10 things to do in Péniche, Portugal

Excited once again to see another leg of the World Surf League, we booked (back in May) to stay right on Supertubos Beach, ready for some insane action of the surfing world tour. Well…that didn’t quite go to plan. Unfortunately for us, but fortunately for the pro’s, the swell was only around for the start…

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A first timers guide to Chefchaouen, Morocco

The famous Blue City of Morocco. Honestly unlike any city we’ve seen before and a place I’d wanted to visit for a very long time. Picture stepping into a fairytale that’s entirely blue. Blue, blue, blue absolutely everywhere. And why? Many believe it brings about spiritual enlightenment, a place for hope after such hard times….

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5 things to think about when preparing for a snow season

So…you’re thinking about doing a snow season?! Firstly, what a banger of a decision you’ve made! WOOHOO!💥 No matter where in the world you decide to do it…the vibes, the carnage, the fun and the life you’ll live for those 6 months are going to be the best times of your life, trust me! I…

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DO, EAT, STAY IN SORRENTO ITALY

You’ve all seen the pictures, you’ve all heard the fuss and you’ve all dreamt of visiting here for as long as you can remember. This was me too until in July, on a family holiday with the parents, we headed for Sorrento & Positano and woweeee what a treat. (Positano post next to stay tuned!)…

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Berlin, a group of friends and an insane 5 day itinerary

Since leaving New Zealand in July 2016, Bryn and I have been to some epic European cities, seen some beautiful old buildings, learnt about ancient history & past wars and visited some incredible sites, but wow…nothing quite compares to the city of Berlin. Full of so much history, culture, nightlife & more, to say I…

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How to enjoy a rad (and romantic) weekend getaway to Bellagio, Lake Como

Lake Como…Home to beautiful lakeside villages, Italian culture, food, wine and blissful relaxation. The perfect mix for a rad (and romantic) weekend getaway. Why? Because it’s freekin EPIC and freekin BEAUTIFUL too. Yes I’m talking about Lake Como…you know, the place where George Clooney has a home, where Brad pit enjoys his vacays and where…

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How to build a snowman in the French Alps

A bucketlist dream for anyone: building a snowman, while its snowing. So… On one snowy day in the French Alps of Chamonix, Leah and I thought we’d set off and build a snowman of our own. We’d both never given this a go, only seen it in the movies, so we were stoked (and maybe even a little…

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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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What to expect on a weekend trip to Annecy, France

One of the most picturesque and charming villages in France…Lac Annecy, oh what a treat. Picture a lake that looks remarkably like lake Wanaka in the South Island of New Zealand, but instead located in the incredible French Alps. With the lakeside town full of winding canals, cute cobbled streets and pastel coloured houses, you can expect…

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