A World of Outdoor Adventures

Whether it’s up a mountain, deep in a forest or floating along a river, pretty much all the best things in life happen when you’re outside. Don’t believe us? Take a read through our Outdoor Adventures section, plan a few trips and then we’re sure you will!

From hiking to climbing, camping to cycle touring, here you’ll find…

  • Outdoor Pursuits Inspiration
  • Adventure Planning + Essentials
  • Gear, Reviews + Packing Lists
  • Travel Tips & Resources

Our aim is to showcase incredible outdoor experiences that are easily accessible, need as little gear as possible and don’t require assistance from anyone else.

Never camped before? No problem. Don’t own a pair of hiking shoes? That’s also fine. If you want to embrace the great outdoors, pick up a new hobby or plan your first adventure then you’ll fit in perfectly!

At Veggie Vagabonds we break everything down and show you exactly how to prepare quickly, easily and with as little costs as possible. We’ll explain the best gear you need, the things you should avoid, and also share all the tips and tricks we’ve picked up over the years!

 

Why listen to us?

We’re not pro athletes but definitely enthusiasts (and probably a little obsessed). Whether it’s completing the UK Three Peaks Challenge by Bike, camping on mountain ridges or cycling from England to India (our current challenge!), we can generally be found somewhere outside with big smiles on our faces, probably sweating a little…

We feel so passionately about exploring our natural world it’s become our mission to help others find their own outdoor adventures. You can find out more about our mission here if you like.

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Outdoor pursuits

If you’re looking for outdoor pursuits, locations and inspiration for your own trips then this is the place. Whether you’ve already got something in mind or you’re just in the market for a new adventure, take a peep below. You’ll find some of the best outdoors experience from around the world, curated by yours truly.

Climbing Adam's Peak

Climbing Adam's Peak, Sri Lanka

Fancy climbing one of Sri Lanka's tallest peaks, surrounded by thousands of local pilgrims? Here you'll find all the information you need to make this spiritual journey yourself.

Man on bike in front of lake

Cycling the Via Rhona: A Guide to Eurovelo 17

Did you know there's a cycle route all the way from the Mediterranean Sea to Geneva and Lac Leman? It's absolutely stunning and needs to be on your bike touring bucket list!

Man rock climbing outside

Bouldering in Fontainebleau, France

Fontainebleau is highly regarded as one of the best climbing spots in the world. This beginner's guide has all the tips and info you need to make the most of your trip.

Adventure Planning & Essentials 

A little planning goes a LONG way in the outdoors, for pros and beginners alike. Here we’ve got outdoor guides, adventure planning resources and essential knowledge to help you go outside confidently, safely and enjoy every minute.

Man hiking outside in Scotland

Hiking 101: a Guide to Hiking for Beginners

If you want to hit the trail but you're not sure where to start, this is the article for you. Gear and equipment, planning tips, where to find hikes and safety advice.

How to Make Camping More Comfortable

How to Make Camping More Comfortable

It's a real skill to do your camping just right and get a perfectly comfortable sleep. In this article we share tips so won't even realise you're not in your bed.

Girl with leaf over face

Wonders of Spending Time in Nature

You can probably already guess we're pretty big fans of being in nature, that's cos it's good for the mind, body and soul. Find out more in this article.

Gear + Reviews

Some outdoor pursuits don’t require much equipment (if any) and others do. At Veggie Vagabonds we think it’s crucial to know that the gear you do need to take is going to be up to the test. 

Packing the right things will not only help you make the most of your time outside, but it will also keep you safe. So, when you’re miles from civilisation and facing the elements you know you can rely on your equipment.

This section has honest, unbiased opinions on all the items you’ll need, the things you should avoid, as well as packing lists and buyers’ guides. Everything recommended at Veggie Vagabonds is vegan-friendly, picked with sustainability in mind, and, most importantly, is of the best quality.

Outdoors vegan shoes

The Ultimate Outdoors Shoe

Boy are these shoes box tickers. You can run, hike, cycle and even go to the gym in them, they're completely vegan and they're a damn good price!

long-term camping in frosty weather

Our Essential Camping Packing List

Absolutely everything you could need for a camping trip. Here we've got all the necessities to enjoy your time in the outdoors but no unnecessary extras to weigh you down.

Our England to India Bike Touring Packing List

Our Complete Bike Touring Packing List

Planning a bike tour? It can be hard knowing what to take and it takes a long time to find the perfect packing list. So, we've done it for you and it's what we're packing in our bikes right now!

Travel Resources

Regardless of where you’re going or what you’re doing, there are some things which are invaluable to adventurers and travellers. Finding the right bank card to use abroad, insurance to protect you on your trip, tips and tactics to save you money etc. helps to make your journey all the more rewarding.

The Best and Worst Debit Cards to Use Abroad

The Best and Worst Debit Cards to Use Abroad

Nowadays there are so many different banking options for when you go abroad. Did you know you can save up to 33% if you pick the right option? It's all covered in here!

Girl on top of mountain

Backpacker Travel Insurance: 17 Popular Options Compared

Travel insurance is crucial, particularly if you're an outdoors adventurer. Here we look at 17 of the most popular backpacker insurance policies and see which is best for your trip.

Money eating rubbish

Sustainable Travel Tips From Two Tree-Hugging Vegans

Sustainability is something we should all be thinking about, even if we're on a hiking trail or travelling abroad. These tips will help you travel in a better, greener way.

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