The rainy season has just finished and Indo is looking unbelievable!

We’ve been exploring the volcanoes of Indonesia again, this time with a drone!

This year kicks off with the first trip starting tomorrow!

There's new opportunities arising all the time with the Academy! We have two recces going on this year as we look to expand.

**The best way to keep updated is here:**

As it stands today, there's one last spot available for 2018, if you're interested, apply here:


"You'll always be able to make more money, but you cannot make more time."

100 Essential Skills Every Backpacker Should Know

There could be a few useful words of wisdom in here!

Double Amputee Makes History on Everest

Wondering what's possible?

Best Adventure Photos of 2017

Best Adventure Photos of 2017 via National Geographic

Business Insider

Another example of what's possible.. This family quit their jobs and sold their possessions to sail around the world! Business Insider

Regions Of Discovery - 8 Reasons To Explore

"Every journey we take has the potential to inspire, challenge, shape and teach us." via Ian Finch

How to Pick a Career (That Actually Fits You) - Wait But Why

This is a bit different to what we normally post but it deals with just ONE of the reasons WHY people want to go on an adventure! Give it the time, it's a very good article and may help! via Wait But Why

There's all sorts of very cool articles on this site about a number of different subjects.

Q&A interview with Adventurer Matt Prior

As we approach four years of operations, we had a little look back on our past and came across this interview with Matt Prior back in 2014 with Going Solo Adventures by Paul Everitt A lot has happened since then with more in the pipeline planned!

Squash Falconer also gets a mention for good reason. Funny how the world works as she will be joining our team this year! :)

Could travel really be the best medicine?

"It’s been travel that has turned me into the woman I am. It constantly pushes me, forces me right out of my comfort zone, and makes me a braver, bolder, better person! " via

Outdoors club too risky, US college rules

What is the world coming to?

Why adventure travel is great for your mental fitness

Why Adventure Travel is Great For Your Mental Fitness via Red Bull Adventure

Valley Uprising | Netflix

If you like the idea of freedom and living life to the full you'll enjoy this. (On Netflix)

BBC News

Fancy an adventure with the family?

Just being outside can improve your psychological health

"The more we learn about the health benefits of exposure to the outdoors, the more it seems like a good idea to spend more time in them." via Quartz

Adventure. Business. Humanity. – Matt Prior – Medium

An article Matt wrote. Quite the title but have a read and see how it all fits together...

Video: 'Where the Wild Things Play'

WATCH - ‘Where the Wild Things Play' by Outdoor Research

Meet the First British Woman to Go Around the World on Her Motorbike

Great short video - “The trip completely changed me as a person. Completely. You really are pushed to the absolute limit. It makes you grow, makes you stronger and you can take anything on."

Flashes of The Altai -

"A land of extremes, home to the coldest capital city in the world and the intense heat of the Gobi desert. Mongolia is one of the most sparsely populated countries on earth, yet has a rich and ancient history. The unique culture and astounding natural beauty has a mysterious allure, and we felt ourselves drawn to it.” Cool trip!


"Embracing The Unknown Is What Life Is All About." - Cool short film!

Ed March – Around The World On A 30-Year-Old Honda C90

Love this - “That is stupid. You can’t ride a Honda C90 around the world.” via

How Hiking Leads to Happiness

"You’d be hard-pressed to find a more natural way to clear your head." - Stanford University

The Frozen Road (Full Film)

WATCH: The Frozen Road: “Winter journey into the Canadian Arctic”

Photos from MP Adventure Academy's post

This is some very cool news! We've just locked in a recce to Bhutan AND almost everyone on the team are past participants of the Adventure Academy! The relationships we build don't just stop at the end of the course. Once you're part of the family, more opportunities are likely to arise!

The last few places for 2018 in Indonesia will go soon. Apply now so you don't miss out! >>> <<<

How to escape the clutches of your comfort zone in 2018

"If you push the fear away, the only version of fear available to you will be its crazy, irrational, or contorted version. If you're willing to feel it, and merge with it, its energy and wisdom will appear. You start to become comfortable with being a little uncomfortable." Latest article Matt wrote for Red Bull

Mark's Thoughts On The Adventure Academy

Mark's Thoughts On The Adventure Academy

Couple globetrotting for 17 years heading home with 4 kids as souvenirs

Matt actually bumped into these guys in Laos when driving a London Taxi around the World! Incredible family. Incredible Trip.

From Adventure to Activism - Superyacht Life

When Emily Penn decided to hitchhike by boat from the UK to Australia aged 21, she had no idea it would shape her life and career for years to come!

Holly Butcher’s moving final letter goes viral after death

"A wise soul." - Holly Butcher leaves us with some wise words.

From Nazi Germany to Australia: The Incredible True Story of History’s Longest Kayak Journey

"With Germany in tatters, his small business bankrupt, Oskar Speck got into his kayak in 1932 for what would become an epic, seven-and-a-half-year paddle—30,000 miles, packed with hero’s welcomes and near-death escapes, all the way to Australia. But as Speck battled sharks, hostile locals, and malaria, Hitler rose to power and W.W. II began. This is the story of Speck’s voyage, an adventure nearly lost to history."

'Ice Maiden' team completes ski record

"This journey has had good times, bad times and great times for all concerned, and each of them, I know, has made us better people."

The Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge

"Life at our edges isn’t simple or easy but it reminds us of who we are, our purpose and what is possible." via Sidetracked Magazine

Meet the man who travelled from India to London in a solar-powered auto

Meet the man who travelled from India to London in a solar-powered rickshaw!

How to start living without regret right now

"Even if you do absolutely nothing in your life that raises an eyebrow, you'll still get judged…so you may as well go for it." via Red Bull

Meet the first woman to break a world record and travel to all 196 countries

"The expedition really morphed me into the woman that I am now." via Red Bull

15 Skills Every Adventurer Needs

"If you’re well prepared for adventure and can find the humour in things not going according to plan, you’ll never stop exploring."

Happy New Year to you all! Here's to 2018 and a year of Adventure! 😎

Financial Advisor Leaves Job to Seek Adventure on 2 Wheels - ADV Pulse

Financial Advisor Leaves Job to Seek Adventure! via ADV Pulse

Woman embarks on solo round-the-world motorbike ride after ex-boyfriend told her it was 'too dangerous'

Nikki Embarks On Solo Round-the-World Motorbike Ride After Ex-Boyfriend Told Her It Was "Too Dangerous"! 😊 via Telegraph Travel

Mind-Blowing Video From Volcano’s Edge

"As kids we're gifted with an amazing sense of awe yet somehow time has a way of slowly taking that away from us. Staring into the centre of the earth I had that same child-like wonder and what it meant to truly feel alive!" via National Geographic Adventure​

Explorers Club HK | Home

Active? Into the outdoors? Fancy yourself as an Explorer? Matt is the Director of The Explorers Club, Hong Kong Chapter and they're looking for new members! Please feel free to spread the word! Their new website is now live!


It's been a good year!

"Over all the years if people didn’t have the 'can and will' spirit, we wouldn’t have got anywhere." Sir Ranulph Fiennes

A mystery adventure trip to Indonesia is the perfect holiday for thrill-seekers

"I’ve done a lot of expeditions and group travel trips but I have to say that by far the MP Adventure Academy offered the most unique experience to date." via the Metro

Business Insider

Another example of what's possible.. This family quit their jobs and sold their possessions to sail around the world! Business Insider

Beerbike Budapest