Raja Ampat 2018

Because Thierry turned 40 this year and changed his mind about going to Lembeh and because a lot of other things happened, we ended up booking another 11 day liveaboard trip on the MSY Seahorse where we stayed also with Thierry in 2014. To our big surprise Daniel – who had been the second dive … Continue reading

Tubbataha Reef and Palawan

After talking about it for years, we finally went to Tubbataha and Palawan. It did not turn out to be the amazing trip we had hoped for, since we had bad luck with the weather conditions for the first part of the trip. But it was nonetheless enjoyable for the most part. And we met … Continue reading

A wedding in Thailand

Last April we went to Thailand to attend the wedding of Jason and Shirley. As such things are not done on a wimp, we got the invitations about 10 months before the actual event which was to be held on the Anzac long weekend. The initial thought of flying there just for the weekend was … Continue reading

Diving at Sipadan

Our dive trip to Mabul and Sipadan now seems like a lifetime away. But we keep thinking that Sipadan was probably the best dive trip so far. The abundance and diversity of marine life we encountered there was simply stunning. Continue reading

Traveling to Sipadan

This is our first travel review on our site in about 10 years of sporadic blogging.
But visiting both the great Seaventures Dive Rig as well as the mediocre but overpriced Sipadan Water Village left both great as well as negative impressions which we felt we should share. Continue reading