In a move many are lauding as finally catching up to the sentiment on the issue, the US House of Representatives voted yesterday (11/20/19) 310 v 107 to ban the trade of shark fins!
Drift Diving – Everything You Need to Know
There’s nothing quite like effortless diving. Jump in the water and just float along. If that’s the kind of diving that sounds like something you’d enjoy, then drift diving might be for you! But there’s definitely some considerations and safety factors to think about.
Traveling Cancun (Part 2)
Mexico has been on my bucket list for years, and I recently got the chance to go visit and friend to explore. The end of my trip was action-packed: Cenote diving, Whale Sharks, Mantas, and island exploration on Isla Mujeres
Traveling Cancun (Part 1)
Mexico has been on my bucket list for years, and I recently got the chance to go visit and friend to explore. The whole point of the trip was as a dive excursion (and that’ll be a few posts in itself!) but I took the opportunity to play tourist a bit and enjoy what the city had to offer ❤
9 Things to Know Before Going to Cancun, Mexico
Sitting on northeast coast of the Yucatán Peninsula in the Mexican state of Quintana Roo is Cancun. Known for breath-taking ocean waters, soft sand beaches, and a hell of a good time, Cancun is an unsurprisingly popular tourist destination. Direct flights are easy to come by, so it’s definitely worth taking a trip! I recently had a chance to visit a friend for a dive trip, and got to spend 2 weeks in the city (separate blog post coming!). So I’ve come up with a few things below that might help you on your own exploration into this beautiful city.
Turtles and Scuba Diving in Florida
Along the Florida coast a variety of turtles are known to nest and frequent the area along the coast, so you can definitely expect to see them when diving! During the summer is their huge boost in nesting, and there have been dives where I saw so many turtles–mostly loggerheads–that I stopped counting at 22! It seems to peak roughly around June/July, but they are often spotted year round.
My Journey – When the Wanderlust Hit
It’s been a wild few years for me up to this point. I climbed a corporate ladder doing what I thought you’re supposed to be an “adult,” and felt unfulfilled. When I found a Groupon for scuba diving and discovered a passion I never knew I had, I knew my life needed to change. I had done what I was supposed to do, according to society, and yet it didn’t feel right. I dreaded going to work, working long hours in a place that was not inspiring. So why not make a change?