• Winter Surf Essentials

    I know that this is long overdue. Without making too many excuses, life has been pretty crazy lately with exams and deadlines, as I’m sure that it has been for every other student out there, both at school and university. So without further delay, I bring to you…my ‘Winter Surf Essentials’. Surfing in Winter in Cape Town actually isn’t all that bad, in fact, I much prefer it to Summer! The water on the Atlantic side of the ocean is much warmer as the South Easter wind that pumps through in Summer does not make appearances that regularly and secondly, I LOVE surfing in the rain. I feel like I’m…

  • My Canada Essentials

    Some of you might be aware that I am shortly heading off to Alberta, Canada for two weeks where the mountains are bigger, the snow is thicker, the temperatures are colder and the scenery is more beautiful…or so I’ve heard. I guess this would be the appropriate time to announce that I have never actually seen real snow before, nothing that counts anyway! As you can imagine my excitement levels are through the roof and I literally cannot get on that airplane soon enough, but before I rush off anywhere armed only with flip flops, shorts and a hoody, I thought that it would be better to get geared up…