Blog posts from snorkeling
Seychelles: snorkel excursions

Seychelles: snorkel excursions

Snorkel Trip with Geoli Charters (Praslin) There was 100% chance of rain according to Google but we awoke to sunshine, yay! We were picked up by van a little after 9am at our hotel, the driver was...

Seychelles: La Digue sights

Seychelles: La Digue sights

Anse Severe This was our 'local' beach, just down the street from our accommodations, and featured multiple beach bars. Eric tried snorkeling on our first day but the combination of shallow water...

Seychelles: Mahe sights

Seychelles: Mahe sights

Anse Royale Beach Our flight landed in the morning, and we had several hours to kill before we could check into our self-catering place. Since the weather was nice Eric pointed us to Anse Royal...

Grand Cayman: snorkeling

Grand Cayman: snorkeling

Grand Cayman is famous for Stingray City, but we were not interested in a (pricey) boat tour with a bunch of other tourists. Instead, we went snorkeling from the shore at two locations south of...

Bali: snorkeling at Menjangan Island

Bali: snorkeling at Menjangan Island

After breakfast on the water we walked over to the dive center where we first completed some paperwork and were given fins. While there we met Carolyn, an American working in SE Asia who would also...

Summer Euro 2013: Lanzarote underwater

Summer Euro 2013: Lanzarote underwater

Our Lanzarote hotel was situated on a rocky cliff overlooking a small bay. In the photo below you can see the small floating dock they have for diving and fishing. Even at low tide you are in 8-10...

Curacao 2013: sights

Curacao 2013: sights

Around Thanksgiving we found several interesting travel deals for 2013, and a return to Curacao for a long weekend was one of them. Since we had explored much of the island in 2007 we didn't feel...

Asian adventure 2011: Similan Islands

Asian adventure 2011: Similan Islands

We'd read that Thailand's Similan Islands had some great snorkeling that shouldn't be missed, so we emailed the hotel concierge for some advice. Our hotel recommended Andaman Leisure Phuket (ALP),...

Beaches and snorkeling in Kauai

Beaches and snorkeling in Kauai

We spent time relaxing on the beach in Kauai, mainly at two destinations: Ke'e Beach and Tunnels Beach. Both are on the north end of the island and both have an abundance of trees and therefore,...

a day of snorkeling

Even though the spare battery I brought for the little camera was unexpectedly dead (oops!), we still managed to get lots of good underwater photos on our one day of snorkeling in Dominica. Both...

snorkeling off the coast of Culebra

As previously mentioned, due to weather we rescheduled our snorkeling trip to Culebra for a day later and thankfully, the weather cooperated. Not only is the snorkeling better when it's not windy...

St Martin, the beaches

We spent a lot of time on this trip exploring various beaches all over the island. The idea was to hit the recommended snorkeling spots and then do some strolling and people watching at the more...

Our Itinerary

2024 Trips

San Diego, CA (Jan)
Sarasota, FL (Feb)
Valencia, Spain (Mar)
Mallorca (Apr)
Croatia (May)
Faroe Islands (Aug)
London, UK (Sept)
Bari, Italy (Sept)</br />Rome, Italy (Oct)
Frankfurt, Germany (Oct)

2022 Trips

Florida (Feb)
NC Mountains (Apr)
Washington DC (Apr)
Valencia, Spain (May)
Hilton Head, SC (May)
Pacific NW (Jun)
Long Island (Jul)
Florida (Sept)
Chicago (Sept)
Poland (Sept)
NC Mountains (Nov)
Euro Xmas Markets (Dec)