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Thailand

After a couple of days in Bangkok, our trip led us to the island of Koh Phangan in Southern Thailand. I knew that eventually, I wanted to learn how to dive, but I wasn’t sure where. Central America seemed like the best option, as it was one of the few destinations on my itinerary that had pretty beaches and accessible coral reefs.

It wasn’t until I changed my travel plans and ended up in Southeast Asia instead of Nepal that I suddenly found an opportunity to become a certified diver.

Daniel suggested Koh Phangan, and he couldn’t have chosen a better place. Yes, the island is mostly known for its full-moon parties. But it has so much more to offer!…

Honduras

Utila is a Caribbean dream. Full of white beaches, sandy paths and colourful wooden houses, this is how I always imagined paradise to be like. The region reminded me a bit of Bocas del Toro in Panama and just like I had loved Bocas, I loved Utila.

We spent almost three days here, exploring the island, floating in crystal-clear water and chasing colourful fish. Utila is known for its reefs and most people come here to either learn to dive, to become a diving instructor or to just spend a few days exploring the underwater world. And while Daniel and I had gotten our diving certifications in Thailand, it had been more than six months since then and I didn’t want to do a refresher course.…

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