We've been hanging out on the South Coast of Portugal's Algarve for nearly eight years now – how has that happened?? – so we've got a pretty good sense of our favourite things, particularly when it is surf-related.
Founder of The Wave, Nick's passion for surfing inspired him to create a unique experience in a landlocked city, challenging traditional notions of wave-riding. Through his vision and dedication, he has bought together the local surf community and provided the ...
In the final instalment of our Four Pillars series, we explain our four levels of surfer - and why everyone can do with some coaching.
In the third installment of our Four Pillars series we share the stuff that inspires us – and ask, what is Soul Surfing? ...and in doing so kinda explain why we are called Soul & Surf.
In part two of our Four Pillars series we talk about Blue Health, how it relates to surfing – and how we at Soul & Surf incorporate Blue Health practices and techniques into our Soul of Surfing syllabus.
In this first of a four-part series, we explain what the heck Ocean Literacy is, why it matters – and how we apply it to both our company ethos and our lives as surfers.
You gotta love a good book. So we figured a quarterly compilation of the team’s favourite recent reads would be a useful addition to the Journal…
A life less ordinary. Aren't so many of us secretly dreaming of this? And given it's one of the fundamental reasons Soul & Surf was started we thought we'd get founder, Ed to share his tips.
Rana is a curator, writer, and filmmaker, who came to see us at Soul & Surf India. He created three beautiful & heartfelt shorts that perfectly captured the spirit of our team – and quite frankly made our collective hearts do some very ...
Soul surfing, or surfing-as-a-way-of-life. That's the 'surf' in our Soul & Surf. And it's built on 7 principles - Soul Surfers, Soul Surfing Films, Surf Art, Surf-Related Music, Surf Literature, Soul Surfing Brands and of course Surf Activism.
Soul People: Josh is the founder of Resurface, who create evidence-based surf therapy retreats. They provide connection, build resilience and flow, creativity and self-care – through mindfulness, group therapy, psycho-education – plus sharing the simple, immersive joy of the ocean.
Do holidays without books exist? We’re not sure. But we did figure a quarterly compilation of the team’s favourite recent reads might be a useful companion to your retreat planning…
This year’s UN World Ocean Day will focus on collective climate action for the ocean, so we wanted to show you where we are at with our Sustainable-ish Plan – our 2021 Impact Report – plus share some of the resources we've ...
Liberdade! Today marks the anniversary of the Carnation Revolution, the military coup that overthrew Salazar's Estado Novo regime, enabled democracy in Portugal, and freedom for its colonies.
Food, food, sunshine food. There isn't a lot more sunshine-y than our tropical Monkey Jam, served up at our breakfast tables in Kerala, Lanka and Portugal. Here we share the simple recipe with you - so you can bring a ...
Soul & Surf co-founder Ed Templeton reflects on returning to Sri Lanka for the first time since early 2020 and gives his first impressions of the two new Soul & Surf locations.
What makes a Soul Surfer? For us it is more than ripping, more than winning titles. It's something way less tangible, but here we are, trying to parse out what makes our favourite surfers, soulful.
We've compiled our very own Surf Guide for the Algarve. South, West & Mid Coast (yes, that's a thing) - our favourite places to surf, wrapped up into a neat little guide. Just for you.
For the last part of this series we wanted to focus on the ocean spaces that surfers are connected to the most: the unique coastal ecosystems where surfable waves break.
In the third instalment of our World Ocean series, we delve into the wonderful world of biodiversity – the way that nature uses variety to maintain balance and help life on Earth thrive.
Restoring wild ecosystems, supporting wildlife and biodiversity and helping fight climate change. Why we have partnered with Mossy Earth.
In part two of our World Ocean series, we look at ocean acidification – what it is, where it came from and why it’s so terrible for our planet.
At Soul & Surf we believe it’s high time for a surfing revolution. A Soul of Surfing revolution that we’ll be rolling out throughout 2021.