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A micro-adventure is* an adventure that is short, simple, local, cheap – yet still fun, exciting, challenging, refreshing and rewarding.

A micro-adventure takes the spirit of a big adventure and squeezes it into a few hours, a day or a weekend

Micro-adventures make it possible to fill our lives with adventure, despite our busy 9-to-5 jobs!

(*) as defined by Alastair Humphreys, British adventurer.

Examples of possible Micro-Adventures (with various levels of difficulty):

- go by train to a random train station not too far away, and find your way back home on foot, without using your GPS! (maybe with a paper map and a compass)

- go with a friend for a walk in nature...by night

- during the week, at the end of your "9-to-5", you can also fill your "5-to-9" with adventure:

Take a few friends with you,

climb a hill to watch the sunset,

sleep under the stars,

wake up in the morning at sunrise,

and maybe freshen up in a river

...and go back to work!

- and if that's a bit too much for you, make it easier and try sleeping under the stars in the safety of your garden, alone or with friends or family!

- ...

These are just some of many possible micro-adventures.

And don't forget that you can always start small and easy and then stretch your comfort zone after a few micro-adventures. You are in charge.

If you think that you would enjoy living such micro-adventures (and many more) in Belgium, then join us!

During the Meetup events, you will:
- meet fellow micro-adventure enthusiasts,
- share tips and ideas for your next micro-adventure
- and maybe make new friends with whom to go on a micro-adventure

Do you want to know more about micro-adventures?

Then right-click on the links below.

In this video, the British adventurer Alastair Humphreys explains how and why he developed the concept of micro-adventures:


If you want more inspiration, here are some of his micro-adventures:



Do you still have doubts or questions about how to do it in practice?

Then check out the FAQs and resources on the page of Alastair Humphreys:

And join us at one of our meetups!

Legal disclaimer:

Micro-adventures have risks and can be dangerous.

Be prepared before embarking on a micro-adventure.

Swimming, jumping, diving, cycling, walking, sleeping outdoors or any micro-adventure activity is entirely at your own risk.

Organizers cannot be held legally or financially responsible for any accident, injury, loss or inconvenience sustained as a result of the information, tips or advice exchanged on this site or during events.

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