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Cycling out of mediocrity

  7.03.2015   rob   Blog   No comments

A recent interview with the Sunday Times in Singapore. By Wong Kim Hoh, Senior Writer Growing up, Rob Lilwall was a pretty average fellow. He was mediocre in his studies,

Nat Geo Traveller: Notes from an Author

  31.08.2014   rob   Blog   No comments

An article I recently wrote for the National Geographic Traveller on my favourite part of China during the 5,000km walk from the Gobi Desert to Hong Kong. Notes from an

A microadventure in Hong Kong

  10.05.2014   rob   Blog, Video   No comments

Recently, my old adventuring buddy was in Hong Kong for a few days, so we took the opportunity to go for a short adventure. Don’t let the video below deceive

New book: teaser videos

  7.01.2014   rob   Blog, Video   No comments

Teaser videos for the new book and TV show. Find out how to get a copy here. Enjoy!

Book launch: London, Oxford, HK

  17.10.2013   rob   Blog   No comments

Dear Friends After spending much of this year as a secluding writing hermit, I am delighted to share news with you that my Walking Home From Mongolia book is now finished. It

New book finished

  24.07.2013   rob   Blog   No comments

After almost a year of intensive writing I am delighted that I have now finally submitted the manuscript of my new book “Walking Home From Mongolia” to my publisher in

Nat Geo TV show airs

  9.06.2013   rob   Blog   No comments

The new TV show Walking Home From Mongolia has just premiered on National Geographic Adventure Channel in Asia and Australia. I am currently writing the final few chapters of the

Speaking at TEDx

  1.10.2012   rob   Blog, Video   No comments

I recently spoke at a TEDx event in Hong Kong. We were given 18 minutes to share “an idea”, so I told the story of my last eight years, and

The inspiration of the Olympics

  14.08.2012   rob   Blog   No comments

I have to say that I am not usually very good at getting around to watching big global sporting events, but finding myself on holiday in London for start of