The Longest Day: Midsummer in Finland

Monty Python wrote their “Finland Finland Finland” song when I was a speck in my fathers eye, eventually after marrying a Finn I know I’ll be spending more time there. So here goes my top 5 Finnish “must do” holiday activities… until I find more favourites. 1. Whipping in the sauna Finns seem to love…

Our Bohol roadtrip

We’ve been really lucky to have many friends come visit us in Philippines, mainly for the diving and relaxing in the sun, but also we find ourselves on our Island neighbour of Bohol. As I mentioned before in a previous blog, there are many activities and pristine locations to visit. And so we set off…

Diving into Veganism – My 12 Months Cruelty Free

Meat the vegans After 12 years of being a professional sportsman, living a somewhat healthy lifestyle with varied delicious meals from around the globe. I couldn’t deny that as my 40th year on the planet drew closer and my waistline expanded like an Umpa Lumpa, I would need to drastically change things. I had heard…

Malapascua’s Threshers

    Malapascua Island is situated about 5 hours from Cebu, a favourite for divers and beach lovers that will leave you hungry… if not starving. This Island suffered heavily during Typhoon Ulanda and has very few trees remaining due to the ferocious winds that hit and decimated a lot of homes, boats and businesses…

Diving in Panglao – These World-Class Reefs Blow You Away

Diving in Panglao island and near by islands is a treat for beginners as well as experienced divers. Many places the corals are in excellent condition and reefs provide home to many different underwater creatures from turtles to frogfish and whale sharks to funny critters. Diving is still relatively cheap in Panglao (2 dives on…

Palawan, a WWII wreck divers’ delight

Coron, Phillipines – a wreck divers wet dream that has more than a few surprises in store. My first trip to Philippines took me to a small town in Palawan, Coron. After reading a friends Facebook posts and enviously looking through his pictures I knew I’d need to see and dive the place for myself….

My Top 5 of Panglao, Philippines

  1. Yoga at Yoga Barn Panglao My impression of yoga  has changed over the last few years, to be honest I originally had no clue of what was involved in the practice nor the benefits it gives. For me it has grown from my personal impression that it’s just a lot of heavy breathing…

Travel Destination: Philippines

  Philippines is not so known among travellers and backpackers as its neighbour countries Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia or Vietnam, but numbers of visitors is growing rapidly. Beaches and places that used to be quiet and unique are now turning into something completely else, so don’t trust anything what your few years old travel magazine is…

Travel Destination: Sri Lanka

Our trip to Sri Lanka was a great adventure with lots of tasty snacks. We decided to travel through the country with our own rented jeep and explore it all in our own timetable. And loved every moment! Sri Lanka has it all in compact package: beaches, surfing, food, diving, highlands, trekking, jungle, waterfalls, elephants,…

Palau: Incredible Diving Destination, Expensive Accommodation

Shark Sanctuary Palau has been on our bucket list for a long time. When things didn’t work out in Dominican Republic we had to make a decision: find straight away new jobs, go travelling and looking for work in Central America or fly to the other side of the planet to Palau where we should…

Travel Destination: Palau

Palau is one of those “once in a lifetime” destinations for all scuba divers. Or at least it should be. Palau is a tiny country in the middle of the Pacific surrounded by not just coral reefs but an barrier reef too. All the 250 islands are pretty much made of coral. The reef is…

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