Guest Report: Scotland Weekend Challenge May 2019

For our Scotland Weekend Challenge in May 2019, we asked one of our participants to write the report, to see the challenge through their eyes and a different lens. Perri took up the mantle and was kind enough to share her experience with you all here. Adventure travel is not easy. There is so much…

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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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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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Scotland Weekend Challenge May Report

IGO was in the Scottish Highlands last week for our first adventure weekend. In this Scotland report we hope to add a little more flesh to add to the bone for what was an incredible trip. “It’s very difficult to put into words how deeply last weekend impacted me. I feel like my soul was…

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Kit Corner: Which Bag?

With IGOs first ever weekend challenge starting in just 4 days, we thought this week we would focus on the first thing you should start with before even thinking about leaving the house for a weekend adventure. The bag. Whilst IGOs are tough physical challenges, they are also designed to be very enjoyable! As such,…

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