Derek Cullen will be giving talks to various clubs, youth groups, scouts etc in Ireland. These talks will include lessons, perspectives and stories from Derek’s long distance adventures which touch on many aspects of every-day life such as the power of vulnerability and the importance of spending time alone.


Dublin, Ireland


June to October 2020

About Derek

Derek Cullen is an Adventurer from Ireland. He is best known for taking long distance adventures such as cycling across Africa, hiking the Pacific Crest Trail and Walking Around Ireland. In recent years, Derek has featured as an outdoor with various publications and media channels including the Irish Times, Today FM, Africa Geographic, BBC and the Today Show on RTÉ.

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Free talks are only available until October

Micro Biography

In 2013, Derek Cullen spent one year riding a bicycle through Africa, a journey of 8,000 miles through 11 countries. Following this adventure, he became fascinated with “slow travel” and the perspective that comes with exploring the world in such an old fashioned way. More recently, Derek has walked the Camino de Santiago, hiked the East Coast Trail in Newfoundland and trekked 2,652 miles from Mexico to Canada on the Pacific Crest Trail. In October 2019, Derek finished walking more than 3,000km around Ireland.

But then there’s the backstory



Book Derek to speak at your club, event, or group for absolutely free in 2020.