snorkeling & scuba diving

French Polynesia cruising

Cruising French Polynesia: As romantic as it gets

By Janice and George

Cruising French Polynesia is as romantic as it gets! And it’s often the most affordable way to visit these luscious islands that seduce visitors with their turquoise lagoons and blooming hibiscus.

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Hunting lionfish in the Caribbean (eating them too!)

Hunting Lionfish in the Caribbean (Eating Them Too!)

By Janice and George

Hunting lionfish while scuba diving in the Caribbean wasn’t planned. But it turns out there’s a lionfish invasion, and they need to be eliminated. What about eating lionfish? Very yummy.

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Beaches in Cabo San Lucas

5 Best Beaches in Cabo San Lucas

By Janice and George

Sure, Medano Beach is the most popular. But you’ll want to check out these other great beaches in Cabo San Lucas too! All but one are swimmable beaches.

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things to do in the Riviera Maya

Totally awesome things to do in Riviera Maya

By Janice and George

Itching to swim with turtles? Love to see a magical Cirque du Soleil show? Check out these awesome things to do in Riviera Maya, Mexico (when you can tear yourself away from your fabulous resort, of course).

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snorkeling in cabo san lucas

An insider guide to the best snorkeling in Cabo San Lucas and tours

By Janice and George

There’s great snorkeling in Cabo San Lucas at Santa Maria Beach, Chileno Beach and Land’s End! Here’s our guide to the six best snorkeling tours.

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scuba diving Cabo San Lucas

Scuba Diving in Cabo San Lucas: An underwater world of wonders

By Janice and George

Jacques Cousteau called the Sea of Cortez “the world’s richest sea.” Go scuba diving in Cabo San Lucas and you’ll see turtles, rays and 900 species of fish! If you’re lucky, you might spot a shark too.

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Punta Caracol Acqua Lodge

7 reasons to love the overwater bungalows at Punta Caracol Acqua Lodge

By Janice and George

Built on stilts over the water in Bocas del Toro (Panama), Punta Caracol Aqua Lodge has just nine overwater bungalows. And excellent snorkeling!

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Swim with whale sharks La Paz

Swim with whale sharks in La Paz, Mexico

By Janice and George

The moment we first saw a massive whale shark glide slowly by? Wondrous. You can swim with whale sharks in La Paz, a 2-hour drive from Cabo.

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Azura Quilalea

Make like a celebrity at Azura Quilalea Private Island Resort

By Janice and George

The private island resort of Azura Quilalea in Mozambique’s off-the-grid Quirimbas Archipelago wows with just 9 hand-crafted villas, colorful diving and a picture-perfect beach.

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things to do in Mozambique

Unique things to do in Mozambique on a luxury beach holiday

By Janice and George

Snorkeling with wild dolphins. Haunting colonial ruins. Millionaire hideaways. Northern Mozambique is as far off-the-grid as you can get. And perfect for a post-safari idyll.

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Alila Purnama

The “Alila Purnama”: Sailing, diving and, oh my, Komodo dragons!

By Janice and George

Scuba diving in coral gardens, idyllic beach forays and, oh my, Komodo dragons! Cruising Indonesia aboard the luxurious “Alila Purnama” comes with a dash of adventure. Sign us up!

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Costa Rica cruise

Costa Rica UnCruise immerses you in all of nature’s awe

By Janice and George

On our Costa Rica cruise with UnCruise Adventures, we hiked forests, snorkeled and saw sloths, capuchin monkeys and snakes. And we stuffed ourselves silly on great food too.

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Santa Maria Beach

There’s great snorkeling at Santa Maria Beach in Cabo San Lucas!

By Janice and George

Want to see lots of colorful fish? Santa Maria beach is one of the three best places to snorkel in Cabo San Lucas. Here’s how to visit on your own before the tour boats arrive.

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Riviera Maya cenotes

Riviera Maya cenotes are dreamlike underground cathedrals

By Janice and George

With their stalactites and stalagmites, and pools of water shining an unearthly blue, Riviera Maya cenotes look like wondrous underground cathedrals. You can swim and snorkel inside many.

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