Recent research has proven beyond a reasonable doubt that one road to happiness is traveling. The happier you are, the healthier you are. And the healthier you are, the more creative and productive you can become. So why is traveling so important for happiness? Experts agree it boils down to these factors: it can rewire your brain, improves relationships, connection and more.
Driving though those dirt road towns that felt like the wild west, I would always be transported to a mythical time—at the very least I would be able to surf some sick waves without tons of OC kooks in the line-up (no offense to you if you live in the OC, that's where I grew up).
Travelling solo as a woman can be daunting, but it is also an exciting and inspirational way to see new places and try new things. If you are planning to head off on a surfing adventure on your own, here are some of the best locations for the solo female surfer.
Since my last post, I’ve been living on the third floor of , in full view of Punta Roca—perhaps the best view (from a surfer’s perspective) of the point break. I watched a local connect every section from the top of the point to cove at la paz, around a minute long ride!
It might not be synonymous with surfing, or even known for its beaches, but the UK has some surprisingly good coastline for catching waves. Some of the best beaches and surfing in the world are found on the UK’s west coast where the Atlantic Ocean beckons. Here are my three favored spots for surfing in the UK.
We all love a great surf trip! Surf travelling to a new break has a way of smacking you in the face with beauty. It’s time to surf, disconnect and reconnect with a deeper vibe. Surf vacations are one of the best activities on the planet and such an awesome experience. Click in and learn more.
Surfing Cabo Baja Mexico. Do you feel like surfing in some warm waters while throwing back a few cold ones? Do you like spicy Mexican food and the sound of Mariachi music?
Do you like adventure and the sound of your rental car sinking in the soft sand while your half-empty tequila bottle rattles in the back? Yes. Yes. Yes. Then Cabo might be the right trip for you.
Rio is one of those places on the earth that you always hear about and that you dream of going to one day—at least, that was one of my dreams for a long time. My first trip to Brazil was back in the early 2000s and I fell in love with Brazil at first sight (or first visit). Click in to learn more about surfing Rio.
Surfing Puerto Viejo Costa Rica AKA Salsa Brava. Did you read In Search of Captain Zero? If you did then you know all about this place. If you plan on visiting this side of Costa Rica you are going to be stoked. What are the things to do in Puerto Viejo Costa Rica? Where to stay? You can also check the maps here.
The 2020 Surfers Airline Boardbag guide will help you NOT get burned by airline board bag fees.
This year Slater and Hurly Executive took on Hawaiian Airlines in the fight and we moved them down to Kook status.
Safety in Santiago is a huge consideration, particularly for solo female travelers. What are the safest neighborhoods in Santiago for solo female travelers? Barrio Lastarria, Mercado Vega, Barrio Italia and Brasil, Centro Cultural La Moneda, Provindencia, and Barrio Bellas Arter. Check Santiago Chile map here to know more.
Chicama is known as longest left in the world. Chicama’s not often working at its best, which is a south or southwest swell anywhere from 6 to 12 feet. But it’s often working, catching southerly and westerly swells of a meter or more and pitching them up to be sculpted by nearly constant offshore winds. There are four breaks and gaps between them, so it’s not the one wild ride.