Morocco (Part II)

Santosha Society girls surf trips around the world

Morocco. We had been before, but this time was different.  This time we knew where we wanted to go.  We had friends we wanted to see.  And well to be awkwardly honest, we picked up Kona’s soul (aka conceived him) in Morocco, so it felt like a spiritual pilgrimmage to return here nearly 2 years to the day later. We arrived to Marrakesh straight from Sri Lanka. The longboards were …

The Perfect Little Trip to Portugal.

surf guide to portugal

PORTUGAL  Ah, Portugal, you are really special. Our plane touched down on the first day of spring (at least it felt that way to me considering I have been living in two-season bali for three years).   I love springtime.  I love how the long sunny days encourage all the sleepy flowers to grow.  I love how the delicate little plants find their courage to bloom into their forgotten colors.  And …

Traveling Surfer’s Guide to Sri Lanka

Ceylon. Sri Lanka. Swaying in a hammock under a coconut tree,  this is how you relax in Sri Lanka.  After over a year traveling through and around this gorgeous country (this was written a few years ago now), this country is certainly one of my favorites.  If you are looking for an adventure full of colorful saris, speeding buses, picturesque tuk-tuks, wild elephants, spectacular surf, towering temples, beautiful …

Our story & the story that happens to us.

hard times breakdown heal meditation yoga

When I was 21, I considered myself young, naive, and carefree. People told me these were “the days of my life.”  With only one semester of university left, I could feel the freedom just around the corner. January 23, 2003.  From the second I woke up I felt something was wrong. I knew it had to do with Brad, my uber talented yet just as troubled …

A Blog on Books with Conni Biesalski

digital nomad inspiration

Lets just get to it.  Meet Conni.  Conni is a vegan, meditating, yogi who loves the ocean and women.  She surfs, skateboards, takes pictures, makes videos, travels the world while working as an enterpreneur and inspires the shit out of everyone she meets.  I call Conni a friend.  But honestly I want to call her my unofficial life coach, business advisor, and therapist.  She is …

Tibetan Buddhist Meditation

This is a Tibetan Buddhist Meditation that I was first introduced to while studying Tibetan Buddhism at Tushita Meditation Center in Dharamasala India. It is called Mind In the Sky.

How to Travel Sustainably

  {Published on MindBodyGreen}We travelers have a love affair with the planet.  Thats why we want to see it all.  When I began traveling in the developing world, I was living and working off-the-grid in remote Alaska. After a few trips through Asia, I didn’t want to be apart of the wasteful antics that were “the way of life” in this part of the world. …

Diana’s South Sri Lanka Favorites

dr. house madiha

Diana Basto Ferreira is a surfer.  And a chef.  Oh yea, she travels too.  So to sum it up, she is pretty much our dream girl.  Diana recently moved to the Southern coast of Sri Lanka to help our friends at Sunshine Stories open Weligama’s new hotspot Ceylon Slider’s Cafe. This is her travel advice for Southern Sri Lanka!  Definitely check out her beautiful blog …

Traveling through Tibet

I dreamt of traveling long before I actually had the courage to do it. I dreamt of many places, but I dreamt of one place more than anywhere else, Tibet.