Adventures in Exmoor

Exploring Heddon’s Mouth As I drive down a narrow track in a remote part of North Devon searching for a stunning campsite option, my wife Lucy, son Max and dog Thumpa are all convinced I have totally the wrong place and choices for turning around for a hasty retreat become more and more limited. My…

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Exploring the mind

Many of us spend our lives in a state of flux, city buzz and Saturday night fever. At IGO we’re aware of the science of over-doing this. Being constantly exposed to the stresses of a day-to-day city life we’re hitting up our sympathetic nervous system more than we even know. Fight or flight should be…

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5 minutes with Kiko Matthews

Meet Kiko – World record holding adventurer, environmental champion, social entrepreneur and IGO Ambassador.     How would you describe yourself? I have been trying to escape boxes all my life and I don’t want to be in one… ever! So I’m not really sure how I describe myself… but if I had to choose…

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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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