Category Archives: Tour Reviews

The Peruvian Amazon – An Adrenaline rush and a Culture crush!

The Peruvian Amazon – An Adrenaline rush and a Culture crush!

For years, it has been my wish to travel to the Peruvian Amazon. I popped that into my bucket list, of course, not knowing when that trip would materialize. So far, somehow, although I returned to Peru several times, it was always to my hometown, Trujillo, and usually on to Machu Picchu. But THIS tripContinue Reading

Scuba Diving in El Nido, Philippines – The Best of Both Worlds

Scuba Diving in El Nido, Philippines – The Best of Both Worlds

Up until now, I thought that the Island Hopping tours around El Nido were the highlight of the trip to the Philippines. And then I went Scuba diving! I joined Deep Blue Seafari on 6 scuba diving trips, and I must say that El Nido offers you the best of both worlds: the chance to see the delightful underwater marine life and the amazing cliffs above water.Continue Reading

Island Hopping in El Nido, Philippines – Tour A

Island Hopping in El Nido, Philippines – Tour A

El Nido, Philippines is one of the most stunning places I have ever been to. If you read my previous post about Island hopping on Tour C, you know that there are four popular tours around El Nido, ordered by the letters A, B, C and D. All the tours are worth taking, but due to a time limitation, weContinue Reading

El Nido, Palawan in 10 Photos – Tour C

El Nido, Palawan in 10 Photos – Tour C

If there is a paradise on earth, I think this is it! God was very generous to the Philippines when it came to the distribution of islands and Palawan is the icing on the cake.  It is no wonder that Conde Nast Traveler readers have ranked Palawan as # 1 of the Top Islands in the world. The highlyContinue Reading

Gone fishing in Belize – A great way to experience the Caribbean Sea!

Gone fishing in Belize – A great way to experience the Caribbean Sea!

I have been on several memorable tours, but the Cook Your Catch tour out of Hopkins, Belize was so unique that it goes to the top of my ‘favorite tours’ list! What added to it was the unexpected drama as we set out. All that was missing was the movie camera and suspenseful music! The boat ride  –Continue Reading

Our Tour of Lamanai – Mayan Ruins in Belize

Our Tour of Lamanai – Mayan Ruins in Belize

I love Belize! I love the food, the culture and the ambiance. Its a great place for just chilling out and/or exploring, whatever takes your fancy. There really are many things to do in Belize. As for me, I love exploring. We were staying at Maruba Resort Jungle Spa in Maskall and one of the toursContinue Reading

Snorkeling & Diving at Hol Chan Marine Reserve – San Pedro, Belize

Snorkeling & Diving at Hol Chan Marine Reserve – San Pedro, Belize

After spending a few days in San Pedro, Belize – talking to our hotel staff and other travelers – it became obvious that diving and snorkeling at Hol Chan Marine Reserve was the thing to do. The dive site was so close to our hotel that we couldn’t pass up the opportunity. Boy were weContinue Reading

Diving in Cozumel – Another Dream Come True

Diving in Cozumel – Another Dream Come True

Our 3 month adventure in the Riviera Maya was sadly coming to an end. There was no way we could leave without scuba diving in Cozumel, one of the top diving destinations in the world! This being our last week, we kept the best for the last. I know, you’re probably wondering why wait soContinue Reading

The Underwater Museum Cancun – A Museum Like No Other

The Underwater Museum Cancun – A Museum Like No Other

As I was planning my trip to Mexico, I looked up some of the things to do in Cancun. There is really a lot to do here. But what REALLY stood out for me was the Underwater Museum Cancun. I searched for all the information I could about this wonderful artificial reef created out ofContinue Reading

A day in the Riviera Maya with turtles, cenotes, ruins and more!

A day in the Riviera Maya with turtles, cenotes, ruins and more!

Ok, you know how it is when your holiday destination has so much adventure to offer…and you want to do it all! You’re like a kid in a candy store, all eyes and excitement, but don’t know where to start. This is where Riviera Adventours comes in. You see, I am visiting the Mayan RivieraContinue Reading