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Multi-sport Race Scotland Coast to Coast

, October 3, 2011

Last weekend I completed the second iteration of Rat Race Adventure Sports’ ‘Scotland Coast to Coast’ race. This one day epic traverses 105 miles across Scotland on foot, bike and kayak.

Eaton DC, Washington D.C.

, December 8, 2018

Despite the turbulence of U.S. politics, a hotel half a mile north of Washington D.C.’s Capitol Hill remains defiant, serving up an unrivalled range of businesses at a central venue. … Read more

Downtown Los Angeles (DTLA)

The skyscrapers that mark the political and financial centre of Los Angeles haven’t garnered the same appeal as that of the hills and beaches to the north and west. A … Read more

Seattle City Guide

Occupying the north-west corner of the contiguous United States between the Puget Sound and Lake Washington, Seattle is endowed with spectacular surroundings. A series of gentle hills provide residents with … Read more

Portland City Guide

The modest size of Oregon’s largest city is hardly relative to its influence within the world of sports. Most notably, the HQ of Nike is in nearby Beaverton, creating a … Read more

Munich City Guide

Spend a couple of hours wandering around the Bavarian capital and you might wonder how a city so liberal in its beer consumption manages at the same time to seem … Read more

California Road Trip Itinerary

, January 25, 2017

America’s post-war boom is bundled into the broadcasting of California lifestyle when two cities emerged as truly global hubs. Hollywood propelled Hollywood to stage, while San Francisco established itself as … Read more

Florence City Guide

Renaissance culture-vulture-athletes can easily justify a sequence of nights in Florence, tucking into the surrounding hills between the city’s food, wine and architecture. As a stepping stone between Rome, one … Read more

Lisbon City Guide

The adoption of a single European currency led to the rapid growth of tourism in Portugal. Undesirable Brits were quick to make their way to the beaches of the Algarve, … Read more

Whitworth Locke, Manchester

, December 18, 2019

Nearly two centuries since the rise of the UK’s first industrial city, Manchester provides a gateway for a variety of contrasting edges. Traversing the city means crossing the lines of … Read more

Mexico City Guide

The thought of living and training at 2,200m above-sea-level might not appeal to every endurance athlete, but those visiting Mexico City even for a short time should make the most … Read more

Zürich City Guide

With a population of 400,000 people, Zürich is the biggest city in Switzerland, holding up the country’s border with Germany. Surrounded by the Alps and wrapped around the north part … Read more

Artist Residence, Brighton

, May 22, 2019

Those not quite sure of status of England’s most European-facing coast can find some certainty along the shoreline 60 miles south of London. Towns like Brighton have become escape routes … Read more

Milan City Guide

Renowned as a capital for creativity since well before the Renaissance, Milan’s place in the world continues to be updated. Ever-pioneering, the city is home to a range of architectural … Read more