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Weekend in Kuala Lumpur

I’ve been to Kuala Lumpur more than a handful of times over the past two years, yet I hated it when I first stepped into the city. After traveling Bali, Thailand, and Laos, I just expected Malaysia to be the same, little villages with a lot of cultures. I spent time in Penang before I […]

Scuba Diving in Phu Quoc: The North Versus The South - Robyn Around the World

Scuba Diving In Phu Quoc, Vietnam

Ah diving in Phu Quoc… When I came to work at a dive shop here, the manager warned me that it wasn’t world class diving. Coming from diving in Komodo National Park for six weeks, I was spoiled with large fish and healthy, colorful reefs. I did some research and found out it would be […]

Top 5 Things To Do In Phu Quoc - Robyn Around the World

Exploring Phu Quoc, Vietnam

Phu Quoc is Vietnam’s largest island off the southwest end and lies right on the border of Cambodia. This island is soon to become a cruise port destination, so life on Phu Quoc is changing at this moment. I’ve been on the island for two months, and there’s already the cruise harbor is in the […]

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How To Dive And Interact With Manta Rays

Swimming with Manta Rays is a unique and magical experience. Manta’s are extremely intelligent and each has it’s own personality. Some are shy but most are curious. Here are some manta facts and how to have an amazing interaction with these beautiful fish. MANTA RAY FACTS Manta got its name from the Spanish word for “blanket” […]

Top 10 Photography Gifts

2016 Top 10 Photography Gifts

Still wondering what to get the photographer in the family?  With the holiday’s right around the corner, here are ten gifts for your photographer that will up their photography game. These gifts will be sure to wow and make them happy.   IMPOSSIBLE PROJECT INSTANT CAMERA Bringing the Instant Film Camera back to life! The […]

2016 Top 10 Travel Gifts

Wondering what to get your wanderlust traveler for the holidays?  Look no further! Here are ten travel gifts that will wow them and kickstart planning for their next trip.   TRAVEL HAMMOCK   A compact travel hammock is the coolest gift they will get this season and not just for the campers! The travel hammock is small […]

Diving In Komodo National Park

I just spent six weeks doing my Divemaster in Komodo National Park. Komodo has by far been the best diving I’ve done to date. The coral is healthy, and the fish are spectacular. So what makes the diving so spectacular? Komodo National Park is in the Lintah Strait. So what does that mean? The straight […]

Divemaster Komodo National Park

Completing My Divemaster In Komodo National Park

When picking out places to do my Divemaster, one location came to mind. Komodo! Komodo is known for its crazy currents, yet beautiful dive sites. Completing my Divemaster here would not only ensure I would come out of the program a better diver, but I would also get to see some beautiful marine life while […]

Burmese Cooking Class - Bagan - Pennywort's - Robyn Around the World

Cooking Burmese: Pennywort’s Cooking Class

Who wants to learn how to make Tea Leaf Salad? Me, please! Sign me up! Northern Myanmar’s signature dish mixed with so many flavors; you’d think this simple dish took all day to make. Coming to Myanmar, I knew I wanted to take a class. I buffered in extra time in Bagan, so I could […]

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