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Austrian Après: The Best Songs You'll Hear In The Bars

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No country quite does apres like Austria. French resorts usually have a DJ set and live bands playing the usual tunes, and yeah it's fun, but it's no different to what you would hear back in the UK. Austrian apres ski is completely different.…
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Tips For Starting A Career As A Ski instructor

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Chasing an endless winter and earning a crust as a ski instructor is surely the definition of 'living the dream'. To most, the thought of working multiple seasons in the mountains is nothing short of a pipe dream, but it might not be as hard…
Hiking trails around Na Pali, Hawaii

My Two-Week Dream Itinerary To Hawaii

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The lush, steep mountain sides of Hawaii. The surf. The hula skirts. Hawaii 5-0. There are plenty of associations we make with Hawaii. For me, the TV series LOST really put Hawaii on the map. Filmed on location in Hawaii between 2003 and…
Schermerbahn lift, Obergurgl, Austria

8 Of The Best Snow Sure Ski Resorts In Austria

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This ski season is now upon us! I'm gearing up for my 21st ski trip, and cannot wait to get back on the powder. This year I'll be heading back to Austria, a country I've not skied in since 2015. Austria has a lot of plus points: generally…
Escape Room London - Lady Chastity's Reserve, Farringdon

Escape Room Review: Lady Chastity's Reserve, Farringdon

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London has it's fair share of sordid stories from times gone by. Jack The Ripper, the Great Plague, the Great Fire Of London to name but a few. There were also hidden bars, gangs and brothels. My latest escape room adventure played on…
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Introducing Appenzell - Home To Some Of Most Scenic Alpine Scenery In The Swiss Alps

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There are - truly - a few places I've visited where I've REALLY wanted to come back and shout about my experience and share it with you all. But there are very few that, despite wanting to tell you all about it, I also want to keep it a secret. Hiking…
Osprey Raptor 14 Backpack- Review

Osprey Raptor 14 Backpack Review

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In addition to the awesome Talon 22 backpack, Osprey also gave me the chance to try out their 2019 version of the Raptor 14 backpack. Specifically designed for cyclists, but also great as a lightweight day pack for hiking, the Raptor…
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An Update On Life & Social Media

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Hi everyone, hope you're keeping well! Apologies for the silent treatment of late. This blog has had to take a back seat of late, which I'm a little sad about, but hopefully after reading this post you'll appreciate why :) Important…
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Osprey Talon 22 Backpack - Review

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As you may have seen from my last backpack blog post, I am a bit of a backpack whore. I have many different bags, for many different purposes, and love everyone. And I especially love Osprey packs. I've used them on 6-month round the world…