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Packing for Your Surf Trip

  There’s nothing quite like being out in the ocean, becoming one with the sea as you ride the waves and try to master your surf technique, so it’s not surprising that more and more people are not only taking up surfing but are actually taking long surfing vacations, where they do little more than […]

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Surfing Abroad – How To Deal With Surfer’s Ear

  Usually during long-term trips abroad there is some kind of injury or illness to deal with from Bali belly to pink eye, we’ve experienced it all! Luckily, during our recent three month surf trip to Morocco, we didn’t encounter any issues, but one thing we’re always conscious of is… surfer’s ear! So I did a […]

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Camping & Surfing in Portugal…

As most of our readers know, Gaz and I, love to surf. We spent last winter surfing everyday in Canggu, Bali and Siargao in the Philippines, this year we haven’t been quite so lucky but all hope is not lost! After doing a bit of research I realised we can have the same kind of […]

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Spain’s Best Beaches For Every Kind Of Traveller

Spain has a whopping 5,000 miles of coastline, so it’s no surprise that it’s home to many stunning beaches. Whether you like natural and rugged or busy and bold, there is a seaside spot to please every kind of traveller in this vibrant country. Have a look at our suggestions for the best beach in […]

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Finding Bali on Nusa Lembongan

Around two months ago we touched down in Bali, ready for some sun, sea and surf, and we weren’t disappointed! With world class surfing you’ll never be bored, whether you’re sat on the famous cliff tops at Ulawatu watching the pro-surfers riding barrels or renting a 9 foot foam board at Kuta beach to try […]

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Things to do in 2014

I’m a great lover of lists, but recently I’ve realised I don’t use them to their greatest advantage. Instead of noting down ‘buy some milk’ or ‘drop my washing off at the laundry’, I figured it would be better to make a ‘life list’. Gaz always harps on at me about the need to create […]

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5 reasons to fall in love with Bali

After a rather dramatic two weeks traveling through Java with fellow Brits, Ollie and Jim, we finally reached Bali. To be completely honest we cheated a bit, rather than completing the last few days of overland travel from Yogykarta to the ferry dock, we gave up and booked a flight to Bali. The boys trooped […]

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Surfing Cocles Beach, Puerto Viejo

Whether sunbathing or surfing Cocles Beach is the places to go. Not too crowded but there’s a few people if you like to have a nose and people watch from behind your book, or slyly check out the hot surfers without your boyfriend knowing ;) Just 5 minutes walk from Rockin J’s hostel and about […]

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Puerto Viejo – the perfect hippy town

After our house sit in Costa Rica we headed south to Puerto Viejo, a hippy surfing town just before the border with Panama. Hearing great things about this place we wanted to stop and chill for a while even though we planned to travel through Costa Rica quickly.. as it’s not the most bank friendly […]

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