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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

Meet Jenny Troeber: founder of Boundless Betty

Meet Jenny Troeber, founder of Boundless Betty. Her mission is to encourage, inspire, empower and ease accessibility for all women into outdoor adventure sports. Where did your passion for action sports begin? I think that I have mostly my dad to blame for this! He’s never really been one for [...]

By |January 28th, 2019|Categories: EMPOWERMENT|0 Comments

5 reasons why you should go on an all-girls Surf and Yoga trip in Ecuador

How did we all caught this “being busy” syndrome? When did it become normal to always be in a rush? How can we possibly spend our whole lives planning the future without never really being in the present? Our body and mind need a break at one point: but how [...]

By |January 17th, 2019|Categories: ADVENTURE, SURF, YOGA|0 Comments

Surfing: the sport of freedom? Not if you’re gay

Surfing: the sport of freedom? Surfing. It's the sport of freedom, they'll say. I've said it myself a million times. In the sea, sitting astride my surfboard I am free, unburdened, open, raw. "How strange it was to see men do something beautiful," Tim Winton wrote in his book Breath. "Something [...]

By |January 13th, 2019|Categories: SURF|1 Comment

Seasonal depression: 10 things to do to boost your energy and mood!

It’s grey outside AND it’s cold as fuck. You wake up- it’s dark, you come back from work- it’s already dark. Let’s be honest, beginning of winter is definitely NOT the time of the year where we have the most energy. Don’t we all just want to be like bears [...]

By |January 10th, 2019|Categories: ADVENTURE, LIFE HACKS|0 Comments

6 reasons why you need to visit El Salvador

“Home is not the place where you happen to be born. It’s the place where you become yourself.” -Pico Iver El Salvador has been my accidental home for over two-and-a-half years. I came to explore her for two weeks and before I knew it, the place was in my veins [...]

By |December 28th, 2018|Categories: ADVENTURE|0 Comments

How to get everything you’ve ever wanted in 2019

“We have lost too many days chasing the wrong things… today is the day to make things right. Today everything can be yours.” -unknown If someones profile is going to piss you off, don’t look at it. Just don’t. Mute or unfollow every profile that makes you feel like you [...]

By |December 28th, 2018|Categories: ADVENTURE|0 Comments

15 Ways to Work While Traveling

Written by Matthew Kepnes Don’t have enough money to go traveling? Think you can’t save enough in your current situation to realize your dream of traveling the world? Well, you are wrong. The perception that travel is expensive keeps many people from embarking on a journey around the world. They think [...]

By |December 27th, 2018|Categories: LIFE HACKS|4 Comments

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