Locally we call it ‘Sunday Funday.’ Sundays are typically the first day of the diving week. Most people fly down to the Caribbean on a Saturday, and start their diving the following day. What this means is that Sunday can be a bit of a nightmare! For many, it’s perhaps their first time back in… Read More Advice: Five ways to Avoid the Most Common ‘First Day’ Problems on your next Dive Vacation.
Some time ago, I spent a couple of weeks working with two guys from a company called Reef Smart Guides. Each day we headed out on the boat to all of the dive sites of Grand Cayman’s eastern shore, and they conducted in-depth research into each and every single location. The idea was to collect… Read More Book Review: Reef Smart Guides – Grand Cayman
“Oh powerful Maximón, help me with all of my actions and with any dangers that may arise that I may need assistance. If I need help in matters of love, you will draw the one I love closer to me. If it be business, that I will be successful. If it be enemies, that you… Read More Interesting: Did you know that there is a philandering, liquor-swilling, and chain-smoking Guatemalan Saint of Vice?
I want people to dive. It keeps me in a job, and it helps drum-up passion for the Earth’s oceans; which is important now more than ever. But, for many folks who have thought about learning to dive, there maybe some niggling concerns that prevent them from making the leap into becoming an ambassador for… Read More Diving: The 5 most common reasons that people fear learning to SCUBA dive.
A friend of mine from way back when has started his own online health and wellness coaching service which takes a holistic approach to fitness of both mind and body, and how the two are intrinsically linked. His company is called Theseus Body and Mind – check it out! As the nature of my lifestyle… Read More Podcast: Talking with Cameron from Theseus Body and Mind
It’s been a relatively busy month blogging wise since my last update. I have made a few new posts, completed a few that have been sitting in my drafts folder, and re-worked an old one with better quality photos. The Cayman Islands still has its borders closed to all but a select few long-term tourists.… Read More Review: November 18th 2020
I am not a great photographer. Despite visiting some of the most beautiful destinations on the planet, and seeing some of the most wonderful things, my approach to photography has always been one of simply pointing a cheap cellphone camera with a dirty, scratched lens in the general direction of the subject, and then snapping… Read More Lessons: Tips I have learned on how to take better Travel Photos on a Budget
I have taken a few flights over the years. No doubt a modest amount from a business traveller’s viewpoint who may travel weekly, but quite a few nonetheless. I have circumnavigated the planet in one direction a couple of times, I have flown back and forth to Australia and New Zealand, and then again to… Read More Advice: An actually very simple Introduction to Airline points and miles.
As one of the most expensive countries to visit in the Caribbean, and 2020’s most expensive country in the world in which to live – how can visitors make their money go further in this little tropical paradise? I have been a resident of the Cayman Islands (on and off!) since 2013. I know as… Read More Advice: Five ways to save money in the Cayman Islands. (Written by a resident!)
I have been a busy boy! Not only have I been writing about current events in my world, I also have been working on updating old content and adding stuff that I never got around to publishing at the time – some of which dates back several years. In order to keep you all updated,… Read More Review: October 15th 2020