14 March 2021 This past week I have been thinking a lot about hiking alone as a woman and about safety. The cause of this is the disappearance and murder of Sarah Everard last Wednesday, the 3rd of March. Sarah Everard had visited a friend in Clapham, South London, and disappeared while walking home to … More Hiking Alone as a Woman: What about Safety?
Below some lists I use when packing for a hiking trip. Even for a 1-day walk I am careful to pack some essentials to make sure I am prepared for the weather. None of these lists are fixed as it depends on the weather, the lenght of the walk, and the terrain of the walk … More Packing Lists
February 4, 2021 Since moving to the UK in 2017 I have only visited Scotland once. Shocking, I know! So, next on my list is to walk the West Highland Way. I am aware that this is a very popular route, but since it is supposed to be a perfect introduction to the amazing Scottish … More Planning for the West Highland Way
Hiking multiple days can be quite daunting when you’ve never done this before. Once the idea of a multi-day hiking trip has lodged itself in your mind, you may be unsure of how to realise this idea. Planning your trip means you are better prepared and therefore more confident to start your trip. Not all … More Planning a Multi-Day Hiking Trip