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Surf France – La Tranche Sur Mer

By |2018-02-18T01:25:56+00:00February 18th, 2018|Categories: General, Wanderlust|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

La Tranche Sur Mer translates literally to ‘the slice on the sea’. The slice is a quaint little village in the winter, with a population of just 3,000 permanent residents enjoying the beautiful beaches and surrounding forest in the colder months of the year. Cometh the summer, though, and cometh the tourists, as the population can [...]

A Passion For Shaping Surfboards

By |2017-12-11T00:18:42+00:00December 11th, 2017|Categories: Live your passion|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Surfboard shaping in the French Basque Country has a long tradition. It started back in the 50s when legends Jacky Rott and Michel Barland created their first French surf brand. Since then, a lot of well known shapers and surf brands have popped up in the area. Having a locally-shaped surfboard is something I have been dreaming [...]

Can We Talk About… The Fear?

By |2017-11-07T13:22:57+00:00November 5th, 2017|Categories: Absolute beginners, Fitness & wellbeing, General|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I love surfing! But the ocean scares me! Here’s how I’m learning to mitigate the fear, so I can keep doing what I love... After my first surf lesson, 2 years ago, I was hooked, hard.  It became all I thought about, all I read about, all I wanted to do, and all I wanted to [...]

Surfing North Island – New Zealand

By |2017-11-05T20:12:58+00:00November 5th, 2017|Categories: Wanderlust|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

New Zealand’s North Island The North Island of New Zealand is home to some of the most beautiful landscapes you’re ever likely to see. Quite literally, there is a unique view around every bend, and with all that coastline there are plenty of high quality surf breaks. I spent 5 months covering every corner of this [...]