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Tim Moss
Works at The Next Challenge - www.thenextchallenge.org
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Here is a collection of all the articles that I've written about the Arctic and Antarctica...
 
Well, perhaps that’s a bit of an exaggeration but here is a collection of articles that I have written about travelling in the Arctic and Antarctic. I’m not a polar explorer, or even a “polar adventurer”, but I have organised and supported a lot of Arctic…
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Why my wife loves travelling by bicycle... and why I hate it.
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The thing which I have found hardest about cycling through India is dealing with the entirely different rules of etiquette here. The concept of personal space seems to be alien. As an introvert, this has been very tiring. Here are a few examples from our…
The thing which I have found hardest about cycling through India is dealing with the entirely different rules of etiquette here. The concept of personal space seems to be alien. As an introvert, th...
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I wrote this article before being hooked up to an antibiotic IV drip...
 
They say you’ve got to be careful in India. Everyone’s out to rip you off. Even the locals get overcharged and they’ll see you coming a mile off. You can’t trust any food and don’t even think about trying the tap water. Even the purified stuff gets…
They say you've got to be careful in India. Everyone's out to rip you off. Even the locals get overcharged and they'll see you coming a mile off. You can't trust any food and don't even think about...
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Travel insurance for expeditions is one of the most common things that I get emailed about...
 
A comparison of all the different travel insurance companies for expeditions including cycle touring, the Arctic and Greenland, mountaineering and other adventurous activities.
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A collection of articles, books and websites for North and South Pole, Arctic and Antarctic expeditions.
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A collection of the best insurers for expeditions and travel.
 
A comparison of all the different travel insurance companies for expeditions including cycle touring, the Arctic and Greenland, mountaineering and other adventurous activities.
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Here's our story of a month in India, told through a series of places in which we've been ill.
 
India has been difficult for us, as anyone following our tweets or the undertones of recent blog posts will know. This is not to say that it is not a wonderful and fascinating country. Even from our brief weeks here, seen through the prism of sickness and…
India has been difficult for us, as anyone following our tweets or the undertones of recent blog posts will know. This is not to say that it is not a wonderful and fascinating country. Even from ou...
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Ally McBeal, Saul Goodman, Lionel Hutz... which TV lawyer are you? (Quiz written by my wife, Laura)
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Photo story of a ride across Arabia.
 
We cycled from Sharjah in the UAE, via Dubai, to Muscat in Oman.  Although cycling is very popular with expats, few cycle tourists make it to this part of the world and it’s a shame.  With wonderfully smooth roads (oil money put to good use), frequent…
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Organises, supports and writes about expeditions and adventures
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  • The Next Challenge - www.thenextchallenge.org
    Founder, 2009 - present
  • University College London, Expedition & Travel Committee
    Committee Member, 2006 - 2013
  • Sarah Outen
    Logistics Manager, 2010 - 2012
  • British Schools Exploring Society
    Expedition Manager, 2007 - 2009
  • Kaspersky Commonwealth Antarctic Expedition
    UK Communications, 2009 - 2010
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London, UK
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Muscat, Oman - Dunedin, New Zealand
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The Next Challenge: expedition resources and adventure support.
Introduction
I have supported over 100 expeditions and offer free advice and resources through my website The Next Challenge

My armchair adventurer's expedition guide book - How to Get to the North Pole and Other Iconic Adventures - was published in April 2012.
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Author of 'How to Get to the North Pole: and Other Iconic Adventures'
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  • University College London
    2002
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Trickle-Down Kerouac
thisisnotforcharity.blogspot.com

I don't go in for any of that "before you die" bullshit... fear of death as a marketing strategy, selling you something new, starting with a

Watch: This Magisto User Quit His Job to Cycle Around The World!
blog.magisto.com

Tim and his wife Laura are currently on a cycling trip around the world for at least the next year and we were excited to learn that Tim has

WarmShowers
market.android.com

Hospitality for touring cyclists! Warmshowers.org members can use this app to find hosts using both map and textual search interfaces. Hosts

We Are Not Cycling To Australia
thenextchallenge.org

We have been cycling for just a couple of weeks and, of course, the people we meet along the way ask us where we are headed. In the first we

5 Days To Go
thenextchallenge.org

It is only five days until Sunday 18th August when Laura and I begin our cycle to Australia. We are mostly ordering things from Amazon, open

Primus 'Eta' Cooking Pots Review
thenextchallenge.org

I recently acquired a set of the new Primus Eta cooking pots - anodized aluminium, outdoor camping pans with heat exchangers on the base des

Rab Survival Zone Lite - Bivi Bag Review
thenextchallenge.org

The Survival Zone Lite is a new, ultra light bivi bag, made with Pertex Endurance fabric and manufactured by Rab. I've been using one over t

Planning for the Unknown: Climbing in the Altai
thenextchallenge.org

Part of the reason I chose the Russian Altai mountains for a mountaineering expedition in 2009 was that I had never heard of the Altai Mount

10 Reasons Not to Get Your Expedition Sponsored
thenextchallenge.org

Your expedition is not contingent upon someone else to get it off the ground. You save all that time creating sponsorship documents, researc

Peace Pilgrim and Planet Walker
thenextchallenge.org

...sounds like the name of a dodgy crime fighting duo but they're ac tually the names of a couple of cool projects. Howard Drakes sent me th

World First Travel Insurance
plus.google.com

Worldwide travel insurance specialists

Reading List for Cycle Tourists
thenextchallenge.org

Following the popularity of the recent Best Books for Wild Swimmers article, I thought I'd start a discussion around the best books about cy

Cycling Around the World
thenextchallenge.org

This August, Laura and Tim Moss will be leaving their London lives behind to begin cycling to Australia across Europe and Asia. Route & Date

The Best Books for Wild Swimmers
thenextchallenge.org

If you're not swimming outdoors and you're not talking about swimming outdoors then the third best pastime is probably reading about swimmin

Expedition Planning Software
thenextchallenge.org

"I want to plan an expedition but I don't know where to start" The above statement is one of the more common themes that arises when people

Microadventure Competition Winners
feedproxy.google.com

In the summer howies and I launched a microadventure competition. I was chuffed by how many people took to the hills to give it a try.He

10 Tips for Cold Water Swimming Adaptation
thenextchallenge.org

Cold water swimming is something I’ve written about before, particularly with regards to its health benefits, but here are a few tips for ac

Howies Microadventure Competition – The Winning Videos | Micro-Adventure...
tomsbiketrip.com

What does this mean? I've scored a very minor yet encouraging victory in my long-running quest to become a 'professional' advent

The Next Challenge | Adventures and Expeditions from Tim Moss
thenextchallenge.org

Advice for a life of adventures. Inspirational expeditions, resources and free consultancy advice from Tim Moss.