Tag Archives: Tioman

2012 Round Up – The Occasional Travels

2012 Round Up – The Occasional Travels

Wow 2012 was quite a great year in terms of travelling! I had hoped to travel more, but I wasn’t really expecting to travel as much as I did given that I was piled with projects at work. But somehow I managed to squeeze out the time and ended up visiting a surprising 7 countries

Dive Log – Tioman Wrecks [Aug 2012]

Dive Log – Tioman Wrecks [Aug 2012]

This trip was focused solely on wreck diving, so not much in terms of coral life or drift diving. Most of the wrecks are quite deep, about 20+m, and the waters had quite a lot of sediment in them. The visibility apparently was good by usual standards though. The waters could get a little choppy

Wreck Diving off Tioman

Wreck Diving off Tioman

I took some time off over last weekend to head out for a spot of diving. Nothing fancy, just a live-on-board (LOB) trip to various shipwreck sites off Tioman.   Getting There I dived with a group called Stride In this time around. We took a coach from Lavender up to Malaysia in the evening,

Living and Diving on a Boat

Living and Diving on a Boat

This was my first time doing a live-on-board (LOB) dive trip, where instead of staying in a resort, I stayed on board a boat for the entirety of the trip. The LOB was in the vicinity of Kuantan and Tioman – we took a bus up to Mersing where we hopped onto our boat and

Diving Holidays: Why You Should Take the Plunge [Go! Girl Guides Article]

Diving Holidays: Why You Should Take the Plunge [Go! Girl Guides Article]

Crossposted from Go! Girl Guides, where I’m a contributing blogger. Check out the site for more great articles from other freewheelin’ travellin’ girls that go! Does the idea of a beach holiday simultaneously entrance you with its promise of relaxation, yet make you cringe with boredom? There’s nothing quite like sipping a mai tai in

Two Tales of Tioman and The Beginning

Two Tales of Tioman and The Beginning

Of all the places I’ve dived so far,and all those that I”m sure I’ll dive eventually, little Tioman island will always remain a little special to me, and for several reasons. Tioman was my first dive site, ever. I took my basic Open Water course there way back in 2004, and the next time I