Articles by: Marlene Affeld

by / on December 5, 2016 at 5:00 am / in Travel and Leisure

Magical Cozumel

Conveniently close to the U.S. mainland, Cozumel offers sparkling clear warm water, an easy drifting current, a diverse array of intriguing marine life, tower coral formations, and spectacular walls for snorkelers and divers of all skill and experience levels to […]

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by / on October 19, 2016 at 5:00 am / in Travel and Leisure, Under the Sea

Diving the Bay Islands of Honduras

Located between Nicaragua, El Salvador and Guatemala, Honduras features more than 300 miles of Caribbean Sea coastline. The majestic natural resources of Honduras offer incredible recreational opportunities and grand adventures including some of the best whitewater rafting and finest and […]

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by / on October 5, 2016 at 5:00 am / in Travel and Leisure

Isla Holbox, Mexico

Isla Holbox, Mexico is a tiny fishing village in the state of Quintana Roo featuring sea, sun, sand, and an abundance of land and marine life. It is separated from the mainland coastline of Mexico by a shallow lagoon, which […]

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by / on September 26, 2016 at 5:00 am / in Travel and Leisure

Beautiful Bequia: Gem in the Grenadines

Escape the hustle and bustle of city life. Soak up some sunshine. The second largest island in the Grenadines, Bequia, also known as Becouya, presents seven square miles of magnificent scenery, lush vegetation and white sugar sand isolated beaches. An […]

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by / on August 26, 2016 at 5:00 am / in From Panama Jack

Caribbean Dive Destination Safety Tips

The Caribbean is undeniably one of the best diving destinations in the world; in the Cayman Islands you can swim with stingrays, and Belize boasts the second largest barrier reef in the world. The exotic underwater world is mesmerizing, but fraught […]

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by / on July 26, 2016 at 11:00 am / in Travel and Leisure, Under the Sea

Big Game Sport Fishing In The Caribbean

The sparkling waters of the Caribbean offer an impressive array of outstanding options for anglers, from bone fishing inland freshwater lakes and rivers to dropping a line in some of the deepest and most challenging ocean waters of the world. […]

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by / on July 11, 2016 at 5:00 am / in Travel and Leisure

Discover Nicaragua’s Corn Islands

A secluded hideaway for buccaneers and pirates during the 17th century, the Corn Islands of Nicaragua are today an all but forgotten tropical paradise. Located just fifty miles northeast of Bluefields on the Caribbean coast of Nicaragua, the two Corn […]

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by / on June 30, 2016 at 5:00 am / in At the Beach

6 of the Best Beaches Of The Northern Oregon Coast

Stretching from the mouth of the Columbia River, south to Florence, Oregon’s northern coast may be the most beautiful segment of coastline in the mainland United States. The 363-mile-long coastal Highway 101 offers spectacular scenery and access to some of […]

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by / on June 21, 2016 at 11:00 am / in Travel and Leisure

Rotomairewhenua: Discover The Clearest Lake In The World

Nelson Lakes National Park, situated in the northernmost range of the awe-inspiring Southern Alps, features more than 253,000 acres of serene valleys of native old-growth honeydew beech forest tucked within the folds of majestic mountains, miles and miles of pristine […]

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by / on June 15, 2016 at 5:00 am / in Travel and Leisure, Under the Sea

4 of the Best Caribbean Dive Destinations

Offering dramatic underwater vertical wall terrains, visibility of 100-feet or more, brilliantly colored coral, diverse sponge composites, and water temperatures consistently hovering around an ideal 83 degrees, diving in the Caribbean is about as good as it gets. When you […]

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