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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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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10 reasons why vanlife makes you happier

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Living more with less… A concept I’ve always loved but didn’t know how well I’d go, implementing it into my life. I had a pretty fortunate, relatively routine and safe home life, but I loved it. My amazing family and friends, my job, the weekends, the gym, life was easy. So…

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A guide to Biarritz

6am we pack up and head back towards the west coast. Bryn can’t even go 3 days without a surf, the beauty of van life though right? We’re headed for Biarritz, a 5 hour drive from Madrid, over the border and into France. With our fav playlist cranking tunes on the speaker (The American Pie…

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The city of Madrid

After three AMAZING weeks cruising down the coast of Spain and Portugal, we started looking at the map to figure out a way to get back up to France. The Quicksilver Pro has kicked off in Hossegor, just up the coast from San Sebastian and Bryn being, well, surf crazy, had his mind set on…

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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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A day in Porto, Portugal

We’re crossing the border into Portugal and I’m thinking…shit I dont actually know a whole lot about this country. Where should we go? How do you say thankyou? Is the language that much different to Spain? Are the people nice? Thoughts were running through my head as I looked at the map and tried to…

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10 things to do in San Sebastián

Ola Amigos! We’ve arrived in Spain, although you wouldn’t know it yet, it looks the same as France did! But the language is a sure sign that you’ve crossed the border and are in new territory woohoo! There wasn’t even a border crossing, we literally drove over a bridge and boom the country changed and…

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