Caribbean

Here you’ll find all blog posts about the Caribbean: the most helpful travel tips, most exciting destinations, most spectacular itineraries, extensive packing lists and much more!

Non diving activities Bonaire

Non Diving Activities in Bonaire

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Activities on Bonaire if you aren’t a diver – or just feel like staying out of the water for a day *   *or if you have to board a plane the next day. Bonaire is a small island. Nevertheless, there is quite a lot of things you can experience while visiting that do NOT involve diving. But if you happen to visit Bonaire and are not yet a diver…

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Diving with Underwater Scooters in Bonaire

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Diving with Underwater Scooters in Bonaire During one of my first dive courses, I remember watching the PADI videos when they shortly talked about underwater scooters. Since then – that course dates back to 2010 – I’ve been looking for them more or less. I was never successful just until I found some underwater scooters in Bonaire for rent. Some of the local dive shops provide fun adventure dives and…

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Diving in San Andrés with Blue Life

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Diving San Andrés with Blue Life Crystal clear water, warm water, colourful fish = that’s what awaits you when diving San Andrés! Little over two hours by plane is what it takes to get from Bogotá to San Andrés. A bit of mainland and the rest is ocean! San Andrés is located near Nicaragua and most people wouldn’t think it belongs to Colombia. And exactly this island was my destination…

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Xcaret Park – a Day at the Riviera Maya

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How about a day in a small paradise on the Riviera Maya? Are you going to be travelling near Playa del Carmen and Tulum? Would you like to explore the world of the Mayans and learn a bit more about the history of Mexico

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Let’s dive the MUSA Underwater Museum Isla Mujeres with Carey Diving

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Let’s dive in! MUSA Underwater Museum Isla Mujeres with Carey Diving A few years ago I first heard of MUSA – the Museo Subacuatico de Arte. Ever since I wanted to dive there and see it all for myself. This Underwater Museum was built aka sunk back in 2009. It’s not even the only one in the world – there’re others in the Caribbean and other places too, where you…

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Don’t dive in Cozumel

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Don’t ever dive in Cozumel There’s this little island. It belongs to Mexico and some of you might have heard about it. Many cruise ships (eewwww!) stop here. Others may know it because the diving is supposed to be “oh so spectacular”. Here is why you should never, and I mean never ever, dive in Cozumel: The reefs are ugly and there are hardly any fish left in the sea…

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How much are 4 days on San Andrés including Diving?

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How much are 4 days on San Andrés including Diving? I love lists and breaking down costs – so that’s why I wrote down everything I spent during my 4-day-trip to San Andrés in Colombia. I’ve also gathered a lot of recommendations for you here as well. Itinerary for 4 days on San Andrés Day 0: arriving in San Andrés late night, after a flight from Bogotá (approx. 2 hours flight time)…

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San Andrés Travel Tips – a Paradise for Divers with Perils

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San Andrés Travel Tips – a Paradise for Divers with Perils A two-hour flight from Bogotá, off the Nicaraguan coast, is a little island paradise – or at least that’s what I was promised by many Colombians and Google image search. It is a paradise for divers, but the rest of the island did not impress me at all. If anything, it got me thinking… I flew with Viva Colombia and landed…

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Snorkel with Turtles in Akumal

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Snorkelling with Turtles in Akumal There’s this small village in Mexico. It has a lovely small bay where many, many turtles live. The best part: you can snorkel with them! I’ve heard about Akumal a couple of years ago, and I knew that I had to go there myself. It took a while to fulfil this wish – and I kind of wish I had come here earlier. We started…