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Best Place to Surf in November: 9 Spots for Surfers of All Levels

Best Place to Surf in November: 9 Spots for Surfers of All Levels

November is a fantastic month for surfing, teasing those of us in the southern hemisphere with whispers of summer and ...

New Cape Town Digital Nomad Visa Proposed

New Cape Town Digital Nomad Visa Proposed

Cape Town Tourism in the Western Cape of South Africa has proposed a new digital nomad visa. This is in a bid to ...

A Basic Guide to Digital Nomad Taxes

A Basic Guide to Digital Nomad Taxes

There’s a certain allure that comes with being a digital nomad. The opportunity to be location independent, explore ...

Where To Surf In October: 9 Spots for Beginners to Advanced

Where To Surf In October: 9 Spots for Beginners to Advanced

In the northern hemisphere, October is synonymous with pumpkins, shades of orange, and Thanksgiving. In the southern ...

How to Make Money Online and Travel: Digital Nomad Professions

How to Make Money Online and Travel: Digital Nomad Professions

The remote work dream has become a reality for many people. While the pandemic has brought about much pain, tragedy, ...

Best Place to Surf in September: 9 Great Spots for Surfers

Best Place to Surf in September: 9 Great Spots for Surfers

If you’re planning a surfing trip in September, then you have a wide choice of serene destinations to choose from. ...

White Water Farm: Cape Town Getaway for Remote Workers

White Water Farm: Cape Town Getaway for Remote Workers

Are you getting tired of the view from your home office window? Or desperate to give your kids a little bit of extra ...

Hawaii Bans Sunscreen That Bleaches Coral

Hawaii Bans Sunscreen That Bleaches Coral

Hawaii bans sunscreen that is non-reef safe. This law came into effect on the 1st of Jan 2021. Science has shown that ...

Reef-Safe Sunscreen: 5 Ocean-Friendly Sun Protection Options

Reef-Safe Sunscreen: 5 Ocean-Friendly Sun Protection Options

As two surfers who love the ocean, we make a conscientious effort to treat it with respect when playing on its turf. ...

10 Countries with a Digital Nomad Visa: For Remote Workers

10 Countries with a Digital Nomad Visa: For Remote Workers

There’s something beautiful about how the world has evolved to allow traveling enthusiasts the opportunities to work ...

Best Places to Surf in August: 10 Epic Surfing Vacation Spots

Best Places to Surf in August: 10 Epic Surfing Vacation Spots

The month of August is on the shoulder season of tourism. This means that some surfing hotspots may be crowded, but at ...

Working Remotely: Convert Your Existing Job

Working Remotely: Convert Your Existing Job

When we first started talking about working remotely and traveling the world, we could see the end product but had no ...

Vaccine Tourism – How the Rich Get Inoculated

Vaccine Tourism – How the Rich Get Inoculated

Covid Vaccine Tourism is fast becoming one of the new ways in which people travel. It involves traveling to a country ...

Where to Surf in July: 9 Shreddable Spots for All Levels

Where to Surf in July: 9 Shreddable Spots for All Levels

The middle of the year is peak winter in the southern hemisphere and the heart of summer in the north. This detail can ...

How To Work Remotely: The Transition From Office To Freedom

How To Work Remotely: The Transition From Office To Freedom

The remote working dreaming has been taken dramatically out of context. This is largely due to influencers sharing ...

Where to Surf in June: 9 Spots for Beginner, Intermediate & Advanced

Where to Surf in June: 9 Spots for Beginner, Intermediate & Advanced

For us, the ocean has a pull unlike any other force of nature. The opportunity to surf is a large motivating factor ...

The Island for Remote Workers – Digital Nomad Village

The Island for Remote Workers – Digital Nomad Village

A village on a beautiful island, dedicated to remote workers and digital nomads. Yes, you read that correctly! The ...

Tips To Manage Mental Health While Traveling

Tips To Manage Mental Health While Traveling

We all know that Instagram and other social media platforms work as a trap to make us believe that the whimsical, ...

Best Banks for Digital Nomads: Revolut, N26 Digital Bank, and More

Best Banks for Digital Nomads: Revolut, N26 Digital Bank, and More

Anyone who has ever worked on a travel budget will know that banking fees are one of the sneaky, hidden costs that are ...

Covid Travel Planner: For Information on Travel Requirements

Covid Travel Planner: For Information on Travel Requirements

With the whole world in various stages of lockdown, it has become increasingly difficult to figure out whether or not ...

Best Wax for Surfboards: Temperature, Accessories & Questions

Best Wax for Surfboards: Temperature, Accessories & Questions

No one is immune to the slippery risk of not applying surf wax before paddling out. Whether you’re a seasoned surfer ...

8 Health Benefits of Sailing

8 Health Benefits of Sailing

Whether you love sailing for its relaxing qualities or the thrill of speeding over the water there are many hidden ...

Best Surf Camp Nicaragua | Rapture Review

Best Surf Camp Nicaragua | Rapture Review

Set between the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean, the ‘Land of Lakes and Volcanoes’ boasts dramatic terrain and ...

6 Best Bali Surf Camps: Resorts & Schools in Indonesia

6 Best Bali Surf Camps: Resorts & Schools in Indonesia

Surfing, sunshine, delicious food, and Bintang beer are just a few reasons why we love Bali. It’s a pretty epic ...

5 Best Surf Camps in Costa Rica (Bungalows & Private Villas)

5 Best Surf Camps in Costa Rica (Bungalows & Private Villas)

Where else can you find warm waves crashing onto glistening sandy beaches, where palm trees hug the lush green&# ...

Portable Hotspot, MiFi & Internet Solutions For Digital Nomads

Portable Hotspot, MiFi & Internet Solutions For Digital Nomads

Working as a digital nomad on the road comes with many perks. From making the most of incredible surf spots, enjoying ...

MMA Training for Surf Performance – Pride Fighting Academy

MMA Training for Surf Performance – Pride Fighting Academy

What do martial arts and surfing have in common? A lot more than you think! In fact, various martial arts training ...

Nomad Travel Tools – A Comparative City Guide

Nomad Travel Tools – A Comparative City Guide

I’ve been working on a project called Nomad Travel Tools during our lengthy Corona Virus lockdown that allows ...

10 Best Noise-Canceling Headphones for Digital Nomads (And Buds)

10 Best Noise-Canceling Headphones for Digital Nomads (And Buds)

Looking for a pair of epic noise-canceling headphones? When we’re not in the ocean or exploring new cities, Ollie and ...

Guide to Working in Cape Town as a Digital Nomad

Guide to Working in Cape Town as a Digital Nomad

Cape Town, South Africa, is an incredible and unique place to live and work. It’s been our home base for years now, ...

Best Gifts For Travelers, Digital Nomads & Expats

Best Gifts For Travelers, Digital Nomads & Expats

Finding the perfect gift for a digital nomad can be tricky if you’re unfamiliar with the lifestyle. Luckily for you, ...

A Surfers Guide To Breath Training: Hold Your Breath For Longer

A Surfers Guide To Breath Training: Hold Your Breath For Longer

While your surf spots might change, there are a few things that stay the same. You need your board (duh!), your ...

Top 10 Digital Nomad Backpacks For Your Laptop & Essentials

Top 10 Digital Nomad Backpacks For Your Laptop & Essentials

It’s no secret that Ollie and I like to leave our footprints all over the world. But we never stop working when we’re ...

Is Santiago Safe? Amidst Protests, Tear Gas & Earthquakes

Is Santiago Safe? Amidst Protests, Tear Gas & Earthquakes

Chile was never high up on our travel bucket list. Not that it was ever low down – but just not on our radar. ...

Colonia Del Sacramento – Buenos Aires To Uruguay Day Trip

Colonia Del Sacramento – Buenos Aires To Uruguay Day Trip

Whenever we go on an overseas adventure, we try to tick off as many countries as possible. On our recent trip to ...

Walking Tour Buenos Aires – Discover History and Heritage

Walking Tour Buenos Aires – Discover History and Heritage

Ah, Buenos Aires! The bustling, beautiful city that we were lucky enough to call our home for one month. After working ...

Discover Valparaíso Street Art – The Only Part Of The City We Got To See

Discover Valparaíso Street Art – The Only Part Of The City We Got To See

All around the world, street art has a reputation of its own, but the graffiti art in Chile is on a whole other level. ...

Track the Corona Virus – Statistical Map

Track the Corona Virus – Statistical Map

If you are wondering what parts of the world that the Corona Virus has managed to get to, then look no further than ...

The BEST PORTABLE MONITOR for Digital Nomads – Reviews 2021

The BEST PORTABLE MONITOR for Digital Nomads – Reviews 2021

Portable monitors will change your life. Once you are accustomed to using two or more monitors, there is no going back ...

Guide To Working & Living in Buenos Aires As A Digital Nomad

Guide To Working & Living in Buenos Aires As A Digital Nomad

There are plenty of ex-pats in Buenos Aires, and when you realize how fantastic the city is, the reason why begins to ...

Tigre Delta Tour – Day Trip From Buenos Aires

Tigre Delta Tour – Day Trip From Buenos Aires

If you look on any list of things to do in Buenos Aires, Tigre Delta will come up high on the list. Known as Buenos ...

Philippines Travel Tips – Where, When & How To Go

Philippines Travel Tips – Where, When & How To Go

Plan on traveling to the Philippines? The Philippines is fast becoming a popular destination in South East Asia.  But ...

Tips To Plan A Family Safari In South Africa – Madikwe Game Reserve

Tips To Plan A Family Safari In South Africa – Madikwe Game Reserve

South Africa and safari go hand-in-hand. As South Africans, we’ve enjoyed moments in the bush, watching the wildlife ...

15 Fun Things To Do In Seoul – And What You Need To Know

15 Fun Things To Do In Seoul – And What You Need To Know

As a South African visiting South Korea for the first time, I experienced a serious culture shock! There are so many ...

Hoi An Travel Tips – Where, When & How To Go

Hoi An Travel Tips – Where, When & How To Go

Hoi An is one of the many dreamy places in Vietnam that will leave you feeling like you’ve been frozen in time. The ...

A Guide To Working Remotely In Seoul, South Korea

A Guide To Working Remotely In Seoul, South Korea

One of the best parts about working remotely is that you can do just that – work remotely. Gone are the days of ...

Bali Taxi Mafia – Thieves or Heroes?

Bali Taxi Mafia – Thieves or Heroes?

We spent an incredible six weeks working remotely in Bali, and we learned many things. One of them being that the Bali ...

22 Best Gifts For Surfers 2021

22 Best Gifts For Surfers 2021

There’s a reason that surfers have a certain look. Sun-bleached hair, radiant eyes, and a peculiar, yet attractive, ...

Halong Bay – Read This Before You Cruise

Halong Bay – Read This Before You Cruise

Halong Bay is an idyllic part of the world, making all of your Robinson Crusoe dreams come true.  It is a collection ...

Canggu surf guide – Where to surf, conditions and board hire

Canggu surf guide – Where to surf, conditions and board hire

Canggu is fast becoming one of the best places to visit in Bali. It’s become popular among digital nomads, surfing ...

Mount Batur Sunrise Trek: All You Need To Know

Mount Batur Sunrise Trek: All You Need To Know

They say that people who visit Bali get sucked in and find it difficult to leave. We’ve experienced this first-hand. ...

Hanoi Travel Guide- Read This Before You Visit

Hanoi Travel Guide- Read This Before You Visit

Looking for a Hanoi travel guide? Hanoi is one of two capital cities in Vietnam, and just as Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh are ...

Uluwatu Surf Guide – Uluwatu Cave, Impossibles & Other Spots

Uluwatu Surf Guide – Uluwatu Cave, Impossibles & Other Spots

Planning a surf trip to Bali? This surf guide will help you discover the best surf spots in Uluwatu. Whether you’re a ...

The Ha Giang Loop – Read This Before Riding

The Ha Giang Loop – Read This Before Riding

With every romanticized motorbike dream comes the “Born to be Wild” lyrics, “Get your motor runnin’ Head out on ...

What To Do In Gili Trawangan (Snorkel, Party & Chill)

What To Do In Gili Trawangan (Snorkel, Party & Chill)

Gili Trawangan, also known as Gili T, is the notorious party island a short 30-minute boat ride from the mainland of ...

Why Bali Is the Number One Digital Nomad Destination

Why Bali Is the Number One Digital Nomad Destination

The trend of becoming a digital nomad is fast-growing around the world. People with software and digital skills are ...

Bali Cooking Class in Ubud

Bali Cooking Class in Ubud

Bali has a reputation as being a tropical paradise of dreams. The low cost of living, beautiful beaches and the ...

The Ultimate DIY Nusa Penida Day Trip

The Ultimate DIY Nusa Penida Day Trip

A Nusa Penida day trip has been on Ollie’s bucket list for as long as he can remember. Chances are that you’ve seen ...

Worst Localism Surf Spots – 4 Aggressive Surfing Locations

Worst Localism Surf Spots – 4 Aggressive Surfing Locations

Surf localism is real. We show some crazy surf fights and list 4 of the hostile environments to surf at. Keep reading ...

Best Things To Do In Havana, Cuba

Best Things To Do In Havana, Cuba

Passion, music, culture and history runs thick in the blood of Havana. The city is sensational and quite unlike ...

Our Top Three Oaxaca Beaches

Our Top Three Oaxaca Beaches

Imagine long stretches of tropical beaches, a vibrant and friendly local culture, and the most tantalizing food you’ve ...

A Nostalgic Review Of Gran Hotel Ciudad de México

A Nostalgic Review Of Gran Hotel Ciudad de México

Never have I ever had my mind blown the way that it exploded when I walked into the Gran Ciudad de México for the ...

Best Beaches to Surf in Rio De Janeiro

Best Beaches to Surf in Rio De Janeiro

These are the best beaches to surf in Rio de Janeiro. We break down the annual swell, weather and water tempreture so ...

10 Epic Things To Do In Florianopolis, Brazil

10 Epic Things To Do In Florianopolis, Brazil

Florianopolis, the capital city of the state of Santa Catrina in Brazil, was our home for a month on our digital nomad ...

Marrakech Guide for all Travelers – DON’T GET RIPPED OFF

Marrakech Guide for all Travelers – DON’T GET RIPPED OFF

Welcome to the ultimate Marrakech guide! This place is crazy, so pay close attention. Marrakech is probably not ...

The Best Riads And Hotels In Marrakech

The Best Riads And Hotels In Marrakech

This list will ensure that you stay in the best Riads in Marrakech. We look at all budgets and give some inside times ...

Digital Nomad Packing List: Essential Gear and Equipment

Digital Nomad Packing List: Essential Gear and Equipment

Being a digital nomad and having a heart for travel go hand-in-hand. If you’re a budding digital nomad then you most ...

Explore Istanbul in a Day

Explore Istanbul in a Day

We recently found ourselves an incredible flight deal on our way to Cuba. The only ‘downfall’ was that we were going ...

Top 10 Things to Do in Rio de Janeiro

Top 10 Things to Do in Rio de Janeiro

When you think of Rio de Janeiro, you probably think of feather-clad women celebrating the annual carnival. We’ve just ...

Five Tips for Staying Fit While Traveling

Five Tips for Staying Fit While Traveling

Whether you are on vacation or living as a digital nomad, traveling can easily disrupt a routine. This affects all ...

Dating and Religion – Hiking Christ the Redeemer

Dating and Religion – Hiking Christ the Redeemer

Our differing beliefs have presented many challenges in our relationship. Hiking up to the top of Christ the Redeemer ...

Prepare to be Digital Nomads with Four Important Steps

Prepare to be Digital Nomads with Four Important Steps

‘Digital Nomad’ has become quite a buzz word among those with a thirst for adventure and itchy feet. It& ...

Date Ideas | FC Porto vs. Benfica

Date Ideas | FC Porto vs. Benfica

We love going on date night. Purely because our date nights are always a surprise and outrageous. Struggling to think ...

A Guide to Surfing in Sagres, Portugal

A Guide to Surfing in Sagres, Portugal

The rumors you’ve heard about surfing in Sagres are true – it’s epic! Our lust for the ocean was ...

Mauritius Outside the Resort

Mauritius Outside the Resort

We’ve all seen pictures of holiday-goers and honeymooners wallowing in cascading pools of water, sipping ...

Exploring Sintra | Palacio De Pena

Exploring Sintra | Palacio De Pena

After a shocking Airbnb experience on our first night in Lisbon, we decided to treat ourselves to an incredibly ...

A Lesson From Moroccan Food: Morocco Tap Water, Food and Sun

A Lesson From Moroccan Food: Morocco Tap Water, Food and Sun

We love Moroccan food! We had just finished a whirlwind adventure exploring the bustling city of Marrakech and ...

Travelling in Morocco – Desert Tour in the Merzouga Desert

Travelling in Morocco – Desert Tour in the Merzouga Desert

The desert tour was by far the highlight of our trip to Morocco. If you are planning a trip to Morocco, the Merzouga ...

Travelling in Morocco | Getting Wet at Ouzoud Falls

Travelling in Morocco | Getting Wet at Ouzoud Falls

When our highly anticipated desert tour was postponed by a day, we were offered a complimentary day trip to visit the ...

Travelling in Morocco | Sightseeing in Marrakesh

Travelling in Morocco | Sightseeing in Marrakesh

We spent an incredible, wild, tumultuous 12 days in Morocco. We went on so many adventures and experienced so many new ...

Lime Electric Scooter in Lisbon

Lime Electric Scooter in Lisbon

Lime-S Electric scooters launched in Lisbon during the first week of October, and we were one of the first groups of ...

Explore Dubai Under $20 – Dubai Layover

Explore Dubai Under $20 – Dubai Layover

We got to discover Dubai under $20! On our way to Lisbon, we had a six-hour layover in Dubai and used the opportunity ...

Preparing to Work and Travel | How to Become a Digital Nomad

Preparing to Work and Travel | How to Become a Digital Nomad

Many industries in the world are moving towards a trend of working remotely. This means that employees (and) ...

Street Food Festival – Exploring South African Local Cuisine

Street Food Festival – Exploring South African Local Cuisine

Local is lekker – ain’t no doubt about it! We attended the Sunday session of the Street Food Festival ZA 2018 in ...

Exploring the Cape Floral Kingdom | Grootbos Private Nature Reserve

Exploring the Cape Floral Kingdom | Grootbos Private Nature Reserve

We spent a wonderful 24 hours exploring the Cape Floral Kingdom with Grootbos Private Nature Reserve. The five-star ...

Hot Air Balloon Through Magaliesberg – Johannesburg Adventure Vlog

Hot Air Balloon Through Magaliesberg – Johannesburg Adventure Vlog

What’s better than exploring the beautiful landscape of South Africa? Doing it by air! We recently had the ...

Extreme Table Mountain Hike/Climb – Cape Town Vlog

Extreme Table Mountain Hike/Climb – Cape Town Vlog

We are always up for an adrenaline-filled adventure! When we first heard about India Venster, one of the thrilling ...

Football Fan Stereotypes – Russia World Cup 2018

Football Fan Stereotypes – Russia World Cup 2018

Which football fan stereotype are you? The World Cup stadium is pulsing with fans – creating the perfect ...

5 Ways to Practice Selflessness

5 Ways to Practice Selflessness

Do you practice selflessness every day? Living a selfless life is one of the most self-empowering ways to live. It may ...

The Kiss of Death vs. the Chains of Slavery – Le Morne Brabant

The Kiss of Death vs. the Chains of Slavery – Le Morne Brabant

Le Morne Brabant is an iconic site in Mauritius. But the history of the mountain goes far deeper than the beauty. ...

A Giraffe’s Tongue Can Clean Its Own Ears – Areena Riverside Resort

A Giraffe’s Tongue Can Clean Its Own Ears – Areena Riverside Resort

Can a giraffe clean its ears with its tongue? Yes – it can. This may sound crazy but it is completely true. A ...

Don’t Jump Off This Pier – Road Trip to East London

Don’t Jump Off This Pier – Road Trip to East London

Never a dull moment on our road trip to the Eastern Cape. Although we both thrive in the cosmopolitan city of Cape, ...

The Only Place on Earth Where it Rains 24/7

The Only Place on Earth Where it Rains 24/7

Is it possible for one single area to have rains 24/7? You better believe it is! And the place where this happens is ...

The 5 Essentials for Summer

The 5 Essentials for Summer

Summer holidays may have passed, but the heat of summer is in full force. Rather than leaving you alone to struggle ...

Rovos Rail – The Most Luxurious Train in the World

Rovos Rail – The Most Luxurious Train in the World

The Rovos Rail combines the elegance and romance of a bygone era with modern luxury. Elegance and extravagance take on ...

DIY Motorcycle Surfboard Rack: Equipment & Method

DIY Motorcycle Surfboard Rack: Equipment & Method

Don’t let the traffic be the barrier between your heart and the ocean. Depending on where you live, surfing can be ...