Destinations

  1. Mother and Calf Humpback at Tonga. Shot by John Thorogood

    Swimming with Whales – a True Bucket-list Experience (to be repeated as frequently as you can afford)

    Contributed By : John Thorogood

    Swimming with Whales – a True Bucket-list Experience (to be repeated as frequently as you can afford)

    Contributed By : John Thorogood

    The humpback whale is one of conservation’s great success stories. Hunted to a few thousand animals prior to a global ban in only 1985, populations of humpbacks around the world are on the rise . Spending time in the water with these awesome creatures is …. well awesome.

  2. Indonesian Pinsi being built on Sangeang Api, Indonesia

    Meet the ship builders of Sangeang Api, Indonesia

    Contributed By : Anita Verde

    Meet the ship builders of Sangeang Api, Indonesia

    Contributed By : Anita Verde
    Bontoh village doesn’t have much. Its small square homes cobbled together from a jumble of materials gestures a very simple life. But what it does have, apart from the ominous volcano looming above, is world-class ship building skills.
  3. Fur seal, up-close and personal

    Barunguba (Montague island) - an underwater photographer's guide

    Contributed By : Lee Hankinson

    Barunguba (Montague island) - an underwater photographer's guide

    Contributed By : Lee Hankinson

    An overview of what diving at Barunguba - or Montague Island - has to offer underwater photographers with a few tips and pointers

  4. Halmahera - colourful coral reef wall

    Five reasons we fell in love with Indonesia.

    Contributed By : Anita Verde

    Five reasons we fell in love with Indonesia.

    Contributed By : Anita Verde
    As we reflect on the challenges of 2020 and dream of adventures for 2021, here’s a look back at the five places that stole our hearts.
  5. All at Once - Anilao, Philippines

    All at Once - Anilao, Philippines

    Contributed By : MikeB

    All at Once - Anilao, Philippines

    Contributed By : MikeB
    The jumping off point for us was to be Club Ocillaris or otherwise known as "Club O". "Club O" is carved into the bush just outside of the seaside village of Anilao.
  6. A Turtle Nursery At Wakatobi

    A Turtle Nursery At Wakatobi

    Contributed By : KarenS

    A Turtle Nursery At Wakatobi

    Contributed By : KarenS
    When Mother Nature needs a bit of help, Wakatobi’s caring staff play surrogate parent to tiny sea turtles.
  7. Heading North in Bali - Excellent diving and the ultimate tranquillity

    Heading North in Bali - Excellent diving and the ultimate tranquillity

    Contributed By : Tim Hochgrebe

    Heading North in Bali - Excellent diving and the ultimate tranquillity

    Contributed By : Tim Hochgrebe
    After two weeks of diving around Ambon and the Banda islands, northern Bali offered the perfect place to chill out.
  8. Diving Banda - Discovering the East Indonesian Archipelago

    Diving Banda - Discovering the East Indonesian Archipelago

    Contributed By : Tim Hochgrebe

    Diving Banda - Discovering the East Indonesian Archipelago

    Contributed By : Tim Hochgrebe
    Visiting Banda is interesting for two reasons: excellent diving and its amazing history.
  9. Diving Ambon - Reefs, Muck and a Shipwreck

    Diving Ambon - Reefs, Muck and a Shipwreck

    Contributed By : Tim Hochgrebe

    Diving Ambon - Reefs, Muck and a Shipwreck

    Contributed By : Tim Hochgrebe
    There are a number of reasons why Ambon is not yet being affected by mass tourism with its remoteness only one of them.
  10. Diving Papua New Guinea - Milne Bay

    Diving Papua New Guinea - Milne Bay

    Contributed By : Chris Bartlett

    Diving Papua New Guinea - Milne Bay

    Contributed By : Chris Bartlett
    Purpose-built Tawali resort is hidden in the tropical forests on top of a limestone on the eastern cape of Papua New Guinea, a two-hour drive and ten-minute boat ride from Alotau airport.
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