London 2012 – My Olympic experience on Super Saturday

Read on for more information, but this was my view inside the Olympic stadium last night during Super Saturday.   Wow what a night.   London 2012 – My Olympic experience on Super Saturday For me the Olympics is the greatest sporting event in the world – a showcase for events which otherwise get little coverage.  I booked 2 weeks vacation […]

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Top Tips to Keep Your Holiday Costs Down

Going on holiday is all about having fun, relaxing and discovering new places but worrying about the price of being away can quickly drain all the enjoyment out of your break. With a bit of planning there’s a lot you can do to keep your holiday costs down. If you want to buy foreign currency or send money abroad, however, […]

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Top Tips for attending Formula 1 British Grand Prix at Silverstone

For my dad’s 65th birthday, I decided to take him to the British Formula 1 Grand Prix at Silverstone.  I started planning the trip not long after the 2011 British Grand Prix.   Hopefully the following tips will be of help to others who are thinking of doing the same.   Top Tips for attending Formula 1 British Grand Prix at […]

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Travel advice for the London 2012 Olympic park

Nice surprise yesterday – my 2012 Olympic tickets arrived. Quite a slick process, Royal Mail emailed me to give me a recorded delivery date. I’ve got 2 sessions for the Badminton which is held at Wembley Arena and 2 sessions for the Athletics in the Olympic Park. I lucked out with the athletics as I’ve got the 100m final (albeit […]

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Australia’s ski resorts – follow the snow

As the season in the northern hemisphere comes to a close, it is time for you ski and snowboard fanatics to start venturing further afield to quench your hunger for fresh powder and the perfect après party. Although it might not be the first thing that springs to mind when you picture the sun-drenched beaches and crashing waves of Australia, […]

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Stunning Utah scenery with First Person View (FPV) fly thru

This 8 minute video takes you on a unique tour through some of Utah’s most stunning scenery. The video was captured from a GoPro Hero 2 camera mounted to a radio controlled model flying wing. The footage is fed back live to the person with the controller who wears a special headset. Basically what the plane sees the controlling person […]

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Siberian Black Ice Race 2012

In March 2012 you have the opportunity to race the across the oldest and deepest lake in Siberia and take on the World’s finest adventure athletes – are you ready for the challenge? The majestic Lake Baikal is the deepest lake in the world and holds 20% of the world’s fresh water –  with an average depth of 750m.  The […]

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Billy Morgan stomps first ever Triple Rodeo

UK rider Billy Morgan has become the first ever rider to land a Triple Backside Rodeo.   He was riding in the park at Keystone resort (Colorado). Billy makes it look real smooth and seems to have all the time in the world.   Kudos to his mate Ben Kilner who caught the action perfectly on film.     Billy […]

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Helen Skelton gets on her Ice bike for Polar Challenge

In January 2012, Helen Skelton plans to start her polar challenge for Sport Relief.   The presenter will attempt to travel 500 miles across Antarctica to reach the South Pole.  Helen’s plan is to reach the pole by ski, by kite and – in a world first – by bike.  Apparently “Success would set a new world record for the longest ever […]

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The Largest Snowman in the World!

In the UK, this time last year most of the country had ground to a standstill due to the amount of snow.   We are probably the laughing stock of the world not being able to cope with a few inches of fresh, but to be fair we don’t have the infrastructure to cope, nor do we reliably get enough […]

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