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Hummus: your nutrient packed condiment award-winner

      Yields about 4-5 cups of hummus. ↠ Ingredients ↞ Chickpeas aka the garbanzo beans, 2 regular sized can (15oz/425g) Lemon juice, of 2 lemons Garlic, 4 large cloves microplanned Tahini, 2 heaping tablespoons Olive oil, 1/2 cup Turmeric, 1 tsp ground (or [...]

By |August 21st, 2019|Categories: NUTRITION|0 Comments

Our 10 Fave Podcasts for Women

10 best podcasts for women Is there anything better than a podcast? It’s like your personalised radio show for any topic ON THE PLANET accessible to you ANYWHERE ON THE PLANET. Some people want for simpler days when phones weren’t glued to our hand but [...]

By |August 16th, 2019|Categories: LIFE HACKS|0 Comments

Female Creatives and Impostor Syndrome

Let's talk about impostor syndrome. “Are you scared?” She said. “Yes.” I was on the phone to the illustrator who was going to help me design the cover of my first book. It had taken me almost a year to get on the phone, brainstorm [...]

By |August 6th, 2019|Categories: EMPOWERMENT|0 Comments

Massaged Lacinato Kale Salad

4 meal size servings + leftovers 15 minutes no waiting time ↠ Ingredients ↞ Lacinato kale, 2 bunches washed and torn into bite size pieces Raw garlic, micro-planned or minced Fresh lemon juice, 4 tablespoon Organic virgin olive oil, 1/2 cup Regular yellow mustard, 1 [...]

By |July 21st, 2019|Categories: NUTRITION|0 Comments

Your earth-friendly surf trip: the essentials

It's plastic-free July, so we wanted to share some of our plastic-free favorites. Surfboard combs Dude. Would you look at these surfboard combs? Are they not the prettiest things you ever did see? What if we told you they were made from upcycled plastic found [...]

By |July 16th, 2019|Categories: SOCIAL ACTION|0 Comments

Shredded Chicken Patacones w/ Raisin Coleslaw

Makes: 5- Patacones ↠ Ingredients ↞ 1 Green plantain 4 Oz Boneless chicken breast 1 Cup shredded red cabbage 1/4 Cup shredded carrot 1 Oz raisins 1/4 cup apple vinegar 1/3 Extra Virgin Olive Oil Salt and pepper Vegetable oil to fry (around 3 cups) [...]

By |July 13th, 2019|Categories: NUTRITION|0 Comments

Location independent, digital nomadism and building a business overseas: the truth

People tend to put backpacker, traveller, digital nomad and location independent in the same category. Can I tell you guys a secret? It’s the same one I told my partner last night, and I had the same twist-gut feeling telling him as I now do [...]

By |July 7th, 2019|Categories: LIFE HACKS|0 Comments

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 [...]

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'. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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

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