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Best Surfing Boat Trips You’ll Ever Take

Best Surfing Boat Trips You’ll Ever Take

A boat trip is something that every surfer wants to do. It’s a sort of rite of passage for anyone that dreams of perfect, empty waves with nothing but a few friends and crystal clear water. There’s just something about the idea of a bunch of friends cruising up to a perfect wave, surfing all day, then retiring for a sunset aboard a gently rocking vessel, beers in hand and sunburns galore. But before you start planning, there are a few spots you need to know about.

Bali Volcano Mount Agung Erupts

Bali Volcano Mount Agung Erupts

A rumbling volcano on Indonesia’s holiday island of Bali spewed ash and towering clouds of smoke Tuesday (Nov 21), heightening fears it may erupt for the first time in more than 50 years.

9 Amazing Surf Camps

9 Amazing Surf Camps

Some surf camps are great, some good, others are just plain grotty. mpora.com give us nine of the best camps that can give you a surf trip of a lifetime, here we go:

How Mass Tourism is Destroying Bali and Its Culture

How Mass Tourism is Destroying Bali and Its Culture

So is Bali over? “Yes, if you compare it to what it used to be,” is — at the very least — what many residents agree on. Indeed, paradises have no future: they are just fragile perfections in an imperfect world. And if you define them as the receptacles of a frozen past, they can only be victims of modernization. Bali, among other “paradises,” seems ill-equipped to resist the 21st century’s mutations.

Biarritz Doctors Prescribe Surfing Instead of Medications

Biarritz Doctors Prescribe Surfing Instead of Medications

The French seaside town of Biarritz has become the first in the world to prescribe surfing lessons to ward off a host of ailments from depression to heart disease, with doctors and patients insisting the treatment works wonders.

Surfing’s 5 Most Fiercely Protected Local Breaks

Surfing’s 5 Most Fiercely Protected Local Breaks

Surfing has always had its fiercely local breaks. It seems localism, where local surfers intimidate visiting surfers to discourage them from surfing “their” waves, doesn’t seem to be going anywhere.

Video: Beautiful Bird’s-eye View of Bali

Video: Beautiful Bird’s-eye View of Bali

This is a compilation of drone footage taken by photographer Michael Matti took all around the island and smaller surrounding islands. Shot in 4K resolution, the video takes us through familar scenes of Bali like Tanah Lot temple, terraced rice fields, cliff-lined beaches, and thundering waterfalls.