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Family Series: Tom Evans


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Name: Tom Evans Age: 25 From: Cornwall, UK Role at Sunshinestories: Surf Coach Favourite surfboard: Channel Islands bunny chow 6′. Its Jordy Smith’s signature model, built for the bigger surfer as he’s a beast. I’m doing my best to surf like him. It’s slow in progress. Haha. Words to live by: So many words to

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Galle City Guide

Guide to Galle


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High on our list of places to visit in Sri Lanka is the bustling town of Galle and the relaxed Galle Fort. The main town of Galle has a very fast paced feel to it, with busy streets and shops of every kind. From big fruit markets to fish stalls to small fabric shops. There’s

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Family Series: Josh Daniel


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Name: Josh Daniel Age: 24 From: Cornwall, UK Role at Sunshinestories: Head Surf Coach Words to live by: “Age is no guarantee of efficiency just as youth is no guarantee of innovation”. I got this from a James Bond film but it seems relevant quite often. Favourite thing about Sri Lanka? It’s all pretty damn

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guest interviews

Guest Series: Alice and Tay


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For our 1 year anniversary we had two guests of honour: Alice and Tay. They are two of Sunshinestories first ever guests and we were excited to have them back on the island one year later. Alice and Tay said their week with Sunshinestories changed their lives and we had a chat with them to hear

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Offers

Sunshine friday


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Book your surf & yoga retreat today with 10 % discount! This is probably not the only newsletter you will get in your inbox today.. Companies world wide gives discounts on things, but we want to give you a discount on an experience that you will never forget. A week with peeling waves, yoga every morning, amazing

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Family Series: Malin Sjöstedt


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Name: Malin Sjöstedt Age: 26 From: Sweden Role at Sunshinestories: Front Desk & Social Host Words to live by:  Be a spiritual badass: Send out love to strangers, always seek out the lesson and know that happiness is a choice. Favourite thing about Sri Lanka? Absolutely everything! The weather, the beaches, the people, the culture and

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Sunshinestories Family: Sherrie Houghton


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Name: Sherrie “Shezza” Houghton Age: 32 From: NSW Central Coast, Australia. Calls Tofino BC Canada home. Role at Sunshinestories: surf coach & massage therapist Favourite surfboard: 9ft Donald takayama longboard… Currently searching for a new faveourite traditional log style longboard. Words to live by: Share the Stoke, live the dream. Favourite thing about Sri Lanka: Ultimate surf, travel,

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One year anniversary


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The 1st of November 2015 we welcomed the first guests to our surf & yoga retreat. Now it’s one year later and we’re feeling so stoked and happy to be able to celebrate our anniversary with a full house of guests! We’re proud to see what Sunshinestories has become. It’s thanks to all the guests

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Family, Sri Lanka

Head Chef


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Your Role As a kitchen manager or head chef at Sunshinestories, you would use your knowledge and experience of professional cooking to lead a team of staff and efficiently run two kitchens, one at Sunshinestories retreat and one at a new location we’ll be opening shortly. In this job you will need good leadership skills,

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