Travel and Holidays

We’re super lucky to be able to take holidays and short breaks around the world, and I want to share all of our adventures with you. My Travel and Holidays video collection will give you a little slice of the fun we get to have.

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Tech Stuff

Here are the latest videos from my Tech Stuff section. From unboxings, set-ups and just plain geekery, there’s a variety of shiny here! If you’re interested in supporting this site, you’ll find most of the video descriptions have Amazon Affiliate links to the products shown.

23 Videos


Unboxing and Setting up the Huawei E5783B-230 – Three UK 4G+ MiFi – IS IT UNLOCKED?
Unboxing and Setting up the Huawei E5783B-230 – Three UK 4G+ ......

18:17 31 1 5

Unboxing and Setting Up the 2020 Philips 7800er Series 50″ 4K TV – 50PUS7855
Unboxing and Setting Up the 2020 Philips 7800er Series 50″ 4K TV......

22:01 86 5

Unboxing and Setting up the Lume Cube 2.0
Unboxing and Setting up the Lume Cube 2.0

11:00 95 1 5

How to Build a PC : Part 2 – My Finished AMD Ryzen 7 Build for Streaming in a Corsair DELTA Case
How to Build a PC : Part 2 – My Finished AMD Ryzen 7 Build for ......

9:55 92 5

Unboxing and Checking Out the RAVPower Power Bank 26800mAh Portable Charger
Unboxing and Checking Out the RAVPower Power Bank 26800mAh Portable ......

13:37 32

Unboxing and Setting up the Amazon Echo Auto
Unboxing and Setting up the Amazon Echo Auto

20:47 92

A Tour of my Desk Vlogging Setup – Go Behind the Scenes!
A Tour of my Desk Vlogging Setup – Go Behind the Scenes!

8:46 69 5

Testing out the Sony ZV-1 Vlogging Camera during a Lockdown Picnic in Colchester
Testing out the Sony ZV-1 Vlogging Camera during a Lockdown Picnic in ......

6:34 85

Unboxing and Setting up the Sony ZV-1 Camera – Is it really Made for Vlogging?
Unboxing and Setting up the Sony ZV-1 Camera – Is it really Made......

17:56 84

Checking out the Elgato Multi Mount and the Elgato Flex Arm Kit
Checking out the Elgato Multi Mount and the Elgato Flex Arm Kit

11:31 43 5

Unboxing and Setting up the Samsung Galaxy Watch Active
Unboxing and Setting up the Samsung Galaxy Watch Active

12:06 40 1 5

Unboxing the Rode NT1-A XLR Microphone
Unboxing the Rode NT1-A XLR Microphone

8:09 36 1 5

Unboxing and Setting up the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G
Unboxing and Setting up the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G

14:08 165 1 5

Unboxing and Setting Up the Nintendo Switch Lite
Unboxing and Setting Up the Nintendo Switch Lite

5:03 57 1

Unboxing and Setting Up the RØDE PSA1 Swivel Mount Studio Microphone Boom Arm
Unboxing and Setting Up the RØDE PSA1 Swivel Mount Studio Microphone ......

6:19 43

Unboxing, Setting Up and Playing with the Samsung Galaxy Buds
Unboxing, Setting Up and Playing with the Samsung Galaxy Buds

12:56 6 1

Unboxing and Setting up the Elgato Key Light Air
Unboxing and Setting up the Elgato Key Light Air

16:51 12 5

Unboxing and Setting Up the Hue Play Light Bar
Unboxing and Setting Up the Hue Play Light Bar

11:10 12

How to Build a PC – Building my PC for Streaming on Twitch – AMD Ryzen 7 Build
How to Build a PC – Building my PC for Streaming on Twitch ......

22:05 30 5

Unboxing (and dropping!) the Elgato Stream Deck XL
Unboxing (and dropping!) the Elgato Stream Deck XL

7:44 18

Setting up and a quick tour of the Portal TV from Facebook
Setting up and a quick tour of the Portal TV from Facebook

15:04 5

What is a Facebook Portal TV? Let’s Unbox it too!
What is a Facebook Portal TV? Let’s Unbox it too!

9:18 5

Unboxing the Samsung Galaxy S10+
Unboxing the Samsung Galaxy S10+

4:03 11

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Theme Parks

Check out the latest Theme Park Vlogs from Kip Hakes and his wonderful family. We’ve traveled the world over the years to bring you killer theme park content! If you like rides and rollercoasters, this is the place for you! Enjoy!

23 Videos


Bunking off work to check out Alton Towers Oktoberfest 2020
Bunking off work to check out Alton Towers Oktoberfest 2020

18:10 99 5

A Quick Guide to Staying at the Enchanted Village at Alton Towers (with Social Distancing Measures)
A Quick Guide to Staying at the Enchanted Village at Alton Towers ......

10:33 69 5

A Guide to Dining at the Rollercoaster Restaurant at Alton Towers
A Guide to Dining at the Rollercoaster Restaurant at Alton Towers

7.34 88 1 5

Creating the Wicker Man from Alton Towers in my Office! (Sorta) with AromaPrime Goodies!
Creating the Wicker Man from Alton Towers in my Office! (Sorta) with ......

10:37 102 1 5

Thorpe Park Resort 2020 Opening Date Announced!
Thorpe Park Resort 2020 Opening Date Announced!

6:00 46 1 5

Alton Towers Resort is opening in June 2020!!
Alton Towers Resort is opening in June 2020!!

7:45 78

Chessington Howl’o’ween 2019 – Opening Day – Trick or Treat Woods – Complete Walkthrough
Chessington Howl’o’ween 2019 – Opening Day – ......

15:54 10

Chessington Howl’o’ween 2019 – Opening Day – Spyders – Complete Walkthrough
Chessington Howl’o’ween 2019 – Opening Day – ......

16:57 7

Chessington Howl’o’ween 2019 – Opening Day – Inside the new maze Spyders & Trick or Treat Woods.
Chessington Howl’o’ween 2019 – Opening Day – ......

32:13 15 5

Alton Towers Scarefest 2019 – Launch Day Vlog – Darkest Depths & The Attic : Terror of the Towers
Alton Towers Scarefest 2019 – Launch Day Vlog – Darkest ......

19:05 15

We Sniff Poo! Dreaming up new Theme Park Rides with scents from AromaPrime
We Sniff Poo! Dreaming up new Theme Park Rides with scents from ......

12:34 19 1 5

Thorpe Park – Fright Nights 2019 : Platform 15 Walkthrough – UNCUT
Thorpe Park – Fright Nights 2019 : Platform 15 Walkthrough ......

14:21 12

Thorpe Park – Fright Nights 2019 : The Walking Dead – Do or Die Walkthrough – UNCUT
Thorpe Park – Fright Nights 2019 : The Walking Dead – Do ......

9:50 19

Thorpe Park – Fright Nights 2019 : Creek Freek Massacre Walkthrough – UNCUT
Thorpe Park – Fright Nights 2019 : Creek Freek Massacre ......

7:07 9

Thorpe Park : Fright Nights 2019 – Press Launch
Thorpe Park : Fright Nights 2019 – Press Launch

19:20 43 1 4

Our first trip to Pleasurewood Hills in over 25 YEARS
Our first trip to Pleasurewood Hills in over 25 YEARS

19:31 12

POV of Fireball at Pleasurewood Hills in 2019
POV of Fireball at Pleasurewood Hills in 2019

5:35 15

POV of EggSpress at Pleasurewood Hills ( formally Ladybird Coaster / Rattlesnake ) – 4k Hypersmooth
POV of EggSpress at Pleasurewood Hills ( formally Ladybird Coaster / ......

3:00 23 5

Front Row POV of Wipeout at Pleasurewood Hills in 2019
Front Row POV of Wipeout at Pleasurewood Hills in 2019

2:43 9

Is Thorpe Park any good for small children?
Is Thorpe Park any good for small children?

21:37 29 5

Alton Towers – Santa’s Sleepover : Alton Towers Hotel – The Smiler Suite Tour.
Alton Towers – Santa’s Sleepover : Alton Towers Hotel ......

24:31 31 5

Our Trip to Phantasialand – Day 2 – 24th April 2018
Our Trip to Phantasialand – Day 2 – 24th April 2018

16:02 12

Our Trip to Phantasialand – Day 1 – 23rd April 2018
Our Trip to Phantasialand – Day 1 – 23rd April 2018

15:17 46 5

Welcome to Kip Hakes.tv, the home of all Kip Hakes’ video content, all in one (relatively) well organised place. Filmed across a multitude of devices, of various quality, this will be the place to see all my video content – old and new!

 

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