My Mola travels the world in search of unique cultural experiences, the best dive sites, and the tastiest beer. We are passionate about protecting the environment. We strive to tell the tales of our world, and to share ways in which we can become better stewards of the fascinating planet that we call home.
For many, Madagascar is a far-off, exotic destination reserved for bucket lists and daydreams, but perhaps it's time to make your dreams come true. Pristine waters, white sand beaches and whale shark sightings are part of everyday life in Nosy Be, and with tourism growing at a rate of 11% each year, now is the time to go.
Just a short drive away from downtown Cairo, you can see the proving grounds where the Ancient Egyptian Pharaohs of the Old Kingdom developed the technology that allowed them to build the pyramids at Giza. A visit to these sites is a fascinating way to see how the pyramids evolved into the iconic structures that we all recognise today. While you are there, be sure to stop by what is left of Memphis, which was at one time the capital of the Egyptian empire.
An overview on how to get from Maputo to Ponta do Ouro by car, bus and chapa.
We paid a visit to the laid-back town of Ponta do Ouro, Mozambique, where we enjoyed a week of relaxation, scuba diving, delicious meals and inviting culture. This lovely seaside town has excellent marine biodiversity along its shores and remains an affordable destination for divers and other travelers.
Luxor Temple was the place where pharaohs held their coronation ceremonies during the New Kingdom of Ancient Egypt. Visiting the temple complex, located right in the center of the city of Luxor, is like walking back in time.
An overview on how to get from Maputo to Tofo Beach by car, bus and chapa.
Scuba Diving in Tofo Beach, Mozambique during humpback whale season was one of our greatest experiences. These amazing whales can be spotted frequently, even from the beach. Add to this some dolphins, a whale shark, and a whole slew of sea life living next to one of the most charming towns in Mozambique and you will understand why so many visit here.
The Great Pyramid at Giza is the last survivor of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient Wold. Built nearly 4,600 years ago, the pyramids are a marvel ancient human achievement. A visit to Giza should be near the top of any traveler’s bucket list.
Whether it be wrecks, hammerheads, or stunning reefs, there is a lot to see when diving the world class waters of the Red Sea, so much so, that it is difficult to know where to go first. From north to south you can almost always expect good to excellent visibility, with water temperatures of 21-28 ˚C (70-84 ˚F).
On the 24th of September 1944, the U.S. Navy launched an aerial assault on a Japanese warships in the shallow waters of the Bay of Coron. Seventy-five years later, the shipwrecks left in the wake of the attack are still intact, ready to be explored by recreational divers.
Anilao is a hot spot for muck diving in the Philippines located just a few hours south of Manila, but many divers come here for the reef diving as well. Scuba divers from near and far travel here year-round with their cameras looking for the small and the strange. Flamboyant cuttlefish, blue ringed octopus, mimic octopus, tiger shrimp and ambon scorpionfish thrive in these waters.
Apo Island is known for its large schools of jackfish, turtle sightings and stretches of thriving reefs. At the other end of the spectrum, nearby Dauin and Zamboanguita are ideal for muck divers looking for rare and unusual creatures. Making this an ideal spot for any diver, especially those who want it all.