Tag Archives | adventure

Around the World, Making A Dream Come True

So, today we returned from the most astonishing journey of our life…a 26 day, around the world odyssey by private jet. It was a job that we were sought out to do. I hadn’t really given it much thought about how it came about until this morning.

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Home too long? How do you know??

One of my favorites that I wrote, thought it was time to repost it! My neighbor came by the other day and when he came into my house he was in hysterics. I chuckled with him and asked what was so funny. He said,” I always laugh when I see the plaque at your front […]

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Finding Balance in Life….Or Not

The idea of finding balance in life crowds pages of self help books, dominates magazine articles and sucks up hours of day time talk shows. They purport that once you find balance, you will be happy. Balance your career with your family, your work with your play, your up time with your down time. Even […]

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Scuba with us in Bonaire this November, 2011!!

Bonaire SCUBA Sampler Do you want to: Do some great diving with a fun group of people? Hone your dive skills under the supervision of top instructors? Finish up a diving certification? Get a great deal on a vacation? Have a once in a lifetime adventure? If you answered “Yes” to any of those questions, […]

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Great Summer Dive Getaway- St. Vincent and Young Island

Summer Getaway- Young Island, St. Vincent Young Island, the dive and party place of the jet set will be OURS this August 6th-13th as we launch a James Bond style takeover of the floating sensation, the Coconut Bar. Before the fall rolls around, soccer practice starts and your evening computer programing class sucks you in…..get […]

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Whale Sharks of Isla Mujeres, Mexico

Swimming with Senor Big! The largest fish in the ocean, the whale shark, is also one of the most docile.  I can’t imagine any other multiple ton animal that I would swim two feet in front of.  What I mean is that I ‘ve been so close that I could reach out and stick my […]

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Why Manta Rays Rock or….What’s Your Favorite Marine Critter?

What is your favorite marine critter and why? For Mantagirl, it’s….well…manta rays of course!!! Why? I’ll explain, but first there seems to be a lot of confusion over different species of rays. Let me try to clear that up. The three rays you are most likely to see snorkeling or diving in tropical oceans are […]

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Top Five Tips for Your First Scuba Diving Adventure

Always wanted to try scuba diving or had a poor first experience?  Read on! Yesterday on Facebook, a friend named Jennifer commented on one of my photos.  She mentioned that she had tried scuba diving but had a bad experience.  This made me very sad.  But it was also not the first time I had […]

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Budget, Luxury, or Value Traveler….How do you allocate funds for Travel?

Isla Mujeres Hotel

What Matters Most to You? We all travel differently.  Mainly because we value different things.  Where do you put your emphasis?  How do you spend the dollars that you’ve allotted for your vacation?  It’s something to think about and plan for.  Perhaps if you put less dollars into getting there you could stay longer.  Or […]

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Cocos Island- Trip Report

The best way to start out a dive trip is definitely in luxury with a spa day! The guests arrived to Xandari Resort and their 500+square foot villas with spectacular views of the central valley overlooking San Jose, Costa Rica. Spa bookings were made and the relaxation began! Pampered at Xandari Resort in San Jose […]

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