Health Benefits Of Scuba Diving

Post in collaboration with Simply Scuba Despite not being a particularly strong swimmer, I am a fan of water sports. I’ve got great memories of snorkelling in the Cayman Islands. I had a brilliant time learning to platform dive last year. And I really enjoy kayaking. One sport I would like to try is scuba diving. It appeals due to the mystery of the underwater world and where snorkelling gave me a preview, scuba diving would allow me more than just a peek. This is a sport that I hope to try out one day;… View Post

Active Travel: Cornwall

Post in collaboration with Original Cottages I might currently be in Nottinghamshire, but I’m a Cornish girl. I grew up in a little Cornish village and know first hand what a beautiful part of the UK is. It’s also the perfect location to visit for an active break! Yes, it might be a long drive or train ride for many of us, but it’s worth it when you get there.     If you are considering Cornwall as an active break, here are my top recommendations for things to do.   Running I’m not going… View Post

Active Travel: Isle of Wight

I love going on active trips away. I’ve visited Jersey and Guernsey over the past couple of years, but for an active trip even closer to home, it’s worth checking out the Isle Of Wight as a destination. Thanks to Visit Isle of Wight, I had the opportunity to visit for the Isle of Wight Festival of Running.     Getting there Travel to the Isle of Wight is straightforward. You will want a car to get around if you want to visit different parts of the island, and ferries depart from Portsmouth and Southampton.… View Post

Top Tip For Travelling: Travel Insurance

Okay, so I may not be a travel blogger, although I do have an “active travel” tab above, but following the events of the past week, I felt this was an important post to write about the importance of travel insurance. I’ve been fortunate enough this year to have the opportunity to do a bit of travelling, my most recent trip being to Malta. I love the island, the climate is divine and the people are so warm and welcoming. I last visited in 2005 when I bowled in the u24 Malta Open Championships, placing… View Post

Isle of Wight Festival of Running

A while back, I wrote about a list of marathons that I would love to cross off my bucket list. While Isle Of Wight wasn’t one of them, I am extremely excited to have the opportunity to go there this weekend for the Isle of Wight Festival of Running with my friend Jo.     This is a brand new event organised by the West Wight Sports & Community Centre, encompassing the iconic Needles XC Half Marathon, as well as the first Needles XC Marathon. For those looking for shorter distances, 5k and 10k options… View Post