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Wim Hof Method Scottish Breaks - Join the Movement!

Posted by on November 28th 2018 in Adventure & Expeditions, Inspiration, Sandgrouse Explorers Club, Scandinavia , Scotland

Wim Hof Method Scottish Breaks - Join the Movement!
THE WIM HOF METHOD - DISCOVER YOUR INNER FIRE IN THE SCOTTISH HIGHLANDS

Optimize your body and mind using cold exposure to practice breathing techniques and change your mind set!

The world famous Wim Hof (a.k.a. The Ice Man) Method is based on three pillars: cold therapy, breathing and commitment. Mastering these pillars and learning how to combine them, will result in a multitude of benefits, such as increased energy and focus, enhanced mental and physical performance, sleeping soundly, greater cold tolerance and a creative mind.

The Film: Svalbard 78° North

Posted by on June 13th 2018 in Adventure & Expeditions, Ambassadors, Europe, Inspiration, Luxury, Photography, Sandgrouse Explorers Club, Sandgrouse News, Scandinavia , Travel Tips & Advice

Svalbard, Adventure at the North Pole

Spitsbergen, Svalbard: certainly one of the best places in the world to see the Northern Lights, better still, it's easily accessible from mainland Norway with daily commercial flights. Curious and intrepid visitors alike are able to view some of the most dazzling displays of Aurora Borealis that can be seen anywhere in the world.

During the Polar Night there is 24-hours darkness here, at only 650-miles south of the North Pole, the northern lights in Spitsbergen are...

Sailing the Norwegian Fjords - Family Adventure in Norway

Posted by on June 11th 2018 in Adventure & Expeditions, Inspiration, Luxury, Sandgrouse Explorers Club, Scandinavia , Travel Tips & Advice

Sailing Norway Adventure Holiday

We are so excited to annouce that after a long wait, we are now sending lucky Sandgrouse Travel & Expeditions clients to the Norwegian fjords, and we're dong it the best way possible! 

Clients sail the fjords in a converted Swedish Navy minesweeper, these days however the crew and clients are on the look out for the incredible Norwegian scenery rather than old World War Two ordinance.

JUMP DEEP INTO THE BEATING HEART OF THE MOST BEAUTIFUL PLACE ON EARTH -...

"SCOTLAND WILD SLEEPS" - NEW INNOVATIVE MICRO-ESCAPES FOR EVERYONE

Posted by on April 14th 2018 in Adventure & Expeditions, Europe, Inspiration, Sandgrouse Explorers Club, Sandgrouse News, Scotland, Travel Tips & Advice

Scotland Wild Camping
ESCAPE; WAKE UP SURROUNED BY RUGGED MOUNTAINS IN WILDERNESS THAT'S GOOD FOR YOUR SOUL

Scotland is a destination to rival any of the 'trending' locations seen in our in-flight magazines or Instagram feeds. A small, beautiful country that packs an almighty punch. It could be said, Scotland is clichéd by images of hairy Highland cows, castles perched on rocky outcrops and tartan clad pipers in heathered glens. And yet, Scotland has a habit of delivering on these classic images. This is a country rich in heritage. A place defined by rugged...

Buy your incredible experience now: Arctic Adventure with Will Copestake the 'UK Adventurer of the Year'

Posted by on November 28th 2016 in Adventure & Expeditions, Ambassadors, Inspiration, Photography, Sandgrouse Explorers Club, Sandgrouse News, Scandinavia

Buy your incredible experience now: Arctic Adventure with Will Copestake the 'UK Adventurer of the Year'
Join 'UK & Scotland Adventurer of the Year', Will Copestake in Arctic Svalbard. Book your 2017 adventure today and kayak at the top of the world with Sandgrouse Travel & Expeditions  ***No previous experience required***

Every now and again in life an opportunity presents itself that should be grabbed with both hands. Our latest luxury adventure offering, which sees you on expedition in the high Arctic with some of the best guides in the world is one of those unique chances not to...

Notes from Svalbard: Land of Trolls, the Aurora Borealis and Polar Bears

Posted by on August 8th 2016 in Adventure & Expeditions, Inspiration, Photography, Sandgrouse Explorers Club, Scandinavia

Notes from Svalbard: Land of Trolls, the Aurora Borealis and Polar Bears

Below are a series of diary extracts, written by our Polar and Scandinavian travel expert, Jonny, whilst he was back at basecamp in Longyearbyen after what he descibes as "an unforgettable multi-day dog sledding expedition into the heart of the wild". 

"Leaving the dog yard I felt as if I was a member of 'The Night's Watch' heading for the first time 'north of the wall'. It wasn't hard to imagine somewhere out there the likes of trolls, orks and 'white walkers'. In reality we knew there were at least...

The Definitive Guide to Kilimanjaro Part Three: Expedition Logistics

Posted by on June 21st 2016 in Adventure & Expeditions, Africa, Ambassadors, Inspiration, Kilimanjaro , Sandgrouse Explorers Club, Travel Tips & Advice

The Definitive Guide to Kilimanjaro Part Three: Expedition Logistics

For a successful ascent of Kilimanjaro you need a team who will work tirelessly for you to achieve your goal. Your success is our success and every aspect of the climb is meticulously planned and prepared for you. We genuinely want you to succeed as much as you do.

Behind the Scenes

Our aim is to get you to the summit and back down again with a big smile on your face. With that in mind you need to have an...

The Definitive Guide to Kilimanjaro Part Two: What to Expect?

Posted by on May 20th 2016 in Adventure & Expeditions, Africa, Inspiration, Kilimanjaro , Sandgrouse Explorers Club, Travel Tips & Advice

The Definitive Guide to Kilimanjaro Part Two: What to Expect?

You have checked and double checked your kit. Packed and repacked. Made friends with your new hiking boots, invested in some serious technical clothing, caught your flight and are on your way. Out of the plane window, as you fly across the border between Kenya and Tanzania, Uhuru Peak (the highest point of Kilimanjaro) can be seen penetrating upwards through the clouds just below, this is when the butterflies go into overdrive. 

(The Lava Tower with Kibo looming in the distance). 

THE CHALLENGE OF A LIFETIME

In less...

The Definitive Guide to Kilimanjaro Part One: Should I climb Kili?

Posted by on April 22nd 2016 in Adventure & Expeditions, Africa, Inspiration, Kilimanjaro , Sandgrouse Explorers Club, Travel Tips & Advice

The Definitive Guide to Kilimanjaro Part One: Should I climb Kili?
SHOULD I CONSIDER CLIMBING KILIMANJARO? If you want to tackle and ultimately tame this beast you need to do your research and that is what this series of articles will help you to do. Over the coming weeks and months we at Sandgrouse Travel & Expeditions will be posting a series of informative articles on realising your Kilimanjaro ambitions so watch this space. 

Maybe you are considering climbing Kilimanjaro? You are not alone. People have been drawn to this challenge since men in tweed...

MOUNT KILIMANJARO: MOUNTAIN FOOD IS THE SOURCE OF SUCCESS

Posted by on March 8th 2016 in Adventure & Expeditions, Africa, Kilimanjaro , Sandgrouse Explorers Club, Travel Tips & Advice

MOUNT KILIMANJARO: MOUNTAIN FOOD IS THE SOURCE OF SUCCESS
FOOD IS FUEL ON MOUNT KILIMANJARO

To give you the very best chance of success on one of our Mount Kilimanjaro treks in Tanzania, we select a suitable route based on in-depth discussions with yourself coupled with our personal expertise, we consider all on-going aspects of each trek on the ground, as it happens. This includes perhaps most importantly, your nutritional needs.

We are proud to say that all the meals you consume whilst on a Sandgrouse Travel & Expeditions trek to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro are...

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