Diving with Whale Sharks in ISLA MUJERES, Mexico

Kinga Philipps takes a solo adventure off the coast of Cancun to Isla Mujures and finds unspoiled beaches, transparent water and epic dives surrounded by whale sharks and manta rays.  What better place for a solo sojourn than the turquoise waters of the Caribbean and a place called Isla Mujeres, the Island of Women. It was my eat, pray, love of sorts. Except, instead of pasta, I indulged in … [Read more...]

PHOTO OF THE WEEK: Cancun’s Underwater Sculpture Garden

Visionary artist and eco-sculptor Jason deCaires Taylor's "Phoenix" located off Isla Mujeres in Mexico In the shallow waters off Cancun, you’ll find a breathtaking spectacle of art integrated with nature.  This summer, eco-sculptor Jason de Caires Taylor will place 60 news pieces into the waters off Isla Mujeres, including “Phoenix” shown above, the first kinetic sculpture in the 450-piece … [Read more...]

The Art of Diving: Underwater Masterpieces in Isla Mujeres

I received a link from a friend the other day with a simple message, “This renders me speechless.” When this image popped up, I paused. Suddenly the frenetic energy imbuing my day shifted, and a door opened into that place of calm.  It’s that same sort of feeling I can access when floating in the warm clutch of tropical water, ears submerged, in silence, swathed in blue and green, nothing … [Read more...]