One Of The Hardest African Marathons

The Sierra Leone Marathon is often referred to as the world’s toughest marathon, as runners face gruelling temperatures and humidity levels which would test any athlete. The risks are very real, and runners are briefed about the dangers the night before.  Dehydration, over-hydration and heat stroke are all potentially life threatening situations that athletes may […]

Hitchhiking Across Central America

Hitchhiking through Central America is an easy way to get around.  You also get to meet some amazing people along the way! Having been teaching in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, I decided to plan a trip to see if I could get down to Panama City, the capital city of Panama.  We decided that hitchhiking would be […]

The Megavalanche

Get yourself to the Alpe d’Huez in the South of France, for the most insane mountain biking race of the year. The Megavalanche descends nearly 3000 metres down a vertical glacier, meaning that this event is really only for the most hardcore cyclists.  Ideally, you want to arrive a few days early to give yourself […]