The Ardastra Gardens & Zoo in Nassau, Bahamas is home to a group of talented Caribbean flamingos who march and pose at their trainer’s command. At this quaint and friendly zoo, you’ll also encounter rainbow lorikeets, black swans, and Madagascar … Continue reading March of the flamingos
We decided to try one of the ATV Moorea tours and are so glad we did! The tour was absolutely fantastic: we got to drive on both paved roads and in the mud all around the island, swing from banyan trees, … Continue reading View from Magic Mountain
Hands down, one of the highlights of our time in Moorea was our 3.5 hour ATV tour. Not only was it an adrenaline rush to speed … Continue reading ATV Moorea- a must do!
We had such a wonderful experience with our Reef Discovery tour and our guide Tuaiva that we decided to book the excursion again a few days later. … Continue reading Bora Bora Pure Snorkeling by Reef Discovery: So Nice We Did it Twice!
Because we knew we’d be spending lots of time in the water on Bora Bora, we decided to book a 4×4 excursion with Tupuna Mountain Safari … Continue reading Bora Bora 4×4 with Tupuna Mountain Safari
There was a pod of eagle rays that kept going in and out of formation while we were snorkeling above them. We saw them during our first Pure Reef Snorkeling excursion, and then again during our second tour. Continue reading Pod of big eagle rays in Bora Bora
We did a 4×4 jeep safari excursion in Vaitape on Bora Bora. It was run by Tupuna and our tour guide was nice. We were very lucky that everyone else had cancelled because they expected rain, so we had a … Continue reading Bumpy ride into the mountain in Bora Bora
I followed this snowflake moray eel for a few minutes because it was quite cool. If I didn’t know better, I’d think it was a snake on land. I’m just glad it didn’t decide to swim up to me. This … Continue reading Chasing a snowflake eel
We stopped to see land crabs eat and fight over pink hibiscus flowers during our 4×4 excursion on Vaitape in Bora Bora. It was quite entertaining watching them steal the flowers and run away from each other. Enjoy the crab soap … Continue reading Crabs stealing flowers from each other
Here’s video of our excursion to Trunk Bay in St John while our Norwegian Getaway cruise was docked in St Thomas. The excursion involved a 45 minute boat ride followed by a short bus to get to the beach. The beach … Continue reading Our excursion to Trunk Bay from the Norwegian Getaway
We did an off-road tour in a dune buggy and it was a lot of fun. We kind of “crashed” on one of the big jumps, but fortunately did not get hurt too bad. There was also a jump into the Jade Cavern cenote … Continue reading We went off-road with a dune buggy in the jungle
We saw the “World Famous” Marching Flamingos at the zoo in the Bahamas. We were admiring how weird and cool the flamingos were, when they were all called in to perform in a show. It was fun watching them perform for the … Continue reading Flamingos can apparently be trained
We went on an excursion to the Ardastra Gardens, Zoo and Conservation Center in Nassau, Bahamas from a Caribbean cruise on the Norwegian Getaway. We were lucky enough to arrive in time for parrot feeding. There was a lot of … Continue reading We got to feed parrots in the Bahamas
Rio Secreto in Cozumel: a really amazing cave hike that is not for the claustrophobic.
The Crystal and Fantasy Caves are very beautiful. We had a great time exploring these caves in a guided tour. You can just do one of the caves if you like, but might as well see both since they are next … Continue reading Gorgeous caves in Bermuda
The off-road dune buggy drive and Jade Caverns: a full and fun day with a bit of everything.
Cave and jungle hike in Cozumel, Mexico: if you’re looking for a not-to-strenuous activity, this is a fun and easy hike.
Costa Maya in Mexico: a nice snorkel in crystal blue water.