Our top 3 unusual places to scuba dive When we think about scuba diving, we usually think about warm, tropical waters, full of coral, fish and sea turtles. Maybe some sharks if you’re adventurous. But there are also other, more unusual places that you can
This is a collection of photos of the Montreal Metro (subway) that I took during summer 2004. I’m posting them here 15 years later in 2019. They were all shot on film, just as digital photography was starting to emerge (and with questionable quality). Most
Your first impression of any city (after the airport and immigration/customs) is the transit from the airport into the city. Some cities make it easier than others. This article explains how to take the Airport Express train into Hong Kong (and back to the airport).
The Star Ferry is a ferry service between Hong Kong Island and Kowloon, crossing the Victoria Harbour. It’s been in operation since 1888, and today it carries 26 million passengers per year. It’s very inexpensive, offers amazing views of the Hong Kong skyline, and is a convenient way to cross the harbour.
It’s been a dream of mine to dive with sea lions. So finding ourselves in Cabo San Lucas after a dive trip to the Socorro Islands, we had the perfect opportunity to find sea lions. Beyond sea lions, the other dive sites at Cabo San Lucas are worth a day or two of diving.
The Socorro Islands is a scuba diving paradise in the Pacific Ocean, 390 km southwest of Cabo San Lucas. Its known for its large animal life, including giant oceanic mantas, 10 species of (friendly) sharks, large schools of fish, whale sharks, dolphins and yellowfin tuna.
Learn how to take the Ruta del Desierto bus to and from the San José del Cabo airport and Los Cabos (or between San José del Cabo and Cabo San Lucas).
Tobermory is one of Canada’s best locations for scuba diving, and one of the top freshwater dive sites in the world. Scuba diving in Tobermory is renown for its numerous well-preserved shipwrecks. The scuba diving is all within the Fathom Five National Marine Park, which
Playa del Carmen and the Riviera Maya area of Mexico is a popular tourist destination. While Playa is a bit of a party town, with all-inclusive resorts, bars and clubs, it’s also perfectly situated for cultural and adventure tourism. We show you how to spend 3 days in Playa del Carmen and see some fascinating sights (beyond the club).
Playa del Carmen is a tourist city, so finding a restaurant that isn’t a tourist trap can be challenging. Here’s my list of best restaurants in Playa del Carmen that offer quality food for any budget level.