Blog Posts - Snorkelling

Crazy Snorkelling with Sharks and Rays on Caye Caulker

The Happy Nomad On the island of Caye Caulker we awoke to the sounds of birds chirping and the smell of the salty ocean breeze. Today we were going on a snorkel day trip from the island... by Katie Zellhoefer | Crazy Snorkelling with Shar...
by The Happy Nomad on Dec 3, 2016

Why Lindos Needs to be on Your Bucket List

When I told people that I was going to Lindos, it surprised me how many didn’t know where it was, or had even never heard of it. Yet this small town on Rhodes Island is a beautiful place to explore and most definitely should be on your bucket list.
by Eppie on Jul 7, 2016

Tulum – a Mexican Paradise

The Happy Nomad Tulum has assured its place on the globe by quickly becoming a rising star in the Mayan Riviera. Once a tiny fisherman’s village with a few dirt roads, this seaside resort is now one... by Katie Zellhoefer | Tulum –...
by The Happy Nomad on Aug 14, 2015

Tarkarli Beach,famous for its Ramnavmi Utsav, India

Tarkarli Beach in the Sindhugarh District of Maharashtra This beach is located at the convergence of Karli river and Arabian Sea. It is located 540 km from Mumbai and 6 km from south of Malvan. On a clear day one can see the bed of the sea (20 feet d...
by Travel O Masti on Apr 30, 2015

An Iceland adventure – swimming between two continents

I first heard about the Silfra Rift two years ago in a book called “Make The Most of Your Time On Earth”. It was an eye-catching name for a book and the inside lived up to expectations – it contained 1000 adventurous experiences to inspire the...
by Globalgrasshopper on Dec 2, 2014

My Time in Barbados

Last week I was in Barbados, so I would like to apologise for my perpetual absence, but I was sunbathing in literal paradise. I was away for my grandparent's golden anniversary with them, my Dad, Stepmum, Brother, Sister and Uncle and...
by Jeneration Ninety on Oct 21, 2014

Remarkable Cenotes: An Underground Adventure in Mexico

In the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico there are ancient underground caves where travelers can explore quiet pools and mellow rivers. These underground caves are known as Cenotes. There are several ways to explore cenotes and we decided to make it a day...
by theplanetd on Oct 13, 2014

San Cristobal Island of Galapagos on a budget: It’s possible!

The Galapagos Islands are mainly considered as a costly destination. You can book 5-day cruises for 1,500$ and more or do one day-trip after the other. Sure there are tours, you should not miss like snorkeling at Kicker Rock. But… The post San...

San Cristobal Island of Galapagos, on a budget: It’s possible!

The Galapagos Islands are mainly considered as a costly destination. You can book 5-day cruises for 1,500$ and more or do one day-trip after the other. Sure there are tours, you should not miss like snorkeling at Kicker Rock. But… The post San...

Swim with Whale Sharks – A Massive Mexican Adventure

We'd been to Mexico many times, but never in the right season to actually see the migrating whale sharks. We had heard people rave about the experience of swimming with whale sharks and we couldn't wait to do it one day! We finally got our chance. Th...
by theplanetd on Oct 1, 2014

Weekly Travel Video: Swimming with Whale Sharks in Mexico

Enjoy a three minute coffee break with our weekly travel video feature. This week, we're swimming with whale sharks, the biggest fish in the sea! </div> We've been making videos since before we started our travel blog. It was after our trip a...
by theplanetd on Sep 27, 2014

Argentina beaches

If you love beaches and seaside holidays then you must check out the South American country of Argentina, which has some truly exotic and unspoilt coastal destinations to offer. From long stretches... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my webs...
by Travel on Aug 24, 2014

Daydreaming about Mexico – a bucket list

I am heading through the landscape of Germany, watching out of the bus window. My head starts daydreaming about a country which has been on my bucket list for ages. A country full of opportunities of cultural heritage, culinary delights,… The...
by Food & Photos around the world on Jul 23, 2014


*** I’m reading PLATFORM by Michael Hyatt and was mmmmming over an experience he and his wife had while snorkelling… it just resonated with me as a brilliant analogy and as it fits as a preaching illustration for a message i’m writing for the 2...
by One Passion One Devotion on May 14, 2014

Our Hawaiian Vaycay - Hanauma Bay

Hanauma Bay - A great day snorkelling, it was packed by 10am. Lucky we got there at 7am, it was closed to any more people by 11am!
by Art | Creativity | Life on Apr 17, 2014

The Great Barrier Reef Extravaganza

When we saw the breakdown of our day on the Great Barrier Reef in Queensland, we knew it was going to be a day to remember. Just being able to see this World Heritage Site is enough, but to have the opportunity to view it from the air and under the s...
by theplanetd on Apr 15, 2014

Hawaiian Vaycay - Part II

Spinner dolphins at the Port  Free diving with Spinner DolphinsSnorkelling at Captain Cook Monument on the Big Island.So many fish! Underwater camera's are so great!Pencil coralKona Ocean Adventures had this lovely lunch waiting for us afte...
by Art | Creativity | Life on Apr 14, 2014

Our Hawaiian Adventure (Part 1 - The Big Island)

We've just had the BEST family adventure to Hawaii. We spent 2 weeks, on 2 islands, exploring them inside and out. We started in Kona on the Big Island, after connecting through Honolulu. I forgot how wonderful the scenery was on the Kona Coast, ther...
by Art | Creativity | Life on Apr 12, 2014

Los Roques National Park – Venezuela’s Diamond in the Rough

Los Roques National Park – Venezuela’s Diamond in the RoughLos Roques National Park Venezuela’s Diamond in the Rough Have you ever found a magical little archipelago that it seemed the world somehow forgot? Where was it, and what did yo...
by Where Sidewalks End on Dec 27, 2013

The Best Places to Snorkel in Thailand

In this article our guest author, Laura Howells takes us snorkelling in Thailand, a fun alternative to diving if you’re on a budget where you can swim with the fishes and pretend you’re starring in The Beach. When I told people that I was...
by Heather on her travels on Oct 18, 2013

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