Sian Lewis is an award-winning travel and outdoors journalist and blogger who writes for titles including The Independent, Evening Standard, BBC Countryfile and Coast.
She is also the editor of Active Traveller and Snow magazines.
Her work as an adventurous writer has taken her around the world in the name of a good story and she also edits award-winning blog The Girl Outdoors, which encourages women to get outside and get adventuring.
Her first book, The Girl Outdoors, was published by Bloomsbury in 2018.
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Who is Sian
What life was like growing up
Being encouraged to follow her passions from a young age
Studying Italian at University
Doing a Masters in Journalism
Starting up her blog - The Girl Outdoors
Being a Pioneer in the women’s adventure space
How her blog was also her CV
Getting her 2nd job in journalism
Editing for Active Traveller Magazine
Turning the blog into a full time blog or not?
The type of content Sian likes to write
Adventures that fit into her life
Living in Bristol
Her struggle with big mountains and altitude
Doing volunteering with British Exploring Society
Wilderness First Aid
Advice for women who are lacking confidence in the outdoors
Wild swimming and being inspired by her grandmother
Swimming in Arctic, Scandinavian waters!
Needing to work out most days
How to keep fit while travelling
Coming back from a month of travelling
Spending time at home
2 weeks in Alaska
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