The best sustainable and eco-friendly swimwear

The tide is turning – these nine ethical and sustainable swimwear brands make a stand by using recycled materials to create their beautiful and sport-friendly…

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Why I’m in love with surfing

It was the coldest day of winter and I had decided that meant the perfect time to go for my first solo surf. I psyched…

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My pick of the best surf camps for beginners for The Independent

They say salt water can cure anything, and a week of catching waves, napping in hammocks and toasting the sunset at a remote surf camp…

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The surfer’s bucket list: 8 must-surf spots

Forget ticking off the biggest or the gnarliest breaks in the world – these to-die-for surf spots are as beautiful as they are unusual. I…

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My spring/summer surf guide

My favourite spring surf kit, the best British beaches to learn to catch waves on and where to escape to on an exotic surfari this…

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Karina goes surfing in Bali

Travel addict Karina Kold spent a week with Lapoint surf camp in the south of Bali, riding reef breaks and getting lost in the bohemian…

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Aquatic adventures in GlideSoul neoprene

Hello, new neoprene crush! GlideSoul‘s loud and lovely colours are bringing a neon revolution to the lineup, with bright wetsuits and sporty swimsuits you can…

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Places to stay: renting a campervan in Devon

Pete and I hit the road in a campervan named Alice for a weekend of surfing, bacon sandwiches and making friends with small ponies. Renting…

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Karina Kold surfs Margaret River, Western Australia

Three hours south of Perth you’ll find the beautiful winery and surf mecca of Margaret River. Wave-chaser Karina Kold explored the rolling breaks and hidden…

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Review: Animal Amp 5/4/3 wetsuit

On the hunt for a comfortable, warm winter wetsuit? The entry-level 5/4/3 Animal Amp, £120, promises flexibility and strength in the face of the freezing…

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Best beaches for surfing in Cornwall

In need of some vitamin-Sea? Grab your board and head to glorious Cornwall. Golden shorelines and great swell are synonymous with England’s furthest-flung county –…

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Surfing and camping at Caswell Bay

An evening microadventure in the waves and under canvas for BBC Countryfile Magazine with Visit Swansea Bay. Read the full article at Countryfile.com

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How To: get started with surf photography

On what was probably the Best Day at Work Ever I put together this beginner’s guide to surf photography for N-Photo magazine. It’s easier than…

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7 great British surfing beaches

Frosty green waves, ominous grey skies and wearing a jumper underneath your wetsuit – it’s British surfing season again. Here are seven of the best…

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Places to stay: Peniche Surf Lodge review, Portugal

The awesome Karina Kold is still living the dream – here she hits the waves in Portugal and shares a day in the life at Peniche…

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Beach bliss at Boardmasters 2014

What do you get if you mash up a rad festival vibe with one of the most beautiful places in the world? Yep, Boardmasters Festival,…

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