Summer in the Keys is freaking hot, especially August. I don’t mind it though, I love the hot steamy weather. That said, the heat and humidity are pretty ridiculous. The WTForecast app seems to agree. It’s been treating me to some great weather updates lately. If you haven’t downloaded it yet you should. I have no, Read More

I feel lucky every time I get to see a manatee. Just last night I came across a group of six on my kayak, what a great way to end the day! I hope you’ll be lucky enough to see them while you’re here in Key Largo. Read on for my top spots to, Read More

I had the chance to see the film Chasing Coral at our local government center in Key Largo just moments after it was released last week. Being a diving community I wasn’t surprised to see a packed house for the world premiere. Sure, I could have streamed it at home on my couch, it’s on Netflix,, Read More

Happy Women’s Dive Day from beautiful Key Largo, Florida! Two years ago PADI started a tradition that has gained a lot momentum in a short time. Today is the 3rd annual Women’s Dive Day event. Last year over 700 dive centers in 77 countries took part and it’s grown from there! Our local shop, Rainbow, Read More

Ahhhh it’s summer. Lazy days spent in the water (yes, we spend them IN the water here), cold drinks, sunsets, & swinging in the hammock. Are you thinking about coming to the Florida Keys this summer and wondering what it’s like this time of year? Well, it’s hot & humid. Very hot. And the sun, Read More

One of the biggest decisions you’ll make in planning a dive trip is who to dive with. This one choice can make or break your trip. If you dive every day like we did you’ll be spending a lot of time with your choice, 5-6 hours a day, so you really need to get this right. There are, Read More

We had an amazing week in Cozumel! We learned everything we needed to while fitting in plenty of diving and relaxation. The diving was tremendous! We just don’t have diving like that in the keys. I loved the topography, depths (the keys are very shallow) and the option for a fast drift.

The diving in Cozumel was spectacular! Every site we visited was in great condition with visibility well over 100ft every day. I loved the topography there too. I’ll never get tired of the swim throughs, sweeping walls & gorgeous pinnacles all covered in colorful life. We live in the Florida Keys and we just don’t have diving like that here., Read More

I always say “everywhere has something and no where has everything” and it’s remained true so far in my life. I miss something about everywhere I’ve lived. When I left New England for coastal Virginia I missed mountains, hiking, mountain biking, cross country skiing (although not winter) and the sound of natural running water. In, Read More

We had a great time taking part in the Coral Restoration Foundation’s (CRF) 3rd annual Coralpalooza event last weekend! We participated as volunteer divers working in the coral nurseries and planting coral on the reef. I learned so much!