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scuba diving

Iceland Off The Beaten Path Travel Guide

Road trip through the eastern region of Iceland

Iceland off the beaten path is a country like no other. Legendary Viking history. Intriguing culture and cuisine. Plus it is just far enough removed from its neighbors to make others curious about this island nation. Turns out that in addition to being breathtakingly beautiful, Iceland is overflowing with cool, quirky, unique and offbeat sights … Read More

Mabul Island, Kapalai + Other Great Semporna Scuba Diving Spots (Besides Sipadan)

Sabah sea turtle spotted while scuba diving

In Semporna scuba diving is the #1 pastime. There are dozens of nearby islands to dive and snorkel and hike. Sure, Sipadan Island is one of the most famous, however it is also the most expensive. That’s okay! If you want to get under the sea around Semporna without having to empty your wallet, consider … Read More

Scuba Diving Sipadan Island: Behind The Scenes + Video

Sipadan Island in Sabah, Malaysia

Sipadan Island in Sabah, Malaysian Borneo, is one of those legendary places that every diver has heard of but few have visited. Scuba diving Sipadan Island is a breathtaking bucket-list destination. Why? Sipadan is one of the top scuba diving destinations in the world. Unfortunately, the island also has an infamous history that even now, … 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