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ANYWHERE | Free Digital Nomad Handbook

Written for freelancers, solopreneurs and remote workers who are drawn to the possibilities, opportunities and challenges that a nomadic lifestyle brings. This book is cool stuff! In AND CO’s recent Slash Workers report, 60 percent of freelancers surveyed said they would be interested in living as a digital nomad in future. So, what’s stopping them? For some workers it might be personal obligations, or job restrictions - for many freelancers, it’s the fear of the unknown. No doubt, the life of a digital nomad is full of unknowns, especially [...]

January 6th, 2019|Categories: Digital Nomad, Travel|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Delfinschwimmen auf Big Island, Hawaii

Verspürst du eine Sehnsucht nach Delfinen? Gibt es in deinem Alltag immer wieder Synchronizitäten, die dich an Delfine erinnern? Triffst du regelmässig auf Menschen, die eine Affinität zu Delfinen haben? Dann ist es vielleicht kein Zufall, dass du jetzt diesen Beitrag liest. Du kannst dem Ruf der Delfine mit Leichtigkeit folgen - aber wie? Meditiere mit ihnen von zu Hause aus, empfange ihre Botschaften und spüre ihre Energie. In diesem Zustand ist es möglich, über deine bildhafte Vorstellung mit ihnen zu kommunizieren, in ihrem Pod zu schwimmen und den [...]

November 30th, 2018|Categories: Spirituality|Tags: , , |0 Comments

SWELL: A Sailing Surfer’s Voyage of Awakening

When Liz was 9, her family spent a year sailing the Mexican coast. “That trip inspired my dream to sail around the world,” she says. After college, she turned her dream into reality, leaving Southern California in her 40-foot sailboat, Swell. Now, when not surfing perfect reef passes in the South Pacific, she’s working to raise environmental awareness through writing, film and photography. In true stories overflowing with wild waves and constant challenges, at the whim of the weather, relationships sweet and sour, nature’s marvels and colorful cultures, Liz [...]

August 17th, 2018|Categories: Ocean, Spirituality, Travel|Tags: , |0 Comments

Hanalei Reponty | Abysse Wetsuits & Bikinis

Hanalei from Abysse: "I am from Tahiti, an island lost in the Pacific Ocean. I learned how to swim before I could walk, and that is when I discovered the beauty of nature and all the treasures in the ocean. I was born and raised in paradise, and my love for the ocean became unconditional." "Surfing came as a natural thing in my life, like a blessing from the universe. The best part of surfing is being in the line-up, surrounded by the infinity of waves and people I [...]

August 11th, 2018|Categories: Surfing, Travel|Tags: , |0 Comments

Patricia Leo, Hawaii Resident Artist

Growing up in Ottawa, Canada, had not afforded Patricia the opportunity to see the ocean till the age of 16. Needless to say this was more that a thrill and had a large effect on her life. It became an affirmation of a true desire to always be near the sea. Upon arriving on the island of Kauai in 1974, it didn't take Patricia long to realize that Hawaii was where she wanted to make her home. Patricia's early adventures in Hawaii of camping and roughing it for a [...]

August 11th, 2018|Categories: Spirituality|Tags: , |0 Comments

Studio Sundaze Goes International

Sundaze is a creative studio inspired by the surf culture and its habitat - the ocean. They fuse nature with urbanity and are thrilled to combine raw materials with synthetic ones. Every piece they handshape out of the same materials used in the surfboard shaping craft - foam, fiberglass and epoxy resin. See products. James Feverish all-rounder and head-critic, this guy is a part-time bartender with organizational sociology background and zero social media skills. He's figuring out our finances, filing on texts and shaping our tables, after [...]

August 10th, 2018|Categories: Surfing|Tags: , |0 Comments

Sustainable Dolphin Swims in Hawaii

As many of you know, swimming and interacting with free dolphins can be heart-opening, healing, and life-changing. This is huge for us humans! Interspecies connection and interspecies communication is important for mankind especially in this day and age. It makes us more conscious and sensitive to our environment. Dolphins are sacred. They are Divine. The Nai’a (Hawaiian for dolphin) are great teachers. When we are in their midst it is as if they are our mirror. For what we see in them, we often struggle and fail to see [...]

August 4th, 2018|Categories: Ocean, Spirituality|Tags: , |0 Comments

How does plastic end up in the ocean?

If you don't live by the sea it may seem crazy that any plastic could end up there but you would be surprised... Plastic not being recycled - with only 9% of all plastic ever produced being recycled, the rest makes it’s way to landfill with many chances for it to escape into the environment and end up in the sea. Plastic litter - discarded plastic on beaches and in towns can be blown into drainage systems and rivers that end up in the sea. Equally if there is [...]

August 4th, 2018|Categories: Healthy Lifestyle, Ocean|Tags: , |0 Comments

What is ‘Zero Waste’ anyway?

Bea Johnson of Zero Waste Home has popularized the 5 R’s: ‘Refuse, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Rot.’ These 5 R’s guide the zero waste lifestyle so that we can create less waste and wisely use our resources. Ultimately, the zero waste lifestyle is about: producing as little trash and recycling as possible. By reducing our waste, we reduce our demand for natural resources and energy, which is better for us and for our planet. "Refuse, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Rot" Refuse Refusing is all about saying 'no' to the things in [...]

August 4th, 2018|Categories: Healthy Lifestyle|Tags: |0 Comments

Hawaii Becomes First State to Ban Harmful Sunscreens

It’s official! Hawaii Governor David Ige signed the first bill in the United States that will ban the sale and distribution of chemical-based sunscreens that contain oxybenzone and octinoxate. The ban goes into effect in January 2021. Scientists have been concerned about chemical-based sunscreen for ages Since the sunscreen market’s growth over the past 80 years, scientists have expressed concerns of sunscreens for both human health and the state of the marine environment that ultimately become the repository of such products. Sunscreens that use chemicals to protect us are [...]

August 2nd, 2018|Categories: Healthy Lifestyle, Ocean|Tags: , |0 Comments

Whale Watching in Maui, Hawaii

Whale watching in Maui is one of the most amazing marine wildlife adventures - a chance to witness the majesty of the North Pacific Humpback Whales in their natural environment. Year, after year, these magical mammals grace Hawaiian waters and shorelines for their annual Winter migration through the North Pacific Ocean (roughly November-May). Hawaii’s Kohola (whales in the ancient Hawaiian language), also known as the Central North Pacific stock, migrate between Alaska and the Hawaiian Islands. The exact number of Humpback whales that visit Hawaii every year is unknown. Some [...]

July 21st, 2018|Categories: Travel|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Coconut Bowls for Sustainability

Did you know that billions, yes, billions of coconut shells go to waste each and every year as a by-product of the ever-growing coconut industry to create products including coconut oil, butter, milk, water, skincare products and more! Unfortunately, the only solution up until now is to burn the shells or discard them in a landfill. Both of which don’t sit so well with us as we are all about ensuring the sustainability of our planet, our home, our mother. Coconut Bowls, as their name suggests, provide coconut bowls in the [...]

July 21st, 2018|Categories: Healthy Lifestyle|Tags: |0 Comments