Guest Post by Karim Iliya: a Photographer’s Perspective of Komodo

Since I was small, before I even became a photographer, I always wanted to see how currents move. There are brief moments when we can see smoke in a beam of light, or ink moving through water, but getting a clear image of how currents moved remained locked in my imagination, until one unexpected day in Komodo National Park, Indonesia. […]

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Spotlight on Exclusive Luxury Liveaboard Sailing Komodo

Prior to becoming a writer, Joseph Conrad was in the British Merchant Marine where he became enamored with Indonesia. Although the vessel he sailed on was not an exclusive luxury liveaboard, like Adelaar; he was still able to get around the Indonesian archipelago and see quite a bit of the culture and way of life. After he left the sea […]

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Bali to Komodo, Adelaar, Family Cruisesnorkeling komodo, scuba dive komodo, kids dive, multigenerational cruise, family adventure, family time

Private Family Adventure Cruises Custom Designed for You

Your sense of adventure and love of seeing new cultures doesn’t disappear just because you have kids, so why should your family holidays be limited? In fact, why not consider a family adventure cruise? Whether you are traveling with friends and family or are a multi-generational group, imagine a family adventure cruise sailing in an exotic locale, aboard a historical, […]

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Womens Dive Day Adelaar, Fuel the Habit

Fuel Your Dive Habit | Women’s Dive Day

Women’s Dive Day is coming, have you given it any thought? Ladies it’s Women’s Dive Day, are you happy accounting for only 36% of divers? That’s right; when it comes to diving it’s still a man’s world! The 36% figure mentioned above, is only a PADI statistic. An analysis by DEMA using Anysite, found that women account for only 35% of new […]

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Hand-ok

5 Things Every Diver Deserves

Not all liveaboards operating in and around Komodo National Park are created equal and as the market continues to expand the difference in the experience of the operators and the level of service becomes more apparent. Indonesia offers everything from backpacker to luxury liveaboards with capacities anywhere from five to twenty guests. Most are traditional wooden Phinisis but a growing […]

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Frasers Dolphin (Charles Anderson) Komodo

Dolphin Encounters in Komodo Aboard Adelaar

Imagine yourself, relaxing on deck, a nice cup of java in your hand, a platter of warm croissants at your elbow and succulent fresh mango, papaya and pineapple sitting on your plate. Now take a deep breath of that fresh sea air, exhale, and take a look at the crimson sunrise off the port side bow. As if this isn’t […]

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2017 New Year Resolution

9 New Year Resolutions for the Adventurer in You!

Let’s face it. Thousands of us make New Year resolutions but only a slim percentage actually follow through with them. If you were one of the few who could keep one of these resolutions, how cool would that be! I RESOLVE TO…take all my vacation time! “I have never believed that vacations are luxuries. They are our necessities–just like shelter, […]

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Sangeang, hot rocks, bubble reef, underwater hot springs, geothermal acitivity

Sangeang Island – Diving Between Bali and Komodo | Part III

Located outside Komodo National Park, this volcanic island is a must do on any dive liveaboard traveling from Bali or Bima. Although volcanic, with black sand, Sangeang isn’t normally considered a traditional “muck” area. Fantastic muck diving is available, but Sangeang is so much more! The most diverse of the sites there, and the one at the top of my […]

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Holy Grail, Critters for Scuba Divers. Indonesia, Komodo, Adelaar

Holy Grail – 6 Must See Critters for Scuba Divers in Indonesia

Think of what Mt. Everest is to mountain climbers, that is what Indonesia is to reef and critter diving. Most divers in the know already realize that Indonesia sits in the heart of the coral triangle and that is has the largest fish and coral biodiversity in the world; but let’s take a closer look at a lineup of critters […]

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More Travel Bargains, Free For the Asking

Exotic Stopovers, Tours and More | Flying East to S.E. Asia and Indonesia Stopovers, tours, hotels, and name brand goods are available FREE for the asking all around the world, if you know where and how to find them! If your holiday takes you to Indonesia or some other destination in S.E. Asia, why not add an additional exotic stopover […]

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