The Slowlife Diaries

A Walk on the Beach

A Day in the Life – Azhoora Ahmed

Surf Experience Manager for Soneva Surf I am the Surf Experience Manager for the Soneva Surf programme at Soneva Fushi and Soneva Jani. Soneva Surf is the world’s first fully sustainable luxury surf programme – all the equipment and …

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A Day in the Life – Aimée Johnston

Soneva Fushi’s Barefoot Bookseller How my morning begins My day in the Barefoot Bookshop begins when I bring a stack of hardback books out to our veranda. There, I display them on a desk made of sanded down slabs of wood and I sit and read …

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A Day in the Life – Eleanor Butler

Soneva Jani’s Marine Biologist A little about me I began my career in Marine Biology in 2011, when I studied Marine Biology for my bachelor’s degree. After finishing my undergraduate studies, I fulfilled my dream of winning a place on a …

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Best of the Maldives: Bookseller – Soneva Fushi

When Soneva Fushi announced their recruitment for a “Barefoot Bookseller” it was one of those fantasy jobs right up there with “Professional Cuddler” and “Ben & Jerry’s Flavour Guru” as one of the best jobs on the planet. The lucky …

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A visit from Turtle Veterinarian Claire Petros

A couple of weeks ago we had an exciting visit from the Head Veterinarian of the Olive Ridley Project, Claire Petros. The Olive Ridley Project is a charity that was founded by Martin Stellfox in 2013 to help protect and rescue large numbers of …

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Soneva Surf, Sunny’s Journey

Hello Sonevians, My name is Sunny, I am the founder of Soneva Surf, the world’s first fully sustainable surfing programme that offers a luxurious surfing experience in undiscovered surf breaks in the Baa and Noonu Atoll. I am humbled to be …

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Soneva Kiri, a dream come true

6 months in, and I’m figuring it’s time to introduce myself! I’m Eline, the new-ish Environment Officer and Marine Biologist at Soneva Kiri. Being Dutch-Thai, it is such a blessing to have been able to return to my home country and work on the …

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