Archive for the ‘Holiday’s’ category

Kicking back on R&R in Dublin

September 24th, 2012

 

 

Just came back from a few days in Dublin. made a nice change to be relaxing in a hotel and being able to drink. Hit the Gravity Bar which i havnt been to in years and also Temple Bar…. its true what they say though. Guinness always tastes better in Ireland.

…Going to upload some pictures at some oint when i get a chance

Amsterdam 2012

May 1st, 2012

 

Well decided to burn some more €’s in Amsterdam this weekend just gone.

Stayed in one of the most exclusive hotels the Dam can offer, had a drink in Bar 23 and explored the city. Had an awesome time. The above image is one i took when i was on ferris wheel a bit half cut but considering the circumstances i dont think that its too bad :).

Did the Red Light district Saturday night but with our deployment to Afghan coming up we have to parade every morning, meaning although i got in at 4am i had to drive all the way back to Germany to parade for 10 mins before driving all the way back to Amsterdam. Still means that we got the Sunday there to have a look round and do some toristy things, think all in all i drove about 900KM that weekend, but was worth it so i could spend some more time in the hotel and Amsterdam itself

 

This was the weekend that the ban on tourists getting weed from the coffee shops  – got to say that it looked just the same as normal not that it would matter as i cant smoke any of the stuff anyway

Anyway, photos can be found HERE – sorry, there isnt any of the RL District but they seem to kick off when you walk around with a camera getting a bit trigger happy

 

Gran Canaria

April 4th, 2012

 

Well with the leave that we have been given in April I’ve decided to get away for a bit, no doubt well deserved with all the training thats been going on. ;)

Hit Gran Caneria for a week or so, wanted to go somewhere i could catch some summer sun, so really we had a choice of Gran Caneria, Tenerife or the Middle east, Egypt kinda way

…hd a really good time and the Atmosphere was quite good even though it was only at the beginning of the season. Didnt realise but there is quite a few clubs with the likes of Pacha, ChinaWhites. We hot quite a few of the bar crawls and even hit the MTV Bat party

The boat party was pretty messy, started early afternoon and went into the evening, unlimited drinks, banana boats & Jetski’s… a winning combination

Anyway, managed to take some PHOTO’s of the trip so check them out

 

Living it Large in Holland

February 13th, 2012

 

Weekend gone was nice. Had a trip across the border to Holland and stayed at the Het Arresthuis in Roermond, NL.

Really funky hotel, This place used to be a prison up until the 1990’s at which time it got converted into one of the most stylish places to stay in Holland

Made a nice change to be living it up 5* Stylie, compared to where I’ve been staying the past few months. We went around the city during the day, a bite to eat at the Hotel before going out for a few drinks.

To see some of the photo’s CLICK HERE

Cancun Sprin Break 2011 Movie

April 20th, 2011

 

 

Well,  i finally managed to finish the Cancun Spring Break 2011 Movie   :D

Had quite a lot of video to shift through and it was all shot in HD  –  so editing it took a while.

Take a look and let me know what you think, leave a comment

 

Cancun Spring Break 2011

March 23rd, 2011

 

 

 

I just came back from Cancun after spending Spring break  2011 out there. Gotta say had a awesome time.  the Club Scene is pretty immense , so after a week of Tequila im not feeling too great   :(

managed to hit quite a few of the big clubs out there

-Congo
– Senior Frogs
– Daddyo’s
– Coco Bongo’s

Coco Bongo – is a bit different to anything ive been to before   it kinda a hybrid of a club and a live show with some impressive performances

 

 

 

we also managed to rent some power boats for the day  –  cruised around the bay and went on a Jungle tour which was good. We drove a few miles out, before going snorkling and driving in again

 

I took quite a few photo’s while i was out there, well i say i did. More like Andy did but i stole some copies and uploaded them. they can be found by CLICKING HERE

I took a hell of a lot of video while i was away, so when i get the time, i will edit down and make a video much for like i did when i went snowboarding at the beginning of the year

 

Ski Alpine Video

January 31st, 2011

 

While i was Snowboarding in Les Arc’s with Ski Alpine, I took quite a bit of video. We had a Go Pro Helmet Cam and i shot quite a bit of footage on my Iphone. Managed to edit it all together this weekend, so take a look at the above video ;)

Ski Alipne In Les Arcs

January 10th, 2011

So 2011 is here already. What better way to spend it than carving through the slopes on a Snowboard in the Alps ;)

I have just come back from a trip working with Ski Alpine as a Holiday Rep. I was working in the resort of Les Arc and in total we had about 300 students there.  Was hard work, long days but still managed  to get about 5 –  6 hours of snowboarding in a day

As for the Apres Ski, Never known anything like it!!   being in  a resort packed with so many students there was always mega drinking sessions going on   :)  and i think a couple of times  i was on the side of the mountain still smashed from the night before

One of the highlights from the week   was the mountain meal.  where we take the last lifts up the mountain at night. We had a meal at the Arpet restaurant

Once everyone is done eating Raclette and drinking wine, the tables then clear for some banging Apres Ski.

Later in the night nce everyone was crunked up. We then gave the students flaming tourches and guided them down the mountain back to the resort. most of them still naked  !

Deffo the best week that ive had snowboarding so far. I took some pictures while i was away which can be found by CLICKING HERE

Managed to get some video  while we was away and on the last day we  managed to steal a Go Pro helmet cam. So when i get time i am going to have a go at editing the video together

Sping Break 2011 Baby!!!

December 1st, 2010

Well im off to Cancun for Spring Break 2011 :) Going with a few of the guys from Loughborough so should be a good laugh.

Were staying in the Grand Oasis hotel Which i just had to pay off today  :( but will well be worth it when im partying out on the beech

what the brochure says………

The Grand Oasis Hotel Cancun is a 5 star hotel that includes three buildings with the main building shaped like a pyramid. In the main building there is an 8 story atrium, skylights, with the upper lobby featuring Mayan artifacts, and a view of the beautiful garden. The hotel also features a health spa which offers massages, facials, waxing, braiding and nail care as well as a gym and golf course.

The Grand Oasis Cancun is 19 km (12miles) from the airport in the heart of the Cancun hotel zone. The resort features 736 rooms, which may be a double or double seafront room. One of the main features that set the Grand Oasis Hotel Cancun apart from the other resorts in Mexico is the fact that there are many restaurants on the resort property. These restaurants are of all types from authentic Mexican to seafood and Italian.

As i managed to break my last camera, im looking at buying another compact camera or a HD camcorder. Will have to see what Santa brings me for Christmas…. So will hopefully get some pictures up here

Trip to Wales

June 2nd, 2010

 

Wales Cottage

Easter Sping break saw me go to Wales for a long weekend with Sam and a few of her work mates for a long weekend in Dyfed, Wales

we rented a Large self catering cottage in a secluded and beautiful spot of west wales. The Cuckoo House was the mansion kitchen of the Dolwilym estate and slept around 8 people

We had a weekend of getting back to basics, chopping wood, building fires and BBQ’s all the way

Camp fire

managed to get some time chilling on the beach too…. although falling asleep in the sun after a few too many pints was a bad idea ;) 

In order to see the photo’s CLICK HERE