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The Best Countries For Ski and Snowboarding Holidays In The World

Sometimes, sunshine, beaches and palm trees can feel just a little overrated. Sometimes, all you want is a thick, heavy snowfall, a pristine piste and the mountain landscape of your dreams, to glide your way to true happiness. And to help you on your way, we’ve done the gruelling work of rounding up the best countries for ski and snowboarding holidays.

Whether you’re after waist-high fresh powder, heart pumping jumps and seriously steep runs, or if you’re more about the picturesque chalets and après-ski life, you’re never too far from a perfect ski and snowboarding destination.

Pack your thermals and emergency sunscreen, and let’s hit the slopes. Read More

The Best Countries for Surf Holidays

The Best Countries for Surf Holidays

If you’re a surfer, then the world’s your oyster.

There’s barely a corner on the planet where you won’t find breath-taking breaks, epic tubes and gorgeous beaches that’ll have you daydreaming about a perennial globe-trotting adventure, just you and your surfboard, and all the best waves in the world.

Just to make that daydream even more tempting, here’s a round up of the best countries for surf holidays around the world. And there are a few pleasant surprises on the list too.

Because if you thought the perfect surf holiday meant a long haul flight to somewhere dazzlingly sunny on the other side of the world, think again. The perfect break of your watery dreams might be closer than you think.

Grab your passport. Let’s go. Read More

The Best Surf Spots in Mexico

Mexico’s long been a favourite with sun worshippers – with gorgeous, golden beaches, languid tropical climates and crystalline ocean waters, it’s a dream winter sun getaway.

But the Pacific coast of Mexico has a lot more to offer than just tacos and tequila. It’s also a global surfing hotspot – with some record-breaking waves, monster barrels and secret surfing beaches where you can escape the crowds.

You’ll find a huge range of diversity amongst the best surf spots in Mexico – from hedonistic party beaches and chilled out, ultra-hippy vibes, to truly monstrous world class barrels. So grab your surf board and sombrero, and start planning your dream surfing tour of Mexico’s finest waves. Read More

The Best Surf Spots in the US

The Beach Boys nailed the iconic surfer persona in their 60s classic “Surfin’ USA” – summing up the perfect blend of mellow sunshine, beach blonde hair and an idyllic summer of endless waves.

But while the hit song name-dropped some of the best surf spots in their home state of California, you’ll find some legendary locations for gnarly waves all across the US.

From sun soaked California and the tropical paradise of Hawaii, to hidden gems hidden in the rockier reaches of the eastern states, the US is a real surfer’s paradise.

So start waxing down your surfboards and plan the perfect surf safari, with the lowdown on the top picks across the USA. Read More

Best Surf Spots in the UK 2019

The Best Surf Spots in the UK

Think surfing is all about sun-kissed locations and warm turquoise waters off a tropical paradise beach?

Think again. What old blighty might lack in sunshine, it more than makes up for in epic surf locations, and you’ll find some of the best surf spots around a lot closer to home, right here in the UK.

While it will definitely be a little on the chillier side, you’ll find great places to surf for all levels – take your pick from easy going beach breaks, seriously muscled up barrels, and everything in between.

With 10,000 miles of coastline to choose from around England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland, you’ve got no excuse not to be hitting the surf board, so suit up (don’t forget your boots) and hit the road, with our run down of the UK’s top surfing locations. Read More

The Best Surf Spots in Australia 2019

The Best Surf Spots in Australia

Surfing is part of the Aussie DNA, coming second only to the love of a good barbecue.

And no wonder – Australia is home to some of the most legendary surf spots on the planet, luring in everyone hoping to catch some of those picture-perfect waves.

Whether you’re a seasoned expert or an eager first-timer, with over 66,000 kilometers of coastline across Australia, you’ll find the wave to fall in love with. Read More