3 Observing the sharks from a safe distance so as not to disturb them Swimming with Whale Sharks in Cancun - I sat on the edge of the boat, clinging to dear life as the waves tossed our vessel about. Finally I heard Csaba yell, “Go!” and I did as I’d been instructed–I pushed off the side of the boat into the deep water below, just as the huge dorsal fin came near. Read about my […]
7 Hanauma-Bay Is Hanauma Bay the Best Snorkeling Spot in Hawaii? - Hawaii is well-known for its many azure and aqua beaches that offer prime snorkeling opportunities. If you are looking for a location teeming with marine life, head to Hanauma Bay on the southeast side of Oahu. Click here to read the story about snorkeling in Hanauma Bay in Wave Journey. Related posts: That Time I […]
photo courtesy of La Paz Tourism That Time I Was Head-Butted by a Sea Lion Snorkeling in La Paz -   At the southern tip of Baja Mexico is the peninsula’s gem, La Paz. The translation of La Paz is “peace” and this seaside destination offers an abundance of tranquility and beauty. The crystal clear aqua waters provide great snorkeling opportunities, but if you are looking for a truly memorable snorkeling experience, head out to […]
1 Survival Guide to Bali’s Sensational Sister Islands - Bali is well-known to have some of the most beautiful beaches and snorkeling locations in the world. What is less known is that some of the best spots are not on the mainland, but just a short boat trip away, on and around Bali’s three exotic sister islands – Nusa Penida, Nusa Lembongan and Nusa […]
Our group of explorers.  Photo courtesy of Rachel Heller Snorkel the Chilly Medes Islands? Find Out Why You Should! - The Mediterranean. It’s blue. It’s famous. It’s coooold. Think you might like to snorkel in these frigid waters off the eastern coast of Spain? You would if you knew about the beautiful Mediterranean underworld of the Medes Islands. In the Baix Empordà, off the coast of Catalonia Spain, is a unique archipelago made up of […]
Checking out the smiling girl sculpture. Best Diving Ever! Cancun’s Mystical Underwater Museum - It’s nothing short of surreal… A man “on fire” with fire coral flaring out of his eyes, nose and ears… A small smiling girl looks up to the surface… A group of business men with their heads in the sand, oblivious to the world around them… No, these are not real people, but just a […]
Diving in Belize Belize: Best for Diving - The graceful beauty of stingrays, multi-colored tropical fish, swaying sea grass, dawdling giant sea turtles…and yes, even the sand-papery skin of nurse sharks…are all part of the dive experience of Belize. I’m a novice, or what is commonly known as a “resort diver.” No certification, but after taking a short 45-minute course I’m good to […]
diving Curacao Unplugged and Underwater: Mother and Son Dive in Curacao - These days, it’s nearly impossible for a mother to finds ways to bond with her teenage son that don’t include X-Box, dirt bikes or soccer. Family vacations are a great time to reconnect, but in planning a family trip to Curacao, I had an epiphany. Why not ask my teenage son to join me on […]