Five of the Best Places to go Swimming with Sharks

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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…
Dahab

Dahab In My Mind

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“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.”…
Apo Island

Snorkeling is Fun in Apo Island (Part 2)

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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.
Apo Island

Snorkeling is Fun in Apo Island (Part 1)

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Colorful corals tower up to give shelter to variety of fishes. There seems to be a busy metropolitan of sea creatures down there.
Snorkeling is Fun in Balicasag Island

Snorkeling is Fun in Balicasag Island

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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…
Snorkelling is Fun in Siquijor

Snorkeling is Fun in Siquijor

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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…
irene.'s photo of Place of Refuge.

The Big Island of Hawaii's Place of Refuge

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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.…
Lion and the Pig

Introducing Dumaguete - The City of Gentle People

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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,…
Lava Flow

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

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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…
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Top 5 Dive Sites in Anilao, Batangas

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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…