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August 11, 2016 |

What You Need to Know Before Visiting a Zika-Affected Destination

Source US News  Liz Weiss

Experts weigh in on precautions to take before, during and after your trip.

There are smart steps to mitigate your risks of contracting the virus and transmitting it to others. With the peak summer vacation season in full swing, many travelers are clamoring for a sunny getaway. But with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention cautioning expectant women, those trying to get pregnant and their partners to avoid places affected by the mosquito-borne virus that’s been associated with microcephaly and Guillain-Barre syndrome, an autoimmune condition, travelers are pivoting their plans, and for good reason. 

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August 10, 2016 |

Archipiélgo de Revillagigedo Inscribed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List

Along with 7 other sites  July 2016   

Archipiélgo de Revillagigedo (Mexico) – Located in the eastern Pacific Ocean, this archipelago is made up of four remote islands and their surrounding waters: San Benedicto, Socorro, Roca Partida and Clarión. This archipelago is part of a submerged mountain range, with the four islands representing the peaks of volcanoes emerging above sea level. The islands provide critical habitat for a range of wildlife and are of particular importance for seabirds. The surrounding waters have a remarkable abundance of large pelagic species, such as manta rays, whales, dolphins and sharks. 
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August 3, 2016 |

Surprising Places You Can Dive in USA

Three destinations you might not have considered  by Jennifer Idol

When you think of scuba diving, you probably imagine swimming with sea turtles in the Caribbean or exploring rich coral reefs in the Coral Triangle. While these are top destinations, unique and rich sites are also found throughout the United States. I share a few surprising, if not downright shocking destinations in the U.S. in this recap. Read more

August 3, 2016 |

Scuba Diver Tag Keeps Emergency Info With You

While we hope you’ll return from every dive without a problem, the ScubaDiverTag will ensure you have your critical information with you at all times.

We have noticed many dive operations do not collect your DAN or emergency contact information. The ScubaDiverTag has all those details and more. Once attached to your BCD, you will never go diving without it! Read more

July 13, 2016 |

6 Reasons To Use A Dive Travel Agent

Even for experienced dive travelers, planning and booking complicated dive trips online can prove daunting. Deciding where to start a search, best times to travel to destination,  getting there with smooth connections, finding hidden charges and so much more…  And then taking the time to put together all the separate and often non-refundable pieces. Or . . . you can use a professional to help.

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July 12, 2016 |

Travel Thoughts – On Your Terms

By Betty and Dan Orr

Its time to think about all the wonderful places to travel to that may be on your bucket list. But you may be hesitating to make a choice to travel based on news headlines. Don’t fall victim to what we call, ‘Ghostbusters Syndrome’. Remember that great quote (altered just a little)?  “Disaster(s) of biblical proportions. Old Testament, Mr. Mayor, real wrath of God type stuff. Fire and brimstone coming down from the skies! Rivers and seas boiling! Forty years of darkness! Earthquakes, volcanoes…
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July 5, 2016 |

How to Get the Best Diving Experience

Scuba diving is one of the best water sports activities that you can indulge in; it’s easy and it’s fun.

The allure of the underwater world has inspired many people to go beyond their imagination and discover what lies beneath the clear, turquoise waters in some of the most breathtaking places in the world. And sure enough, it is never disappointing as you see the colorful, astounding, and multi-faceted world of the open sea. Read more

July 1, 2016 |
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