Isla Mujeres, Mexico

Snorkeling and diving with Aqua Adventures Eco Divers in Isla Mujeres

Aqua Adventures Eco Divers Jim Silver, the owner of Aqua Adventures Eco Divers bought the struggling PADI dive shop 5 years ago. We met him about a year into his journey and quickly became friends. On our first trip to Isla Mujeres, we dove with him and also got our Advanced Open Water certification with… Read More Snorkeling and diving with Aqua Adventures Eco Divers in Isla Mujeres

Cozumel, Iberostar, Mexico

2017 Review of Iberostar Cozumel All-Inclusive Resort

2017 Review of Iberostar Cozumel All-Inclusive Resort During our 5th trip to Iberostar Cozumel, we noted some big changes, both good and bad. No matter the changes, it always feels like coming home. Iberostar Cozumel Iberostar is a huge chain of All-Inclusives spread out through Mexico, the Caribbean, South America and Spain. With most of… Read More 2017 Review of Iberostar Cozumel All-Inclusive Resort

St. Lucia, Your affordable St. Lucian Vacation

Your guide to an affordable dream vacation in St. Lucia

St. Lucia St. Lucia is famous for romance, beautiful beaches, and the Pitons.  There are miles and miles of unspoiled beaches, rainforests and beautiful landscapes.  Whether you’re going for romance, relaxation or adventure, there are endless activities to do. People usually associate St. Lucia with expensive.  I don’t like expensive and I know not many… Read More Your guide to an affordable dream vacation in St. Lucia

Open Water Certification

How to get your PADI Open Water Certification on vacation

Research reputable dive shops as far out from your trip as you can (preferably greater than 6 months). Once you have a dive shop in mind, go to PADI’s eLearning website and sign up for an account. https://apps.padi.com/scuba-diving/elearning/ Choose the Open Water option and follow the instructions. Complete the course. This is not a course… Read More How to get your PADI Open Water Certification on vacation