America, Diving, Food, Indonesia, Life in Asia, Malaysia, Qatar

2018 Travel Highlights

As 2018 draws to a close, with thankfulness and joy I look back on 2018 and it’s many highlights. Most of which are centered around raising my baby girl and seeing her thrive. But a few of this year’s highlights are travel related, so I thought I’d share some great traveling memories from the year…… Continue reading 2018 Travel Highlights

Diving, Indonesia, Inspiration, Life in Asia, Photos & Video

A Freediver’s Journey – Learning to Love the Aliens on Our Planet [Pt. 3 of 3]

Guest blog post by Creagon Patrick in collaboration with Fusion Freediving. Click here to read Part 1 and Part 2. As a child, I wanted to be an astronaut when I “grew up” exploring the unknown of outer space or finding new lifeforms on an alien planet. But now I have found a reality that… Continue reading A Freediver’s Journey – Learning to Love the Aliens on Our Planet [Pt. 3 of 3]

Beaches, City Guides, Diving, Food, Indonesia, Life in Asia, Photos & Video, Planning

City Guide: Amed, Bali

Amed, a sleepy town on the far east coast of Bali, is a diamond in the rough. Decades ago, Amed was probably nothing more than a typical mountainside Balinese village. But as tourism crept in, and the depths of Amed's Jemeluk Bay were first explored by adventurers, so came the restaurants, guest houses & dive… Continue reading City Guide: Amed, Bali

Diving, Indonesia, Life in Asia

A Freediver’s Journey – To 30m and Back (Pt. 2 of 3)

Guest blog post by Creagon Patrick in collaboration with Fusion Freediving in Amed, Bali. Click here to read Part 1 and Part 3. Three... I lay flat on the surface of the ocean, one arm holding on to diving buoy and the other flowing with the waves and mild current. Air rushes down my snorkel drawn… Continue reading A Freediver’s Journey – To 30m and Back (Pt. 2 of 3)

Diving, Indonesia, Life in Asia

A Freediver’s Journey – To 4 minutes and 34 seconds (Pt. 1 of 3)

Guest blog post by Creagon Patrick in collaboration with Fusion Freediving in Amed, Bali. Click here to read Part 2 and Part 3. “Relax... Relax every muscle in your body...” These were the comforting words of my dive coach. I was laying face down in a pool holding my breath. My first 30 seconds without the… Continue reading A Freediver’s Journey – To 4 minutes and 34 seconds (Pt. 1 of 3)