Scuba Diving in Utila, Honduras, Caribbeans

Scuba dive in one of the world's best dive destination: Utila, Bay islands, Honduras. Chilled and relaxed Caribbean lifstyle, great weather, fantastic atmosphere, exciting nightlife and, oh yeah, superb diving, and a chance to swim with the world's biggest fish - The Whale Shark, make Utila a dream destination.

The Best Lesbian Travel Blogs

While there are many popular solo travel blogs, luxury blogs, and budget travel blogs, it can be a bit more challenging to find quality content for LGBT travelers. In this month's LGBT column, Dani fr

17 Best Travel Books To Fuel Your Wanderlust

These are some of the best travel books ever (in my opinion). If you're looking for travel inspiration, you can't go wrong with this wonderful collection of travel stories & helpful guides.

How I Get Through Really Long Flights

Exploring new countries is fun, but having to get through long flights to get there sometimes sucks. I’ve had a whirlwind year that has had me on incredibly long-haul flights almost ten times in th

A Girl’s Guide to Traveling in Uzbekistan

If you’re looking for rich history and well-preserved monuments from centuries’ past, PLUS, incredible shopping, friendly people and a relaxed travel atmosphere—Uzbekistan is for you. In this g

The Top Things to See and Do in Madagascar

Madagascar, a country famed for lemurs, baobab trees, birding, and jungles, offers visitors a rich playground to explore. I was enthralled by its beauty: the sweeping canyons and gorges, the grand wat

Health Information for Travelers to Honduras - Traveler view | Travelers' Health | CDC

Official U.S. government health recommendations for traveling. Provided by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

13 Non-Travel Books That Changed My Life

I read a lot. This month, I wanted to share a list of my favorite non-travel books that have had a profound impact on my life. These books have literally made me a better person. I hope you find them

Homepage - GoPro Utila

GoPro Utila-PADI IDC & Divemaster internships and PADI Scuba Instructor courses with a difference! Welcome to GoPro Utila! We were nominated and voted winners of PADI Americas and Sport Divers Instruc

Is Travel Hacking Really a Scam?

Collecting points and miles is one of the easiest ways to reduce the cost of travel. While not every country has travel hacking options as amazing as the USA, there are still plenty of opportunities o

I Run Bondi

You can download the full version of "Just Keep Running" for free here: make your own "I Run" video, simply download the m

30 Epic Photos From My Trip to Madagascar

Madagascar. The name conjures up a land of wild nature, mystical and unexplored. With only 350,000 visitors per year, Madagascar is one of the most well-known but least visited African nations. I rece

How to Travel Around Madagascar

Madagascar. It’s more than an incorrect (but fun) DreamWorks movie. Located off the eastern coast of Africa, this island, nearly the size of France and the third largest in the world, has a populati

15 Awesome Things To Do In Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula

Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula is a vast coastal region brimming with tropical beaches, spectacular wildlife, ancient Mayan ruins, small colonial towns, and plenty of outdoor adventures.

October IDC Course in Action - Utila Dive Center - Instructor Training

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The Post-Travel Blues & How to Beat Them

Travel babes of the world, I’ve got a confession to make. After 7 months of traveling this year, to places like Georgetown, Malaysia and ancient cities like Tibet, I came back to New York City tota

Meet the Utila Dive Center Team - Duncan from England

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Embracing Change: Health Scares, Retirement, and Travel

After almost losing her husband to kidney failure, Donella decided it was time to make her travel dreams a priority. She and her husband retired and sold all of their possessions, embracing a new life

10 Books that Will Inspire You to Visit Africa

In this guest post, Cameron and Natasha from The World Pursuit share their favorite books about Africa. Insightful, inspiring, heartbreaking, and everything in between, these books will tempt you to b

Win a Trip Around The World!

Twelve years ago I was inspired to travel the world by a group of backpackers in Thailand. Since then, I've been fortunate enough to have been able to build a business around my passion for travel. Wi

Studying Abroad: Packing Tips

We’re big supporters of studying abroad. GGG founder Kelly Lewis once worked for Semester at Sea, and we’ve lent our support to a US-based campaign that promotes study abroad via the White House (

11 Incredible LGBT Travel Movies

In this month's LGBT column, Adam from Travels of Adam shares his favorite LGBT travel films. From Oscar-winners to cult classics, this list has something for everyone and will be sure to inspire and

Why You Need to Go to Uzbekistan ASAP

Central Asia & Uzbekistan has always held a mystique for me—maybe it’s the legends I was told as a child about Genghis Khan, or the images I imagined of merchants and traders on the silk road,

Meet the Utila Dive Centre Team - Jemma from England!

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2018 Tour Announcement: Travel With Me To Kamchatka, Russia!

You guys have been asking to travel with me for years, now I'm finally going to make it happen! Join me this spring for my first adventure travel & photography tour to Kamchatka.

Meet the Utila Dive Centre Team - Teresa from Denmark!

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Why I Quit Being A Digital Nomad (And Moved Back To The US)

Last week I spent all day packing up a small U-haul trailer with my belongings, preparing to move to Los Angeles, California. It felt a bit surreal after 7 years living as a digital nomad

Advanced Underwater Video Course - GoMEDIA @ Utila Dive Centre

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Flying Over The Grand Canyon In A Helicopter From Vegas

The helicopter's rotor fired up, whirring above our heads. Our pilot took the controls and we suddenly began to hover off the ground, rising into the sky above Las Vegas.

Diving with Dolphins

You may have been swimming with dolphins, but have you ever been diving with them?!? Check out this awesome footage as some playful dolphins decide to join one of our dives!For more information and r

Cuba Travel Guide: Things To Do, Costs, & Travel Tips

Is it possible to travel Cuba on a budget? Learn how much it cost me to backpack through Cuba — along with my favorite travel tips, things to do, and more.

Why Is Asheville North Carolina So Cool?

Asheville has to be one of the coolest small cities on the East Coast, with a relaxed bohemian vibe and adventurous spirit. Here are some fun things to do there!

Surfing & Hot Springs In Tofino On Vancouver Island

The second half of my Vancouver Island road trip took me to the island's West coast, and the fun little hipster surf town of Tofino. It's a lush wilderness outpost on the edge of the sea.

Vancouver Island Road Trip: Whales, Waterfalls, & First Nations Culture

Just when we're about to give up, a group of humpback whales appear above the water, feeding on a school of fish swimming in the turbulent coastal currents off Vancouver Island.

Iceland’s Amazing Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon

The landscape is full of broken icebergs, streaked blue and black, floating with the tide, occasionally breaking apart in a mighty crash. This is Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon in Iceland.

PADI Women's Dive Day 2017 - Celebrating Women In Scuba Diving at Utila Dive Centre

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Professional Underwater Video and Photography Courses - GoMEDIA - Utila Dive Centre

Utila Dive Center now offers an incredible opportunity for you to dive into the world of advanced and professional level underwater photography and film production. This goes beyond your typical PAD

Underwater Photography Course - GoMEDIA @ Utila Dive Centre - Jai Otto 2017

Check out this showreel from one of our recent GoMEDIA courses! For more information and reservations, please visit http://www.utiladivecentre.comFollow us on facebook

Professional Underwater Photography Course - Highlights from April!

Check out one of our GoMEDIA students getting some shots for his Advanced Photographu course!For more information and reservations, please visit us on facebookhttps:/

Specialised Training for Career Enhancement

At GoProUtila and Utila Dive Centre we have a proven success in our training programs and can offer you training in IAHD Adaptive Teaching (disabled divers), International Yacht Training and the Diver

Announcement: This blog has moved to!

Hey travelers!  Big news!  We’re changing our name and web address to! At the new address, you’ll find the same travel and photography-oriented content you’ve enjoyed here,

Becoming a PADI Scuba Instructor

“Because my worst nightmare is to wake up old and grey, thinking about all the things I didn’t do!” –  Start your journey to becoming a PADI Scuba Instructor and living the dream lifestyle an

Island Lifestyle & Environment

Utila is the real Caribbean, escape the crowds, no cruise ships, sustainable development, a way of life that is traditional and authentic.  Amazing diving with over 50 dive sites, diversity of fringi

Tec diving

Awaken your inner explorer and advance your dive training and discover the depths of technical diving.  Our PADI TecRec courses are offered all year round and Utila is the perfect training location f

IYT Coxswain & DiveBoat Mate Graduates!

Well done to Dee Wilson, Jordan Kirkland and Jason Sharp on qualifying as an International Yacht Training Dive Boat Mates opening up an ocean of possibilities in both the dive industry and superyacht/

Utila Dive Center 100% Aware

Make a difference with Utila Dive Center We're proud to announce that in January 2014 and beyond Utila Dive Center will be supporting Project Aware as a 100% partner and financially supporting Project

Get Rebreather Certified & Dive Galapagos with us!

Join our Rebreather Trip to the Galapagos September 7th to 14th 2015 Following the success of our first comprehensive rebreather trip to the Galapagos in 2013, we are now organising the next bi-annual

Utila Whale Shark sightings

Look who's showed up! – Utila Whale Shark Sightings! During the Easter week the conditions on Utila have been flat seas and the Whale sharks have been consistently sighted, in this photo our awesome

Congrats Ossie – Rebreather Instructor

How fitting that on Earth Day this week, marine biologist Ossie Stewart qualified with us as a PADI Poseidon Rebreather Instructor, and becomes the 1st female certified as a PADI Rebreather Instructor

Congrats August Instructors!!!!

Congratulations to our August Scuba Instructor course with another 100% Pass – Often Imitated but Never Surpassed!!!! What a way to start summer and giving themselves a gift that can now be shared w

Chicken Bus World Record Part 4

The gripping final instalment. Do Marty and Ginski fall flat on their faces or does the dream come true? How many people CAN you fit inside a Chicken Bus?Parte 4: El reto final. ¿Será que Marty y G

Chicken Bus World Record Part 3

The World Record begins! Do Marty and Ginski manage to squeeze enough people and a chicken in this Chicken Bus?How many people can you fit inside a Chicken Bus?Parte 3: ¡El récord mundial comienza!

Chicken Bus World Record Part 2

Following the disappointment of being denied permission by Antigua Marty must overcome a big life hurdle before the boys can get their World Record dream back on track.How many people can you fit ins

Chicken Bus World Record Part 1

How many people can you fit on a Chicken Bus? It's the question all travelers of Central America ask themselves. Marty and Ginski decided to find out.Parte 1: ¿Cuánta gente cabe en una camioneta (b

Matty The Lifesaver Episode 1

Some people teach, others drive busses. He's in the business of saving lives.

If You Come To Utila

Download 'If you come to Utila' for free: is a small island off the coast of Honduras. It's the craziest, most fun, most life changing place you'll ever visi

Zombies in Utila. Behind the scenes

Marty and Ginski tell us how they pulled "Zombies in Utila" together. If you liked the movie it's worth a look.

Zombies in Utila

A group of SCUBA divers surface to find the island of Utila has been infected with a Zombie virus. The group must use their brains or risk having them eaten by the advancing zombie horde

Zombies in Utila trailer

The trailer for the award winning short film by Marty and Ginski: Zombies in Utila. Coming to YouTube and Facebook Sunday, June 3



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