You’ve probably heard of swimming with dolphins. But did you know that more and more travellers are enjoying the exhilarating experience of swimming with sharks? If you’re already humming the famous Jaws music in your head and thinking “No thank you!”, then think again. In reality, many species of shark are very gentle. Holiday Lettings has rounded […]
“I can’t be bothered.” That was the phrase I kept hearing. It was a declaration of the traveler’s current state of inertia, an abbreviation of “I would swim in that warm sea, but I can’t be bothered to walk the three meters.” Or, “I would play shesh-pesh (backgammon) with you, but that would require sitting […]
I read before that Apo Island is said to be “Clown Fish City”, and indeed, it is! Clown fishes go on swimming and playing happily in and out of the anemones, just like what I saw in the Disney movie.
Colorful corals tower up to give shelter to variety of fishes. There seems to be a busy metropolitan of sea creatures down there.
It’s getting hotter and hotter in the Philippines because summer is already here. One of the popular activities during summer is snorkeling since our country has been blessed with a teeming underwater world. For this week’s post, I’ll share my amazing snorkeling adventure in the stunning Balicasag Island. Balicasag Island Panglao Island in Bohol is […]
I’m no scuba diver. I’m not a good swimmer either, but I love to explore the sea with all its living creatures underneath. Yes, I am also a selacophobic, but it didn’t stop me from discovering the undersea world. Since, I’m still saving up for a beginner’s course in scuba diving, I just resort to […]
Pu’uhonua o Hōnaunau – Place of Refuge You have committed an infraction against ancient Hawaiian law. The system of justice is simple and efficient. You are sentenced to death. Since you live on an island, there is no chance of escape. Or is there? All you need to do is reach Pu’uhonua o Hōnaunau, the Place […]
641 kilometers (398 miles) south of Metro Manila in the Philippines lies, what’s been dubbed as,The City of Gentle People – Dumaguete (doo-mah-get-eh), the capital of the province of Negros Oriental. A captivating hodgepodge of sun, sand, sea, food and endless supply of good vibes. Legend says Dumaguete was coined from the Visayan word “daggit,” […]
What is Scuba and what does SCUBA stand for? Scuba diving is one of the world’s most practiced extreme sports. SCUBA stands for Self-Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus – your life line to the world of air breathers. Scuba diving allows people to spend extended amounts of time underwater – this time can last anywhere from […]
Few corners of the world offer so much variety in so little space as Hawaii’s Big Island. If you can get yourself to the middle of the Pacific, here are a few tips to make the most of your time: Volcan-O Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is not only a must-see travel destination, it should be one […]
Situated roughly 2 to 3 hours away from Metro Manila, although my best record was 1 hour, is my favorite SCUBA diving destination – Anilao! Ever since I learned and got certified Anilao has become my weekend getaway – a sanctuary where I could get respite and recharge my enthusiasm for the day job. Oddly […]
I’m selachophobic, I’m afraid of sharks. I have never seen a shark before. Oh, wait, I had seen sharks but that would be around 2 ft and less, but even those little big-eyed monsters scare the hell out of me! I admit, my phobia was influenced so much by the movies depicting goliath sharks as […]