is overwhelming and you just want to go to a lonely island, keep everything and everyone out and sip your pina colada in your hammock. But mostly … Continue reading

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A Walk in the Woods (Film) – Review

Yesterday, we finally, finally saw Bill Bryson’s ‘A Walk in the Woods’ featured by Robert Redford and Nick Nolte. After seeing ‘Wild’ we couldn’t wait for the next hiking film to be released. But to be honest, I didn’t read … Continue reading

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Newest Acquirement – Getting Serious

I’m getting serious about this big plan I’ve got: getting lost and have fun. 🙂

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Bored of Hiking II – The Solutions

Hello my beloved fellow hikers, after my call for inspiration about exciting walks around London in my previous blog post, I got lots of feedback that I’d like to share with you. I know that many of my blog readers … Continue reading

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Bored of Hiking. I Want Drama, Baby! Drama!

I’m bored of hiking. This is shocking. And not quite true. I usually go hiking somewhere around London, in places that are reachable within a 1-2hs train journey. More 1 hour than 2, actually. That limits the area to Surrey, … Continue reading

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Atlas Mountains – Imlil by Night

The topic of this week’s photo challenge is ‘Half Half’. And this my story: Once upon a time, it was Christmas time, a young couple decided to go travelling. Curious about the world and wanting to see faraway countries they … Continue reading

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About dreams to escape and the pain of obligations: the temptation of microadventures

Everyone’s got them: everyday obligations and a routine – your everyday life sorted in a way that makes you feel comfortable. For me that means, getting up, studying for my part-time degree, going to work, working, going home, studying again, … Continue reading

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