How Scuba Diving Salvaged my First Solo Trip

Sixty-five feet beneath the ocean’s surface, just off Martinique’s south-west coast, the water was a deep emerald green. Kaleidoscopic wildlife flitted here and darted there, offering many distractions. And, in a welcome twist, all parties present – myself included – spoke the same language. Thumbs down meant ‘descend’, thumbs up meant ‘ascend’ and forming a ring with my […]

My First Night Dive: Crazy, Scary, Beautiful

Dive No. 14 Location: Kariwak Reef, Tobago Depth: 40 ft Dive Shop: Undersea Tobago, Coco Reef Beach Resort, Tobago Highlights: First night dive…nuff said. Details: Night diving is an awesome, mind-blowing, life-altering experience, but it is not for the faint of heart. At present, my heart is still slightly faint. But with practice, I’m confident […]