VLOG: Scuba diving in Vilanculous – Mozambique

VLOG: Scuba diving in Vilanculous – Mozambique

Wow! Only had time for 2 days of Scuba Diving in Vilanculous Mozambique and it was great. Check out all the awesome stuff that I saw. One of the dive sites we went to was Two Mile Reef. Two Mile Reef is an excellent dive site for all levels of divers. A barrier reef protecting a narrow channel between the sand dunes of Bazaruto Island and the white beaches of Benguerra Island. On this site you can expect to see the following sea life: Potato bass, Guitar fish, Devil ray, Manta ray,…

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The 10 most brilliant towels for Scuba Divers under $20,-

The 10 most brilliant towels for Scuba Divers under $20,-

Scuba Divers get wet a lot! And though usually you’re in your wetsuit when you come back to the surface, after sorting out your gear… it’s nice to have a dry and comfy towel waiting for you. I always look to buy towels with an aquatic theme and they’re not always so easy to find. I spend an hour or so on amazon, going through all the cool designs I did manage to find and made a top 10 for you guys, for inspiration.  So here’s my top 10 scuba…

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Visiting Las Vegas in the heat of summer

Visiting Las Vegas in the heat of summer

In the absolute heat of summer I ended up in Las Vegas! This was not my first visit, but it was definitely hotter than last time. Temperatures easily reached 40-45C (104-113F) and even at night it wouldn’t cool down at al. But man, what an amazing city is Vegas, even when it’s this hot. My trip was focused on casino’s, relaxing, concerts and good food. My hotel, Delano, was located on the very end of the strip. Basically, if you’ve never been to the strip, it’s a long road through…

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Sleeping, eating and walking inside a favela in Rio de Janeiro

Sleeping, eating and walking inside a favela in Rio de Janeiro

Check out this vlog and see for yourself how amazing it is to walk around in a favela in Rio de Janeiro! I felt safe 100% and made this vlog to show you guys a different side of the ‘favela story’. Do you also want to stay here? Then check out their facebook page and enjoy this amazing experience. The favela I visited is called Babilonia in the neighbourhood Leme, just around the corner from Copacabana.  

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Scuba Diving in Buzios, Brazil

Scuba Diving in Buzios, Brazil

A few weeks ago I went diving with Buzios Divers in Buzios, Brazil. We made two amazing dives where we saw a bunch of turtles and beautiful soft corals. In the video you’ll get an impression of what’s it like to dive in Brazil. I’m surprised this dive spot is still a bit of a hidden gem as it’s truely great diving. I haven’t done any other diving in Brazil so I can’t compare within the country, but I’ve done a lot of diving all over the world and this…

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Dive Against Debris Dive

Dive Against Debris Dive

Last week I successfully “fished” up around 19kg of fish nets, as well as another 1kg of random trash like electric wire, pcv pipe, bags and fish hooks. The dive I did this on was a “Dive against debris dive“. My dive buddy, Johnny, was doing the corresponding specialty; PADI Dive Against Debris. I’m an enormous fan of clean up dives. I did two in the past, one in Bonaire and one in Costa-Rica. Besides those dives, I usually dive with at least one knife and always take with me…

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Liveaboard trip: Similan & Surin

Liveaboard trip: Similan & Surin

Last week I was fortunate enough to enjoy my second ever liveaboard trip. Exactly a year ago I was cruising the Red Sea and this year I booked a 5 day / 5 night trip to the Similan and Surin Islands, located in the Andaman Sea in Thailand. They’re roughly 60 km from the coast of Khao Lak, which is where I boarded my liveaboard. The liveaboard – Manta Queen 7 Okay so first of all, I got super lucky….. again…. managed to score myself a private cabin! There was literally…

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PADI Self Reliant Diver Course

PADI Self Reliant Diver Course

Ever since I certified as a PADI Divemaster I’ve been developing an interest in solo diving. When I say this out loud, quite a few divers immediately will remind me that you’re always supposed to dive with this buddy. Whilst this was the popular opinion for a long time, views are changing on this matter. In fact, there’s a positive development towards educating divers how to dive responsible on their own. One of these ways to become more skilled and knowledge able about diving on your own is the PADI…

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