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A Nice Time on Tioman

With a population of less than 500 and voted one of the world’s most beautiful islands by TIME magazine, Tioman island in Malaysia is an obvious spot for any traveler with an intrepid spirit and a robust wallet. 188 more words

Russian Disneyland

The bus ride to Nha Trang was supposed to take about 5 hours but our bus driver made it in 3.5.  The roads were ridiculously windy and we were stuck on a bus full of local women with motion sickness.  585 more words


Stage 1 of Training to Become a PADI Divemaster

“Four knots on the piece of string, symbolise togetherness and no tomorrow.                                  One knot for each of us. So even if we are apart, we’re together.”                                                          Chloë R Stringer.

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Island Hopping

Arriving into the Big Buddha pier on Koh Samui, I told the taxi drivers I needed to go to the Conrad. “Oh, very far” as they gave me surprised looks. 463 more words


Live Simply

I’ve been spending a lot of time contemplating my materialistic values lately. Why do I want to possess so many things? What is that makes me want more stuff? 1,483 more words

Scuba Diving

Dean Ravert and CON faculty enjoy a healthy, active summer

All too often, nurses place the needs of their patients before their own. While this is admirable, it can be destructive to emotional and physical well-being. 408 more words


Scuba Diving in Koh Tao, Thailand I

It all started initially as a trip to freshen ourselves for the coming, extremely rigorous year of high school. The prospect of college entrance exams, college applications, passing examinations coupled with the previous tightly packed year of 11th Grade had left us wanting a get away. 682 more words