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Bells Beach, Australia’s Surf Coast

By |2018-06-20T17:10:37+00:00June 20th, 2018|Categories: General, Wanderlust|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Each Easter, the World Surf League heads to the Surf Coast of Victoria, Australia, for arguably the most iconic competition in surfing; the Ripcurl Pro at Bells Beach. Some of the best surfers in the world vie for the prestigious ‘Bell’ trophy, showcasing their skills on the long, rumbling right-hander in front of the dramatic natural [...]

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 [...]

Start A Surf Guesthouse!

By |2018-01-23T04:04:26+00:00January 23rd, 2018|Categories: General, Live your passion, Wanderlust|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Contributed by Darcie, La Onda Guesthouse In 2016, my boyfriend Jasper and I moved to Ericeira (Portugal). We found a neglected villa on the internet and decided to turn it into a modern guesthouse. After 10 months of rebuilding we opened our doors in the summer of 2017: Olá Onda Guesthouse in Ericeira. The idea of [...]

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 [...]

Your first surf camp – what to expect

By |2017-04-26T10:55:53+00:00March 27th, 2017|Categories: Wanderlust|Tags: , , , , |

If you’ve never surfed overseas, there will undoubtedly come a time when you get itchy feet. The familiar shores of home are great but they’re no substitute for broadening your horizons, getting out of your comfort zone and experiencing some of the best waves in the world. Go on, admit it. Your social media feed is [...]

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 [...]