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Applicants for U.S. passports and visas must remove their glasses for their application photos. This change will help eliminate glares and shadows that can lead to delays in processing visa and passport applications. Applicants may wear glasses only in rare circumstances of documented medical necessity during urgent travel. Read more
Lugging around a bottle of water is not the only way to keep yourself hydrated on the go.
Lots of walking, hours spent outside in the sun… traveling can be exhausting. Being 36,000 miles in the sky for seemingly endless stretches of time doesn’t improve dehydration too much either, but there are still ways to stay healthy during long airplane rides. While carrying a water bottle around with you is highly recommended, we understand that it can be heavy and burdensome. But don’t worry; there are other methods for beating the heat.
Witness to a phenomenon few have ever seen before, I slipped beneath the ocean’s surface to find myself submerged alongside hundreds, maybe thousands, of sperm whales — one of the largest and most magnificent cetaceans of the sea — engaged in a dramatic frenzy of physical contact and biosonar communication. Read more
SCUBA divers from around the world recognize the iconic photos of the Blue Hole in Belize, a “bucket list” dive for experienced and novice divers alike.
The Great Blue Hole, as it is often called, is part of the Lighthouse Reef and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and is recommended for advance certified and experienced divers due to the depths of the dives. Read more
25 – 31 May, 2017. Space has just come available from Marco Vincent Dive Resort aboard the Discovery Palawan Live Aboard.
Since divers discovered Tubbataha in the late 1970, it has become recognized as one of the most remarkable coral reefs on our planet. The CNN travel website, ranks it among the top eight dive sites in the world. Read more
Are you postponing a vacation because of concern about viruses (Zika, chikungunya and dengue) carried by mosquitoes, ticks or other organisms capable of causing harm to humans? That is not a bad idea until you become informed about the risks you are being exposed to depending on where you plan to travel. Read more