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Anna McNuff - Biking across Europe, Cycling the Andes with Faye Shepherd, & Driving across Canada

Fiona Quinn - walked Great Britain; 993 miles, solo and unsupported over 57 days.  (And then cycled it!)

Anna, is a British born adventurer, motivational speaker, influencer and author.

She was recently named by Condé Nast Traveller as one of the 50 most influential travellers of our time, and by the the Guardian as one of the top modern female adventurers .

She is also proud to be the UK Ambassador for Girl Guiding, and the co-founder of Adventure Queens; the UK’s fastest growing women’s adventure community.


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Show notes

  • Social Media Experiment…. riding across Europe…

  • Thinking about journeys

  • Being a planner & getting uncomfortable

  • Climbing over her back fence…. left, right, straight on??

  • What’s going to happen next?

  • Making a change from walking to cycling

  • Having an element of control

  • Wanting to see the monkeys

  • Focusing on the new opportunities & not dwelling on missed opportunities

  • Accommodation while on the road

  • The kindness of strangers and the people she met on the way

  • Getting home.. train..plane?

  • Going to Gloucester

  • The love story…. following your passion

  • Trying to be the sunshine in people’s lives

  • The next adventure idea!

  • Missing her brothers wedding

  • Making it work with Jamie

  • Deciding on the route?

  • Testing out Kick Scooters

  • Loving the mountains and cycling up hills

  • Starting at La Paz & being hit with altitude straight away

  • Cycling Death Road, as a bikepacker

  • Navigation with MapOut

  • Accommodation while on the road… Wild camping!

  • The challenges on the journey…

  • Facing your fears and getting naked!

  • The wild dogs…. & being bitten by a dog..

  • Travelling with Faye and what she learnt from the experience

  • Being ready to finish the adventure & how they celebrated the end!

  • Dealing with the post adventure blues…

  • Heading over to Canada on a book tour with Jamie….. Plannada….

  • Book writing… the Prequel… (Cycling the 50 states America)

  • The next challenge… A running adventure in 2019

  • Final words of advice and wisdom

  • Live your life, like no one else is watching!

Connect with Anna - Support & follow!

Twitter - @AnnaMcNuff

Instagram - @Annamcnuff


Listen to Faye & follow her on social media!

Instagram: @faye_shepherd


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