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Norway is the longest country in Europe, with approximately one third of the country sitting north of the Arctic Circle. You might think of Norway as somewhere with only snow and ice and while this is correct in winter, the summer opens up the country to green meadows, rocky mountains that cascade into the crashing ocean beneath. Adventurer and outdoor writer Ash Routen says Given it’s latitude and terrain you can pack… Read More

Asthma is a disease that affects people in different ways, at different points in their lives or at different points in the year. It can be triggered by an allergy, temperatures, humidity or it can just be there. I suffer with asthma. It has varied in severity from being able to run without using my inhaler, to being admitted to hospital and put straight on a nebulator and steroids. Depending on the… Read More

Kilimanjaro is located in Tanzania and it stands at 5895m. As you approach this single standing mountain from Moshi, you’ll understand why they call Uhuru Peak the “roof of Africa”. There are 6 possible routes to the summit, but the route you select depends on your experience and budget. I did the Machame route, which is one of the more popular routes, but still very beautiful and challenging! Here are 6 tips… Read More