It’s no secret I had a magical time underwater in Sharm El Sheikh. But what about onboard the boat? Liveaboard reviews can be tough to find, and I feel like it’s the kind of thing you really want an honest personal assessment of — considering there’s no escape once you’re onboard! So I’m writing the review […]
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If you’ve been reading Alex in Wanderland for a while, you know one thing for certain — packing light is not one of my strengths. But never has it been more important than when boarding a liveaboard dive boat! Tight quarters in the cabins, a specialized sport involved, no access to stores to replace anything you […]
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Thank you all so much for your patience as I’ve taken a hiatus from blogging to focus on supporting my family through my mother’s terminal cancer diagnosis. Time feels more precious than ever but I have been missing writing and the connection it makes me feel to my mom, also a writer by trade — and, […]
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Jamaica has an incredible reputation for so many things that draw travelers from around the world — original reggae, stunning beaches, delicious rum and coffee, lush mountains, incredible jerk chicken, and beyond. One thing this isn’t isn’t known for? Scuba diving. what Jamaica is known for Over my years in the diving scene, I’d heard rumors […]
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Love to dive? Nab one of the last three spots on my Wander Women: Dive + Yoga Retreat in Koh Tao, Thailand! After kissing my land-lubber boyfriend goodbye in Maui and heading back to Oahu solo, the first thing I wanted to do? Get straight underwater. After an excellent experience with Kaimana Divers four years prior, […]
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I warned ya 2018 was going to be a big year around here — today I’m announcing my first-ever, long-awaited (by me, anyway) Wanderland Retreat! I’ve been trying to figure out a way to pack you all in my suitcase from about the second I launched this blog, and over the past two years I started […]
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I’m a proud PADI AmbassaDiver + this post is brought to you by PADI. Love to dive? Nab one of the last three spots on my Wander Women: Dive + Yoga Retreat in Koh Tao, Thailand! How does an indecisive blogger decide what PADI Continuing Education course she’s going to do next? Easy, she lets her […]
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Road trips always seem to find me entering a weird time-space continuum where every day that goes by just blows my mind. I seem to wake up every morning and say, wait, it’s day three already? How did day four sneak up? I’m supposed to seriously believe this is the last day of our road trip? […]
When you start casually researching freshwater dive sites in Florida, there are two superstars that are going to come up over and over again: Blue Grotto and Devil’s Den. After hearing so much buzz, we couldn’t wait to give them a glance for ourselves! Conveniently located five minutes down the road from each other in the […]
This post is brought to you by PADI as part of the PADI AmbassaDiver initiative. ReadÂ myÂ latest ramblings on the PADI blog! Would you believe me if I told you one of my greatest travel adventures took place this summer in a lil’ ol’ place called Florida? It sure did, and it had nothing to do with […]