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Columbia Deeps and Columbia Shallows are Sensational Dives on Cozumel!

Columbia Deeps and Columbia Shallows are Sensational Dives on Cozumel!

Columbia Deeps and Columbia Shallows! Cozumel is a well known diving destination. Jacques Cousteau put Cozumel on the map in 1960, and he did a documentary about the mesoamerican reef, of which Cozumel’s reefs are a part. There are many beautiful dive sites on Cozumel, but I have to say that I love diving Columbia […]

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3 Reasons to Book a Solo Travel Getaway to the Virgin Islands

3 Reasons to Book a Solo Travel Getaway to the Virgin Islands

Feeling overwhelmed by the daily grind? Hour after hour of demands and deadlines, interrupted only by the buzz of technology notifications…. Sound familiar? How about….the Virgin Islands? It’s time to schedule a trip – with yourself. Whether you’re approaching burnout or taking preventive measures to stave it off, it’s time to unplug from the rest […]

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Two of the Best Dive Sites in Cozumel are full of Sea Turtles!

Two of the Best Dive Sites in Cozumel are full of Sea Turtles!

Dive sites on Cozumel often have turtles! I always love diving El Paso de Cedral (Cedar Pass) and the Palancar Reefs. I cannot think of a single trip I have taken to Cozumel when I didn’t dive them more than once. Palancar is beautiful, full of colorful coral and sponges (and turtles!). Palancar Reef is […]

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5 Reasons I Love Diving in Cozumel!

Filed in Dive Adventures, Dive Cozumel, Reviews!, Travel by on June 27, 2017 10 Comments
5 Reasons I Love Diving in Cozumel!

Only 5 reasons I love diving in Cozumel, Mexico? Ha! There are many more than 5, but hey, I’m not writing a novel, I am writing a blog! So here goes! TURTLES! Cozumel diving always includes turtles, turtles, turtles! Divers mostly encounter Hawksbill Turtles, who oddly enough do not nest on Cozumel as Loggerheads and […]

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I Love Introducing People to the Wonders of the Ocean

I Love Introducing People to the Wonders of the Ocean

I have always loved introducing people to the ocean. First time snorkelers, first time divers, and especially children seeing the underwater world for the first time. I cannot count how many people I have taught to snorkel or taken snorkeling, and most of them went on to dive and become certified divers. Since I am always […]

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No Matter How far I Roam, I always come Home to Cozumel

No Matter How far I Roam, I always come Home to Cozumel

I have roamed all over our amazing planet, and there is so much more to see! Having walked on seven continents, I have been privileged to see the most beautiful, fantastic, and incredible sights. Every place is so different and so unique, and I have loved all of my travels, and treasure my experiences, both good […]

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The 3 Best Tourist Attractions in the Fabulous City of Buenos Aires

Filed in Adventures in South America!, Travel by on May 29, 2017 2 Comments
The 3 Best Tourist Attractions in the Fabulous City of Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires was a fantastic surprise when I visited in January of 2017, and these are the 3 Best Tourist attractions in my opinion. I did not expect the incredible European architecture, the cosmopolitan city, and the diversity of its citizens. My friend Annie and I very wisely chose a great, private tour company,  Maria Corbalon […]

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Why you will love Lake Travis in the Texas Hill Country!

Why you will love Lake Travis in the Texas Hill Country!

My husband and I have visited the Texas Hill Country a few times, and loved it. We plan to spend much more time in the area! Ah, the longer we stayed on Lake Travis in the Texas Hill Country, the more I liked it!  Lakeway is a wealthy, small town with all the amenities, easy […]

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Our Last Day In Raja Ampat was the Most Colorful Yet!

Filed in Travel by on May 16, 2017 16 Comments
Our Last Day In Raja Ampat was the Most Colorful Yet!

Any diver will tell you that the last few dives of a dive trip tend to be among the best of the entire journey! Our last day was the most colorful. I’m not sure why that is, perhaps the ocean and its creatures want to make sure we will come back to see them. Whatever the […]

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How to Perform Citizen Science with Manta Rays!

How to Perform Citizen Science with Manta Rays!

There are few things in this world I enjoy more than scuba diving, and when I can combine my love of the ocean and its creatures with performing citizen science, I feel like I am doing something to contribute in a positive way to help our environment. I love to travel with my friend, Dr […]

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