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The 3 main lifestyle factors behind overeating

Overeating is something that is becoming increasingly common. A recent study highlighted the top 3 causes of overeating were watching TV, alcohol consumption and lack of sleep – none of that at TIEX! Many of us can identify with at least one (if not all three) of these causes. You might be sitting in front [...]

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Eating with all your senses

One of the most enjoyable aspects of TIEX is the atmosphere of meal times  - the big family table, the social aspect. Eating should be a joy for ALL the senses so presentation of food and the ambiance is just as important as how the food tastes. At The Island Experience retreats every meal is [...]

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The Beauty of Costa Rica

Every year we run our program in the South Caribbean coast of Costa Rica. It is a magical place with incredibly powerful nature and with so many special places to explore. This season, we have 3 weeks available; September 23 – 29, September 30 – October 6, November 4 – 10, with a few spots left [...]

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Home Made Morning Muesli

Home made muesli is a great way to start your day. Here is the delicious recipe we use to make muesli at TIEX. This makes enough for 2 servings. 2 apples 1 banana 4 tablespoons of rolled oats 180g (1/2 cup) plain low fat yoghurt (liquid consistency) pinch of cinnamon 1 tablespoon raisins sunflower seed [...]

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The Island Experience – Ilha Grande

Imagine starting your day with a morning yoga class in a beautiful glass walled studio overlooking the tranquil ocean. Then hiking in unspoiled rain forest trails, kayaking in quiet bays with warm emerald waters, snorkeling or just relaxing on a secluded tropical beach with fine white sand and palm trees. Back in the lodge, one [...]

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The Costa Rica Experience – join us!

Join us in Costa Rica this September and November and this colourful creature could be your breakfast buddy! Come and join us for a week of physical and spiritual rejuvenation. We are running The Costa Rica Experience retreats from 23-29 September and 30 September – 6 October.  Enjoy beautiful hikes to unspoiled Caribbean beaches with unbelievably clean [...]

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We love…planting and recycling

Here at the TIEX Brazil lodge we are loving the smell of our latest creation. Well, plant sink actually! Yes, after reading a rather inspiring book called ‘Growing Stuff, an alternative guide to gardening’ by Duncan McCorquodale we thought we’d try to find some new ways to reuse what we have around the house instead of buying [...]

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