Microadventures celebrates the joy of local exploration and highlights 64 simple, easily achievable adventures close to home – from a walk in your neighbourhood park to a camping trip by the river. With stunning photographs and illustrations, this beautifully designed book showcases the diversity of microadventures on offer no matter where you live. Whether seeking an adrenalin rush or simply wanting to get outside and explore, Microadventures has something for everyone looking for great escapes without having to travel far.
For who is this book for ?
This book is for anyone looking to explore their local area and find new adventure. It showcases 64 simple, easily achievable adventures that can be done close to home. The stunning photographs and illustrations make it a beautiful addition to any bookshelf.
- This book encourages people to explore their local area and find new adventures.
- It is filled with stunning photographs and illustrations that show the diversity of microadventures.
- This would be a great gift for someone who loves adventure and exploring new places.
- Some of the adventures seem too simple to be considered “microadventures”
- The book lacks a detailed map or directions for each adventure
- Limited places mentioned throughout the book
Learn more about the author
Alastair Humphreys is an adventurer, author and motivational speaker. He has cycled around the world, walked across India and run six marathons in as many days on each of seven continents – but his most famous adventure was a tiny one: he spent four months living in a London flat no bigger than a parking space.
“Microadventures is the perfect book for anyone looking to get outside and explore their local area. The inspiring stories and stunning photos will make you want to go on your own microadventure right away!”
“Alastair Humphreys has the ability to make even the most mundane of daily tasks sound positively thrilling.”
“An interesting and inspiring book that will make you want to get out there and explore your surroundings.”
“This book is a godsend for anyone looking to get outdoors but not wanting to spend hours or days planning and executing an elaborate trip. The author provides detailed information on everything from what you’ll need (and what you can leave at home) to the best time of year to try out each microadventure.”