Eat, sleep and ski in Chamonix

Thinking about a ski holiday in the French Alps? Want powder for days? Then look no further than Chamonix, Mont Blanc. With the highest peak in Western Europe, Chamonix is one of Europes most popular ski towns…but don’t let that put you off. With more ski resorts than one can handle, this town will blow…

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Tricks of a traveller

In first few months away, the homesick feeling was lingering like a bad smell. Thoughts of friends and family moving through our heads at a hundred miles an hour. Trying to get into this “I’m a traveller” thing, isn’t always easy when things go wrong, but 6 months in, I can now confidently say, that these travel tricks we’ve picked up…

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Watching the Quicksilver pro

After being in Madrid for three days (check the blog here) our time schedule suggested it was time to move on. We headed for water, more so the french west coast and Hossegor, to catch the French leg of the surfing championship tour, the Quicksilver pro. Interested in everything surfing, it soon became a dream of…

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Our short trip along the Algarve coast, Portugal

As I day dream my way through writing this blog, it takes me back to that time at school in 5th form english class. Mr Nola, trying to describe to 32 unwilling students what an adjective is and how they should be used in an essay about Shawshank Redemption. Somehow, his wise words made its…

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Our top 10 spots to surf in Portugal

110 clicks down the highway and we were off. Cruising in Cassie like we always do, head out the window getting some maori air con and everything looking good. Just left the Spanish coast and headed for Porto. The second largest city of Portugal and ready for some Portuguese waves. Check out Leahs blog on…

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Chasing the surf on the west coast of Spain

For a long time I’ve always dreamed to live free, surfing everyday, not giving a shit and enjoying the simple things in life. It sat in the back of my mind for a long time. I’m sitting here on a hill overlooking a Spanish beach in a place I can’t pronounce, listening to the waves crashing…

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Introducing our home on wheels

After close to two months of living out of a backpack, Leah and I decided to bring our plans forward and buy our first home. No, we haven’t given in the travel life, it’s not a real house on a piece of land, but one with 4 wheels and a motor. Yep, were now living…

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Our roadtrip through Croatia

Having never driven on the right hand side of the road, or in a left hand drive car, both Leah and I were anticipating a few scary moments as we road tripped from Dubrovnik to Pula. Getting into the driver’s seat was a little bit intimidating I’m not gonna lie. We were in peak traffic,…

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A guide to Mykonos, Greece

Stepping off the ferry onto the island of Mykonos as our second destination in the Greek Islands, sun beaming and ready for a bit of party party. After a few well needed R&R days in Santorini, click HERE for the blog, and realising we did the islands backwards (read below) it was time to let the…

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