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Bodysurfer's Daring Ocean Rescue Caught On His GoPro Camera

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 09.04.2014 | Good News

Talk about being in the right place at the right time. Volunteer ocean lifeguard Daren Jenner, 55, didn't anticipate rescuing someone during his v...

Any Day in Puerto Vallarta

Carolyn Bass | Posted 09.04.2014 | 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.

Undersea 'Concert' Makes Musical Waves

AP | Posted 07.13.2014 | Weird News

BIG PINE KEY, Fla. (AP) — Nearly 500 divers and snorkelers submerged in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary on Saturday for a "concert" benea...

5 Amazing Experiences Every Traveler Must Try!

Budget Travel | Posted 08.31.2014 | Travel
Budget Travel

The phrase "adventure travel" has a bit of an image problem. For many, it conjures only images of climbing mountains, diving into underwater caverns, and, well, aching muscles. But when we asked ourselves what kinds of adventures belong on everyone's travel list, we cast a much wider net.

Mexico's Cenotes Are Totally Worth A Visit

The Huffington Post | Laura Wolfgang | Posted 05.27.2014 | Travel

If you're a fan of cenotes, or underground sinkholes, you should probably head on down to Mexico ASAP. There are some 6,000 of them along the coun...

Snorkeling Just Got A Major Makeover

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 05.21.2014 | Travel

There's a beautiful world just waiting to be discovered under the sea. There's just one problem: It's under the sea. In lieu of the invention of hu...

I'm With Stupid: Popping Tiny Bubbles of Volcanic Ignorance

Todd Hartley | Posted 07.19.2014 | Travel
Todd Hartley

I grew up in the East, so everything I know about Hawaii I learned from TV. Think Magnum, P.I.; Hawaii Five-0; The Brady Bunch: that kind of stuff.

Your Next Trip Should Be to Roatan, Honduras. Here's Why.

Sucheta Rawal | Posted 06.17.2014 | Travel
Sucheta Rawal

Thick green forests. White sand beaches. Blue waters.

Dolphin Watching in the Gulf of Mexico

Lisa Dworkin | Posted 06.15.2014 | Travel
Lisa Dworkin

I recently had the pleasure of accompanying my husband on a business trip to Tampa, Florida. Even had I done absolutely nothing but lay by the pool for three days, this would have been a delight after enduing one of the coldest, snowiest winters in recent memory.

The Exotic American Island That No One Knows About

Posted 07.14.2014 | Travel

Imagine a hybrid of Texas and Hawaii, or a cross between Spain and Japan: A remote island paradise with a rich, indigenous heritage, a contentious and...

Allegedly Drunk Tour Boat Captain Ditches Patrons At Dive Spot

Posted 03.10.2014 | Weird News

Imagine paying roughly $100 to do a majestic nighttime manta ray dive in Hawaii only to be stranded in the dark waters when your tour boat captain ine...

10 Things You Must Do During Your Next Trip to Belize

Sucheta Rawal | Posted 04.20.2014 | Travel
Sucheta Rawal

Maybe your cruise ship docked for only a day in Belize. If so, book the next flight you can back to this breathtaking Central American country. Its 9,000 square miles has an abundance of adventures to offer and is often overlooked by travelers.

5 Mind-Blowing Natural Sinkholes Around the World

Off Track Planet | Posted 02.05.2014 | Travel
Off Track Planet

Ancient Mayans gave cenotes their name and thought the formations worthy of praise and sacrifice. Filled with ground-filtered rain water, the naturally formed pools of cenotes are super clean and clear, but also scrotum scrunchingly cold.

Brave Or Utterly Idiotic? Man Gives Bear Hug To 8-Foot Shark

Posted 07.30.2014 | Green

This guy really went for it. While snorkeling in Bora Bora with friends, Grant Murdock captured this video of his friend going in for a bear hug w...

Why Is Oahu's Top Tourist Spot The Number 1 Place For Drowning?

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 10.23.2013 | Travel

Snorkeling Hanauma Bay tops many a tourist's Hawaii bucket lists. With its crystal clear waters and pristine beaches, the nature preserve practically ...

The Different Cancún: Another Side of Paradise

Richard Bangs | Posted 11.19.2013 | Travel
Richard Bangs

The pearls of praise for the place called Cancún often sheen to dizzying effect. There is no refuting that this stretch of soft sand caressing the warm, clear waters of the Caribbean is the acreage of paradise, a dazzling tropical necklace that evokes powerful, even passionate imagery.

Discovering Dominica: Jungle of the Windies

Richard Powell | Posted 11.16.2013 | Travel
Richard Powell

I'd headed to Dominica for its annual DiveFest: the country's festival of all things scuba, held each July. As you might expect on such a secluded island, its terrestrial and marine wildlife thrives in relatively untouched jungles and along sparingly fished, quiet coastlines.

Lady Elliot Island: Mistress of the Great Barrier Reef

Megan Snedden | Posted 10.21.2013 | Travel
Megan Snedden

The mainland disappears as a sliver sliding off the airplane window. Ahead: a dark blue abyss striped turquoise from the Eastern Australian Current. Lady Elliot Island appears like a freckle on the map of Oceania, 46 nautical miles offshore Australia's mainland.

An Instagram Hay Day on Australia's Hamilton Island

Megan Snedden | Posted 07.21.2013 | Travel
Megan Snedden

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Sporty Single Mom Getaways

Kerri Zane | Posted 06.30.2013 | Travel
Kerri Zane

Days are getting longer, the mercury is rising and kids are getting antsy for school to end. It's time to start thinking about family getaways. A unique proposition for single moms.

10 Inspiring Photos That Will Have You Reaching for a Snorkel

Islands | Posted 04.26.2013 | Travel
Islands

Here are 10 amazing diving and snorkeling photos from the most exotic locations around the world. Leave the snow shovel at home and buy that plane ticket.

10 Snorkeling Tips For Fish Fans

Islands | Posted 05.01.2013 | Travel
Islands

Coral and reef formations are great finds when snorkeling the warm waters of Caribbean and South Pacific destinations. But the real ooh's and ahh's come from wildlife encounters.

The Middle East's Friendliest Place?

John Nicholson | Posted 04.24.2013 | Travel
John Nicholson

Jordan's capital, Amman, balances more modern elements that add a cosmopolitan flair to the natural beauty of this traditional kingdom.

PHOTOS: Snorkeling In Wintry Iceland

AP | By JIM HEINTZ | Posted 04.22.2013 | Travel

THINGVELLIR, Iceland (AP) — The air above the Silfra rift was freezing and the water in it was only a couple degrees higher, just warm enough to be ...

An Archipelago Of Island Ideas

Islands | Posted 03.14.2013 | Travel
Islands

Think outside the box. Think offshore.