Tequila. Misunderstood and Vilified – But it’s my new Favourite Spirit! Here’s why.

Associated with cheap margaritas and closing time shots, even the word ‘Tequila’ causes shivers down the spine of those who have been bitten in the past. For the longest time, I never even considered Tequila a sophisticated beverage to be savoured due to its rather unsavoury reputation. Yet it has become apparent that my opinion… Read More Tequila. Misunderstood and Vilified – But it’s my new Favourite Spirit! Here’s why.

Travel Thoughts: Top Five most Friendly Countries I have visited

Although for the most part, the vast majority, if not all, the countries that I have visited have been full of friendly and hospitable people, some stand out in particular for having a notably high level of downright friendliness. In our modern world, there seems to be a huge movement towards shunning traditional stereotypes, which… Read More Travel Thoughts: Top Five most Friendly Countries I have visited

Photos: Diving with sharks in the Cayman Islands

I am only diving the weekends right now. Fortunately, the quality of diving has been really great with tons of fish life, and other marine animals too. December is ‘Shark Month’; The resident population of sharks here are returning once again to shallow waters after spending the summer a lot deeper avoiding the warmer water.… Read More Photos: Diving with sharks in the Cayman Islands

Advice: Five ways to Avoid the Most Common ‘First Day’ Problems on your next Dive Vacation.

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.

Interesting: Did you know that there is a philandering, liquor-swilling, and chain-smoking Guatemalan Saint of Vice?

“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?

Diving: The 5 most common reasons that people fear learning to SCUBA dive.

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.