Phuket Save The Sea Project

Earlier this month the Phuket office of the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) Phuket organised a tourism event to promote conservation of natural marine resources. The event, titled “Phuket – Save the Sea Project” was aimed at dive operators and tourists and was designed to also enhance the image of Phuket as one of Thailand’sContinue reading “Phuket Save The Sea Project”

Expert Advice on Scuba Diving During COVID-19

This guest post from Jerry of Jerry’s Dive Centre in the Maldives covers not just safe Scuba Diving during Covid-19 but also the excellent Scuba opportunities in Rasdhoo in the Maldives. Contact Flyingdog Travel if you would like to contribute an article, story / experience, tips and advice or pictures. Introduction With the COVID situationsContinue reading “Expert Advice on Scuba Diving During COVID-19”

World Travel Awards Have Your Say

Voting in the World Travel Awards 2021 has opened and you can have your say in the vote for the best of the best. The WTA was established in 1993 to acknowledge excellence across all sectors of the tourism industry. The awards as seen as one of the most prominent and prestigious awards in theContinue reading “World Travel Awards Have Your Say”

Top 10 Scuba Diving Locations in Thailand

Whale Shark. Credit TANAKA Juuyoh on flickr. Thailand is a stunning location for scuba diving with a number of world class dive sites suitable for divers of all experience and qualification levels. Although we have billed this as a top 10, there are so many excellent dive sites in Thailand that we could have easilyContinue reading “Top 10 Scuba Diving Locations in Thailand”

February Highlights

It has been an incredibly busy month for Flyingdog Travel and international travel to Southeast Asia finally starting to look like it will become more accessible in the coming months as global vaccination programmes get under way. Eco-Tourism Projects in Southeast Asia Welcome news as a number of projects either with a focus on eco-tourismContinue reading “February Highlights”

Top Scuba Diving Sites in the Gili Islands

Credit Rickard Zerpe on flickr Like neighbouring Bali the Gili Islands in Indonesia offer world class diving opportunities for all divers from complete beginners through to the moost experienced. Most dive sites offer the chance to see Green Sea Turtles and Hawksbill Turtles as well as a number of sharks especially whitetip and blacktip reefContinue reading “Top Scuba Diving Sites in the Gili Islands”

The Incredible Indonesian Gili Islands

The three Gili Islands lie just a short speedboat ride from Lombok in Indonesia and are also easily accessible from Bali. The largest of the three islands is Gili Trawangan which is also the liveliest with an established party scene alongside wonderful beaches and watersports. Popular with all ages from backpackers to luxury travelers. GiliContinue reading “The Incredible Indonesian Gili Islands”

Top Scuba Diving Sites in Bali

Photo credit Sebastian Pena Lambarri on Unsplash Bali is a wonderful location for divers, from beginners to advanced divers, there is something to keep everyone happy. Diving in Bali has it all, wonderful coral reefs, fish of all shapes, sizes and colours, wreck dives, cave dives, you name it and Bali probably has it onContinue reading “Top Scuba Diving Sites in Bali”

Southeast Asia Winners at World Travel Awards

We recently reported on the Southeast Asia winners in the Asia category of the World Travel Awards and now we can look at the overall winners. Airlines & Airports World’s Leading Airline to Asia – Singapore Airlines World’s Leading Cultural Airline – Vietnam Airlines World’s Leading Low-cost Airline – AirAsia World’s Leading Low-cost Airline CabinContinue reading “Southeast Asia Winners at World Travel Awards”

Top 7 Things To Do in Phuket

While we wait for borders to re-open and the chance to travel again we take a look at our top 7 things to do on Phuket in Thailand. We have lots of coverage on Phuket on our website including a where to stay guide. 1. Phang Nga Bay Sitting in the Strait of Malacca between Phuket island and theContinue reading “Top 7 Things To Do in Phuket”

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