The whole reason I wanted to visit Queenstown, New Zealand was because of the HUGE range of adrenaline activities they offer, it is literally an adrenaline junkie’s dream come true. I tacked a short stop in Queenstown onto the end of my Australia trip and it literally cost me £1000, half of what 2 and half weeks in Australia cost me (but a certain Queenstown swing that I became obsessed with may have been to blame for that)! It was worth every penny! Here are my top 4 MUST DO Queenstown adventure activities!Continue reading “4 Queenstown Adventure Activities You Shouldn’t Miss! | New Zealand”
Olympic Park London Slide: Riding the Longest Tube Slide in the World | UK
4 years ago London was home to the 2012 Olympics. I watched the stadium being built…and then a big twisted red metal structure alongside it. What on earth was it? What was the point of something that was so big and odd looking? But now I think it’s pure genius. Originally the Orbit was just an observation tower, but 2016 saw the introduction of the world’s longest and tallest tube slide. The Olympic Park London slide was a collaboration between Anish Kapoor and scientist and artist, Carsten Holler.Continue reading “Olympic Park London Slide: Riding the Longest Tube Slide in the World | UK”
Formula Offroad Iceland: Extreme 4×4 Hill Climbing Experience!
I hadn’t heard of Icelandic Hill Climbing (also known as Formula Offroad) until my Dad told me that he wanted to go to Iceland. He’d found an experience to be a passenger in a crazy 820bph (brake horse power) nitrous powered off road buggy that is capable of going up near vertical hills and can even aquaplane across water. He needed a ‘buddy’ to lower the cost of the trip and I was the only one that could help him tick this mission off his bucket list! Formula offroad is a popular motor sport in Iceland, they hold competitions that include: hill climbing, offroad tracks and freestyle, it’s a sport that’s even reached the USA now! Check out my view from inside the cab below!Continue reading “Formula Offroad Iceland: Extreme 4×4 Hill Climbing Experience!”