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Sean O'Brien

Gallery of Steel Statues - Warsaw
EuropeLifestyleThings to DoWarsaw Life

This giant steel Optimus Prime statue is right here in Warsaw

This insane 5m tall statue of Optimus is made entirely out of scrap metal. He's made hundreds of them. And now they are under one roof.
Read More Sean O'Brien - September, 2017
EuropeSportsTravelWindsurfing

3rd Place at the European Championships!

We drove 10 hours to Latvia through the rain, but came home with some wicked trophy haulage.
Read More Sean O'Brien - September, 2017
Jas at his first World Cup
EuropeParentingSportsTravelWindsurfing

Taking Jaś to his first Windsurfing World Cup in Spain

He's 12 weeks old so it's time to learn what the old man does in his spare time - so we took little Jasiek on an adventure to Spain while…
Read More Sean O'Brien - May, 2017
ParentingWork

How to Take Better Baby Photos Using Natural Light

A short guide to taking better natural light photos of your little monster!
Read More Sean O'Brien - March, 2017
Engadin Marathon Silvaplana Switzerland
EuropeSportsTravelWindsurfing

Toughing the World’s Longest Running High-Altitude Sailing Marathon

For 38 years, a small alpine lake perched high in the mountains of Switzerland has hosted the Engadin Marathon, a high altitude sailing marathon for windsurfers (and more recently kitesurfers)…
Read More Sean O'Brien - December, 2016
SUP at Burj Al Arab Jumeirah Beach
Middle EastThings to DoTravel

Dubai Guide: Our 5 Alternative Escapes When You Want to Explore More Than Just the Mall

So you've made your way to Dubai and ready for a taste of the Middle East? Maybe you're on a little stopover on your way back to Australia from the…
Read More Sean O'Brien - December, 2016
Middle EastSportsTravelWindsurfing

Turkmenistan & the Silk Road, an unlikely windsurfing location

The Windsurfing World Tour allows us to visit some exciting new place around the world; places I wouldn't necessarily have thought about travelling to before. After a long series of…
Read More Sean O'Brien - October, 2015
Legoland Billund, Denmark
EuropeThings to DoTravel

Legoland Denmark is looking a bit tired, no?

The small quiet town of Billund on the western stretch of Denmark is home to the world's most famous toy company, Lego and also home to the first Legoland Tourist…
Read More Sean O'Brien - October, 2015
Tokyo Anime Manga Gundam Front Statue
AsiaThings to DoTravel

Tokyo’s Top 5 Places for Manga and Anime Lovers

One of my favourite aspects of Tokyo life to visit is the bustling and somewhat crazy manga/anime scene. Manga, being the typically black and white Japanese cartoon comic books and…
Read More Sean O'Brien - September, 2015
Yas Marina f1 Circuit Abu Dhabi
Middle EastSportsThings to DoTravel

Things to do in Abu Dhabi? You Should be Racing F3000 Cars at the Yas Marina F1 Track

For my birthday this year Agata and I had planned to spend the weekend in Abu Dhabi, only 1.5 hours by car away from our current abode in Dubai. We'd…
Read More Sean O'Brien - August, 2015
Middle EastTravel

Long Desert Roadtrips through Oman

With Agata working in Dubai we decided to use one of our free weekends there to make a roadtrip next door in to Oman. It's a pretty unknown place to…
Read More Sean O'Brien - July, 2015
Dokkum, Netherlands
SportsTravel Advice

How To Get Your 100kg of Sports Gear on the Plane (and more travel tips!)

There is an art to getting on the plane 100’s of kilos of windsurf equipment, dragged through airports and carparks around the world. I’m going to share with you the…
Read More Sean O'Brien - June, 2015