Conil, Spain
Oct21

Conil, Spain

When you think of surfing in Spain, where do you automatically think of? San Sebastian? Mundaka? Zarautz? How about surfing on the Costa de la Luz in Andalucia, or Conil to be more exact… Not many people even think there are waves down there, I certainly didn’t. But word is slowly starting to spread that there are awesome waves down there all year round. Our friends Laura and Ramon, who run Trafalgar Surf School in Conil,...

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El Tunco, El Salvador
Aug12

El Tunco, El Salvador

If you’re looking for four different surf breaks all in walking distance of a friendly little surf town then look no further than El Tunco in El Salvador. Less than an hour away from the capital San Salvador, this gorgeous little town is sleepy and surfy during the week, but comes alive with a huge influx of San Salvadorians coming down from the city every weekend. But don’t let that put you off – you can easily escape the...

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Should you take your surfboard away with you?
May18

Should you take your surfboard away with you?

Are you going on a big surf trip soon and you can’t decide whether to take your surf board or rent one when you get there? We’ve weighed up all the options and explored the pros and cons of each one so you can get back to the important questions like “how many pairs of boardshorts should I take?”You’ve got three weeks of warm, mellow waves and sunshine to look forward to. Everything’s pretty much sorted, but...

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What to pack for the ultimate surf roadtrip
Mar11

What to pack for the ultimate surf roadtrip

After a shocking summer of surf at home in the UK, and a house move to pay for, we decided an end of season road trip to France and Spain was just what we needed. It wouldn’t cost too much, we could camp and cook ourselves, and drink cheap red wine, as well as score some much needed waves. It was the first time I’d ever done a trip where I was trying to be self sufficient for more than a couple of nights. I did a bit of research...

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Why it’s totally possible (and even a great idea) to quit your job, go travelling and surf every day
Nov27

Why it’s totally possible (and even a great idea) to quit your job, go travelling and surf every day

It is. Absolutely. You don’t need a huge amount of money saved. And it could be the best thing you’ve ever done. At the start of 2008, I was working in London, working really long hours, yet spending a large part of my day dreaming about how to escape. It wasn’t a bad job by any stretch but it didn’t exactly light me on fire. Even though I was desperate to get away, I would tell myself that I’d clearly gone mad thinking I could move...

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