Adventures don't have to be whopping great geographical expeditions, there's an adventure in your kitchen if you want to find one. Adventure is all around and it has a brilliant way of reminding us when we need a new perspective of our daily life.
I love taking on new challenges and when it's impractical to go across a country on a skateboard or paddle 1000 miles I like pushing myself in other ways: sometimes sporty, sometimes social, sometimes simple, always worth it.
The lists below feature a few of my adventures (for bigger expeditions click here) and if they inspire you to go out and do something similar please do let me know if I can help in any way (even if you're all good I'd still love to hear what you're up to).
From discovering more about relationships, staying awake for 72 hours, taking a photo every day and living on a boat, here are a few things that have stretched me psychologically, rather than physically.
Having cycled around the world, walked across the Empty Quarter and rowed the Atlantic amongst other sizeable expeditions, British Adventurer Alastair Humphreys is arguably now best known for his adventures closer to home, with the view that "Adventure is accessible to normal people, in normal places, in short segments of time and without having to spend much money."
Feast on Al's numerous #microadventures and get inspired to make the most
of your 5 to 9.
When the time isn't available for a big old expedition those familar aches and pains can be tickled by a smaller adventure. And boy, are there a lot of ways to make your muscles ache. You might see a bit while you're at it, too...