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…

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…

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.…

SURFING IN EXTREME CONDITIONS

di Erika Scafuro   Not all the surfing destinations are located at latitudes with mild temperatures even during the winter months. There are places which provide extreme conditions for surfing. Intrepid surfers are always looking for incredible adventures, so why not expose yourself to a challenge with arctic waves? Well equipped with a good gear…

SURFING IN LANZAROTE

di Erika Scafuro   Among the surftrip locations there is above all a perfect one to reach in every season of the year: Lanzarote, the easternmost one of the seven Canary Islands. Favoured by an exceptional climate that makes it one of the most popular destination for its waves, Lanzarote is the ideal place not…

THE SPIRITUAL ASPECT OF SURFING IN THE ANCIENT HAWAIIAN ISLANDS

di Erika Scafuro   One of the most fascinating aspects of the history of surfing concerns the ancient culture of Hawaii islands where, before the arrival of European colonizers, surfing was deeply part of the culture and regarded as a kind of religion. Surfing was closely connected to the spirituality of the whole community that…