Five of the Best Places to go Swimming with Sharks

Five of the Best Places to go Swimming with Sharks

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 […]

Dahab In My Mind

Dahab In My Mind

“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 […]

Snorkeling is Fun in Balicasag Island

Snorkeling is Fun in Balicasag Island

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 […]

The Big Island of Hawaii’s Place of Refuge

The Big Island of Hawaii’s Place of Refuge

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 […]

Introducing Dumaguete – The City of Gentle People

Introducing Dumaguete – The City of Gentle People

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,” […]

#RTWA Scuba Diving – Round the World Adventures

#RTWA Scuba Diving – Round the World Adventures

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 […]

Hawaii’s Five O’s: Five Tips for Your Visit to the Big Island

Hawaii’s Five O’s: Five Tips for Your Visit to the Big Island

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 […]