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Hi, I'm zoe

Backpacking traveller, adventure seeker, writer. I’ve just landed back in the UK after a dream 19-month trip around to world.

I’ve always loved to travel. From countryside or seaside day trips in the UK to fast-paced city breaks and idyllic weeks on tropical beaches. 

So, in 2021, I pressed pause on my corporate writing job to backpack around the world. A journey that is documented through the in-depth, honest and practical travel guides I write as a travel blogger. is an outdoor- and adventure-focused travel blog. Mountains and volcanos, beaches and waterfalls, hiking trails and adventure sports, and so much more. 

So whether you’re looking for something near or far, long haul or hometown, you can find your inspiration here. There’s no adventure too big or small…  

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The vivid blues of the Caribbean Sea with Tulum ruins to one side. The gold sand beach is also visible in the bottom-left corner
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Zoe stood looking out over the ruins of Machu Picchu on the mountain top. She is wearing a pink Peruvian jumper with a colourful pattern and has her hair in two plaits.
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The beautiful Kolsay Lake. The best time to visit Kazakhstan for outdoor pursuits is in the summer months
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Zoe stood inside the Registan in Samarkand, one of the landmark buildings in Uzbekistan. The blue tiled patterns are unique to this part of the world and are striking.
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The impressive mountain-top ruins of Machu Picchu, situated above the town of Aguas Calientes in Peru
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