The Great Californian Road Trip Part 3 – the curse of Gray May & June Gloom!

Thought California was always a sunny surfers paradise? So did we, until we set off on our road trip and found out we’d picked entirely the wrong time of year!


Rio de Janeiro: How safe is it really?

The guidebooks say the favelas are safe, scaremongering bloggers suggest not to go out after dark. Thankfully we ignored the warnings not to go out at night, but there is a sinister side, and people who live in Rio say it's getting worse...

Is Sydney really one of the least fun cities in the world?

Believe it or not Timeout recently ranked Sydney as the third least fun city in the world. Why? Well everyone goes to bed early! It's a city which you'd expect should never sleep, but it does, unless you look in the right places that is...


Beach bums, surf shacks & human pyramids in Weligama & Mirissa

Some beach time to end our holiday has been the perfect end to a frenetic two weeks with wonderful friends; although with pounding surf it wasn't entirely relaxing!