Discover Sydney in the Summer

Snow, snow and more snow… I sure am tired of the wicked cold weather that has been whipping through many parts of the U.S. this winter. I am so sick of it that, this morning, I’ve been dreaming about the summer down under in Sydney, Australia.  With its breathtaking beaches, relaxed beach lifestyle and vibrant[…]

Tucked in a Wave in Byron Bay, Australia

I’ve been told that “You don’t just arrive in Byron Bay. Byron Bay ‘happens’ to you.” For some, there is no place like it on earth and for others it’s an over-priced coastal town where it can take hours to find a parking spot. Regardless of popular opinion, it’s a spot where there are good times to be had.

Surfing in Munich?

While Germany’s coastline includes the North Sea and the Baltic Sea, the best surfing in Germany can actually be found in landlocked Munich, the capital of Bavaria. The surfing is actually river surfing and the Isar River is the place to find it. Munich has two good surf spots known as Eisbach and Floßlände. Both[…]

Jeffreys Bay – The Best Surfing in South Africa

While there are many world-class surf spots along South Africa’s coastline, my favorite is Jefferys Bay which is located at the heart of the Eastern Cape’s Sunshine Coast. Known simply as “J-Bay”, the surf is a perennial contender for “world’s best wave” status. J-Bay lies on the southern South African coastline, about 45 miles west[…]