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Meet our *NEW* Salty Club chef Taylor Godber (+ FREE Watermelon Ceviche recipe)

"Consciousness starts by taking care of the vessel we do have: what we feed it, literally and energetically (our conversation with ourselves). How does food make you feel? what foods make you 'feel' good?" -Taylor Godber *scroll down for free watermelon ceviche recipe* We first met Taylor Godber in Bali 2017, [...]

By |July 1st, 2019|Categories: NUTRITION|0 Comments

UTI while traveling: How Not To Get One

*consult your doctor before taking any new kind of UTI medication, for realz. I'm not a doctor. Repeat: I am not a doctor. If you're unsure about whether you've ever had a Urinary Tract Infection, I can tell you right away the answer is 'no'. The answer is 'no' because, [...]

By |June 19th, 2019|Categories: LIFE HACKS|0 Comments

The art of farting at yoga

Disclaimer: If you are taking yoga lessons with me, well… now you know it all. Inspired by all the “Women Who Don’t Give A Fuck”, today I let down a mask: I fart at Yoga. I mean… who doesn’t? Ok, I may do it slightly more than others - as [...]

By |June 12th, 2019|Categories: YOGA|0 Comments

Vegan + Gluten-Free Carrot Cake

This is a bomb option for your gluten-free or vegan friends. Long-lasting, make this recipe for a dinner with friends. Or, ya know, keep it all to yourself by keeping in the freezer and snacking on it every time the sugar cravings hit! Easy to make, the only time the [...]

By |June 4th, 2019|Categories: NUTRITION|0 Comments

Loving yourself is an act of rebellion: on diet culture, nutrition and exercise

Every single day you are faced with this message, over and over, in a million different ways; you need to change/ fix/ improve your body. It is a problem that needs to be "dealt with." The fitter/ thinner you appear, the worthier you are.  This is also called diet culture. [...]

By |May 28th, 2019|Categories: NUTRITION, SURF, YOGA|0 Comments

Six subtle ways living overseas makes you a better person

1. You bounce back from embarrassment/ shame/ humiliation faster If you want to live overseas or in a different country, especially if that country speaks a different language, you have to be prepared to look stupid hundreds- nay, thousands- nay. millions- NAY. BILLIONS- of times. For example, in English- speaking [...]

By |May 14th, 2019|Categories: ADVENTURE|0 Comments

Savory Pancakes (cottage cheese and mushroom)

This week our local chef Cristina Reyes Clark takes pancakes to the next level. These savory pancakes are a favorite in the Salty retreats. Enjoy pre or post surf! (Makes 5 small pancakes) ↠ Ingredients ↞ 1 heaping tablespoon of flour ¼ tspn baking powder 1 egg 2 tbspn cottage cheese [...]

By |May 10th, 2019|Categories: NUTRITION|0 Comments

How to let go // the changing of the season

El Salvador has two seasons: wet and dry. We have been experiencing the dry season for what feels like a lifetime at this point. Every day is sun. The piercing kind of sun where if you walk along a road at midday, it feels like you’re walking across the face [...]

By |April 30th, 2019|Categories: LIFE HACKS|0 Comments

Beetroot Balls (meat-free)

The beetroot balls, commonly know as the The Beetballs (with capital letters because that's how famous they are) are amongst the Salty's favorite on retreats. Our local chef, Cristina, accepted to share some of her greatest recipes with us -with you- throughout the next few weeks, starting with this one. [...]

By |April 26th, 2019|Categories: NUTRITION|0 Comments

The word ‘girl’: empowering or infantilizing?

"Paddle, girl, dale!" My friend is in a paddle battle with two other men. She's on the inside, rightfully her wave, but you can tell the dudes don't think she's going to make it. She digs her arms in and paddles with all she's got. All at once she is [...]

By |April 12th, 2019|Categories: EMPOWERMENT|0 Comments

Surf Competitions: How do they Actually Freaking Work?

Everyone can agree that everything related to surf is pretty cool. So are surf competitions. They're fun to watch, they connect us to our surfing inspirations and it's pretty nice to see people killing it at what they do best. But if you're new to the world of surfing, understanding [...]

By |April 10th, 2019|Categories: SURF|1 Comment

Why so many women don’t paddle to the peak (Feminine Surf Psychology)

When surfing, we all go through a whole range of emotions, thoughts and worries. Although you might feel like you are the only one struggling with some internal battles, we assure you - we’re all in the same boat. The pro’s might make it look effortless and fluid, but the [...]

By |April 5th, 2019|Categories: SURF|0 Comments

Empowered sex part 2: the foundation for all good sex

When it comes to online sex advice, I read a lot of this: You should map your genitals like you're a cartographer discovering a coastline for the first time. You should mark every pleasure point with a fat red 'X' and know how to direct your partner there with pinpoint [...]

By |March 29th, 2019|Categories: SEX|0 Comments

Best Surf Spots (Intermediate + Advanced): El Pico/ Esterillos oeste, Puntarenas, Costa Rica

One of our Salty Club ambassadors, Marie Donaldson, is presenting her soon-to-be home surf break. Born and raised in Quebec, Canada, she started surfing only five years ago - and already is a total ripper! Throughout one of her several surf trips she met her boyfriend, who is living in [...]

By |March 19th, 2019|Categories: SURF|0 Comments

The Real Reason Why We Get Sad After Coming Home From Travel

Photo Lex Weinstein As the plane started to descend I saw my home city appear below me. After almost a year of living on the other side of the world, Adelaide looked like a toy town, like something I could cup in the palm of my hand. Small, unintimidating, malleable. [...]

By |March 9th, 2019|Categories: ADVENTURE|0 Comments

Three things you need to know about working online

I knew I was going to work online at 22 when I did my first internship at Australia’s largest independent women’s media group based in Sydney. Everyone was competing to be the first to arrive at the office and the last to leave at night and while fast moving and [...]

By |February 27th, 2019|Categories: LIFE HACKS|0 Comments

Real Talk: Travel, Surf and Following your Dreams as a Single Mother

‘Oh the places you will go’ by Dr. Seuss, is one of my favorite keepsake books, traveling with me over the last 3 decades. I have lived in over 13 countries since I was born in Africa, traveling since the age of 2. Packing a suitcase to begin life somewhere [...]

By |February 19th, 2019|Categories: ADVENTURE|0 Comments

5 Important Surfer Items To Not Forget At Home!

5 Important Surfer Items To Not Forget At Home! Let out a sigh, it’s that wonderful time of year again. It’s the time to get your crew together, pack up the cars with some brews and lunch, and roll out to the local beach to hit some waves for the [...]

By |February 16th, 2019|Categories: SURF|Tags: |0 Comments

Instagram accounts that will make you feel good about yourself + your life

I refuse to hate Instagram. Do I hate how it can give people chronic fear of missing out, shortens our attention spans, fries our eyeballs and  makes people neurotic that everyone is doing life better than us? Yes. And. Instagram has been the catalyst for a number of important social [...]

By |February 10th, 2019|Categories: EMPOWERMENT|0 Comments

Adult friendships: how to take care of them

“And then,” she said to me. “She told me she didn’t need a friend like me anymore, and unfriended me on Facebook. I was sitting in the airport at the time. It made me cry” I’ve been hearing a lot of these stories recently. Friendships that go sour and end [...]

By |February 4th, 2019|Categories: EMPOWERMENT|0 Comments

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