The 10Adventures Podcast
Finding a Travel Community with Adventure Solos

Finding a Travel Community with Adventure Solos

May 16, 2022

On today’s episode, our host Richard returns to have a conversation about the reality and demand of solo adventure travel. Joined by Chris, founder of Adventure Solos–  an adventure company specializing in solo travel, we are indulged in an insightful discussion about what solo trips involve, including the surprising social dynamic. 

With post-pandemic travel on a rise, Chris details the benefits of solo travel, and how it facilitates connections with like-minded explorers. Our guest also shares with us fun anecdotes and simplistic directions from his incredible motorcycling adventure down the Coast of West Africa! Chock full of information and inspiration, this episode will motivate you to live more adventurously.

Find your next adventure with Adventure Solos and don’t forget to follow them on Instagram @adventuresolos!  

Discover the US National Parks with Becky Lomax

Discover the US National Parks with Becky Lomax

May 9, 2022

Home to 63 National Parks and over 420 National Park Sites, the United States protects over 84 million acres of wilderness that exemplify the country’s beauty and diversity. On today’s episode of the podcast, we welcome Becky Lomax, an established photographer and award-winning writer who possesses extensive knowledge of the US National Park system.  

Beckoning the exploration of international adventurers, the US National Parks showcase some of the finest landscapes in the world. Tune in as Becky divulges all the best tips and tricks when it comes to escaping the oh-so-common crowds, securing a park reservation through the National Park Service, or a camping permit. Sharing with us some of her favourite National Parks in the country, this episode will likely leave you restless and eager to explore the great outdoors. 

Keep up with Becky’s adventures on Instagram or Twitter!

Learn more about the US National Parks and grab a copy of her award-winning book, “Moon USA National Parks” from her website

France’s newest thru-hike: HexaTrek with Thomas Bouïssaguet

France’s newest thru-hike: HexaTrek with Thomas Bouïssaguet

May 2, 2022

On today’s episode of the podcast, we welcome back adventurer Thomas Bouïssaguet to discuss the details of France’s newest long-distance thru-hike: the HexaTrek. Linking together pre-established trails, the HexaTrek is a 3,034 km route that connects 14 of the most beautiful national parks, crossing France from the Vosges to the Pyrenees.

Tune in to learn more about this adventure, the upcoming pioneer trek, and how Thomas plans to tackle this epic expedition over the next few months. Boasting the opportunity to indulge in bread, cheese, and cured meats in charming villages along the way, the Hextrek also explores a variety of landscapes, including the French Alps, the coast, and the rugged and remote wilderness. Yielding an unrivaled experience, we cannot wait to venture this trek ourselves. 

Check out the HexaTrek website and Instagram for additional information regarding this epic thru-hike.

Follow Thomas’s adventure in real-time on his Instagram,  through his podcast “In a Tent with a Frenchman”, or on Youtube

Bike Touring with Children | Yukon4Explore

Bike Touring with Children | Yukon4Explore

April 25, 2022

On today’s episode, we are joined by a human-powered adventure family, Yukon4Explore.  A family of four from Canada’s North, Ed, Jocelyn, and their sons Heron and Sitka have embarked on several amazing bike tours over the years, and today they share with us their epic experiences. 

 Tune in and learn all about the wonders of family adventure travel and how this intrepid group plans their tours together. Currently cycling through Europe, both the kids have had a large part in organizing the itinerary, especially in planning the daily dessert challenges! Proving that life after kids can still be adventurous, this episode with the Yukon4Explore family is an inspiring one.

 Learn more about Yukon4Explore and their adventure travels in their wonderful e-book, Bike Touring with Kids: the Oceania Odyssey

Don’t forget to check out the Yukon4Explore blog which updates their current adventures, and the @yukon4explore Instagram for some mouth-watering dessert content. 

Thru-Hiking the New Transcaucasian Trail

Thru-Hiking the New Transcaucasian Trail

April 18, 2022

On today’s episode, we’re excited to introduce the newest thru-hike on the scene– the Transcaucasian Trail. Joined by Meagan Neal, co-executive director of the Transcaucasian Trail Association, we discover the epic trek that stretches 1,800km through the Caucasus, which includes Georgia, Armenia, and Azerbaijan. Unrivaled in its scenery, this route explores some of the most biologically, culturally, linguistically, and geographically diverse regions of the world, and we can’t wait to hike it! 

 Over the past six years, the Transcaucasian Trail has been stitched together by a passionate community, though there remains work to do. Sign up for a group hike and experience a section of this authentic thru-hike, or join the effort and volunteer to help with the massive project of building the trail! Want to be one of the first to trek this awesome route? Intrepid adventurers are being called upon to register to be a part of the first cohort of hikers to hike this awesome trail through the Caucasus! 

Don’t forget to check out their Instagram @transcaucasiantrail for more information!

Outdoor Clubs with Slow and Steady founder Andy Dragt

Outdoor Clubs with Slow and Steady founder Andy Dragt

April 11, 2022

On today’s episode, we are joined by Andy Dragt, founder of one of the fastest-growing outdoor clubs in North America– Slow and Steady.  As an alternative to competitive clubs that often overlook beginners or slow-goers, Andy founded a welcoming, accessible club geared towards adventurers of all skill levels. Based in Calgary AB, the club has organized thousands of trips in Western Canada, from technical scrambles to easy urban walks and everything in between. 

Intrigued by the idea of joining an outdoor club? Tune in to today’s episode and get inspired to join an adventure community. Outdoor clubs are great– enabling novice and expert hikers alike to confidently explore the outdoors while forging lifelong connections along the way– what more could you ask for?

Head over to the Hike Canada Facebook group or the Slow and Steady Facebook group to learn more about outdoor clubs and find one near you! 

Interested in joining Slow and Steady? Visit their meet-up page for more information and check out the Slow and Steady Adventures membership

Walking the United Kingdom for Curlew Conservation with Roger Morgan-Grenville

Walking the United Kingdom for Curlew Conservation with Roger Morgan-Grenville

April 4, 2022

On today’s episode, we are joined by wildlife activist and adventurer, Roger Morgan-Grenville. Chair of the trustees for Curlew Action, a charity dedicated to the conservation of Curlews, Roger briefs us on the impact of climate and urbanization on wildlife. Recently, Roger embarked on a 50-day, 1,000mile walk from Lymington to Cape Wrath to raise awareness and funds for the endangered species.

Tune in as Roger shares with us his previous expeditions, and how he geared up for this demanding trek at the age of 62. Familiar with Shackleton’s incredible voyage across South Georgia Island? Well, Roger led the first expedition to successfully retrace Shackleton's journey during his time with the Royal Green Jackets, and he indulges us with tales from his extraordinary adventure. This episode is not one to miss! 

Check out Roger’s website— Old Enough to Know Better, and his Instagram @rogermorgangrenville!

If you are interested in donating to the Curlew Action, head over to their website or Instagram @curlewaction.

The Lifestyle of a Travel Influencer with Leigh McAdam of Hike Bike Travel

The Lifestyle of a Travel Influencer with Leigh McAdam of Hike Bike Travel

March 28, 2022

Have you ever dreamed of becoming a travel blogger? Living the life of a nomad, globetrotting, and producing content? We’d be lying if we said we’ve never considered entering the industry—but it’s not as easy as it seems. On today’s episode, we welcome Leigh McAdam, an established travel influencer with a successful blog—HikeBikeTravel. 

Tune in as Leigh details the lifestyle of a travel influencer, from the highs to the headaches. Learn more about what a press trip entails as she recounts her tours to Ivvavik National Park and Hokkaido, Japan. Sharing with us tips and tricks for breaking into the blogosphere, if there is one thing to take away from Leigh’s interview, it’s the importance of authenticity, originality, and quality content. 

 Check out Leigh’s website HikeBikeTravel and Instagram @hikebiketravel.  

Don’t forget to grab a copy of her book, Discover Canada:100 Inspiring Outdoor Adventures.

Walking the World with Thomas Turcich

Walking the World with Thomas Turcich

March 21, 2022

In today’s episode of the podcast, we are joined by intrepid globetrotter, Thomas Turcich of The World Walk. Motivated by the sudden loss of a friend, Tom embarked on a 5-year mission to circumnavigate the seven continents by foot. Picking up a hitchhiker along the way, Tom and his dog Savannah are soon to be the tenth person and first dog to walk around the world. 

Tune in as Thomas details the highlights and hardships of his inspiring multicontinental journey. Setting out from New Jersey, Tom, his dog, and the aluminum rickshaw-style cart have traveled over 1778 days to various corners of the globe– from Asia to Antarctica, and everything in between! As Thomas nears the end of his expedition he reflects on his solo walk– sharing with us the effects of walking over eights hours a day and the beauty of the world’s cultural diversity and hospitality. Trust us, this episode is not one you are going to want to miss!

Learn more about Tom’s adventure from his website, The World Walk, and support his journey through Patreon.

Live vicariously through Tom’s photo documentation of the walk on both Instagram and Facebook—go check it out! 

Backcountry Nutrition with Aaron Owens Mayhew from Backcountry Foodie

Backcountry Nutrition with Aaron Owens Mayhew from Backcountry Foodie

March 14, 2022

On today’s episode, we are joined by avid backpacker, dietitian, and founder of Backcountry Foodie– Aaron Owens Mayhew. As an active adventurer, Aaron decided freeze-dried rations weren’t going to cut it anymore when it came to backcountry nutrition – so instead, she began making her own food. From that grew her business, Backcountry Foodie– an ultralight recipe and meal planning resource. 

Tune in as Aaron details how to maximize nutrition whilst reducing food weight for your next adventure. From freeze-dried foods, cold soak meals, and meal replacement drinks, Aaron shares her favorite feasts. Learn more about the common mistakes and misconceptions of backcountry sustenance, and the importance of proper nutrition when tackling a long-haul hike from our expert guest. 

Interested in Aaron’s meal plans? Head to her website Backcountry Foodie, and use code 10ADVENTURES for 20% off your first year’s subscription. 

Be sure to check out her socials: Instagram, Facebook, Youtube, and TikTok!

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