Category Archives: Travel

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A GUIDE TO GUADELOUPE, THE CARIBBEAN’S BEST KEPT SECRET

By: Michelle Rizzi I’ll be honest: I had never heard of Guadeloupe when my boyfriend suggested we go there for a last minute New Year’s Eve trip. We’d been searching for somewhere to soak up the sun during the Caribbean’s … Continue reading

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SURF SHOP POP-UP BY SALT SURF

SURF SHOP is a pop-up lifestyle shop opened by SALT SURF in late 2016. It brings together the full SALT SURF line, in addition to a few of their favorite brands and designers. Originally started in New York City, SALT SURF … Continue reading

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8 IMAGES THAT PROVE WHY ALBERT FREY’S HOME IS PALM SPRINGS PERFECTION

By: Victoria Clark Born in Switzerland, Albert Frey was a man with an modernist vision that was way beyond his years and who is now known as one of the founding architects of Palm Springs. After being commissioned for a project in … Continue reading

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STYLE-LIST: KATIE DURKO, SOCIAL MEDIA MAVEN AND WEST COAST BEAUTY, SHARES HER EDGY AND LAID-BACK BEACH STYLE

By: Victoria Clark Living in this age of technology, it isn’t uncommon to become friends with someone through social media, in fact, I’d say it is almost pretty normal! And as much as we sometimes hate it, social media can … Continue reading

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STYLE-LIST: APRIL UCHITEL, MOTHER, FASHIONISTA, AND CHIEF BRAND OFFICER OF SPRING, SHARES HER DAY IN THE LIFE

When describing April Uchitel, it would be a big understatement to say that she is just another trendy New York City mom, for when you meet her, you know she is much more than that. With her rose red lipstick, her chic … Continue reading

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YOUR WEEKEND PLANS: NYC WOMEN’S SURF FILM FESTIVAL 2016

By: Joseph Licata Your weekend just got a little bit better. Tacos, tequila, good people and some great surf films. What else could you ask for? Surf Collective is proud to support the amazing work that Davina Grincevicius and her … Continue reading

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MEMBERS-ONLY: THE COOLEST, OLDEST, AND MOST EXCLUSIVE PRIVATE CLUBS AROUND THE WORLD

By: Victoria Clark Do you ever wonder where the elite trendsetters go to hang out and just chill with friends? Well, now you won’t have to, for we’ve put together the list of the coolest, oldest, and most exclusive members-only clubs … Continue reading

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CONTINUING ON IN UNREALITY WITH COREYSWAVE’S, JOHN ANGIULO | FROM NEW YORK TO PUERTO RICO AND BACK AGAIN

CONTINUING ON IN UNREALITY By: John Angiulo “Are you ready to come back to reality?”  This question has been posed to me innumerable times in the last few weeks. My four month reprieve from winter in Puerto Rico has drawn … Continue reading

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MAY 2016 SURF COLLECTIVE PLAYLIST: FEATURING PETER BJORN AND JOHN, PRYDA, STILL PARADE, AND MORE

  1. One Dance – Drake 2. Hammock – Millionyoung 3. Coastal Cat – Tez Cadey 4. Water Water – Humans 5. HandClap – Fitz and the Tantrums 6. Bedbugs – The Limousines 7. Not My Day – Keith James … Continue reading

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YOU SHOULD KNOW: PHOTOGRAPHER AND SURFER CLOUDY RHODES

By: Victoria Clark THE FUTURE IS ANYTHING BUT CLOUDY FOR THIS YOUNG PHOTOGRAPHER At only 22, Cloudy Rhodes’s photography has quickly caught the eye and attention of major magazines (think Monster Children and Desillusion, for starters) and for good reason. Although … Continue reading

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STEP INTO LIQUID WITH COREYSWAVE’S, JOHN ANGIULO, AS HE POSTS UP IN PUERTO RICO FOR THE WINTER MONTHS

By: John Angiulo   OUTPOST: PUERTO RICO Each year I go from spending every day in the sun, teaching people to surf on a packed beach, to spending winters in the frigid waters and on the desolate beaches that rim … Continue reading

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WEEKEND GETAWAY AT JOSHUA TREE: PROVING IT IS MORE THAN JUST A ONE HORSE TOWN

  By: Kate Durko In need of a weekend road trip? Just two hours outside of Los Angeles is the mystical, elusive town of Joshua Tree. Recently dubbed a “hipsters oasis,” Joshua Tree is the perfect place to unwind, unplug … Continue reading

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THE BEST HOTELS AROUND THE WORLD TO SATISFY YOUR SURF FIX

By: Victoria Clark “Travel far enough, you meet yourself.” – Cloud Atlas I can’t really begin to express how important traveling has been in my life. From Sao Paolo to Lake Tahoe, each place has taught me something new about myself, … Continue reading

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INNER-VIEW: JORAN BRIAND ON HIS LOVE FOR SURF AND WANDERLUST AND HOW IT FUELS HIS CREATIVE FIRE

By: Victoria Clark As part of our ongoing “Inner-View” segment, in which we profile noteworthy designers and creatives who are making an impact in the world of art, fashion, and culture, I couldn’t think of a better person to feature than Joran Briand … Continue reading

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STYLE-LIST: NEADA JANE, MANAGING EDITOR OF GARANCE DORÉ, SHARES HER AUSSIE UPBRINGING AND CITY LIVING STYLE PICKS

By: Victoria Clark Ok, so we all know that Garance Doré is one of the chicest and coolest bloggers on Mother Earth, but as the founder and creative director of her eponymous blog, it is no surprise that Ms. Doré has … Continue reading

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STYLE-LIST: DAVID HELWANI, FOUNDER AND CREATIVE DIRECTOR OF TWENTY TEES, SHARES HIS STYLE PICKS

David Helwani is anything but your typical designer. From working in the music industry to attending law school and passing the bar, Helwani proves that finding your calling is not always a clear and direct path. However, the garment world … Continue reading

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PHOTOGRAPHER MICHAEL DWECK ON THE 10TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE END: MONTAUK, N.Y.

By: Victoria Clark If you look up the word artist in the dictionary, one of the definitions reads: (n) a person who produces works in any of the arts that are primarily subject to aesthetic criteria. However, an artist is much more than that. It is … Continue reading

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SURF SNOWDONIA: A REVOLUTIONARY WATER PARK FOR SURFERS OPENS IN THE UK

By: Victoria Clark There are dozens of reasons why I love reading The Financial Times. From providing real-time updates on current events to pivotal financial information on companies and businesses and cutting edge interviews with designers, entrepreneurs, and movers and shakers … Continue reading

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BAJA WITH OTTO FLORES

Photos and words By: Mike Townsend When Otto and I met in Southern California in the late ’90s, life was fast and inebriated. We later reconnected when I lived in New York–okay, still somewhat inebriated. But Otto’s world had been … Continue reading

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MODEL LUMA GROTHE SAILING IN MEXICO

The amazingly beautiful Luma Grothe sets sail in Mexico with Harper’s Bazaar Mexico for their cover shoot, making for one unforgettable captain.   THANK YOU DANNY CARDOZO & HARPER’S BAZAAR MEXICO  

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THE ENEMY OF THE “BEST” IS OFTEN THE “GOOD”

  “You have to decide what your highest priorities are and have the courage—pleasantly, smilingly, non-apologetically, to say “no” to other things. And the way you do that is by having a bigger “yes” burning inside. The enemy of the … Continue reading

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STYLE-LIST: DAVID GULICK

David Gulick, the man behind the brand Summer Rental, spends his summers in Montauk (you can usually find him behind the bar at The Surf Lodge) and most of the winters in far-flung places with his feet firmly planted on … Continue reading

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STYLE-LIST: ELLEN MOORE, ACCESSORIES DIRECTOR AT KRUPP GROUP, GIVES US A TASTE OF HER SOUTHERN CHARM & NEW YORK EDGE

Aside from offering great surf, music, food, and natural beauty, North Carolina also breads some of the coolest and interesting people. Case in point, the gorgeous Ellen Moore, Accessories Director for the fashion and lifestyle PR firm, Krupp Group. With a style that … Continue reading

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STYLE-LIST: PETER DAVIS, PUBLICATION DIRECTOR OF THE DAILY FRONT ROW, ON WHAT MAKES HIS STYLE HIS OWN

Peter Davis is as New York, as well, New York. Growing up on the Upper East Side Peter quickly made the city his own. Eventually landing at Paper Magazine, where his style really came to life. Since then Peter has made … Continue reading

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STYLE-LIST: VALERIE BOSTER, CO-FOUNDER OF LA MARQUE, REVEALS WHAT INSPIRES HER PERSONAL STYLE

Valerie Boster, former Harper’s Bazaar and Vogue alum, is the co-founder of one of the most sought after brand consultancies around, La Marque. When Valerie is not up to her neck in work, she can be found jetting off to some … Continue reading

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ICELAND ADVENTURE: SURFING, GEOTHERMAL BATHS AND NORTHERN LIGHTS

As part of our 10 Unforgettable Place To Travel To In 2015, our contributors are helping us check some of those destinations off our list by bringing you epic images from each destination. In our latest installment, Chris Mosier travels … Continue reading

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STYLE-LIST: SORAYA SILCHENSTEDT, JEWELRY DESIGNER, SHARES WHAT MAKES HER STYLE SIMPLE & CHIC

Soraya Silchenstedt, a designer of jewelry who’s pieces instantly become cult classics – former co-founder and creative director of Finn, now heading up her own namesake label  – this New York beauty knows a thing or two about style. Here … Continue reading

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STYLE-LIST: THE USUAL CREW, EMILY ANDERSON & YASHA WALLIN, ON WHAT’S WHAT

      You know these two, Emily Anderson and Yasha Wallin, they are the dynamic duo behind The Usual, that love letter to MTK we all enjoy. Often found on the beaches of Montauk during the long summer days … Continue reading

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MADERAS VILLAGE: A HOME AWAY FROM HOME IN NICARAGUA

By: Joseph Licata Photos by Jacob Pritchard If you are looking for a new adventure, something a little off the beaten path, both figuratively and literally, Maderas Village just might be the place for you. Nestled in a quiet spot on … Continue reading

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THE FISHERMAN’S SON BY CHRIS MALLOY & PATAGONIA

  By: Joseph Licata Born and raised at Punta de Lobos, Ramón Navarro found his passion riding the biggest waves on the planet. But his accomplishments in giant surf are just one part of a bigger vision to protect the … Continue reading

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A. KAHN INTRODUCES THE FLYING HUNTSMAN 105 LAND ROVER DEFENDER PICKUP

  A. Kahn does it again, taking an iconic Land Rover and transforming it into something well, iconic. Even though some of what this British shop has turned out isn’t always tasteful, with this Flying Huntsman 105 it’s not a concern. Masculine, … Continue reading