Give me a beer, the beach…and a selfie stick and I couldn’t be happier.

Last December I was lucky enough to travel with Castle Lite and MTV to The Republic Of Extra Cold. If you don’t know what The Republic Of Extra Cold is, it’s an island that Castle Lite turns into an entire country every December, you even need a passport to get it!

I wasn’t too sure what to expect from the whole experience, and having an entire film crew follow me around for a day is definitely not something I’m used to. My mission was to capture The Republic from a travellers perspective and capture it I did! From food and beer pairing with Castle Lite Lime to chatting to fellow citizens to dancing on the stage and pretending I knew the words to the songs playing, the whole experience was a crazy whirlwind and I would do it again in a heartbeat.

While there were probably a hundred different parties happening on the same day, this one felt particularly special because I was actually there and not at any of the other parties BUT on a serious note because the whole point of the party was to make people feel like they had been transported to another country something that Castle did really well. My favourite part of the whole island was the forest which had the raddest light show at night and had been coated with a layer of ‘snow’, although having a dance off with Dave East came a close second!

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The incredible Maitele from Fashion Rebels and my homie Uncle Scrooch also joined in on the fun covering the day from a stylist’s and photographer’s point of view.

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Shoutout to the raddest crew ever who bared with me while I fluffed almost every single take, you guys are the best!

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Here are a few more pictures and selfies from the day, let’s do it again this year!

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