Travel

Surf travel all over the world

Banyak dreaming

Our Captain Erwin, an immediately likeable and smiling chap who had kindly picked us up from the ramshackle Sumatran port, was now confidently speeding across a...

Audacity and ambition

An exploration of the limits of the unprepared and overly ambitious on a Sup the entire lengthen of the Cornish coast.Fact One - Total distance (minus repad...

A Line Between the Tides

A 300-mile paddle along the length of the Cornish coast.As the first touches of summer reached the Cornish coast author, photographer and Drift’s Features E...

Gone Feral – The West Road, Panama

The last time we featured Tom and Sally on the site they had thankfully left behind a very sketchy situation after departing Colombia and landed safely in Panama after sailing across the Caribbean to the next Central America

Off the grid In Baja

You know when you read a book and it takes you away. It takes you to a place, through untouched lands and untravelled waters. It takes you past the horizon, it ...

Romancing Portugal

My case was small enough to hold a camera housing and a wetsuit with those all important flippers. Nothing more except two pairs of boardies and two tees. This ...

The Annual: From Melbourne to Noosa

The 3:30am alarm rings for the annual road trip to Noosa. Half asleep, we all take turns jumping in the shower. I grab a banana, we tie the surfboards on the ro...

What Kelly says goes…

Two British girls go on a mission to surf as 'Kelly says'. With his instructorship forward, front and centre in their minds they head off over the globe to bett...

Hossegor has a new hero

Hossegor, the home of French surf, from beginner barrels right through to the WSL world tour, there really is something here for everyone. Whether you are just ...

Peru: The West Road

Tom Bing and Sally McGee set off Northwards late 2015 riding small motorbikes from Santiago, Chile with the goal of reaching Northern California later in 2016. ...

Searching the Shumagin Islands – Alaska

The shores where the sea breaks its back: 57,000km of coastline – three million lakes – 3000 rivers. We picked the Shumagin Islands, located in the Aleutians East Borough between the Bering sea and the pacific northwest: 20 islands, and not a soul in sight.
Way North Aline Bock Lena Stoffel

Frozen tips and toes

Surf photographer and Drift chum Nick Pumphrey loves those northern adventures and it's not hard to see why. Here with athletes Aline Bock & Lena Stoffel an...

Weekend Away: Destination Bali

This one may be a little more tricky if you are flying from the UK, but if you find yourself in Oz then a weekend trip can be bagged in a little over three hour...

The road well-travelled to J-Bay

In 1966 audiences around the world were introduced to Jeffrey’s Bay, South Africa. The renowned surf movie responsible for doing this was The Endless Summer, wh...
Solo surf trip

How to plan a solo surf trip

Planet Earth is a big place, and as over 70% of it is ocean with around 620,000km of coastline, there are a LOT of places to go surfing. Long distance travel ha...
Toby Woodward

Indonesian awe

My latest surf adventure saw me in the Eastern Province of Sri Lanka. In a town famed for its surfing, Arugam Bay, is a small area with a huge amount of surfers...