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Kungkungan Bay Resort Review

Overall Impression: A 5-star experience

Getting There: That’s a bit ugly from the USA but getting to any location in the Indo Pacific from the USA is no better.  This just has to be considered.  As long as you know going in you can prepare accordingly.  Bring extra sleeping aids, meds, change of underwear, snacks etc. Read more

October 17, 2018 |

Wish We Stayed Longer !

My previous and only trip to Fiji was 20 years ago so it was with fond but somewhat dim memories that I looked forward to the upcoming visit to Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort (JMC).  My wife had done all the planning for this trip,  so I didn’t have any expectations other than there would be diving, eating, relaxing, and sleeping, not necessarily in that order. Read more

October 16, 2018 |

Bugs, Bugs, Bugs

By Bonnie McKenna

If you are anything like me, when you get bit by mosquitos or no-see-ums, you will scratch the bites until you dig a hole in your skin.

Bugs love me. My husband, standing beside me, never gets a bite. Not fair! Read more

October 13, 2018 |

Last Chance to Book Clark’s Cay, Guanaja At Grand Opening Rates


At Grand Opening Rates

This is the perfect time to make your next vacation an absolute stunner to an island getaway where you can relax, enjoy and dive on some of the Caribbean’s most virgin reefs. Clark’s Cay, sister resort to Villa on Dunbar Rock, is a 4-acre island oasis on the south side of Guanaja that offers incredible seascapes throughout. Originally held as a private island, the resort reopened to the public in 2018 following substantial renovations and installation of an open-air restaurant and bar, an infinity pool and spa along with a meandering lazy river to watch the sunset.  The island accommodates of up to 20 guests in a combination of 7 Standard Rooms, 1 One-Bedroom and 1 Two-Bedroom Suite. All are air-conditioned with wrap around porches to enjoy the sea breeze. Read more

September 20, 2018 |

The Humpback Whales of Tonga

By Brook Peterson

Traveling to Tonga as a dive destination was never at the top of my list.  But then a friend invited me to cruise aboard the Nai’a, Tonga’s seasonal liveaboard, to photograph humpback whales.  All excursions were to be done on snorkel as scuba diving in open water is not safe.  I didn’t hesitate for a moment, knowing that the opportunity to get in the water with humpbacks is very rare. Read more

September 18, 2018 |

The Phinisi, New Addition to The Junk Brand, Thailand

PRESS RELEASE From Worldwide Dive and Sail

The Phinisi yacht is the new addition to The Junk brand and will operate diving liveaboard cruises in Thailand and Myanmar starting November 1st 2018. She will offer four different routes that cover the best of diving in Thailand: Similan & Surin Islands including the famous Richelieu Rock, as well as Phi Phi Islands, Koh Haa and the two famous dive sites Hin Deang and Hin Muang. Read more

August 27, 2018 |

Top of the Reef

At Wakatobi, the shallows aren’t just for off-gassing

Steep walls and dramatic seamounts make for exciting dives, and there are a number of sites in Wakatobi that offer these profiles. But many of these same sites offer something that few other places can. When reefs rise sharply from deep water to within a meter or two of the surface, divers can stretch bottom times beyond the hour mark, and discover the colorful world of the shallows. Read more

August 17, 2018 |
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