Archive for February 2012

Welcome to the amazing Indonesian Archipelago.

It is just the beginning for us and we promise to check out more adventure within this amazing country. We are proud to have our first vessels online in our Indonesian Section and as mentioned more will be coming soon.

Raja Ampat - One of the top dive sites world wide

Indonesia also called the Indonesian Archipelago is a huge country with more than 10.000 Islands and many of them are not developed yet. After two successful inspection trips we are proud to offer you amazing dive experience on board of Indonesian finest liveaboard vessels.

And of course to celebrate this we have also some specials for you:

Join one of our special trips around the Raja Ampat Archipelago
 

Or enjoy on of these fantastic and unique crossing Trip:

See the best during these unique trips

 

Or visit the amazing Komodo National Park with it’s Komodo Dragon

Scuba diving around the Komodo National Park

Interesting, do not wait too long and contact us today for availability.

Visit one of worldwide unique places on board

Visit our webpage for more exciting trips within this amazing Archipelago. We are able to offer you a wider choice of vessels as well as available dates.

We are looking forward to assist you.

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Experience the diverse past of Phuket’s multicultural Heritage.

Phuket is full of festivals and one of them is the Old Phuket Town Festival which is held during the Chinese Year each Year.

Phuket Town not just the captial of Phuket Island

The purpose of this colorful and exciting festival is to remembering the history of Chinese immigrants in Phuket.  According to the history books of the island Thalang Road is the oldest road in Phuket Town but also the roads around are full of these Sino-Portuguese architecture style houses.

Enjoy the Sino-Portuguese architecture style houses and shops arpund Old Phuket Town

Local people setting up there shops to stop by, taking pictures and try out some of the famous products. Many small restaurants along the streets invite you to take a rest and having a enjoyable deeper look in the live of these streets.

Phuket Town not only a place of history

During the Festival guests have the opportunity to test a lot of different tasted of delicious dishes, watching historical Thai dances along the street, get inspired from the past of this remarkable era. A must to see is the parade, which showcases the historical origins and the unique ethnic mix with their traditional dress and blend of cultures.

once a year enjoy the Phuket Town festival

Also outside of the Old Phuket Town Festival, Phuket Town is a place to visit, take the Old Phuket Town walking trail and discover the history of the island.

Old Phuket Town is a very charming and unique area with artistic buildings and beautiful mixed cultures of the different ethnic groups.

More information of Phuket Town and especially the Old Phuket Town can be found here or contact us .

 

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Why you should not leave home without any and which one consider?

When travelling to a foreign country, preparation is important to ensure as much safety as possible during your trip. If you are planning to spend your savings into your holiday you should make sure that you are prepared for any kind of circumstances which would result that you may have to cancel all your plans or interrupt your journey.

Travel insurances are important to consider because they are numerous reasons. Even many people believe that this kind of insurance is just an additional expense on top of their vacation budget and the risk that something happen is quite slim. But you never know and is it not better to be prepared for a worse case scenarios?

Before you purchase any kind of insurance think and write down what kind of situation you like to get covered.

Modern Travel Insurance as for example WorldNormads are built for today’s travelers and is a good option either you just like to enjoy your time on the beach or if you add some adventure into your vacation.

A good travel Insurance should cover following circumstances:Travel Insurance a must for all Traveling

– Medical Expenses / Emergency Evacuation with worldwide travel assistance. The majority of trip insurance policies offer medical coverage, important to divers, check if dive related incidence are also covered otherwise be on the save side and just get an separate diving insurance within AquaMed or Dan. A travel health / medical insurance are definitely a must when traveling because it will cover you for all illness, accident and emergency medical evacuation.

– Trip Cancellation / Trip Interruption / Trip Delays: If you are planning a dive trip or any kind of holiday which requires a good deal of money and requires a nonrefundable deposit payment in advance to secure your spot or getting a great early bird deal it is something to consider. Especially in these days where your travel plans can be affected due shaky economies, job layoffs, company closing or even if you or your travel partners are getting sick before.

Additionally there are more items which you may consider in your planning are policy to cover (but have a look most of the time these items are already in the standard policies) are: Baggage, personal items, Passport & Travel Documents – stolen, damaged or lost, some special event covering (for example in case of natural desaster, Liability etc.

Chooice your travel and medical Insurance

Also when it comes to insurance timing is very important. Many times if you book your trip first and months later the trip-insurance, they may refuse to step in, because you purchased the insurance not within a time window of booking the trip. Make sure you buy your travel insurance the same time when you booked your trip.

Bring always all the copies of all the policy with you and add the 24-hour hotline number to your cell phone contact list. A travel health / medical insurance are definitely a must when traveling because it will cover you for all illness, accident and emergency medical evacuation.

But what kind of insurance you have to consider is depending on what kind of trip you are planning to take and what the insurance will or will not reimburse. Therefore think before you buy. Get your trip insurance through your travel agent to ensure you are dealing with a reputable company. All insurance companies have a hotline numbers which can be contacting in case of questions or claims.

 

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