The Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico was once best known for pretty fishing villages, but is now a world-class site for luxury holidays and some of the most diverse diving opportunities you'll find anywhere in the world. It's no great surprise really, the basic ingredients were always there. The Riviera Maya offers white sandy beaches, the second longest barrier reef in the world, and Caribbean water known for both its clarity and its dive-friendly temperatures.
Scuba diving is one of the most popular activities loved by tourists across the world. No matter whether you are a first-time diver or you are an experienced one, you will definitely enjoy diving. Everyone has the wish to explore the deep sea and to touch the aquatic life. There are several living forms present deep in the water and some of the people do have such courage to dive underwater for the exploration. If you are an adventure lover and want to fulfil your dream to dive underwater to ex
Scuba diving does have innate potential hazards, yet the sport also boasts an impressive safety record. That's because scuba divers recognise that they owe it to themselves, to their diving buddies, and even to the sport to dive responsibly.
Diving responsibly starts with gaining the proper training and certification, but it certainly doesn't end there. Even experienced divers can run into difficulties yet the vast majority of accidents and incidents can be avoided by completing a systematic and
Cave diving in Mexico is a wonderful experience combining underwater diving with the exploration of cave systems that date back eons. In Sistema Sagitario evidence can still be seen of human remains and previous rock movements that tell a story of who lived here before the caves were flooded.
A recent ceremony was held to ensure that local guides were aware of the work that the archaeologists and explorers are doing in order for them not to disturb the closed parts of the dive sites that are cur
Malta is a small Mediterranean Island country that is rich in history. Endowed with the eye-catching historical architectural building, Malta becomes a great historical place to visit. Its strategic position and the fair weather has attracted many tourists. Malta has a history of having many ancient structures in the world. Its terrain is rocky and flat with many cliffs and bays at its coastlines which provide an ample harbor.
Traveling in Malta is nothing short of fun and memorable ad
Tahiti is a goldmine for divers of all skill levels. It has something to offer for everyone and anyone. The dive sites here are some of the best in the world and mostly unspoiled. Tahiti is located in the southern Pacific Ocean, and is home to thousands of varieties of marine life and beautiful Coral Reefs.
These are the spots I liked the best:
Moorea is located within the heart of French Polynesia, and is a fantastic place to visit if you are daring and love to try new things. What is the m
In case you didn't already know it, Puerto Rico is a commonwealth territory of the United Sates. While Spanish is the official language, just about everyone knows some English, so you should be fine if you don't speak any.
As you can imagine the area is tropical, with temperatures nearing 90 degrees year round. There is minimal change in water temperature through the different seasons, making this a great destination for both snorkeling and scuba diving.
Since the temperature only fluctuates arou
Every year, the whales that live close to the Antarctic waters of Chile make a trip of over 8,000 kilometers to the Pacific coast of Colombia to give birth and rear their whale calves. The best time to see them is between July and October, although they start to arrive in June. You can see them throughout the Pacific coast. Sometimes the whales come so close to the shore that they can be seen from the beach or from the viewpoints in the hills.
Some of the most recommendable sites to see these mag
Opposite Playa del Carmen beach in The Riviera Maya, is the idyllic island of Cozumel. An island with many charms but which stands out for one thing in particular: the Arrecifes National Park, or as it is more popularly known, “The Great Maya Reef”.
Situated off the southern coast of Cozumel, the Arrecifes National Park consists of the reefs – arrecife being the Spanish word for ‘reef’ – which have formed over thousands of years and which owe their apparition to the diverse underwater terraces on
Some people were born to be underwater. Submerged beneath the waves, their bodies take on skills and movements befitting a marine creature. For them, nowhere under the ocean surface can be left unexplored in the quest for a little piece of submarine magic. And for these born divers, the Dominican Republic is a paradise with two especially fascinating places: the wreck of the St. George and the Padre Nuestro [Our Father] Cave.
The St. George was built in Scotland in 1962 and for twenty years
Scuba diving in the Philippines is undoubtedly one of the most exciting diving locations in the world. At Monarch Sands Dive Resort we have a number of truly magnificent dive sites for you to choose from. Dive trips to nearby Apo island and Dauin Reef is our highly popular speciality. Divers from all over the world come to see ou
Marine Tourism In The Raja Ampat Islands in West Papua is the most ideal place of maritime tourism in Indonesia today. Beautiful views of Raja Ampat, is second to none elsewhere. So far, Raja Ampat is better known for diving marine tourism. And for tourists in our country can enjoy the nautical tourism with a walk by renting speedboad among the small islands which around 700 island in Raja Ampat.
Raja Ampat name reputedly comes from the legend rooted in its territory. It is said that there was a
During the summer months biking in Alaska is a fun way to see America's largest state. Get up close with Alaska’s nature and wildlife, meet the locals.
By bike you get far away from tourist areas, but still travel on paved highways, on less traveled roads. Give yourself at least seven days to cover 50-70 miles of this pristine, outdoor wonderland.
Local knowledge, small group size and personalized service have made Alaska Bike,
Sometimes the most authentic way to experience a destination is with a small group led by an expert guide. Such was the case when my neighbor Daira Paulson went snorkeling in Micronesia last year.
A Truly Idyllic Philippines Resort
One of the finest Dumaguete resorts can be found at Monarch Sands Beach Resort. The resort lies south of Dumaguete. Snuggled within a quiet, isolated and secluded cove. With cottages on the beach. This magnificent Philippine beach resort, white sand, native-style houses, complemented by the azure and pristine waters of the Sulu sea, is the ideal getaway with its tropical setting – a perfect Philippine beach resort for a perfect vacation.
This Philippines diving r
Not only can we boast of our scenic rainforest; Rivers, Mountains and beaches, but our natural beauty spreads right through to the unseen. Under the large canvas of this beautiful blue ocean lays one of the Caribbean’s most exciting underwater Worlds. An exotic scene, a true reflection of the Dominican beauty.
This aquatic kingdom is filled with a diversity of flora and fauna, a melody of colors, an amazing demonstration of the harmony of life.
At the Sunset Bay Club, the only All-Inclusive resor
To be human is to live for adventure. Many of us will perhaps only visit a destination once in a lifetime. Others will go back to familiar places or seek out new dreams. Here are five adventures that you sure do not want to miss before you leave the planet. I picked five of my favorites: Playing a round of Golf in the birthplace of Golf at historic St. Andrews in Scotland, Scuba Diving in the crystal clear waters of the Red Sea, Sky Diving over Moab in the U.S. state of Utah, River Rafting on Fu
The mention of coral reefs usually brings to mind crystal-clear, warm tropical waters, bright colorful fish and coral … maybe even the movie, “Nemo.” Coral reefs form such vast, diverse ecosystems that they are commonly called the “rainforests of the oceans.”
Like the rainforests on land, coral reefs are extremely threatened by humans’ actions and climate change. Since the late 1970s, coral reefs across the world have been dying at an unprecedented rate, and it only seems to be getting worse, acc
A contribution of Nuno Silvestre, a fish saying "Hi Nuno".
Nuno Silvestre is an amazing scuba diving photographer. Born in Setubal and a citizen of Portugal Dream Coast. We are proud!
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