Endless daylight, endless forests and endless lakes. These are the things I'll remember about Lapland.
I've still got a big grin on my face, from ear to ear. Yesterday the team at BBC Radio Devon invited me live on air to talk about my ambition to follow in the footsteps of Captain Scott..
As some of you might have read, I'm lucky enough to be in with a chance of joining the International Scott Centenary Expedition, that will head to Antarctica next year..
A budding explorer from Essex who has been inspired by Captain Robert Scott of the Antarctic, will have the chance to prove that they have got what it takes to follow in the legendary Royal Navy Officer's footsteps..
I consider myself pretty fortunate really, because from time to time I get to speak to young people from schools, youth groups and universities on behalf of BSES, a youth development charity..
I've been extremely lucky to be sponsored by a number of great organisations. Without them, I wouldn't have had the experiences I've had, and I probably wouldn't be writing this article..