Category: Dive Travel

Anything related to dive travel

BVI: Tranquil Virgins

Back in 1971 I cruised into the British Virgin Islands and dropped anchor at Norman Island just off the famous caves that inspired Robert Lewis Stevenson’s Treasure Island. I never dreamed at the time that these islands would become a…

The Noisy World

America has a coral barrier reef off the Florida Keys. While this is no challenge to Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, it does have something Australia does not. For the past 25 years, hundreds of divers and snorkellers have come together…

Into the Deep

Just as a drive through some inner city areas might prompt a bit of defensive driving and safety precautions, your jump off the back of the boat into the deep should inspire some defensive “diving” and a solid understanding of…

Yap: Don’t Miss It!

Like most dive locations worth visiting these days, Yap is not easily accessible. First you have to fly at least 13-14 hours from the west coast of the U. S. (six hours more from the east coast) just to get…

Lost in Translation

The diving experience is made up of a number of things. Just getting there at times involves days of transit via airplanes (some of dubious provenance), overnights in bizarre accommodations definitely not in the Travel & Leisure Top Ten, equally…