Mahalo nui loa, thank you very much for visiting. I grew up in Hawaii, and now travel the world as a photographer, writer and free surfer with a home base in Byron Bay, Australia. Chrystal Dawn is my given name it means 'carry the light into the new dawn'. Connecting and empowering people though conscious storytelling and regenerative living are my passions. You can join me on my Soft Adventures get free tips and updates from me by subscribing, as well as hire me to help you tell your story or manage a creative project. Please do get in contact and visit my About page to find out more. Aloha xx
Traveling with a vintage caravan and a baby!
Ono'licous fresh goodness made from my favorite fruits and nuts!
Filmmaker Crystal Thornburg-Homcy's latest film
Find out what the Byron Bay Surf festival is all about with Creative Director James McMillan
When master craftsman Tom Wegener writes a book, you know its going to be a good read!
Two brave souls inspired by the road, vintage finds, and the desire to reforest the world
Surfing, natural health and sisterhood! Editorial with photos by me, published in latest Nalu Magazine
Interview with an Australian Marine Biologist & a Spanish Wildlife Veterinarian who fell in love, and traded an address for the vanlife
Three articles and 21 of my photos in a collaboration with writer Hiromi Shibasaki
A talented surfer, writer and now filmmaker seeks balance though comedy
Each adventure is Unique
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