February 27, 2018

Hope Virgo suffered with anorexia for over 4 years, before being admitted to a Mental Health Hospital in 2007. She lived in the hospital for a year, fighting one of the hardest battles of her life. Since being discharged, she has fought to stay well. 

Hope has now written about her journey with anorexia, in her book, Stand Tall Little Girl. Hope uses her experiences of mental health illness to champion...

February 23, 2018

In 2017, Fiona Quinn walked and cycled the length of Great Britain solo. This year, she’s setting a goal to break a new world record by becoming the first person to SUP Britain. Fiona is an adventurer, speaker, and entrepreneur showing the world what life can be like when you design it for yourself.

In a chat on the Tough Girl Podcast, Fiona shared how an entrepreneurial spirit leads to a unique life o...

February 20, 2018

Dr Suzie Imber is an Associate Professor in space physics at the University of Leicester. Susie is a keen mountaineer, and was the first person to chart a number of remote peaks in the Andes.

She was also the winner of the BBC Two television series Astronauts: Do You Have What It Takes? Suzie shares more on the tough girl podcast about;

growing up, working in academia, her mountaineering expeditions an...

February 18, 2018

I’m thrilled that in the Tough Girl Tribe we can have thought-provoking discussions and share our opinions in a safe space. I received an email about using the colour pink and the identifier ‘girl’ in my branding and I brought the discussion to our Facebook group to hear more about what our tribe members thought.

Thank you again for sharing your opinions. I am always open to your feedback and I hope yo...

February 16, 2018

Have you ever thought about quitting your career to explore the great outdoors? That’s exactly what Megan Hoskin did. Tired of life as a corporate business management specialist, Megan walked away and began a new life focused on soul-sustaining adventure.

Always one for adventure, Megan has mountaineered across the globe and has scaled some of the world’s most famous peaks such as Elbrus and Mera Peak....

February 15, 2018

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 commu...

February 13, 2018

Faye found her adventure mojo in 2014, since then she’s taken on a new challenge each year;  from climbing Kilimanjaro, to cycling the length of New Zealand solo and most recently coming back from spending 6 months cycling the Andes.

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  • Living in Cornwall

  • Being shy & feeling homesick

  • Going to university and taking a gap year 

  • Learning to live off very little money

  • ...

February 9, 2018

Antonia is a Travel Writer and TV Producer who’s seen her fair share of adventures. She’s written three books, penned numerous articles for magazines, and set an unlikely Guinness World Record for driving a tuk-tuk from Bangkok to Brighton.

Each book of Antonia’s details an incredible journey. Her latest book, Land of the Dawn-lit Mountains: A Journey Across Arunachal Pradesh – India’s Forgotten Fronti...

February 6, 2018

Fiona is an adventurer, speaker and entrepreneur who loves to get outside and push her limits on expeditions big and small, meeting new people and discovering tasty cake stops en route. In 2017 she walked and cycled the length of Britain and in 2018 is due to set a new world record by becoming the first person to SUP Britain. When she's not adventuring you'll find her running Adventure Book Club and c...

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