My Active, Cultural, and Gastronomic Experience in San Sebastian

I was already in the south of France for my nephew’s christening in Toulouse, so I decided to take the opportunity to get myself to the Atlantic Coast for much needed surf. I was deciding between Biarritz and Hossegor (where I went last year to watch a WSL Pro competition), but due to lack of […]

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Hotel Limelight: PensiΓ³n San FermΓ­n

This was the last affordable hostel with a four-bed dorm and en suite bathroom that was available on the Booking site. Here are my thoughts about PensiΓ³n San FermΓ­n. Location The hostel is located in the middle of Old Town and in one of the most active and noisiest streets of this part of the […]

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Watching Roxy and Quiksilver Pro France 2017

If it wasn’t obvious yet, I’m just going to tell you that I love surfing. And it’s not just one of those things I like, I am obsessed. I follow surfers on social media, download apps for swell and weather, go out as much as I can to practice, Google ‘surf spots in ___’ whenever […]

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Biarritz Photo Diary

Two other Basque cities I had the chance to see were Biarritz and Bayonne. We came to Biarritz to surf (of course) and Bayonne to eat (of course). Bayonne looks interesting for a cultural trip but it seemed like Biarritz has its own fair share of history and culture, too (mostly because it was a […]

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Saint Jean de Luz Photo Diary

One of the things I did during one of the Roxy and Quiksilver Pro lay days was going with Harriet’s family on a quick trip to Saint Jean de Luz, a town south of France and near Spain (we also made a quick stop to Spain, mostly to look at surfboard outlet stores) to eat […]

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A Guide to Ericeira

We happened upon Ericeira simply because there was lack of affordable beach front hotels near Lisbon. Ericeira Soul Guesthouse was the last affordable one, so we booked it and instead planned our days around the location. Honestly, I did not know anything about this seaside village before our trip, other than it has a lot […]

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Hotel Limelight: Ericeira Soul Guesthouse

I love this place so much that I promised it would be worth a blog post, even if it will be a short one. As I have mentioned in this blog post, the only reason we were in Ericeira in the first place was that the most affordable beach-side accommodation was in it when I […]

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