Review: The Trespass Everguy Mens Snowboard Jacket

By | April 19th, 2017|Reviews, Snowboarding|

Trespass is a UK based budget friendly outdoor clothing brand, who have a major presence on your local high street ... and by that I mean they have more than 150 stores across the UK.  Many an evening after work I have spend time I don't have wandering my local store in search of bargains [...]

How to get to Olso Vinterpark

By | April 10th, 2017|Norway, Snowboarding|

One of the key selling points of Oslo's Vinterpark is that it is located just '30 minutes' from the heart of Oslo's city centre. Personally I found the journey to take more like 60 minutes, but either way the Vinterpark is still an incredibly accessible outdoor area, a joy for both snowboarders and skiers alike. [...]

Snowboarding the Oslo Vinterpark (spend report)

By | March 29th, 2017|Norway, Snowboarding|

The Oslo Vinterpark lies just outside of the Norwegian capital, offering residents the jealousy inducing opportunity to spend almost 5 months of weekends and evenings (and day times if you're skiving off) Skiing or boarding it's perfectly groomed slopes. It's the dream! The Oslo Vinterpark With the promise of snow just a short hop [...]

Snowboarding in Krvavec – Video

By | March 14th, 2017|Slovenia, Snowboarding|

Snowboarding in Krvavec, hopefully you've read the article by now .. no? Well I'll post a link below, but in a nutshell Krvavec was cloudy, but still a great budget destination for snow lovers such as myself, who need a quick fix over a weekend. http://www.backpacksandbunkbeds.co.uk/slovenia/cost-snowboarding-in-slovenia-krvavec/ So that was the article, and while I threw [...]

Sungod Revolts ski goggles – Review

By | February 23rd, 2017|Reviews, Snowboarding|

Sungod Revolts are a bit of a game changer.  Ski goggles (or snowboard goggles in my case), which are affordable, stylish, customisable and most importantly, outstanding quality. In short, #lifelooksbetter when you're wearing a pair of Sungod Revolts. “SunGod Revolts were born from a frustration with over-priced, under-performing goggles. From our experience with sunglasses we knew [...]

The cost of snowboarding in Slovenia – Krvavec

By | February 12th, 2017|Budget Travel, Slovenia, Snowboarding|

Budget snowboarding in Slovenia, it is most certainly possible, and I'd like to think I've already proven once it before, having visited and written all about my taking to the slopes in Vogel (2015).  This year however it was the turn of Krvavec, Slovenia's #1 ski resort according to its website. Whether it was and [...]

Snowboarding the slopes of Grandvalira, Andorra [VIDEO]

By | February 18th, 2016|Andorra, Snowboarding, Videos|

Grandvalira is the largest ski area in Southern Europe. Located in the tiny country of Andorra, Grandvalira is considered the home of tax free booze and shopping, but more (much more) importantly it's home to some 210km of blacks, reds and blues, spread across some 6 different sectors.  It's big!  Click here to see the [...]

Snowboarding in Pas De La Casa with Crystal Ski

By | February 9th, 2016|Andorra, Snowboarding, Videos|

A weeks snowboarding in Pas De La Casa, what a blast that was! Andorra's première snow resort did not disappoint as my 2016 snowboarding destination of choice, and having been elected Crystal Ski's Gadget Guru #SkiExplorer for 2016 and then spending a week gracefully (that might be a lie) working my way up and down Pas [...]

What’s in my snowboarding bag for Pas de la Casa, Andorra

By | January 19th, 2016|Andorra, Snowboarding|

So I've been making a bit of noise over the past couple of years around my new found love of snowboarding.  Last year I was lucky enough to fit in trips to both Slovenia and France, having travelled to Bosnia, Scotland and Bulgaria in previous years to get my snow fix. Well, no prizes for [...]

G+ Stories: Snowboarding Vogel, Slovenia

By | March 22nd, 2015|Google Stories, Slovenia, Snowboarding|

Ah Slovenia, what an amazing first visit to this wonderful country I just experienced.  Whilst I knew of Bled's beauty prior to my visit, I still wasn't fully prepared for just how amazing it was to be, nor was I prepared for the affordability of its skiing and snowboarding opportunities.  On reflection, 5 days in [...]