Arapahoe Basin: A taste of Europe at a locals ski area

If you are an avid skier, and if you love Colorado, you probably already know that Arapahoe Basin is where you’ll find fantastic expert and intermediate runs. It’s also where locals gather at the base of the hill for old-fashioned aprés ski BYO parties. Located in eastern Summit County, Arapahoe Basin is an hour from … Continue reading Arapahoe Basin: A taste of Europe at a locals ski area

Diving & Snorkeling Puerto Rico: Culebra Adventure

After a good day of diving with Sea Ventures Pro Dive Centers, we signed up for their Culebra Reefs Excursion for divers. The day includes two dives and a stop at a beach for lunch and snorkeling. It’s also an easy way to get to Culebra and see a little of the magic of this … Continue reading Diving & Snorkeling Puerto Rico: Culebra Adventure

Diving Puerto Rico: Heaven & Cayo Diablo

It’s our first time in Puerto Rico and I’ve been looking forward to diving here. However, our visit is during the week before and after Memorial Weekend and things are booked up. Add to that the high price of diving in Puerto Rico, along with a long list of Covid restrictions (proof of vaccination or … Continue reading Diving Puerto Rico: Heaven & Cayo Diablo

Snorkeling Grand Case, St. Martin

Grand Case is known for its beautiful beach and exquisite French dining, but not so much for snorkeling. Which is a shame because there are some good options. (Shortcut to my video here.) Grand Case Beach/Baie de Grand Case - if you try snorkeling here be careful of the boats and jet skis. Snorkel excursions … Continue reading Snorkeling Grand Case, St. Martin

Snorkeling and Diving Galleon Bay, Antigua

While staying near English Harbour in Antigua, I had the opportunity to snorkel and dive Galleon Bay. Granted, it isn’t a premier dive site, but it was a fun way to experience my first shore dive and my first unguided dive. The fact that I was able to snorkel the bay beforehand meant that I … Continue reading Snorkeling and Diving Galleon Bay, Antigua

Diving Sint Maarten: The Bridge

Our second dive with Dive Sint Martin was at The Bridge. This dive site was created when the Simpson Bay Bridge was replaced by a wider, higher bridge to accommodate a wider, higher mega yacht. The remains of the old bridge were dumped at this site and nature has taken over, providing a beautiful dive … Continue reading Diving Sint Maarten: The Bridge

Diving Sint Maarten: Carib Ghost

I’d like to rave about how great our first day of diving was on Sint Maarten but I’ve got to get to bed so I can have another fantastic day of diving tomorrow. Click here to see the video, which speaks for itself. This turtle was a little shy. We met some awesome people on … Continue reading Diving Sint Maarten: Carib Ghost

Snorkeling at Îles des Saintes

The highlight of our trip to Îles des Saintes in Guadeloupe was snorkeling at Plage de Anse Mire. We had been trying to find a place to snorkel and finally decided to try this beach just outside of Les Saintes, the cute fishing-village-turned-tourist-town where we were staying. Plage des Anse Mire The beach itself is … Continue reading Snorkeling at Îles des Saintes