Snowboarding Innsbruck – Spend Report

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 [...]

By | March 29th, 2019|Austria, Snowboarding|0 Comments

An Innsbruck City-Ski break: 3 days, 3 different snow resorts

Innsbruck an unlikely destination to be discussed with regards to ‘budget’ ski or snowboarding, but the term budget is relative, and for this part of the world I believe my recent city-ski (snowboarding) trip to Innsbruck showcases great value! ... albeit with a bit of help on the flight. It goes a little something like [...]

By | March 29th, 2019|Austria, Snowboarding|0 Comments

Snowboarding on a budget in Krvavec – 2018 Edition

Snowboarding on a budget in Krvavec. ... Take 2 Now I wont beat around the bush with this post, as I have only around 15 minutes before my better half comes back home with our new born son and I am to revert back to nappy changing mode. So, onwards with a very quick review [...]

By | April 21st, 2018|Slovenia, Snowboarding|0 Comments

Review: The Trespass Everguy Mens Snowboard Jacket

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 [...]

By | April 19th, 2017|Reviews, Snowboarding|0 Comments

How to get to Olso Vinterpark

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. [...]

By | April 10th, 2017|Norway, Snowboarding|1 Comment

Snowboarding the Oslo Vinterpark (spend report)

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 [...]

By | March 29th, 2017|Norway, Snowboarding|0 Comments

Snowboarding in Krvavec – Video

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 [...]

By | March 14th, 2017|Slovenia, Snowboarding|0 Comments

Sungod Revolts ski goggles – Review

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 [...]

By | February 23rd, 2017|Reviews, Snowboarding|Comments Off on Sungod Revolts ski goggles – Review

The cost of snowboarding in Slovenia – Krvavec

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 [...]

By | February 12th, 2017|Budget Travel, Slovenia, Snowboarding|3 Comments

Snowboarding the slopes of Grandvalira, Andorra [VIDEO]

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 [...]

By | February 18th, 2016|Andorra, Snowboarding, Videos|1 Comment
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