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Land's End to John O'Groats as told by Anna-Rose

Posted by Jess Pitman on 15-Jan-2018 10:48:57

We caught up with one of our 2017 adventurers to hear all about her Land's End to John O'Groats challenge. Read our interview with Anna-Rose Charleton below; we're sure it'll bring a smile to your face and inspire you to get out there and do something to test your limits in 2018! 

 

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The Great Wall of China blew my mind!

Posted by Jess Pitman on 04-Jan-2018 11:28:44

We sent our very own Charity Account Manager Harry out to trek The Great Wall of China with our client Macmillan. Here's what he had to say about the challenge...

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Ultimate road cycling: A guide to 5 famous climbs of the Giro d'Italia

Posted by Rachel Beard on 19-May-2017 13:25:55

The Giro d'Italia started in 1909 and has run every year since, except for brief stops for the two World Wars. Like the Tour de France, this race is a multi-stage ride, taking place in May-June each year and 2017 marks it's centenary year! In celebration, and, to indulge the keen road cyclists amongst us,  we've delved into some of the famous climbs featured on the route; so if you're following the race right now, here's a short guide to 5 of the classic climbs - including the epic Stelvio Pass...

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WHAT IT'S LIKE TO TREK COSTA RICA

Posted by Rachel Beard on 21-Apr-2017 12:02:37

Want to know more about our Costa Rica Coast to Coast Rainforest Trek? It's the go-to destination at the moment, so when our very own Kim (DAHQ IT Manager by day) decided to take on this adventure herself, we couldn't wait to ask her what it was like to swap the UK winter for the heat and humidity of the Costa Rican jungle... 

So what to look out for in this blog?

  • Kim's personal trip highlights (of which there were many!)
  • The reason it is classified as a TOUGH challenge (grade three)
  • Kim's five top tips (for you to be able to make the most of the challenge)
  • Why she recommends it and who it will suit (to find out if this challenge is for you!)
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