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Hiking Diamond Head Volcano in Hawaii

View from the top of Diamond Head Vocano in Hawaii

Located on the island of Oahu, Diamond Head is a young but extinct volcano that makes for a fantastic and affordable day trip. Entering into the crater through a large tunnel in one side of the volcano wall, immediately the place just opens up and the sky is revealed around you. One small corner of … Read More

Scuba Diving In Salang, Malaysia (one for the bucket list!)

False clown fish, Salang, Tioman Island

Ever been scuba diving in clear water surrounded by fish and coral? I never had until a few weeks ago and let me just say IT WAS FRIGGIN’ AMAZING! Easily the best travel decision I’ve made over the last few years (and definitely better than my infamous Tour de Horror project). Fan coral found scuba … Read More

Breathtaking Underwater Photos From Tioman Island, Malaysia

Nudibranch at lunch, Salang, Tioman Island

Over the last decade I’ve traveled to countless exotic destinations famous for their world-renowned scuba diving yet for some strange reason I have never been PADI certified. However all that is about to change next month! Needless to say I am super excited! In a couple weeks I’ll be headed out to Tioman Island, located … Read More

First Impressions: Sri Lanka (And Advice For Other First-Timers)

First time visitors to Sri Lanka tend to assume that the country and the culture are very similar to India given their close proximity (only 28km apart) however nothing could be further from the truth. I’ve only been in the country a couple of days and already I have been overwhelmingly blown away by the … Read More

Incredible India: Honeymoon Packages For The Ultimate Romantic Getaway

Sunset in Goa, India

Honeymoons are once in a lifetime kind of experience, and compromising it is not something that you should go for. To ensure that you can make the most of it, you can explore the wide range of honeymoon packages by Kerala Tour Packages. They offer an extensive range of honeymoon packages, which have been specially … Read More

Photo Gallery: An Island Boat Trip to Ko Phi Phi, Thailand

Tonsai Pier at Ko Phi Phi in southern Thailand

A picturesque paradise. This is The Beach. (Yes, that movie was filmed here.) Welcome to Ko Phi Phi in southern Thailand! Located in the Andaman Sea between Phuket and Krabi, the Phi Phi Islands have quickly become a very popular tourist destination in Thailand. More than 1,000 people visit Koh Phi Phi ever single day. … Read More

5 Things To Do Before You Leave Bolivia

Salar de Uyuni in Bolivia is the world's largest salt flat

Bolivia was my first experience of South America where I enjoyed three months of Spanish lessons, a homestay, volunteering and exploring the country. It remains one of my most memorable travel experiences to this day. It was also one of the most thought-provoking. Before you leave Bolivia be sure to soak up as much of … Read More