A World of Outdoor Adventures

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

We’re self-confessed vegan adventure fanatics, mad about all things outdoors but particularly hiking, biking, camping, climbing and backpacking. At Veggie Vagabonds we share all the resources you’ll need to embrace them too. 

These particular outdoor wonders can be done in ANY country around the world, they’re free to enjoy, are easily accessible and don’t require outside assistance from anyone else. 

Basically, you can dive into them super quickly and this page will help you do it with confidence. You’ll find…

– Beginner Outdoor Guides, Planning & Essentials

– Step-by-Step Packing Lists

– Reliable Gear Reviews & Tips

– Outdoor Pursuit Ideas and Inspiration

+ MORE!

Everything is broken down so you can get planning awesome outdoor experiences in a flash. We’ll show you how to plan trips, exactly what gear you need and share all the tips ‘n’ tricks we’ve picked up over the years.

Keep scrolling for adventure!

Beginner Outdoor Guides, Planning & Essentials

Want to get outside but don’t know where to start? Or perhaps you’re just looking for some extra tips?

A little planning goes a LONG way and these essential outdoor guides are the perfect building blocks to build up some know-how and get outta the door. They’ll help you plan properly, get outside confidently and make the most of every minute.

Girl hiking on the Cumbria Way route

Hiking 101: a Guide to Hiking for Beginners

What to wear hiking, essential hiking equipment, planning tips, where to find hikes and safety advice, plus heaps more!

Couple camping in a tent overlooking a lake

The Complete Guide to Camping for Beginners

Everything you could need to plan your first camping trip, find all the gear you need and get tent camping ASAP!

Girl Climbing mountain

The Ultimate Guide to Adventure Planning

THE resource you need for planning adventures of grand proportions. It covers everything and is exactly what we use for our big trips.

Gear + Reviews

Some outdoor pursuits don’t require much equipment (if any) and others do. It’s massively important to get the things you do need right, and know they’re reliable.

It’ll help you make the most of your time outside and also keep you safe.

At Veggie Vagabonds we’re always searching for the perfect outdoor clothing or equipment and putting it to the test. You’ll find reliable reviews and unbiased opinions on the best gear, with advice on what to wear and what to pack. 

Everything recommended at Veggie Vagabonds is vegan-friendly, picked with sustainability in mind, and, most importantly, is of the best quality.

Men's vegan hiking boots with mountain backdrop

The Best Hiking Boots for Vegans and How to Pick Them

A crucial piece of outdoor clothing that can be hard to find for vegans. We gathered the best vegan hiking boots and added a guide to help you pick the right ones.

A 2 person tent at night

Picking the Best 2 Person Tent for Your Adventures

Whether you're backpacking, bike touring or wild camping, you need a place to call home. This guide will help you pick the best camping tent, whatever the trip.

Arc'teryx LT Atom

The Arc'teryx Atom LT Hoody Review - Insulated Jacket

Without a doubt, my favourite piece of outdoor clothing. The most reliable insulated jacket you'll find and 100% vegan-friendly with synthetic insulation.

Outdoor Packing Lists

Taking the right things with you into the wild really is crucial to your outdoor experience – packing lists are like the blueprints for your gear!

Craft the right one and you can head out with confidence, knowing everything needed is in your pack. It’ll also save you heaps of time in the future so you can be ready to hit the trail as soon as an exciting opportunity arises.

These are the exact packing lists we use on our trips, tried and tested!

Man wearing wering vegan coat and sustainable rucksack in woods

Day Hike Packing List: Pack Like a Pro!

If you're planning a day hike, this has all the things you need to think about. Outdoor clothes, gear, hiking essentials & food - it's all covered!

Vegan backpacking gear

The Essential Camping Packing List

Everything you need for a tent camping trip to enjoy your time outdoors but no unnecessary extras to weigh you down.

Our England to India Bike Touring Packing List

Our Complete Bike Touring Packing List

Knowing what to bring on a bike tour can be tough and it takes a while to find the perfect packing list. This is exactly what we're packing on our bikes right now!

Outdoor Pursuits

If you’re looking for outdoor pursuits, locations and inspiration for trips then this is the place for you. Whether you’ve already got something in mind or you’re just in the market for a new adventure, take a peep below at some of the best outdoor experiences we’ve found!

The Cumbria Way

10 Reasons to Hike the Cumbria Way

A 70-mile hiking route straight through the heart of the Lake District National Park, one of the most awe-inspiring in the UK. Shouldn't be missed!

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 ought 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 Inspiration

There will always be points in life when you spend more time indoors than you’d like, the important thing is to fill this time with as much outdoor inspiration as possible! From indoor hobbies and adventure quotes to outdoor books and epic podcasts, these are sweet ways to get your adventure-fix from home. 

Rock Climbers

12 Epic Climbing Documentaries You Need to Watch

Looking for some viewing that will have you on the end of your seat, heart pumping and sweaty palms? Give these rock climbing documentaries a watch!

Fixing a bike ahead of adventure

20 Home and Indoor Activites for Adventure Lovers

Use your time wisely at home and you'll be overflowing with outdoor motivation, gear prepped and 100% ready when the doors open again!

Man at Sixt-fer-a-Cheval

60 of the Greatest Inspiring Adventures Quotes

The power of words can really blow you away and have you yearning for your next adventure. These are some adventure quotes we think you'll love!

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Ethical Adventures

On this page you’ve seen all of our tips for getting outside but there’s a whole lot more to the realm of ethical adventures. 

Our Vegan Adventures page has expert resources on vegan outdoor gear, vegan recipes & adventure foods plus loads of health and nutrition tips. Over on our Green Adventures page you’ll find eco-friendly outdoor tips, sustainable outdoor clothing, Leave No Trace principles and gear TLC.  

Everything you need to make it a truly ethical adventure!