The Ticket to Ride Blog



Win Nikita Goodies with our Girls Camps!

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Our Girls Camps are just around the corner with our Girls Snowboard Camp with Corinne Mayhew and Ladies Ski Week Read More

Tao's surf check

First stop, Cape Town.

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For any person that’s had the pleasure to explore Cape Town, one of the first pointers they will lead onto Read More

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My Top 10 Favourite Surfing Instagram Accounts

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We all have our own reasons for using social media, whether it be to check up on friends, keep up Read More

Commit to the wave of life

Decide | Commit | Succeed

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I once met this guy, yes a male human being, named James, while on a trip to Bali. I met Read More

University or travelling and surfing? How about both!

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All about that Pura Vida. Pura Vida. Taken to mean ‘Pure Life’ or ‘Full of Living’. Every motion of the Read More

Muizenberg: A Beginner Surfer’s Bliss

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What is your opinion when it comes to learning to surf and the ideal wave for learning on? I believe Read More


Top Ten Female Snowboarders to Follow on Instagram

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I love a good Instagram stalk! My favourite category to “research” (for work purposes obviously) is Female Snowboarders. Girls are Read More

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The fundamental rules of surf etiquette

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We love the lack of formal structure in surfing, you can do it whenever you like, with whoever you like, for free. But Read More

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Who is Corinne Mayhew?

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As the Head Coach on our Girls Snowboard Camp in Meribel in April, we thought we had better find out Read More

Surfs Up | South Africa

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Things have gotten underway for 2017 in South Africa with the start of our flagship 10 Week Instructor Course. With Read More


Why I should go to Costa Rica?

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Hakuna matata, what a wonderful phrase. Hakuna matata, it ain’t no passing phrase, it means no worries for the rest Read More


How a Gap Year In South Africa Will Change Your Life

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Before I start I just want to say that this blog isn’t about how I found myself on my ‘gap Read More

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Why It Is Good To Ride With Other Girls (Most Of The Time!)

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I snowboard regularly with both guys and girls, and can definitely see the benefits of both. However, thinking back to Read More

What food to expect in Costa Rica

What sort of food to expect to eat in Costa Rica?

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Costa Rica sits between two coasts boasting an exciting array of colourful cuisine from one side to the other. The Caribbean and Read More


Blast that Christmas binge belly & get surfing fit.

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Sadly that Holiday joy tends to be tainted by those few extra pounds we tend to gain after days of Read More


How To Buy Your First Surfboard

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Buying your first surfboard is one of the biggest decisions you will make in your life. If you’re like me Read More



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Over the next few months we are holding a series of events at the super slick Finisterre London store, which will Read More


Bringing In The New Year With Style

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Hey guys, I’m Niamh, Im spending the winter season out in Banff working as the basecamp rep and I just Read More