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  • The Scotland Road Trip

    Between Christmas and New Year there is always a great few days when we are off work and I like to make the most of it. Last year we had amazing kitesurf conditions every day. This year I was already in North Yorkshire which is halfway there as far as I am concerned so I […]

  • Photography
  • Tokyo Diaries Part 2

    Wednesday – time to hit the streets again and get exploring. This time by myself. First up the Imperial Palace East Gardens. I managed to navigate the trains successfully – in itself an achievement. A local sim and google maps is really essential here – there is very little help otherwise. The gardens were nice. […]

  • Kite
  • Vietnam – Kitesurfing Mui Ne

    After a long coach ride we hit Mui Ne, a resort area near Phan Thiet. It is a pretty popular place for kitesurfers to visit looking for warm steady winds and warm waters in winter. Their windy season corresponds with the northern hemispheres winter. The beaches are relatively small but there is enough space to […]

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  • Tallinn, Estonia

    An ancient city on the Baltic coastline may not be everyone’s choice for a short break in November – but it turned out to be a great trip! I thought it would be cold – but it was really cold. Minus four and constant snowfall. Tallinn is used to that kind of weather though and […]

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  • Kitesurfing Brandon Bay, Co Kerry

    DAY 1 SUNDAY 9th The late night ferry from Fishguard left us in Rosslare at half six in the morning. A steady four hour drive and we made it to a sunny Brandon Bay. After getting our bearings and seeing great SUP conditions it made sense to just get straight out on the water. Two […]

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  • Spring Break – Kaunertal, Austria

    This year was the tenth anniversary for Spring Break (formerly The Snowboard Test) in Kaunertal. As always we were graced with more fresh snow than anyone would be bold enough to predict for the first week of May. Working the demo stand was colder than it was in January! This resort always delivers fun lines […]