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Scuba Diving in Huatulco – the marine life of Oaxaca

Diving in Huatulco A few days ago we went for two dives in Huatulco, my favorite city in Mexico. Huatulco lays in Oaxaca on...

Getting ready for a year of diving in the Maldives

Diving in the Maldives A new adventure has come across our path and with this comes a new destination. Thom and I will spend...
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Meeting people on the road – Tips for finding someone while traveling solo

Meeting people can be very easy or extremely difficult, depending on what type of person you are yourself. While pages like the international Cupid.com...
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Freediving – a new passion on one breath

Freediving. A word that brings many different pictures to mind. It could show the image of a person jumping from a high board that...

Finding a baby seal in Greece – the endangered Mediterranean monk seal

The endangered Mediterranean monk seal When you think of seals, where do your thoughts go to? To the Californian coast where the wild sea...
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The Kalmar Castle – Back in time in Sweden

A guided tour in Kalmar Castle ‘Are you here for the English tour?’ A young man asked us as he shook our hands and...
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Back home, a tourist in my own country

Travels to the Netherlands I will have one week “back home” and I don’t need much time to think about the things I want...
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Doing a PADI IDC in Bocas – becoming diving instructors

In the beginning of 2017 Thom and I did the IDC. But what’s an IDC? It stands for Instructor Development Course! As we both...

It’s all Greek to me – things about the Greek culture

  Culture from elsewhere makes us see differences between what’s normal and strange. Your perspective changes. Take the bits and pieces of that foreign...
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Travel Guide: How to explore Athens in 2 days

The last few years I’ve been in Greece quite a bit, but I have never been to Athens before! This year’s travel-route to our...

Scuba Diving in Huatulco – the marine life of Oaxaca

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Diving in Huatulco

A few days ago we went for two dives in Huatulco, my favorite city in Mexico. Huatulco lays in Oaxaca on the Pacific coast and has plenty of interesting marine life. The water is lovely for snorkeling and great for diving. The visibility that we had was only about 7 to 8 meters, but that gave us no issues as the macro life is beautiful. The water temperature was about 27 degrees and with a maximum depth of 18 meters near the coast. We dove at two dive spots; El Laberinto and Morro Maguey. I liked the second spot better for the thousands of porcupinefish. Those creatures are simply adorable!
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Getting ready for a year of diving in the Maldives

Diving in the Maldives

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A new adventure has come across our path and with this comes a new destination. Thom and I will spend 2018 as dive instructors for a brand new resort.

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Meeting people on the road – Tips for finding someone while traveling solo

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Meeting people can be very easy or extremely difficult, depending on what type of person you are yourself. While pages like the international Cupid.com services help you find someone digitally that may very well be living on the other side of the planet, there’s also a special kind of magic about meeting people in person. This is a small guide that will help you meet new people when you’re traveling solo, because no matter how much you’re enjoying yourself, it’s always more fun when you can share cool moments with someone.
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Freediving – a new passion on one breath

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Freediving.

A word that brings many different pictures to mind. It could show the image of a person jumping from a high board that itself is a spring. Jumping into a deep pool from higher grounds. Perhaps it reminds you of a song or a movie. To me it brings memories of being one with the ocean on one breath. One single breath.
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