Articles By: Kelly

Hawaii … where have you been all my life?

Hawaii … where have you been all my life?

Hawaii … so close to my home in San Francisco that I chose to visit far flung lands instead, knowing I could easily pop over to the islands any time I wanted. I finally dug my toes into the sandy warm shores of Maui over a year ago, and I finally am updating my blog […]

Maui Clouds

Maui Clouds

Experience new riding freedom on a Cloud kite, created by Boardriding Maui. “I developed the Cloud to perform radically different from all other kites. It is only for riders with a passionately different definition of their riding.” – Greg Drexler

Kite Spot Review: Caye Caulker, Belize

Kite Spot Review: Caye Caulker, Belize

The sun was dipping into the Caribbean Sea as the speedboat docked upon the palm laden island. I was greeted by a strong breeze, affirming my decision to come to Belize for a solo kite holiday. After dropping off my bags at a hostel, I wandered down the beach, reveling in the freedom to explore […]

Raggamuffin Sailing in Belize

Raggamuffin Sailing in Belize

Imagine waking up on this tropical deserted island in the Caribbean and watching the sunrise as you kitesurf in empty butter flat turquoise waters. My mates Julian and Lukas did just this and you can too! Julian snapped this gorgeous photo on his GoPro while on a sailing adventure with Raggamuffin Tours in Belize. When […]

Eternal Love in Tikal

Eternal Love in Tikal

Tomb of King Hasaw Chan K’awil who ruled the ancient Mayan city of Tikal in Guatemala “Mayan inscriptions proclaim that Hasaw Chan K’awil adored his wife. He also built a temple in her honor-facing his. And twice annually, on the spring and autumn equinox, the sun rises behind his royal dwelling to cast its shadow […]

Kitespot Review: Gokova Bay, Turkey

Kitespot Review: Gokova Bay, Turkey

A kite spot that is “Always Windy” is a kiters dream.  Sarah Craddy of Always Windy promotes her organized kitesurf holidays to such dream spots, one of which is Gokova Bay, Turkey. I spent ten days kiting in Gokova bay last September, and had strong, consistent wind 9 out of the 10 days I was there. […]

Tomatina – the world’s largest food fight!

Tomatina – the world’s largest food fight!

What could be more fun that a tomato war? My friend Tanvi could list 100 things she would find more fun than getting pelted by exploding over-ripe tomatoes … but for me the opportunity to participate in “the worlds largest food fight” filled me with delight!  I had already planned to be in Spain during […]

La Sagrada Família

La Sagrada Família

La Sagrada Família The Basilica has been under construction since 1882 and is projected to be complete in the year 2028.  Antonia Gaudi dedicated 43 years of his life to La Sagrada Família, his last and best work of art. He died at the age of 74 after being run over by a train. “The amount […]

Catalonia traditions & independent spirit

Catalonia traditions & independent spirit

Catalonia is an autonomous community in Spain, proud of its own identity having its own flag, language and distinct culture. Comprising of four provinces located in the northeast corner of the country, Catalonia is one of Spain’s richest regions. Many Catalans think of themselves as a separate nation from the rest of Spain and desire […]

Munich

Munich

Photo of the week: Town hall in the square at Marienplatz, Munich, Germany

Aeugstenhütte & hike to Schwarzstockli in the Alps

Aeugstenhütte & hike to Schwarzstockli in the Alps

So you are visiting Zurich and you want to get out of the city and go on a hike? With the alps in view, there are so many trails to choose from, it can be overwhelming deciding where to go. I have had the pleasure and good fortune to go on many hikes around Switzerland, […]

Lac de Melu in the Valley of Restonica

Lac de Melu in the Valley of Restonica

Photo of the week: Hiked to Lac de Melu, a lake high up (5,610 feet) in the valley of Restonica, central Corsica.  To see more photos of the hike CLICK HERE.

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