Rigby Group Corporate Adventure Challenge Report

When the IGO team first visited the Lake District on a recce mission in 2018 the general report was that the weather can be ‘interesting’. I think ‘variable’ was also used. Fast forward to the end of April 2019 and 33 intrepid adventurers from the Rigby Group made their way to Cumbria ready to embark […]

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Food on IGO: Fuelling your Adventures

Meet the brothers, Ben and Alex Towill, who are fuelling IGO’s participants Ben co-founded Silkstone Hospitality Group in 2008 and created renowned New York City eateries, The Fat Radish, Ruschmeyers, The Leadbelly and The East Pole. Prior to that, he worked for Rick Stein, Gordon Ramsay and Raymond Blanc. He co-authored “The Fat Radish Food […]

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We’ve grown! Meet new team members John & Holly

This month we welcome Holly and John to the team, taking us to a grand total of 4.5 full-timers (the half being George, who is off planning a little walk to the Arctic as I write this). We sit down with them to hear all about what brought them to IGO… With a background in […]

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Panel Talk: The Future of Travel

Join us on Wednesday 13 March 2019 for a panel discussion on “The Future of Travel”. Over the past decade, travel has changed drastically and permanently. From the way we travel, to where; technology and changing tastes continue to shape our journeys abroad. IGO is joining a panel discussion at the Killik & Co. in […]

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Jake Meyer Talk: K2 – Taming the Savage Mountain

IGO has always been about challenges and adventures which you can fit into a manageable timescale, but what about those who spend many months away on big expeditions and epic challenges? IGO Brand Ambassador and old friend of Bobby’s, Jake Meyer, is one of these such adventurers and after cutting his teeth on Everest and […]

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The Montana Diaries

The IGO W114° Montana Challenge takes place in big sky country; a land of pristine wilderness where elk, bison, grizzly bears and antelope outnumber humans. Imagine skies that stretch uninterrupted for as far as you can see. Calm lakes rippling in the breeze. Trails winding through miles of untouched forest. The sound of your wheels […]

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Scotland Weekend Challenge September Report

We are sitting in the IGO HQ reminiscing about the recent Weekend Challenge in Scotland. The overriding emotion is, simply put: “WOW – What a phenomenal weekend!” To sum it up most succinctly, we lived in a valley next to a small stream, slept in comfortable tents, ate delicious food from the local area, hung […]

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How to prepare for your next adventure

As you may well have gathered by now, I love a challenge(!) I love finding something that pushes me beyond what I thought was possible and forces me to adjust so that I come out stronger.  I’ve done all sorts of challenges like cycling to Paris in 24 hours, running marathons, cycling 200 miles in […]

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5 Reasons to Step Outside Your Comfort Zone

I’m sure you’ve all seen a million and one inspirational quotes on social media encouraging you to do something different and step out of your comfort zone. But the truth is, breaking your routine is often a lot easier said than done. There’s a load of science behind why we find it so hard to […]

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