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Happy New Year from Big O’s Adventures

Happy New Year from Big O’s Adventures

Happy New Year from Dogubayazit, Turkey. Affectionately known as Dog Biscuit. 🙂 It’s been a brilliant year full of adventure, mystery and surprises. With so many events that I could have never predicted, it has been a crazy ride. Everywhere I have been the people of each country have been welcoming, hospitable and generous. And the followers of the expedition have given me countless messages of support which I have been grateful for....

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6 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Adventure Planning

6 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Adventure Planning

2012 was a massive year of learning, and preparing for 2013’s year of adventure. I started the year as an amateur expedition planner and by the end of the year I was a slighty more knowledgeable expedition planner. The width and breathe of the preparation has been a staggering learning curve. I thought I’d share a few of the key reflections and lessons I’ve learned. The good times Finding Boris my expedition vehicle was a...

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Welcome to Big O’s Adventures

Blog Flashback – My first blog at the beginning of the year ————————————— Hello Everybody, Welcome to my new blog! Ever since I returned from my last adventure to South America I’ve been thinking what to do next. I knew I wanted to maintain an adventurous lifestyle even though I live and work in London. Over the last six months I’ve been...

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Progress Report #1

Progress Report #1

I figured today was a good time to stop and assess the progress so far. I launched the website at the beginning of January but I have, in fact been working on this project since September / October 2011 in earnest. Inspiration Over the recent months I’ve found inspiration in a number of places. The following adventurers, some who I have met, and some who I only follow, have been a great source of entertainment, information and...

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The fear… the fear of everything coming true…

The fear… the fear of everything coming true…

For months now I’ve been thinking about my latest adventure plans. Since June 2011 in fact. So why has taken me so long to verbalise my ideas? I knew I wanted to maintain an adventurous lifestyle after I came back from South America last March. I developed an idea for the next big trip, and I decided to do it in November. Still though, it took me to until January to tell everybody via my blog and social media. And yet, here we are in...

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