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Your Complete Phan Rang Kitesurfing Guide: Spots, Season, Schools & Conditions
Strong wind, flat water and awesome waves? That’s what Phan Rang kitesurfing is all about.   It just ain’t everyday that you find a kiteboarding spot that ticks the boxes for freestyle riders, wave addicts, and total beginners- but dang, if there’s any spot we know of that fits the [...]
Sibaltan, El Nido: Undiscovered Kitesurfing Paradise in Northern Palawan
Looking for a scenic, windy, remote kitesurfing destination? Introducing: Sibaltan.   In January 2019, Daniel Meissner and Julia Tausch set off to explore some offbeat corners of the Philippines whilst taking part in the 2019 PKA tour. During their time in Palawan, they fell hard in love with a small [...]
Phan Rang, Vietnam: Your Complete Adventure Travel Guide for 2019
Travelling to Phan Rang? Here's the lowdown on Vietnam's newest adventure destination.   Sitting bang in between Vietnam’s long-established kitesurfing mecca- Mui Ne– and the raucous city streets of Nha Trang, Phan Rang, Ninh Thuận Province, is the new up-and-coming spot that’s captured the attention of adventure travellers around the [...]
Ultimate Mui Ne Kitesurfing Guide: Local Tips for Your Next Adventure
Planning a Mui Ne kitesurfing trip? Here’s everything you need to know.   The Mui Ne kitesurfing scene has achieved near legendary status in the worldwide wind-seeking community. Yup, I said it- legendary. And of all the epic, adventurous things to do in Mui Ne, kitesurfing comes in at the [...]
Insider Guide to Mui Ne Beach: 15+ Top Things to do in Mui Ne, Vietnam
Headed to Mui Ne, Vietnam? Feast your eyes on our selection of the top things to do in Mui Ne.   Belonging to a quiet, rural part of the south central coastline, Mui Ne, Vietnam, is a small seaside town known best for its thriving watersports community and sandy beaches. [...]
Best Pranburi Hotels: 10 Unmissable Options for Every Budget
Guys, I’m going to start this one on a soppy note: I feel so goddamn lucky to have lived in Pranburi for the past year. Seriously! The chances of me ending up in this beautiful, quiet, authentic town were so small- but man, the universe knows what she’s doing. Over [...]
Pranburi Kitesurfing Guide: Insider Tips for Your Thailand Adventure
Considering including Thailand in your kitesurfing travels? Here’s why Pranburi should be top of your list.   So, nomad; you’re thinking of doing some kitesurfing in this neck of the woods? Kudos! We reckon it’s a pretty dang good place to do just that (just read our full Thailand kiteboarding [...]
Pranburi, Thailand: Complete Adventure Travel Guide 2019
Looking for an authentic, offbeat destination in Thailand? Find out why Pranburi should be on your radar.   Nestled between a winding river estuary and a protected mangrove forest, Pranburi is quickly becoming the destination of choice for a rising number of nomads seeking a mix of peace, authentic culture, [...]
Best Places to Stay in Kalpitiya for Every Kind of Traveler – Updated for 2019
Looking for the perfect accommodation in Kalpitiya? Here's our rundown of the best places to stay.   If you visited as little as 5 years ago, you’ll remember that the question of ‘where to stay in Kalpitiya’ returned few easy answers. Your options were limited to a small handful of [...]
Kitesurfing in Kalpitiya – A Complete Guide to the Best Kite Spots – 2019
Traveling to Kalpitiya? Here’s exactly what you need to know about the local kite spots, conditions, season, and clubs.   Sri Lanka plays a starring role in the kiteboarding industry, having long been the home of factories and test centers for big brand names like North (err... make that Duotone), [...]
Ultimate Guide to Kalpitiya Diving (Updated for 2019)
Find out everything you need to know about the Kalpitiya diving scene in 2018/19   From the time of the Tamil Kingdom to the rip-roaring watersports events of just last summer, life in Kalpitiya has always revolved around the sea.   Photo: Jeremy Bishop   While the town has long [...]
5 Adventurous Things to do in Kalpitiya, Sri Lanka
Looking for exciting things to do in Kalpitiya? You’ve come to the right place.   From learning how to kitesurf on the famous flat water lagoons to paddle boarding through the wild mangroves, this article will walk you through our take on the coolest outdoor activities and things to do [...]
Ho Chi Minh to Mui Ne and Back: 5 Easy Ways to Travel – 2019
You can travel from Ho Chi Minh to Mui Ne (and Mui Ne to Ho Chi Minh) via bus, train, private car/van, or motorbike.   The Ho Chi Minh to Mui Ne route is a well-trodden trail for backpackers, kitesurfers, and all you nomads looking to swap out the city [...]
Kitesurfing in Sri Lanka: 5 Epic Kite Spots Along The West Coast
If you’re down for some flat water fun and strong wind kitesurfing, Sri Lanka is for you   Sri Lanka has just topped Lonely Planet’s list of must-visit destinations for 2019 (mysteriously followed by Shenzhen in second place… huh. That’s a head-scratcher). So I thought to myself: There’s no better [...]
5 Best Websites to Book Tours and Activities Online – Adventure Sports Special
Looking for the best booking platforms to book the craziest adventure experiences in the wildest locations?   Outdoor adventure travel is the word (or… words) of the day, ladies and gents. I’m talking trekking through the Thai jungles, kitesurfing in the Moroccan desert, and paragliding over the Balinese countryside. If [...]
Surfing in Vietnam: 20+ Bangin’ Breaks for Your Next Adventure
Curious about surfing in Vietnam?   Read up on the best waves around the country (and when to score them!) If you read our monster guide to surfing in Asia, you’ll already know that we’re pretty bonkers about the big ‘Nam. Now, windsurfing and kitesurfing has been big in Vietnam [...]
Khao Sam Roi Yot National Park: 7 Coolest Outdoor Adventures
Exploring Khao Sam Roi Yot National Park: Our Adventure in the Wild   Khao Sam Roi Yot National Park (sometimes called Sam Roi Yod, which we can literally translate to Mountain of 300 Peaks) is a drop-dead slice of paradise on the western side of the Gulf of Thailand. Filled [...]
Surfing in Thailand: 10 Badass Spots for Surfing Nomads
And the million dollar question is... Is there surfing in Thailand? Surfing in Thailand often gets overlooked, since most wave riding nomads tend to head for Bali or the Philippines if they’re planning to hit up the best surf spots in Asia. So here’s the deal: Can you surf in [...]
A Pool Gap in Paradise: New 2.0 Wake Park in Siargao, Philippines
Siargao Wake Park - Philippines   Siargao Island, the undisputed surfing capital of the Philippines, is now home to a brand new 2.0 cable park, naturally named Siargao Wake Park. Since the discovery of its incredible waves in the 1980ies by surf photographer Tony Aruzza and his friend Steve Jones, [...]
We’ve Found the World’s Best Watersports Sunglasses (And We’ll Never Need Another Pair)
Are the Lip Typhoons the best polarized sunglasses for watersports on the market?   When it comes to finding the best watersports sunglasses, the struggle is real. From the spray and salt that’s inevitably getting splashed in your face to the sweat that’s pouring out of you, it’s safe to [...]
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