The Bowler & Beach Journal

Notes on Lifestyle, Travel and Style

Follow the ‘Bowler & Beach Journal’ to read about latest places to visit and wear your Bowler & Beach swim shorts; how to stay looking great in your Bowler & Beach swim shorts; as well as interesting articles from carefully chosen guest writers.

Spotlight on Portugal: Christmas time

The start of December, the joyful time when festive cheer counteracts any winter weather and spirits run high. Around the world countries will celebrate this period in different ways and it is a great time to come together with family and friends. At Bowler &... read more

Bitesize Guide: A long weekend in New York

The Big Apple, The City That Never Sleeps, The City So Nice They Named It Twice, New York goes by many nicknames and we here at Bowler and Beach love nothing more than a long weekend away there. There are many things that are great about New York, we love the variety... read more

Spotlight on Portuguese food and drink

Portugal is a place full of a huge diversity of landscapes and environments in a small area: sandy beaches as far as the eye can see, golden plains and mountains, vibrant and cosmopolitan cities and a millennial heritage. Although there is plenty to see and do in... read more

Bitesize guide: Cowes week

Cowes Week is the oldest and largest annual sailing regatta in the World and is an iconic feature of the British sporting calendar. There are around 8,500 competitors in the various races, in addition to the 130,000 spectators that visit Cowes to soak up the... read more

Bitesize guide: a weekend in Bournemouth

As we settle in to our first May Bank holiday Monday, rejoicing in the knowledge we have the pleasure of this extra day of leisure to come again at the end of the month, we thought we’d put the spotlight on a great British seaside location, Bournemouth. We were... read more

Introducing the Animals swim short range

With the Animals swim short range due to be launched this Spring – and sneak previews of the prints popping up on our website, Facebook page and Instagram profile – we thought it the perfect opportunity to describe the four distinctive animals in the range... read more