Scared you’re not living your life to the fullest? Read this.

What's your biggest fear? Sorry, I know we just started this conversation, and, like, we're getting deep pretty quickly here. Kind of like when at my birthday drinks recently one of my friends asked another friend (they had only just met); 'do you want cake?' [...]

By |November 4th, 2019|Categories: ADVENTURE|0 Comments

On the keto diet, weight loss and training for a triathlon

Hi, my name is Erika. I’m 30 years old. I’m the fittest I’ve been in years, and dude, that feels amazing. Here’s what’s written in between the lines: it wasn’t always like that. I’ve always been an active person. More than the average Joe or [...]

By |October 29th, 2019|Categories: ADVENTURE, LIFE HACKS|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. [...]

By |May 14th, 2019|Categories: ADVENTURE|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 [...]

By |March 9th, 2019|Categories: ADVENTURE|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 [...]

By |February 19th, 2019|Categories: ADVENTURE|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 [...]

By |January 17th, 2019|Categories: ADVENTURE, SURF, YOGA|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 [...]

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 [...]

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

Why Travel Makes You a Better Person

Traveling has never been this accessible. More and more, we are using school exchanges, working visas or just backpacking around as a common rite of passage. We all want to see the world, to live the dream, to pursue our passion and hopefully make money while [...]

By |October 11th, 2018|Categories: ADVENTURE|0 Comments

Les Salty Souls dans la série Surf Inc. de Ouisurf

L’automne dernier, Benjamin Rochette, fondateur de Ouisurf, nous a proposé de prendre part à son nouveau projet: Surf Inc.  À travers une web série, on présente le parcours de 10 entrepreneurs qui ont choisi de s’expatrier afin de mettre leur passion au centre de leur [...]

By |September 24th, 2018|Categories: ADVENTURE|0 Comments

Marie-Christine Amyot: “Make Your Own Reality”

We say things happen for a reason. Usually when someone is having a hard time in their life. My life is falling apart and you’re telling me “Everything happens for a reason”?! F*ck you… Seriously! Because, do you know what? Some things happen for absolutely [...]

By |September 19th, 2018|Categories: ADVENTURE|8 Comments

The Dream House Project: Part 1- the Commitment

We are sitting at a round table in the bank, in the very middle of San Salvador. There's three women in the room; me, Tanya- the notary, and Doña Vilma- the 77-year-old woman selling me her land. Tanya is reading us the deed in Spanish [...]

By |May 20th, 2018|Categories: ADVENTURE|0 Comments

I Wasn’t Ready

Going to a foreign country for the first time has a lot of unknowns. I didn’t know if I'd like it, if I'd be safe, if I'd be myself, nothing…I was walking in blind. I didn’t know how I could prepare myself, so I just [...]

By |November 18th, 2017|Categories: ADVENTURE|0 Comments

SALTY IN FAR AWAY INDONESIA // Part 3 – Surfing on Razor Blades

If you haven't read them yet, first read Part 1 and Part 2. Beyond the stormy boat ride and the wild pig BBQ, the real point to coming all the way here was obviously to surf impeccable waves. But we would be lying if we [...]

By |September 18th, 2017|Categories: ADVENTURE, SURF|0 Comments

SALTY IN FAR AWAY INDONESIA // Part 2 ~ Life à la Robinson Crusoe

If you missed it, read: Part 1- The Getting There  THE HABITATION We had settled into a modest land camp at the southern tip of the island. Six ocean front rooms with flower pattern mosquitos nets, a disproportionally spacious bathroom with a tiny sink, a shower [...]

By |September 3rd, 2017|Categories: ADVENTURE, SURF|0 Comments

SALTY IN FAR WAY INDONESIA // Part 1 ~ The Getting There

Every cult has its mecca, that one place fanatics dream of experiencing with their own living soul. Surfing is no exception: Indonesia it is. In the last decade Indo has easily become the promised land for surfers and non-surfers alike, rapidly gaining popularity as one [...]

By |August 26th, 2017|Categories: ADVENTURE, SURF|0 Comments

Get present with your discomfort

For all of those moments that are pure bliss, bright and shiny, full of love and laughter, there are moments that are uncomfortable. The happy moments are welcomed, content we live in the present with them and cling to them from our past. I say [...]

By |July 6th, 2017|Categories: ADVENTURE|0 Comments

Salty in Ecuador : the Recap !

The Salty Souls just completed their first season Ayampe, Ecuador. Here, participant Ashley Dujlovic recaps the nine day experience. Sometimes it takes a week away with other strong, like-minded, and hilarious women to remind you that you are capable of anything. There are not enough [...]

By |March 12th, 2017|Categories: ADVENTURE, SURF, YOGA|0 Comments

Life Without a Plan – Heading ‘Wherever’

I want to tell this story about when I was in my mid to late twenties. At the time I had been working as a manual therapist at Tyax and Last Frontier Heli-skiing for five years in northern BC. I would take a Heli from Vancouver [...]

By |February 16th, 2017|Categories: ADVENTURE|2 Comments

It’s Not About Being Fearless

In the last year alone, I have lived and surfed in El Salvador, climbed a volcano in Guatemala, travelled Europe and currently live and snowboard in Golden, BC. Where will I be in a year time? I don't know. And maybe that's why a few [...]

By |February 3rd, 2017|Categories: ADVENTURE|0 Comments

“Do it. Do everything to change your life and leave. What are you scared of?!”

I slightly started to want a change in my life when I came back from a trip to Mexico in July 2015. But I denied it quickly and pushed these thoughts aside; thoughts I denied for way too long, thinking I might just want, or [...]

By |November 21st, 2016|Categories: ADVENTURE|0 Comments

Would You go to a Sober Dance Party? – Moonlight Dance –

The supermoon is out and i’m covered in sweat. We’ve been dancing for the past hour, all twenty of us women. And I mean, we’re really going for it. The ground is vibrating with the stomps of feet. We’re passionate, and it’s tangible. Limbs are [...]

By |November 21st, 2016|Categories: ADVENTURE, YOGA|0 Comments

Hey Universe- Thankyou for not Giving me what I Thought I Wanted.

Feature Image: Alex Weinstein Exactly one year ago today I was an editorial intern at the largest independent women's website in Australia. And at the time it felt like the Single Most Important Goal of my Entire Life to be employed at the end of [...]

By |September 6th, 2016|Categories: ADVENTURE|0 Comments

The Power of Looking Silly (and not caring that you do)

I'm standing in a corner store in Nicaragua, trying to talk myself into buying a bottle of water from the lady behind the counter. "un botella de agua, por favor" That's all I need to say. I know it, I've rehearsed it, I've seen it [...]

By |August 26th, 2016|Categories: ADVENTURE|0 Comments

2 Years a Nomad – Redefining HOME, LOVE & PRIORITIES

Two years. It’s been two years now that I've been living with no fixed address (mostly in places where there is no postal service anyways). Two years of nomadism, spent living in 10 different countries. I can’t help but be reflective today… As i am [...]

By |July 19th, 2016|Categories: ADVENTURE|2 Comments

8 Days a Salty: On Body Image, Bonding, and Being a Beginner in El Salvador

A few weeks ago I hopped on a plane from Australia to take part in the first Salty Souls Experience for the season. And it is fair to say I came out a different person than I was when I went in. To try fit [...]

By |June 11th, 2016|Categories: ADVENTURE, SURF|0 Comments

Envision Festival: The 70’s are still alive…

10 months ago. I’m landing once more onto my favorite Island; Bali. I know I’ll be here for a quite a while this time and this is only day 1. I’m ecstatic. I remember that night so clearly. This homecoming feeling. The joy of getting [...]

By |April 19th, 2016|Categories: ADVENTURE, YOGA|1 Comment

Marie-Christine on being in Ecuador During the Earthquake

Four hundred and thirteen people (at time of writing) have been killed and a further 2500 have been injured after a 7.8-magnitude earthquake hit coastal Ecuador around 7pm (GMT) Saturday night. Salty Souls co-founder Marie-Christine Amyot was about 160 miles from the epicentre in the town of [...]

By |April 18th, 2016|Categories: ADVENTURE|0 Comments

Costa Rica : Realizing that I’ve become THAT girl

Here I am, back in Costa Rica, 5 years later. It is always a funny feeling, coming back to a place where you’ve been before. Memories come back to mind. You think of who you were with, and how things were at that moment. It allows you to measure [...]

By |March 10th, 2016|Categories: ADVENTURE|1 Comment

The Salty Souls Experience: What Was it Really Like ?

It has become a habit of mine to embark on long trips to distant places, simply to displace myself, to uproot myself from home. I used to think that I left to escape, but now I realize that sometimes I just need to leave, to [...]

By |January 26th, 2016|Categories: ADVENTURE|0 Comments