Our Top Snorkeling Spots in Seychelles

Our Top Snorkeling Spots in Seychelles

We all have this feeling of longing for the beach once in a while, or if you are anything like me it’s all the time! I love tropical weather, the sand between my toes and turquoise warm clear waters I could just stay in all day long! That is me, dreaming, but for some it’s a daily routine. Ah those lucky people who don’t live in the UK or any cold-ish European country for that matter. I cannot complain though as we have been to some amazing places all over the world and we have seen some many so-called paradise islands and beaches. Would that make me an expert? Hardly say so. I just know what we like and Seychelles (and snorkeling spots in Seychelles) we DEFINITELY liked. Full stop.

Why go to Seychelles

If you have never heard of Seychelles ( I really doubt it but who knows!), it is an archipelago of 115 islands located in the Indian Ocean, off East African coast. They are pretty popular all year round as Seychelles weather is fantastic, they don’t suffer from long monsoons, hurricanes etc. and have warm temperature always stay around 30C and above. With its spectacular marine flora and fauna, the islands rank on the top of the lists for best beach holiday destinations around the world. They are also very well-known for its diving and snorkeling experiences.

We were super excited about the later as it had been ages since our last island hopping experience. Was it better than say snorkel we did in and around Malaysia (#shoutout to Perhentian Islands!!!), Great Barrier Reef or even Red Sea (Love Dahab!)? Sadly not, but I still think it was an amazing experience overall due to the laid back atmosphere of the islands and stunning scenery. I know what you are thinking now – EXPENSIVE! Well, it is definitely not a poor-backpacker friendly place but definitely the trip would be cheaper than Maledives, as in Seychelles you can find some decent budget accommodation.

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Travel Essentials for Women Planning Long-Term Trip: My Ultimate List

Travel Essentials for Women Planning Long-Term Trip: My Ultimate List

Before we left for our round the world trip I had spent hours searching the net for ideas of what to pack, how to pack and how to fit everything in our tiny 35 liter backpacks. Yeap that is all we took so needless to say that space was limited. And we had to have both winter and summer wardrobe packed due to the route we decided on. As much as I had thought about the clothes and shoes and basic toiletries there are a few things that became an essential part of my life on the road and couldn’t have done without them to feel great. These travel essentials for women, may seem basic to you, but you need to remember that when you do op-in for the backpacking lifestyle, you already give up the seemingly luxurious stuff like beautiful clothes, shoes, bags and accessories.

Feeling and looking great in whatever you can pull out of that backpack will help you enjoy your trip more, I can assure you! And if it saves you a buck or two (or hundreds!) plus it’s great for the environment – it’s worth it, right?

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