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SALTY IN THE MENTAWAI // 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

Why Traveling Makes You a Better Person

Traveling has never been this accessible Many millennials 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 doing [...]

By |September 15th, 2017|Categories: ADVENTURE|0 Comments

SALTY IN THE MENTAWAI // 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|0 Comments

SALTY IN THE MENTAWAI // 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

Why We Get Depressed 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 21st, 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

Marie-Christine Amyot: “Make Your Own Reality”

Marie-Christine Amyot was once a high-heel wearing city slicker with a too-packed schedule. Until she was forced to wake up to her true passion: surfing  We say things happen for a reason. Usually when someone is having a hard time in their life. My life [...]

By |October 23rd, 2016|Categories: ADVENTURE|8 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

9 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

MAROC: Tomber follement amoureuse

Photos par Michael Warchild prisent en 35mm J’ai voyagé dans plus de 25 pays différents dans les dernières années. J’ai eu la chance de vivre des expériences différentes et plus enrichissantes les unes que les autres. De me [...]

By |January 4th, 2016|Categories: ADVENTURE|0 Comments

Compétition de Kitesurf – Le Come-Back

Un come-back, si je fais juste me l’imaginer comme ça dans ma tête, c’est toujours un peu Rocky-style : la musique triomphante, la foule en délire,  le poing levé… dans ma tête, un come-back, c’est glorieux. Mais un come-back d’une blessure dont la période de rémission [...]

By |October 22nd, 2015|Categories: ADVENTURE|0 Comments

6 Months of Mondays in Paradise – The Truth

Half a year living on the beautiful island of Bali. 174 days to be really precise. That’s 27 Mondays where I’ve woken up to a bright blue sky and the freedom to manage my schedule. And it’s also a big fat total of 0 days [...]

By |October 21st, 2015|Categories: ADVENTURE|1 Comment

Your Permission Slip to the Epic Life

Here at Salty we're about chasing the epic life. And chances are if you've landed here you share a similar yearning for a more fulfilling life but are awaiting some sort of sign or permission slip to get cracking.  Consider this your permission slip. Salty [...]

By |September 26th, 2015|Categories: ADVENTURE, EMPOWERMENT|0 Comments

Road-Tripping Solo in Australia

THE LONELY ROAD Indonesia and all its magic already felt like a simple daydream when I landed in Australia. I was on my way to meet a friend in Byron Bay and I had planed to stay there for a month. It was my second [...]

By |February 9th, 2015|Categories: ADVENTURE|3 Comments

Why Do We Really Travel? (Hint: It’s Not What You Think)

On the outside, it looked like I was living the dream. But on the inside, I was falling apart. 4 months ago, in the midst of building 2 businesses, prepping my first TEDx talk, and working on countless other projects… I started to break down. [...]

By |September 5th, 2014|Categories: ADVENTURE|3 Comments

Letting Go

“Sometimes we need to stop analyzing the past. Stop planning the future. Stop figuring out precisely how we feel. Stop deciding exactly what we want and just see what happens.” When I jumped on the plane to Indonesia, my first goal was to get lost [...]

By |August 31st, 2014|Categories: ADVENTURE|5 Comments

Ubud – A Sweet Surrender

Yesterday, for the first time ever since I do yoga, I felt like crying at the end of my practice. I was not sad. I was actually feeling wonderfully relieved! Truly, what I felt is harder to describe… I have to admit I was confused [...]

By |July 13th, 2014|Categories: ADVENTURE, YOGA|3 Comments

I say JUMP !

This story is about being exactly where you want to be, every day of your life. A few weeks ago, I told you about my constant and haunting desire to dive into a new adventure, travel the world as if I was on a never-ending [...]

By |June 20th, 2014|Categories: ADVENTURE|9 Comments

L’Insoutenable (et Récurrente) Envie de Partir

« Partir » : le plus beau mot de la langue française. Vous savez que vous êtes prêt à l’employer. « Partons. » « Il faut partir. ». Vos bagages sont faits, et vous savez que le passé n’est qu’un amas confus posé derrière vous qu’il faut tenter d’oublier, puisque vous êtes [...]

By |April 8th, 2014|Categories: ADVENTURE|4 Comments

WINTER 2018 – CHOOSE YOUR ADVENTURE