Category Archives: British Virgin Islands

My life is not a ‘permanent vacation’

I updated my Facebook status a while back, and a friend commented partially in jest that they thought my life was a ‘permanent vacation’.  I’ve known this friend since I was 4, and while I knew she was kidding around a … Continue reading

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Eight random, and hopefully helpful, tips about travel

In my experience of travelling, I have learned a few practical things that I thought I would pass along to help make your journeys a bit easier: 1. Have a travelling ‘comfort kit’. Mine includes earplugs, hair elastics, bobby pins, eye … Continue reading

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One blog a week!

Happy 2014!  I hope everyone had a great holiday season, and has already started planning their travels for the coming weeks and months. As usual, I really don’t know what the next year will bring.  One goal of mine for … Continue reading

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Happy Travel Anniversary to me!

Three years ago, I left Vancouver for South Africa via London, with plans and planes booked to spend time in Asia and Australia, and anywhere else in between.  We all know how that one turned out: I started diving in … Continue reading

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To snap or not to snap?

As my time here on Amorgos starts drawing to a close (just over 3 weeks left, eek!) I find myself looking back through my pictures more and more . . . and noticing that I don’t have very many!  Usually … Continue reading

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Happy New Year (and merry belated holiday season!)

Wow, I can’t believe it’s been a MONTH since my last post!!  Just goes to show how busy working at a 5 Star PADI Resort in the Caribbean during the totally manic holiday season can be! My internship only geared … Continue reading

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Pro-Internship in the BVI: LOVING IT!!

So I’m a DM!  Yay!  Not exactly a life-long dream, but certainly something I’ve had on my mind since my first dive just over 2 years ago.  To date, I’ve logged about 220 dives, most of them this year, and … Continue reading

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Virgin Gorda – The Baths

A couple of weeks ago – oh my God, time FLIES! – I decided it was time to visit a new island in the BVI, and headed off to Virgin Gorda for the day.  You can see Spanish Town from … Continue reading

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DM – Done!

After a couple of days laying low, I felt better enough to head back out on the water and try to tick off the final boxes of my DM.  I managed to lead my last DSD to qualify for my … Continue reading

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What else I do in the BVI

Since I’m spending a couple of days land-locked until my sinuses clear up, what more perfect opportunity to relate some of the other things to do in the BVI besides dive.  To be honest, there’s not a whole lot of … Continue reading

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