5 Things I Learned While Traveling Baja in a Van 1

Sweltering summer days in North Carolina have me thinking nonstop about sweltering winter days in the van — and how I can’t wait for more. We prepared to hit the road in our 1986 GMC Vandura for months before we finally found ourselves on 1-40 West out of Wilmington in January. We’d shopped for everything […]

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The Best Guide to Surfboard Airline Fees for 2016 1

There are plenty of ways to get pumped for your upcoming surf trip. Grab a six pack of Tecates and Google pictures of the wave you’ll be surfing, create a Facebook post about how excited you are, or pack your boards carefully into your board bag, but whatever you do, don’t look up how much it’s going to […]


5 Tips for an Unforgettable Sri Lanka Surf Trip 1

Sri Lanka doesn’t have the best waves in the world. And although I’m a believer in quality over quantity, the number of breaks you can reach in a 30-minute motorbike ride is one of Sri Lanka’s most alluring traits. That’s without considering the affordable surf-front accommodations, tasty after-surf tea and the ridiculously delicious flatbreads (which […]

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7 Reasons I Can’t Stop Thinking About Indonesia 2

Maybe it’s because I caught some of the best waves of my life, or maybe it’s because I still have a scar from ringworm on my leg, but I can’t stop thinking about Indonesia. It has been roughly six weeks since I left Indo, and I still miss the delicious Nasi Goreng, friendly faces, fresh […]


It’s Not Always About the Surf 1

A few months passed, and Jeff and I had spent our time in mainland Mexico surfing some of the country’s best waves. But it was time to take a ferry across the Sea of Cortez to the endless right-hand point breaks of Baja California. Our goal was to catch the biggest and best waves of […]

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