Tag Archives | dive

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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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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Fish and Fishes in Raja Ampat

Fish and Fishes in Raja Ampat In a place as “fishy” as Raja Ampat, you expect to see anything and you do.  And as Dr. Seuss had a hand in the landscape, Disney went to work on the fish. If I were in charge to create a perfect seascape exhibit for Disney, I would come […]

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Eat, Dive, Love….and Pray the Flights are on Time.

*Our latest adventure is taking us throughout eastern Indonesia diving from both a land based resort (www.misoolecoresort.com) and live aboard and finally to Bali to experience the culture, the art and the beauty of that magical place.  Join us as we blog our way through the Mecca of the diving world for the next 30 […]

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Stay Safe by Staying Educated on Poisonous Marine Life

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Complacency is Easy When we travel and dive all over the world without incident, we tend towards complacency.  After awhile we don’t think emergencies are going to happen.  I learned yesterday how important it is to stay sharp and educated.  Because “sharp” is what I found. After 7500 scuba dives and 24 years as a […]

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