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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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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Why I Love a Challenge (and You Should Too!)

Why I Love a Challenge (and You Should Too!) Without a doubt, the question I get asked the most is ‘Georgie, why do you do it? Why do you choose to challenge yourself and put yourself through the pain?’ So, I thought I’d better set the record straight. Firstly, I want to provide you with…

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Adventurer Georgie of G Who Dares has hijacked the blog!

My name’s Georgie and over the next few weeks I’m really excited to be guest writing for IGO. I’m going to be sharing my experiences, practical advice and need to know tips to help you get the most out of your next adventure. So, who’s Georgie? By most people’s book’s I’m a fairly “normal” person.…

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