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Cycling Festivals: 5 of the Best Multi-Day Events

With the arrival of the first Classics of the season, the cycling fraternity are well-catered for when it comes to spring excitement. And as the likes of Sagan, Froome and Kittel prepare for another long, hard campaign, it’s an opportunity for those who prefer a more leisurely pace to plan their rides for the year. […]


What is altitude sickness? A first-hand account

Last year, I visited Sri Lanka with my partner, and we ascended the ancient rock fortress, Sigiriya. We enjoy a challenge, so driving towards this huge mountainous rock was only getting more exciting, not to mention the competitive tension between my partner and I to determine who would reach the top first! I secretly had […]


Lizards, lakes and lightning: When golf goes wrong

It’s very rare to come away from the golf course in the belief that you have played the perfect round. At some point there’s bound to have been a mis-hit drive or an overzealous putt to ruin a hole, however things can get much worse than the odd bogey or two.   Although golf is […]


Hazel Findlay: 5 recipes to fuel your next adventure

Hazel Findlay is a professional climber and a general adventurer from the UK, currently living in the Alps. She has climbed since she was 7 years old and has travelled all over the world with her climbing. A few years ago she started to struggle with injuries, this turned her attention to body, food and diet. Below […]


Rugby’s biggest hits: The 5 most common injuries

The physical nature of rugby often mean injuries are never far away. SportsCover Direct covers hundreds of amateur rugby players of both codes to protect them in such instance.   The majority of players won’t need to call on their insurance for financial support. However, there is a disproportionately high number of those playing rugby […]


What you should know about your EHIC card

The EHIC card, or European Health Insurance Card to give it it’s full title, has come the rescue of many a Brit taken ill abroad. But while the card undoubtedly has it’s benefits, it is by no means the complete package.   According to research by MoneyFacts, 80% of Brits carry an EHIC card when […]


Trekking – 10 Best Treks Worldwide

Some of the most common walking and hiking injuries are easily preventable. Take some time before embarking on your trek to make sure you are thoroughly prepared. Trekking abroad is the perfect opportunity to view some of the spectacular scenery that the world has to offer in a unique way. Take the opportunity to explore on […]