Video of the Week: Scientists capture epic ‘fish tornado’

Scientists capture epic 'fish tornado'

I posted a photo from National Geographic’s photo contest on my Facebook page and it garnered hundreds of likes. Well, I just found video (24 seconds) of behind the scenes of the David and Goliath image. It was taken at Cabo Pulmo National Park in Mexico by photographer and marine biologist Octavio Aburto while he […]

Jerome Shaw: Part III of Aranui 3: Cargo Cruise Ship

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By Jerome Shaw: Last week the Aranui 3 made its first landfall in the Marquesas Islands. Jerome traveled to four islands; Ua Poa, Nuka Hiva, Hiva Oa and Fatu Hiva. He completes his journey through Marquesas Island and begins the return voyage back to the Tuamotu Islands and eventually to Tahiti in the Society Islands. […]

Papua New Guinea

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By Francis DiScala Jr.: Everything is starting to feel the same. I can’t tell the difference between Disney World and Venice. Cultural adventure is harder to find. And for that very reason alone it is worth the 15-hour flight and the expense to travel to the other side of the world. But for surfers, divers, […]

Rebecca Harris: Driving In Fiji

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Take the Plunge: Become SCUBA Certified Overseas By: Rebecca Harris  If you don’t have the time at home or, like me, you dread the thought of swimming in water under 75F, consider a dive certification program on your next tropical vacation. I didn’t mean to become SCUBA certified on my recent vacation to Fiji, but […]

Ariba, Ariba, Aruba!

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Bon bini from the island of Aruba! I’m here because it’s such a popular island destination for Americans (and the Dutch, too) and to be quite honest, I’m tired of having people ask me for tips on travel to Aruba, only to see their faces register horror and shock when I say I’ve never been. Although […]

Amazing Thailand Part 2: Chiang Rai & Phi Phi

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By: Frank DiScala Jr. Continued From Part 1 CHIANG RAI: THE NORTH It’s just a short flight from Koh Samui to the northernmost part of Thailand. Here, the terrain completely changes and suddenly you are in farm communities, surrounded by rolling hills. Legendary for its proximity to Laos, Burma and the former heart of the opium […]