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Learn To Surf As An Adult – You Can Do It!

By |2018-02-18T01:38:59+00:00February 18th, 2018|Categories: Absolute beginners, General, Live your passion, Surf better|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I’ve always been envious of people who learned to surf as a kid; there are so many benefits to learning young. Kids are light, really light, meaning they can take more waves than everyone else, and manoeuvre around on a one or two foot wave in a way that most people can only dream of. And [...]

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 [...]

Work Less, Surf More!

By |2018-01-31T21:16:26+00:00January 31st, 2018|Categories: General, Live your passion, Wanderlust|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

How I Started Working Less and Surfing More! For many people around the world, surfing is a passion which can never be fully satisfied. There’s always that one extra wave you would love to have caught, or that one session that you missed out on. The most common reason for surfing less than you’d like is [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Surfing Paradise : Padang Padang, Bali

By |2017-10-04T22:04:57+00:00October 4th, 2017|Categories: Wanderlust|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

You know that idealistic image of the perfect surf break? That rare combination of warm, clear blue water, of yellow sandy beaches, and of clean, barrelling waves. Padang Padang Beach and its surrounding areas bring that vision to life. The Bukit Peninsula juts out of the south side of the popular tourist island of Bali, in [...]