2009 Ski Holidays Face Meltdown

Of all the travel sectors likely to be hit hardest by the current economic crises, it has to be the ski holidays industry, according to British company International Property Tribune, who have fifteen travel sites including one for skiing.’Recent surveys have shown that during the forthcoming economic downturn in Europe and the US, many people […]

Surfing: The Essence Of Exploration

My typical destination to go surfing is Mermaid Beach. Regardless of whether or not the waves are the best the Gold Coast has to offer (which they’re not close to being), I frequent the area to be able to surf with a bit of elbow-room instead of jammed into a pack. It’s funny, the relationship between surfing as a sport and crowds as a social phenomenon: no surfer out there will confess to loving surfing in a crowd, though all the same surfers in general tend to behave like sheep when hitting the beach (the “follow the leader” syndrome).

Things To Do On The Gold Coast

I had to get up early this morning and get down to Coolangatta Beach. One of my surfboard hire clients was checking out early and needed 1 minimal and 1 short board picked up before they left. So up I got, arriving in Cooly before 7am.