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5 top tips for Holiday Car Hire

Do you find hiring a car for your holiday a little bit confusing when it comes to the costs? Here are our top tips based on our experience of hiring a car in Portugal... Don't…

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Three reasons to move to Portugal

'The grass is greener on the other side' or so the saying goes. After spending a week in central Portugal, we've taken some time to reflect on whether it would be a good place to…

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The day we did Via Ferrata – and…

It was summer 2017 and we were visiting Chamonix in the French Alps looking for a new adventure activity to try....that's when we came across 'Via Ferrata'... We hadn't heard of Via Ferrata before but…

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Le Tour de France – five reasons to…

Ugh, we've been back from France for 5 days and it feels like a lifetime! One thing we're missing is following Le Tour de France. If you've been thinking about going over to France to…

New book out now!

So as you might already know, we've been busy getting a book together! For the past year (maybe even longer) Ali has been writing the story of her mammoth bike ride from Pontypridd to Chamonix.…

Welcome to our new website!

It's official! We've got ourselves a shiny new website so that we can share our cycling, walking and campervan adventures. We're using Wordpress for the theme and a domain name and hosting from UK2.net We…

Two Wheels to Chamonix

Hey! It's Ali here with some news...Two Wheels to Chamonix is a book that I've started which catalogues my journey from our home in South Wales to my sister's home in the French Alps by…