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Moving to Biarritz to Follow My Dreams

By |2017-11-18T22:59:31+00:00November 18th, 2017|Categories: General, Ladies, Live your passion, Wanderlust|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

It was a rainy afternoon when I was looking for my next mission in life. Initially, I was looking to start a Masters degree when I came across the advertisement. An internship for 6 months in the Basque Country, in the South of France. My heart started to race, it was a sign. After falling in [...]

The Surf Van – Do you want one?

By |2017-10-11T02:58:48+00:00October 11th, 2017|Categories: Live your passion, Must haves|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

One of the best travel experiences I’ve ever had came from living in a van for four months. It’s certainly a different way to live, but it’s a rewarding one, and allows you to see and experience significantly more than you would via traditional forms of travel, as well as surf as many different breaks as [...]

“Resurface” : Movie Review

By |2017-09-11T17:53:31+00:00September 11th, 2017|Categories: Must haves|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

If you ever get discouraged when you’re out surfing, you need to watch this quick documentary.  If you ever what it is about the ocean that keeps pulling you back wipeout after wipeout, you need to watch Resurface.  If you ever need proof that surfing can change lives, watch this movie. I had several friends tell [...]

How learning to surf in your 40’s is totally possible!

By |2017-08-07T11:39:07+00:00August 7th, 2017|Categories: Ladies|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Meet Lihi Geva Lisser. Clinical social worker, psychotherapist, mother of four and now a surfer. At 45, Lihi from Israel started surfing just 7 months ago proving that you’re never too old to follow your passions. We spoke to Lihi about balancing surfing with family commitments, the difficulties she’s encountered and how surfing has made such [...]

Making Mavericks book review

By |2017-07-31T15:37:24+00:00July 31st, 2017|Categories: Must haves|Tags: , , , , , , , |

I first heard of Mavericks, the legendary big wave surf spot in Northern California, after watching the surf documentary ‘Riding Giants.’ I became fascinated with it. The wave looked and sounded horrifyingly beautiful. Reaching heights of up to 60ft, not to mention hazards like rocks, sharks, cold water and strong rips, you have to question what [...]

Chicama surf guide – the world’s longest left

By |2017-04-26T11:31:08+00:00March 27th, 2017|Categories: Wanderlust|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

In Peru, there is a gem of a left hander.  Most of you have heard of it, the world’s longest left – Chicama.  I was lucky enough to visit Chicama and thought I’d share with you some thoughts. Where to stay This one is easy.  There’s only one place to stay, the Chicama Surf Hotel.  It’s [...]

How to stop being a landlocked surfer and move to the coast

By |2017-04-26T13:51:21+00:00March 27th, 2017|Categories: Live your passion|Tags: , , , , , , |

Google and social media feature wistful (and very true) stories of people who quit their jobs and moved to paradise. For a landlocked surfer who craves the ocean air and rideable waves, paradise equates to being closer to the surf. From couples travelling the world in vans, to burnt-out high flyers who swapped a suit for a [...]

8 reasons why you should learn to surf

By |2017-04-26T14:46:26+00:00March 27th, 2017|Categories: Absolute beginners|Tags: , , , , , |

People learn to surf for loads of reasons. Whether you’ve watched surf movies and think it looks cool, fallen in love with the lifestyle or your surf friends have finally persuaded you, you’ve decided that now’s the time to start surfing. While everyone’s reasons for learning are different, here’s some of the best that we reckon [...]