Torrey Pines

I feel like we’ve been to quite a few spots in California but today was the first time we’d been to Torey Pines nature reserve.  Just south of the Cardiff reef as above, it is damn beautiful. It resembles part desert, part beach, part hike, its such a great spot for a quick hike andRead more

El Salvador, Playa Sunzal, Kayu

After much deliberation about where to go and when to go, we finally pushed go on a trip to a new place for us, El Salvador and in particular Playa Sunzal/El Tunco We were definitely a little unsure of how it might be down in El Salvador, having not heard much about it before, apartRead more


On our trip we were also lucky enough to make the pilgrimage to one of the most iconic surf spots in the world.  Everything about the place has an amazing feel to it.  The fact that you look down on the surf, the fact you have to clamber down into a cave to walk outRead more


A few years back we visited Binging on our last trip to Bali and it instantly struck me what a nice place it was. I found it to be closer to potentially the real Bali than anywhere else i had seen on our trips, so when we were planning our honeymoon, it was a placeRead more


  So then, after a very long week with stag do, wedding, travel around the world it seems that we finally had some time to rest and relax finally.  We made our way to Bali, which holds some great memories for us.  Mareike had everything planned out and we headed to Cangu for our firstRead more

Mark and Daves – Nicaragua

Blokes in christmas hats, thats christmas alright.  I was lucky enough to spend this Christmas in sunnier climes than normal, when I am usually making the pilgrimage home to the UK and watching some good football, but this year I chose a different route and headed down to Nicaragua .  I was given a tipRead more

The Relaunch

Welcome back to The Good Life.  After 2 years of the same layout, we felt it was about time for an update, so we tried to add some things, freshen it up,  and at the same time make it a lot easier to see whats whats going on. I will be trying to put theRead more

Maldives End of the ship

So this is one of the last updates from the Maldives. We had a couple of days of bad weather at the end of the week, some real storms came through rocking the local fisherman. One day is was Gaz one of the guys working on the boat, had his 24th birthday, so we hadRead more

Maldives – The Band is together

On the back of us being world champions of Kareoke at the Lohis resort in the maldives, everyone got pretty into growing their barnets out. “Give me a Rennie!” Jersey Shore Gary is one of the few people able to make long blond hair and a black mustache work together.   Jason Horton.  Jason DavidRead more


This is some real 20,000 leagues under the sea business here featuring Admirals Greenshields and Ruperelia. All comments greatfully appreciated, as I know these two look like heartthrobs right here with their fins and set ups ready to break some hearts. They found this parrot fish.   Extra sunboon for the boys.   The GeneralRead more

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