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 […]

5 Things to Do in Tobago (Beyond the Beaches)

There’s a lot to be said about Tobago’s beaches, but I’ll keep it brief: They’re awesome. More awesome than a quarter of the beaches in the Caribbean. Just as awesome as half the stretches of coastline throughout the archipelago. And admittedly less awesome than the remaining quarter of truly idyllic real estate, where crystal clear waters […]

My Dive Bucket List

I’ve been itching to dive for the past three weeks but a pesky cough has confined me to dry land and it’s taking its precious time to go away. Since I can’t dive, or write about new diving expeditions, I’ve channeled my frustrations into scouring dive publications, blogs and of course, my beloved Pinterest, for the […]