Forget the aquarium. When it comes to exploring the ocean’s splendor, there’s nothing like the real deal.
Swimming with Whale Sharks: Cancun’s Gentle Giants
From May through September, whale sharks frequent the waters near Cancun, Mexico. Here’s how you can experience them up close.
Diving with Stingrays in the Cayman Islands
Swim with the stingrays, but be sure to watch your toes.
8 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do at Walt Disney World Resort
Think you know all about Walt Disney World? Bet you didn’t know you could do all this!
Scuba Diving Bucket List: 5 Top Diving Destinations
If you’re a scuba diver, you plan your vacations around diving. From the Great Blue Hole in Belize to Thistlegorm in the Red Sea, here are some of the best dive spots from around the world.
Diving in Micronesia: The Ghost Ships of Chuuk
Bombing in WWII sunk many Japanese ships in the lagoon. Today, this dive site in Micronesia is considered one of the top wreck diving sites in the world.
Diving Deep in the Yucatan
Diving in Mexico’s underwater caves (cenotes) is an otherworldly experience.
Video: Diving with the Cow Sharks of Cape Town
Join photojournalists Aaron Gekoski and Chris Scarffe as they dive with some unusual sharks in South Africa.
Diving at Sipadan Island: Jacque Cousteau’s Favorite Dive Site
Jacques Cousteau called this dive spot near Sipadan Island an “untouched piece of art.” Aaron Gekoski explains why.
Down Under: Snorkeling Australia’s Great Barrier Reef
Snorkeling in crystal waters provides an up-close look at one of the modern world’s seven natural wonders.
Video: Diving in the Azores Islands
Located in the Atlantic, these nine islands are an unspoiled diving paradise.
The Mermaids (haenyo) of Jeju Island, South Korea
Jeju-do Island’s real life “mermaids” have a unique place in local Korean culture.