Snowboarding in the SkiWelt

The girls trip is now an official annual fixture! In 2018 we headed to Western Italy and explored some of the local ski fields of the Piedmont region, in 2019 we spent a long weekend in St-Jean de Sixt, France. For 2020 we had the opportunity to try Austria and it’s largest connected ski area,…

Late Season Skiing in Civetta, Italy

I thought I would have to forego my yearly visit to the mountains due to the arrival of our second child in February, but after a trip to the pub (where the best plans are made!) we managed to sneak in a last minute trip at the very end of the season. Hastily arranged flights…

Snowboarding in Les Gets with the Family

Choosing a destination for a winter holiday is becoming more tricky with an increasing number of factors to take into consideration. This year we picked Les Gets and we were not left disappointed. This years group was all about family, me, my husband our two year old, my sister and my Dad and his partner….

Snowboarding with a baby…Part II

After the success of last years snow holiday with a baby (you can read all about here), when my son was just 8 weeks old, we decided to take a gamble and take him with us again this year! In some ways this years trip took more organisation and was a little more daunting, as…

Snowboarding with a baby!

After finding out that I was expecting, my thoughts quickly turned to how I was going to fit the baby in with my love of snowboarding! My little boy was boy was born in December 2013, and eight weeks later we hit the slopes…how hard can snowboarding with a baby be?! I have to admit…

Review: Burton Deja Vu Flying V

Buying a new board is always a moment of trepidation, can it possible live up to expectations and can it possible replace your old, well loved, dog-eared board? This is the Burton marketing spiel; Run after run, it just gets more and more fun. Life is full of compromise, with one exception—your snowboard. Full-tilt technology…