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Scuba Diving In Tenerife
September 15, 2014 – 2:46 pm | No Comments yet
Photo from Flickr by eilla tossit

Photo from Flickr by eilla tossit

Ask almost any backpacker who’s recently learnt to Scuba Dive where they’ve been and they’ll almost certainly say Koh Tao- the island is the most popular place in the world to get your PADI Open Water Certificate. But once back in Europe, many new divers don’t think about getting back in the water. While it’s true that the water is normally a lot colder than in South East Asia, there are still plenty of places on the continent where you can enjoy amazing marine life and warm climates.

European destinations like Tenerife offer the perfect combination of great weather (just check out the temperature in South Tenerife in October), budget options for accommodation and lots to see underwater. Here are a Dive Master’s top 5 sea creatures to spot in Tenerife:

 

Angel Sharks

These odd looking sharks can be found mainly in shallower waters, although some can dive up to 1300m deep. The front of their bodies are broad and their pectoral fins are flat, although the rear of their bodies are much more muscular and ‘shark-like’.

Rays

Tenerife is home to Sting Rays and Common Atlantic Rays, and both can be seen in abundance at many dive sites around the island. ‘Los Chuchos’ is Spanish for ‘the stingrays’, and is also a very popular dive site in Tenerife. Many dive companies arrange feeding sessions here to attract large numbers of rays at the same time.

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Three reasons to fall In Love With San Sebastian
September 15, 2014 – 2:38 pm | No Comment
Three reasons to fall In Love With San Sebastian

At the heart of the Basque region in northern Spain lies the coastal city of San Sebastian. All at once charming, trendy, lively and laidback, San Seb.

Colorado and the battle to legalize pot
July 12, 2014 – 3:14 pm | No Comment
Colorado and the battle to legalize pot

To help clear things up, we explain the main arguments of both legalization activists and prohibition supporters, so you can make up your own mind.

5 Best Hemp Products for Travelers
June 30, 2014 – 6:49 pm | One Comment
5 Best Hemp Products for Travelers

That said there are a few items that come in really handy and are well worth making space for. Here are 5 hemp based products that all travelers should make space for in their backpack:

Keep Your Costs Down: 5 Tips to do Asia on the Cheap
June 30, 2014 – 6:11 pm | No Comment
Keep Your Costs Down: 5 Tips to do Asia on the Cheap

cutting expenses, saving on accommodations and food, and earning money along the way, you’ll be a step ahead and ready to keep your costs down.

To Do, or Not to Do: Drug Use Abroad
June 27, 2014 – 4:44 pm | No Comment
To Do, or Not to Do: Drug Use Abroad

Walking down the street I hear a whisper “weed, weed, coke-a, what you need” There are endless amounts of times I have heard this from taxis tuk tuk’s beach sellers, and randoms of all sorts while out at festivals or traveling.

The many faces of Amsterdam
June 27, 2014 – 2:30 pm | No Comment
The many faces of Amsterdam

Getting the ferry overnight means minimum accommodation costs and maximum time in your destination of choice

Should all us travelers be wearing hemp?
May 2, 2014 – 5:52 pm | No Comment
Should all us travelers be wearing hemp?

For one thing, Hemp as a fiber protects your skin by naturally filtering out UV light, so on days when you forget your sun cream you’re still covered

5 Benefits of Marihuana Legalization and Cons of Its Current Prohibition
April 18, 2014 – 11:12 am | No Comment
5 Benefits of Marihuana Legalization and Cons of Its Current Prohibition

let us take a look at some of the benefits of legalizing Marihuana in your country. These reasons could easily convince or at least compel any sensible person to think on similar lines of legalising cannabis across their territories.

Keeping Healthy when Backpacking
March 25, 2014 – 2:25 pm | No Comment
Keeping Healthy when Backpacking

No matter where you are, or who you’re with, however, ill-health can quickly turn a dream holiday into something unpleasant.

Why pick Croatia for your next holiday?
January 7, 2014 – 11:40 am | No Comment
Why pick Croatia for your next holiday?

If you’re toying with the idea of visiting Croatia but aren’t quite convinced, read on to find out why it’s worth adding to your holiday hit list.

Getting To Know Tenerife
January 3, 2014 – 5:02 pm | No Comment
Getting To Know Tenerife

The isle of eternal spring, the largest island of the Canary Islands and a popular get-away location for many western holiday makers makes holidays for easter 2014 in Tenerife an ideal choice!

Why I’ll be enjoying Christmas in Cyprus this year
December 12, 2013 – 1:50 pm | No Comment
Why I’ll be enjoying Christmas in Cyprus this year

There are many reasons why Cyprus makes a great holiday destination and it isn’t all about the weather, although that is very warm by UK standards in December.

Five Reasons You Should Definitely Try a Cruise
December 2, 2013 – 3:46 pm | No Comment
Five Reasons You Should Definitely Try a Cruise

there are many ways to travel, and they all have their pros and cons– here are some real reasons you should absolutely consider a cruise for your next holiday:

Make The Most of Your Time in Marrakech
November 4, 2013 – 1:54 pm | No Comment
Make The Most of Your Time in Marrakech

There’s nothing like a summer holiday adventure to bring the family together, so if you’re thinking about taking a vacation this year, Marrakesh is surely the place to visit