Malapascua Island ~ Diver’s Paradise in the Philippines

Hello Adventurer! Visiting for the first time? Check out what it’s all about. You’re also invited to sign up for the most exciting newsletter on the planet. Welcome! Malapascua Island, Visaya Group, Philippines About the Island This tiny island is only about 1km by 3km and lies 8km off the north end of Cebu island […]

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Life Block

You’ve heard of writer’s block? Gosh, seems like I’ve had it the past couple of weeks. Can’t seem to find a topic I want to write about and can’t seem to put a coherent sentence together. It drives me crazy because I love to write. So I decided to write about writer’s block. And once […]

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4 Minutes of Bliss

Enjoy 4 minutes of underwater bliss today as Mantagirl shares a taste of the macro world of Asia.  The majority of these clips were taken in the Philippines.  We are thrilled to offer a return trip to the Philippines next spring.  Watch for the announcement of the dates for 2014! We just might also offer […]

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Invitation to Yellowstone and the Grand Tetons

Have you ever wanted to see the Serengeti of North America? To be in a place that is as wild and scenic as it was in the days of Lewis and Clark? To experience the crown jewel of American’s iconic National Parks – the world’s first National Park – in a way that very, very […]

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Chasing Sun~ Our 12 Legs in Pictures!

RTW Flights in Images   First RTW complete, what an adventure, thanks for sharing it with us!  What should we do next?  What’s your next big adventure?

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Chasing Sun~ The Crews Who Made it Happen!

Thank you to all the Star Alliance Flight Crews who made our RTW a success. We gathered the number of flight attendants equal to which leg of the flight plan it was.  It started to get tough around 7 to get them all together for a photo!

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Muck Diving in the Philippines ~ Photos of Wild and Wooly Creatures in the Sea

All Macro. All the Time. My First Muck Dive We were first introduced to the concept of muck diving way back in 1996 during a trip to remote Papua New Guinea. It didn’t sound very appealing to me, I’ll admit. I had a vision of low vis and well….muck… slimy, ooey-gooey, harbor sludge. What fun […]

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New Underwater Clips from the Philippines!

As most of you know, Sharkman and I are busily making our way through the Philippines to find you the best diving, the most exclusive resorts and the friendliest people on the planet!  Along the way I’ve put together a couple of short clips to show you the amazing macro life under the sea.  It […]

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True Smiles in the Philippines~A First Look

A Rival for the Kiwis Upon arriving in Australia for the first time I thought I had encountered the most friendly people in the world. But then I headed to New Zealand and found the Kiwis to be even friendlier. But move aside lands down under because I’ve discovered your rivals. The Filipinos are taking […]

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First Thoughts of the Philippines and Acacia Dive Resort

Arriving in Manila we were greeted by exactly what we expected to see, the friendly smiles that were lacking upon our arrival in Thailand. After working more than six years on board cruise ships with a largely Filipino crew, we felt more like we had arrived as a friend. Everyone was extremely friendly and helpful […]

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