This was definitely one of the more exhilarating surface intervals I have ever experienced and an incredible bonus animal sighting on top of all of the manta rays, sharks, dolphins and huge schools of fish we had already encountered while diving.Read more
Long considered as solitary giants roaming the open oceans, aggregations of whale sharks seemed quite rare and, prior to the discovery of the Afuera, a large gathering was thought to comprise 15 to 20 whale sharks.Read more
A Swedish-born anti-flying movement is creating a whole new vocabulary, from "flygskam" which translates as "flight shame" to "tågskryt," or "train brag." “Flygskam”, the feeling of being embarrassed to fly due to the environmental impact, has becRead more
Airport security queues at London’s Heathrow Airport could soon be less stressful for passengers. Upon the introduction of new 3D scanners, passengers will be able to keep liquids and laptops in their hand baggage.Read more
The Treasury Department published new regulations Tuesday ending group travel to Cuba for “people to people” educational purposes and prohibiting visits to the island via cruise ships, personal aircraft or personal boats.
As we flew away from Mahé, a beautiful granitic island in its own right, it took about an hour to fly 400km (250 miles) southwest over blue seas before we began to descend on a small coral atoll, just a speck of palm trees and sand that steadily gRead more
Tiger sharks are considered one of the “big three” most dangerous sharks, and along with the great white and bull sharks, are believed to be responsible for the vast majority of unprovoked attacks on humans.Read more