Articles by: Marlene Affeld

by / on May 17, 2017 at 5:00 am / in Travel and Leisure, Under the Sea

Dive An Underwater Volcano at Mahengetang, Indonesia

As experienced master scuba divers will attest, Indonesia offers some of the finest coral reef dive sites in the world. If that isn’t enough to motivate you, there’s a dive site to an active sub-marine volcano with a diversity of […]

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by / on April 28, 2017 at 5:00 am / in From Panama Jack

Top Magical Thailand Dive Destinations

Blessed with fabulous weather, gorgeous white sand beaches, interesting dive sites a few miles from shore, fantastic food, and a warm and welcoming atmosphere, Thailand lives up to its reputation, attracting aqua-orientated visitors from around the world and offering outstanding […]

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by / on April 26, 2017 at 5:00 am / in From Panama Jack

Bocas del Toro Is One Of The Caribbean’s Best-Kept Secrets

When traveling through Panama City, take a detour and leave the opulent luxury of the vibrant city behind. A one-hour flight to Isla Colon, the busy hub and capital of the nine-island Bocas del Toro island chain, carries you into […]

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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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