surf trip

DISCOVERING THE WAVES OF PERU

di Erika Scafuro     Peru is the country where everything is possible: climbing the high peaks of the Andes, traveling through the rainforests of the Amazon, riding the waves of the South Pacific. And yes, because with more than 3000 km of pristine coastline, Peru is one of the destinations that every surfer should…

COSTA RICA, THE RIGHT PLACE TO ENJOY SURFING

di Erika Scafuro     Costa Rica lacks nothing: mountains, volcanoes, rainforests, paradise beaches, natural reserves, national parks, waterfalls and marine oases. And also surfing waves, of course. Its coasts face the Pacific Ocean to the west and the Caribbean Sea to the east. Costa Rica is the right destination for those who want to…

A WIDE CHOICE OF SPOTS, SURFING IN THE AZORES

di Erika Scafuro     Azores immediately recall the powerful nature that characterizes these islands of volcanic origin: the ocean and lush vegetation made up of endless stretches of green and breathtaking landscape. Thanks to their position in the middle of the Atlantic ocean, the Azores islands are a perfect destination to live a surfing…

SURFING IN THE GREEN IRELAND

di Erika Scafuro   We usually attribute to it the adjective green, but we should also add blue if we think about the possibility to practice water sports, one on all the surfing: Ireland is indeed a surfing destination to consider and to discover. The island offers several spots along its pristine and jagged west…

WAVE POOL: THE AMUSEMENT PARK FOR SURFERS!

di Erika Scafuro   You hear more and more about it. And more and more are the people who have already tried it. Surf pools are the phenomenon of the moment. What is a wave pool specifically? It is an amusement park for surfers: a structure with a swimming pool where artificial waves, similar to…

JORDY SMITH AND HIS GREAT MINDSET

di Erika Scafuro   The power of pro surfers like Jordy Smith is that, beyond competitions, they manage to convey so much enthusiasm for the essentials of surfing as taking hours of travel just to ride a wave. This is what South African pro surfer, currently ranked fifth in the top five of the WSL,…

NEXT SURFING STOP: MOROCCO

di Erika Scafuro   Once left the chaotic and folk Marrakech, surfers can start their adventure in Morocco, one of the ideal destinations for those who love surfing. Tourism development has allowed Morocco to become a very popular country for foreign surfers. Plus mild temperatures, good wave conditions, locations well equipped and the hospitality of…

DENMARK ON SURFING WISH LIST

di Erika Scafuro   Have you ever thought of Denmark as one of the European surfing paradise? If you have always linked this country to words like hygge, Little Mermaid and Lego, you will have to change your mind to the sound of “Cold Hawaii”.     This is in fact the name given to…

JAPAN: LAND OF SURFING

di Erika Scafuro   Surfing is not the first thing Japan is associated with, yet this sport is very popular in Japan which offers a variety of locations to practice it. We are used to thinking of Japan with densely populated cities and as a super-technological country which runs faster and faster than the others.…