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Posts Tagged: "swimspiration"

Why everyone should try winter swimming (at least once)

I was told winter swimming was addictive. It is the potency of the icy water which gives us our dopamine fix and keeps us coming back for more. And with the same strange intensity it yields an intoxication that is all consuming, like a teenage infatuation. Yet most of my family and friends view...

Swim your way to health in 2020

We know that swimming is a great way to exercise. As a high impact, low intensity activity, it’s the first step for many starting out with a fitness journey and a great way to stay fit for those that just love being in the water! If you can weave swimming into your routine, it’s a fantastic way...

Six SwimTrek trips to get your sunshine fix

We’re determine to help you beat the January blues and what better way to do so than to get planning your next does of sunshine with a side of vitamin sea? We love a sun-soaked swimming getaway and if chasing the sunshine is high in your priorities for a SwimTrek trip, we’ve collated our top...

SwimTrek’s top 5 tips for travelling in Ecuador

Ecuador is home to many beautiful natural sights, including our wonderful Galapagos Islands tour. If you’re looking to extend your time in this charming country on the equator (the name gives it away really!), check out our top 5 travel tips. Find your Ecuador Quito There are so many different...

SwimTrek’s top 5 tips for travelling in Croatia

Booked onto a SwimTrek Croatia trip and wondering how you can make the most of your time here? We’ve compiled our top tips if you’re looking to make the most of extending your travels around this incredible country on the Adriatic. Set your sights on the cities On a SwimTrek trip in Croatia,...

SwimTrek's top 5 tips for travelling in Crete

There’s more to Crete than just great swimming, so we’ve put together some of our top tips for making the most of a visit to Greece’s largest island. Take a hike While the swimming off the coast of Crete is excellent, the coastal walks you’ll find here offer a great experience too. Crete is on...

SwimTrek’s best combined trips

Our guests love the experience on our SwimTrek trips and we’re often asked about which trips can be combined. Whether you’re looking to spend more time in Greece, Turkey or even the UK, lots of our trips can be booked for back to back weeks so that you can extend your time with SwimTrek. We’ve...

The benefits of open water swimming

It’s no secret we love swimming in the open water. Salty or freshwater, loch, lake or sea, the experience of swimming outside and without restrictions is a world away from a chlorinated pool. With the rising popularity of open water swimming, there’s never been a better time to get stuck in. Open...

Burn Survivor: How I took on the Bosphorus Swim

Years after having an accident as a child that left her with 3rd degree burns, Sylvia decided enough was enough and began sharing her story of learning to love her body. She campaigns for acceptance and visibility of scars and skins conditions with her Love Disfigure movement. As part of her...

How swimming saved my life

As regular swimmers, the positive of effects on swimming are familiar and routine to us. Nothing beats the glow of tired satisfaction you feel in your core when you’ve been in the sea for a cool swim, or that first dive in after being away from the water and feeling your whole body submerged. But...