Wavehuntress’ Week

3 Travel Tips To Live By So Everyday Life Can Be An Adventure

There are many lessons to be learned from traveling. While Lindsay doesn’t necessarily think a week-long trip can transform who you are, she does believe, collectively, travel experiences can. Here she shares three travel lessons she learned from those experiences, which can also be applied to everyday life at home:
http://elitedaily.com/life/culture/3-travel-tips-live-everyday-life-can-adventure/986455/

6 Life-Saving Travel Accessories Under $10

You know that feeling you get when, just as you get to the airport, you realize you forgot your phone charger? Well, while it’s a heart-sinking feeling, it’s not a matter of life and death. Except for your cell phone battery, anyway. But when it comes to matters of life, death, and just general safety on vacation, some of the smallest investments can reap the greatest rewards. To help you spend and pack wisely, here’s a list of 12 travel accessories under $10 that will absolutely save your bacon — because no bacon should ever be squandered..
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/thrillist/6-life-saving-travel-acce_b_7018210.html?utm_hp_ref=travel&ir=Travel

Surfboard Bags

Board bags are pretty self explanatory but it is important to get the right bag for the job. There are loads of different styles and types of bags out there to choose from. Check out here which one is the best for you:
http://www.surfgirlmag.com/2015/04/07/surfboard-bags/

The Most Hardcore Methods for Finding Cheap Flights

The best way to get the cheapest flight is to search for alternate days and alternate airports, right? Wrong. Well, it’s not a terrible strategy if you don’t want to spend a lot of time booking a flight; it is certainly the least hassle. But here are some simple tricks to get a cheap flight:
http://maphappy.org/2015/04/the-most-hardcore-tricks-for-getting-the-cheapest-flight/

Recipe: Gluten-Free, Vegan, No-Bake Superfood Bars

Perfect for traveling. These gluten-free vegan no-bake superfood bars are so easy to make, super delicious, and healthy for your mind, body, and spirit!
http://www.mindbodygreen.com/0-18220/gluten-free-vegan-no-bake-superfood-bars.html

How To Catch A 20 Footer

Why would anyone wanna ride a 20-foot wave? Why not? What kinda reason could you make up not to ride the wave of your life? Shane Dorian tells you how to get the ride of your life (even if the thought of 20 feet makes you pale to the gills)
http://beachgrit.com/shane-dorian-says-paddle-20-foot-wave/

10 Most Unbelievable Places that really Exist

Nature has always been my subject because nothing and no one can ever compare to the beauty of nature. There are so many amazing things in the world that really exist and that which are not easily captured. So many places that we thought only exist in fairy tale books and fantasies…Some are bizarre, some are exotic,most are magical and beautiful, others are horrifying and a good portion are awe-inspiring…Well not anymore because this hub will show you that mystic and magical places do exist in real life
http://purpleshadow13.hubpages.com/hub/10-Most-Unbelievable-Places-that-really-Exist

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7 Reasons Why Staying In A Hostel Is Always Better Than A Hotel

Hotels are great for a few occasions. But, if you’re under the age of 30, you’re missing out if you’re staying in a hotel. From the people to the parties, there’s so much happening in other modes of travel lodging of which you could be a part. Here is why staying in a hostel is always better:
http://elitedaily.com/life/culture/7-reasons-never-stay-hotel/977576/

24 Signs You’re A Good Traveler

You may love to travel, but just because you enjoy taking vacations and visiting far-flung destinations doesn’t mean you’re good at it. Unfortunately, simply liking travel isn’t enough. There are a few traits that every good traveler should possess.
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/03/23/are-you-a-good-traveler_n_6926080.html?utm_hp_ref=travel&ir=Travel

How to Earn Money While Traveling

Traveling the world is an exciting affair where you get to pack up your belongings, carry them on your back and hit the road not knowing quite where it’ll take you! But let’s face it, you can’t travel for too long without that cold hard cash! Here’s a brief overview how you can finance your trip abroad:
http://www.travelettes.net/how-to-earn-money-while-traveling/

How to Do a Cross Step

You ever wanted to learn how to cross step on your longboard? Watch Katrinas video, where she’s talking about girl surfers cross stepping techniques:
http://www.surfgirlmag.com/2015/04/02/cross-stepping-katrina-beddoe/#.VR0hY3vi78s

20 Things Every Smart Traveler Should Know

Matt has been thinking a lot about what makes a good traveler lately. Usually, those thoughts tend to go into higher levels of personal philosophy and self-improvement. At its base though, no matter where we go, there are a few things we should all know — not just to make us better travelers, but better people. Here are his top 20:
http://matadornetwork.com/notebook/20-things-every-smart-traveler-know/

The In-Betweens of Traveling

Your flight is delayed? You’re spending way too much time at an empty train station because services only run once every three hours? You’re frustrated because there just seems to be too much time going wasted before you can kick off the real adventure? Here’s how you can appreciate these moments.
http://www.travelettes.net/why-i-love-the-in-betweens-of-travelling/

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Get Your Phone Ready For Travel

Get your Android phone ready for travelling with a few tips, tricks and travel apps well worth downloading.
http://www.travelettes.net/get-your-phone-ready-for-travel/

40 Life Lessons Learned In One Long Year Dedicated To Getting Fit

Jack sits in front of his TV watching “Seinfeld” covered in Doritos crumbs at 2 am, as he decided: „That’s it; I’m going to get fit now“. After a year he resumes the Life-lessons he learned in and shares them with you.
http://elitedaily.com/life/lessons-learned-while-getting-fit/968643/

5 Ways Travel Brings Out The Best In You

Traveling changes people. When you’re in a foreign country or another city, you become a different person, with an entirely different aura. When you’re at home, you live a life of routine: wake up, go to school or work, come home, sleep, repeat. You rarely take risky opportunities and instead rely on rational decision making instead of impulse.
http://elitedaily.com/life/culture/travel-brings-out-the-best-in-you/967273/

11 Reasons Why Travel Makes You a Happier Person

Travel is good for lots of things, but it can also increase mental well-being – and not just in the short-term. Whether you’re traveling for business, on a one-week family holiday, or have sold everything to pursue a life on the road, traveling can make you a happier person by building self-confidence, providing new experiences and memories, breaking routine and allowing you to meet people from all over the world.
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jacada-travel/11-reasons-why-travel-makes-you-a-happier-person_b_6908918.html?utm_hp_ref=travel&ir=Travel

10 Rules For Dating A Pro Surfer

Dating a Surfer is hard – there’s always the ocean and the waves between you. Dating a Pro Surfer is even harder. Read here Ashleys 10 rules for dating a pro surfer:
http://stabmag.com/10-rules-for-dating-a-pro-surfer-with-ashley-osborne/

7 Best Excuses Not to Surf Big Waves

Let’s be honest: Big waves are scary. They are big, for starters. They can hold you underwater for long periods of time and deprive you of valuable oxygen. They can make you panic and fear for your life. It’s handy to have a few foolproof excuses in your locker whenever the waves get big.
www.grindtv.com/action-sports/surf/post/7-best-excuses-not-surf-big-waves/

Design Guide : Tail Shapes

Last week SurfGirlMag started its Design Guide with the Surfboard-Design. This week it’s getting more detailed. Read here all about tail shapes:
http://www.surfgirlmag.com/2015/03/24/tail-shapes/

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What Your Surfboard Says About You

A surfboard is the most important component of any surfer’s arsenal. Surfboards are conduits that splash brushstrokes on saltwater canvases. They are extensions of our souls. They are muses and swords, trophies and brothers. Like it or not, the board you ride says a lot about you.
http://beachgrit.com/what-your-surfboard-says-about-you/

Planning A Trip When You Don’t Have Time

Some travelers are just naturally good at planning – they enjoy it, and feel it helps them get through rough situations. But there are also people who travel spontaneously without little more than a plane ticket. Others don’t have enough time to thoroughly plan their adventures because of work, school, and/or home life demands. Here are a few things you can do to help prep for any adventure, even if you’ve got less than 24 hours to get everything together:
http://www.travelettes.net/planning-a-trip-when-you-dont-have-time/

The Surfboard Design Guide

Shapers from all over the world start with a foam blank or a piece of wood and shape it into a beautiful, streamline water craft, that we all enjoy riding in the ocean so much. So here are the main components that make up your surfboard. Its important to know and understand the basics and differences between each one.
http://www.surfgirlmag.com/2015/03/19/surfboard-design-guide/

[GERMAN] The Perfect Packlist For Surfers

Your next trip is just coming up and you cannot wait? But you have no clue which things you need? What is important and which stuff can you leave ate home? With this packlist you will be prepared perfectly for your next surftrip:
http://www.seayousoon.de/die-perfekte-packliste-fuer-surfer/

15 Ridiculously Adventurous Things to do on Your Travels

The new age of exploration is all about self-exploration — seeing how far you can push yourself, seeing what you’re really made of. Here are 15 ways to make your travels even more adventurous and even more rewarding.
http://matadornetwork.com/sports/15-ridiculously-adventurous-things-to-do-on-your-travels/

16 Reasons Life Is Better Without Shoes

Because everyone wants to be that child with mud between their toes again… and 16 reasons more…
http://coolerlifestyle.com/features/16-reasons-life-better-without-shoes.html

11 Clever Tips For Bagging a Hotel Bargain

We’ve all tried one way or another to reduce the cost of hotel accommodation — it’s such a big part of a holiday budget. Finding the best deal can be a challenging and time consuming. But never fear, we’ve come up with a clever list of booking tips and tricks, to help you save money:
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/hotelscombinedcom/11-clever-tips-for-bagging-a-hotel-bargain_b_6906588.html?utm_hp_ref=travel&ir=Travel

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14 Amazing Places For Women Who Want To Travel Solo

This is a man’s world… Not really. The subject of solo travels ignites many ideas, wishes, plans, to-do-list and a lot more. The ladies are conquering the world. Here are some exotic, lavish, sturdy, adventurous,sumptuous travel gateways.
http://www.storypick.com/travel-solo/

7 Common Travel Myths That are WRONG

A lot of myths occure about traveling. But are they really true? The good news is: Most of them are not. Matt dispels some of the most common myths about traveling.
http://www.nomadicmatt.com/travel-blogs/common-travel-myths/

6 Myths About Travel Insurance

There are also myths about travel insurance. You’ve just booked a big trip, and you’re debating whether you need to shell out that additional cash for travel insurance. Do you need it or not? Check Mikis article to find the answer.
http://blog.tourradar.com/6-myths-travel-insurance/

What You Need To Know About Booking Your Flight

The big question: When is the best time to buy plane tickets? So far, nobody has been able to come up with definitive answers that stand the test of time for very long. But there are numbers-based guidelines touted by travel experts. And there are tools and data that can help you ascertain the right time to buy. Here’s the latest information on mastering the art of airfare booking.
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/smartertravel/what-you-need-to-know-about-booking-your-flight_b_6832712.html?utm_hp_ref=travel&ir=Travel

The Ultimate Alternative Bucket List

There is more to a good travel to-do list than just falling out of the sky, seeing the sights and locking your love to a bridge in Paris. Geckoadventures.com gives you ‘The Ultimate Alternative Bucket List.’ These are the moments, experiences and activities they believe every traveler should enjoy (or suffer through) at least once in a while on the road.
http://www.geckosadventures.com/tales/ultimate-alternative-travel-bucket-list/

These Women Quit Their City Jobs And Started A New Life In The Outdoors

Last week you read about some reasons to quit your job and travel the world. Here are some inspiring examples who really did it! Read about ten woman, who changed a life full of soaring stress levels for a life by the coast or in the mountains.
http://coolerlifestyle.com/features/leaving-city-life-behind.html

10 mistakes most new travelers make

Every traveler has been a new traveler before. This is a time when they learn about themselves and how to travel. At some point in time, new travelers tend to make mistakes. These mistakes are due to their inexperience with traveling. Here are 10 mistakes that most new travelers make and some experienced traveler’s advice to help you avoid these mistakes.
http://goingabroadtips.com/2015/03/10/10-mistakes-that-new-travelers-make/

10 things you should know before learning how to surf

So what pearls of salty wisdom and sunburnt know-how should you take on your surf adventures? Consider these ten things you should know before learning to surf – a sort of Kook’s Commandments.
http://www.surfertoday.com/surfing/11545-10-things-you-should-know-before-learning-how-to-surf

Surf Your Soul: The Connection Between Yoga and Surfing

Whether it is the perfect day or the perfect wave, the world is constantly changing, Surfing, like yoga, teaches us to adapt better to this change, to appreciate the moment, and to be less attached. Here you can read more about the connection between Yoga and Surfing.
https://aloha.com/shop/mag/article/surf-your-soul-the-connection-between-yoga-and-surfing

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Everything You Need to Know About Using Smartphones When You Travel

Since we all want our smartphone to work when we travel, Matt has put together a guide covering everything you need to know to get your smartphone working, one way or another, when you’re on the road.
http://www.nomadicmatt.com/travel-blogs/smartphones-for-travel/

The Wanderlust Gene: Why Some People Are Born To Travel

Whether you call it wanderlust, a love of travel or regular old curiosity – the fact remains the same: Your hunger to explore simply cannot be quenched, no matter how many vacations or journeys you take. Is it really in our genes?
http://elitedaily.com/life/culture/wanderlust-gene-people-born-travel/953464/

27 Signs You’re A Born Explorer

Is it in your genes? If you’re not sure whether or not you’re a born explorer and you’ve always wanted to know (which is probably most people, right?) here comes this alarmingly accurate little list to help you figure out what side of the proverbial explorer fence you fall on.
http://www.geckosadventures.com/tales/27-signs-youre-born-explorer

10 Lessons Learned From Traveling Alone

Traveling increasingly often without a companion – Niles solo travels taught her quite a lot of things. Here she is sharing some of the most memorable lessons she learned over the course of her travels:
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/nile-cappello/10-lessons-learned-from-traveling-alone_b_6796430.html

Surf Tips for Surf girls

Being a beginner surfer is hard, theres loads of wipe outs, missed waves, many techniques to master and obviously loads of smiles when you get it right. Here are some of the common problems beginners have out in the water and some solutions to help you iron out those mistakes and progress every surf.
http://www.surfgirlmag.com/2015/03/06/surfing-tips-beginners/

10 Reasons Why You Should Quit Your Job And Travel The World

How many times have you stared at your computer screen, wishing you could quit your job and travel the world? People talk of quitting those jobs all the time, but how many actually take that leap? Well, it’s more than you might expect.
http://coolerlifestyle.com/features/10-reasons-quit-job-travel-world.html#kIxoQZhUjxVFk787.97

6 Post Surf Yoga Stretches That Feel Great

Surfing requires a lot of paddling. Your shoulders and your back are constantly active, rotating forward. No wonder your muscles get sore! Here are some yoga poses to stretch and release deep muscle tension.
http://soulsurfnyoga.com/2015/03/06/6-post-surf-yoga-stretches-that-feel-great/

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The Best Solo Destinations 2015

Where to go as a solo traveler in 2015? Here are the best destinations.
http://www.gomio.com/blog/index.php/the-best-solo-destinations-for-2015/

Nearly Frozen Waves

Beautiful and stunning pictures of nearly frozen waves you can see here.
http://boston.cbslocal.com/2015/02/26/nearly-frozen-waves-captured-on-camera-by-nantucket-photographer/

Borrow Boards From A Local

For all surfers, one of the trickiest parts of exploring the world’s waves is finding a good surfboard to ride. Why not borrow it from a local for a small fee?
http://coolerlifestyle.com/features/super-cool-company-quiver-airbnb-surfboards.html#rgy6CGAbfoIChDuv.97

7 Cheap Beaches You Can Still Book For Spring Break

At this frigid time of year, the only thing that sounds better than a beach is a cheap beach. And if you’re dreaming of a spring break spot but haven’t narrowed things down yet, there is still hope.
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/cheap-beaches_54eb80d6e4b0a606b3a7dccc

Hotel Room Workout – Stay fit

With these ten exercises you can keep yourself fit, even in the smallest rooms.
http://www.theinertia.com/health/10-hotel-room-workouts-to-keep-you-in-fighting-shape/

How to: Turtle Roll Basics

Last week you read about how to Duck Dive. Now here’s the Turtle Roll.
http://www.surfgirlmag.com/2015/02/23/turtle-rolls

9 Scientific Hacks To Help You Get Over Jet Lag

Jet Lags can be terrible. Waking up in the middle of the night and feeling sleepy and hungry at the wrong times can be all sorts of annoying when all you want to do is explore a new city, or have to be on top form during a work trip.
http://www.buzzfeed.com/kellyoakes/why-jet-lag-is-so-terrible-and-what-you-can-do-about-it#.qw80Xk4rm

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