Snowboarding Innsbruck – Spend Report

By | March 31st, 2019|Austria, Snowboarding|

Allll righty then. So, you've had the story of my 3 day snowboarding trip to Innsbruck, and how I snowboarded three different resorts in 3 days - Nordkette, Patscherkofel and the Stubai Glacier - well now here's the spend report.  What did it all cost? Before reading any further, would you like to win a free pair of the above Sungod [...]

Sungod Vanguards ski goggles – Review

By | October 1st, 2018|Snowboarding|

Hurrah, a new snow season is upon us.  From the garage can emerge my snowboard and boots, helmet and gloves, jacket and ... whats this, NEW goggles??  Don't mind if I do. Yep, new season, new goggles. A welcome addition to this years kit bag are my new Sungod Vanguards goggles. Now if you could [...]

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 [...]

Review: Oakley Elevate Ski Goggles

By | February 16th, 2016|Reviews|

The Oakley Elevate Ski Goggle series are described as comfortable technical ski goggles ideal for winter activities. That'll do me nicely. Once upon a time I never used to wear ski goggles.  I'd either brave my glasses, sun glasses or neither.  I felt like goggles would somehow impair my vision on the slopes, like they'd [...]