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No Need for Scuba to See These Creatures of the Sea - Section I, From Dry, Dry Land: Animal Planet on the Looney Front, Part 13

Mike Arkus | Posted 01.09.2017 | Travel
Mike Arkus

My attempts at scuba diving have been nothing short of an unmitigated cataclysm. Many, many years ago when I was still young I had a go at it in Bermu...

A rare underwater wilderness on Cuba's coral reefs

Michael Webster | Posted 03.17.2017 | Travel
Michael Webster

Imagine being able to go back in time and see what the world looked like before humans came to dominate the planet. Opportunities to do this are incre...

The Adventure Volunteer Trip That Changed My Life At Age 50

Tam Warner Minton | Posted 09.21.2016 | Fifty
Tam Warner Minton

Did it sound crazy, absolutely nuts, to pick up and head off to Africa for six weeks alone, to live in an unpopulated area where there were no doctors? Probably. But I did it anyway.

Road Trip U.S.A.: Missouri

Kevin Richberg | Posted 05.18.2015 | Travel
Kevin Richberg

Last time on Road Trip U.S.A., I explored the dietary connection between the native peoples of Indiana and today's modern society (while wandering through a maze).

Puerto Morelos: Cancun's Quiet Little Neighbor

Bob Schulman | Posted 12.23.2014 | Travel
Bob Schulman

Fast-forward to today, and Puerto Morelos (named after a hero in Mexico's war for independence from Spain) probably looks much like it did before the world's chewing gum craze put it on the map.

SNUBA Is Basically Scuba Diving, But Way Easier

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 10.22.2014 | Travel

If you've ever wanted to breathe like a fish underwater without having to learn how to SCUBA, then'll you love learning to SNUBA. It's the perfect hyb...

Any Day in Puerto Vallarta

Carolyn Bass | Posted 11.04.2014 | Travel
Carolyn Bass

Puerto Vallarta is an ideal blend between the old and the new, the trendy and the traditional, the cultural and the cosmopolitan. Everything in Vallarta navigates from a beachside strip called the Malecon -- a cobblestone street and boardwalk lined with shops, restaurants, galleries and clubs.

Under The Sea Of The Remote South Pacific

Lindblad Expeditions | Posted 08.06.2014 | Travel
Lindblad Expeditions

Among the remote islands of the South Pacific you'll find the popular notion of paradise is alive and well: palm-framed beaches, azure seas, and welcoming islanders. Look below the seas and you'll discover some of the wildest places on Earth

WATCH: Aquarium Fisherman Allegedly Attacks Environmentalist Underwater

Civil Beat | Sophie Cocke | Posted 05.14.2014 | Green

HONOLULU -- A Hawaii environmentalist found herself in danger last week when an aquarium fisherman spotted her taking video of him in deep water, rush...

WATCH: Divers Crack An Egg Underwater, Prove Science Is Oh-So-Very Cool

Posted 03.25.2014 | Green

From blowing water rings to the infamous pull-my-finger gag, SCUBA divers are always finding inventive ways to have fun underwater. But this trick...

Maldive Islands: One by One

Sharon Hoge | Posted 03.10.2014 | Travel
Sharon Hoge

While it may be the case that no man is an island, practically every resort in the Maldives is its own island, and they are exquisite destinations. Of...

The Most Amazing Scuba Dives on the Planet

The Active Times | Posted 09.15.2013 | Travel
The Active Times

For most novice divers, the otherworldly world beneath the surface of the sea is fantastical enough in its own right. No major bells or whistles are n...

WATCH: Cage Diving With Guadalupe's Great White Sharks

Nadia Aly | Posted 01.24.2013 | Travel
Nadia Aly

It's at depth that you get a real sense of their size.

Bouncing Around The World

Michael Hodson | Posted 11.01.2012 | Travel
Michael Hodson

Its been a whirlwind of a year and frankly, I am eagerly anticipating it coming to an end.

PHOTOS: Cozumel's Least Visited Sites

Sandra Larriva | Posted 10.05.2012 | Travel
Sandra Larriva

The best way to go down the Devil's Throat is to plunge in head first. You may hesitate at first because you are essentially falling into a deep, dark, narrow hole, but soon you realize that you can't afford to panic and the only option left is to enjoy the ride.

Swimming With Giant Tuna

Carl Safina | Posted 12.01.2012 | Green
Carl Safina

I am at North Lake Harbour on Prince Edward Island to witness giant bluefin tuna. Giant? Essentially all the fish weigh between 500 and 1,000 pounds. So, yeah, giant.

WATCH: Diving Cozumel

Nadia Aly | Posted 11.21.2012 | Travel
Nadia Aly

You are only an hour away from the fresh water cenotes and Whale Shark tours

PHOTOS: Exploring The World's Eeriest Shipwrecks

Posted 09.18.2012 | Travel

After Hurricane Isaac uncovered a shipwreck apparently hidden beneath the sands of an Alabama beach, curious locals learned an unexpected lesson in ma...

The Art of Living: Scuba Diving

Kate Moulene | Posted 10.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Kate Moulene

I passionately wanted to learn to scuba dive, but I understood that my fears could cause panic under the water, and so I was left with an empty longing for a world that I didn't know how to visit.

WATCH: Discovering Rare Corals In Tysfjord, Norway

Lindblad Expeditions | Posted 06.09.2012 | Travel
Lindblad Expeditions

When we think about coral reefs, we usually imagine a tropical idyll, snorkeling or diving in warm, clear water surrounded by shoals of rainbow hued fish. But there are also corals that build reefs in the dark, cold waters in the depths of the world's oceans.

WATCH: Discovering Seal Sounds In The Antarctic

Lindblad Expeditions | Posted 05.02.2012 | Travel
Lindblad Expeditions

When a big, fast-moving shadow whipped by me about 50 feet down the rocky slope of Booth Island, it brought me up short right away.

PHOTOS: SEALAB And The Race To ‘Inner Space'

Ben Hellwarth | Posted 04.03.2012 | Travel
Ben Hellwarth

Back in the 1960s, it looked as though the space race might be matched by a race in the opposite direction.

PHOTOS: A Search For Sharks Off Papua New Guinea

Tony Wu | Posted 03.07.2012 | Travel
Tony Wu

Humans may be rare here, but marine life abounds. Many of the reefs are rich and dense with life beyond description.

PHOTOS: Swimming With A Bumper Crop Of Humpback Whale Calves

Tony Wu | Posted 01.09.2012 | Travel
Tony Wu


PHOTOS: Grenada's Underwater Museum

Caribbean Travel + Life | Posted 11.14.2011 | Travel
Caribbean Travel + Life

It's common for a sunken ship or an assortment of discarded building materials to serve as the base for an artificial reef, but a sculpture garden? In...