Surfing 101

Truthfully, this blog is just as much for me as I hope it will be for other beginner surfers. 

After epically failing when renting a board and going out by myself for the first time on a trip to Ocean Beach, I opted to take the second surf lesson of my life to ask all the questions I had whilst getting pummeled by waves and fighting back tears the day before. 

Here are the top 10 game changers I learned the hard way, so you don’t have to.

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West Fork-ish

As much fun as exploring other states most certainly is, I was so excited to be back exploring my own with a friend this past Monday.

The preliminary plan: a day trip to Sedona and ice cream. Other than the need for packing a suit the morning of no further plans were discussed — just how we wanted it. 

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Oak Creek

Since I can’t seem to concentrate long enough to write a full blog, I have written a “mini blog.” 

And the topic of this itty, bitty “mini blog” is one of my favorite things to do in Sedona, AZ: play in the creek. 

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Traveling On A Budget

As the queen of not having a whole lot of spending money (or at least not any money I should be spending), finding even small ways to spend less money goes a long way. The most predominant time I encountered this setback was in Ireland last winter where I wasn’t able to get a part-time job to help with expenses. Since every dime I spent was eating away at my savings, I was constantly on the prowl for ways to save money. 

Here’s five tips for saving money while traveling (and in general). 

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