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February 17, 2021
LifeStyleBreak: Laos - a summary

LEAVING LAOS In total, we spent five nights on the Don Det island. Mainly focusing on relaxing and resting. We felt like on a real vacation. Daily breakfasts by the river or lunch at beautiful sunsets, walks around the island and watching how the locals live caused our pulse to drop significantly. We do not […]

February 3, 2021
LifeStyleBreak: Laos - the land of 4000 islands

DON DET ISLAND Unfortunately, our adventure with the Bolaven plateau is coming to an end. We move on, and the next destination is "the land of 4000 islands". It is a place where the Mekong River, which flows as far as from Tibet, slows down, and widens. A multitude of islands and islets have arisen […]

January 27, 2021
LifeStyleBreak: Laos - another day in the land of waterfalls

The Bolaven Plateau day 2 The Bolaven Plateau and its natural beauty charmed us so much that we decided to extend our stay here for one more day. This time we start early. Just after 7:00 am we set off to conquer this land again. Today we are taking the direction to waterfalls located by […]

January 20, 2021
LifeStyleBreak: Laos - in the land of waterfalls

the Bolaven Plateau The reason why we stopped in Pakse is the Bolaven Plateau located nearby. It is famous mainly for its coffee plantations, which are exported all over the world. But it was not coffee that brought us here. We are more interested in the natural environment of this region, especially in the numerous […]

January 13, 2021
LifeStyleBreak: Laos - an underwater river

Kong Lo Cave The company of chickens in our yard turned out not to be such a great idea. All because the rooster started crowing around 5:00 am, knocking us out of sleep. Nevertheless, we get up refreshed. We step in for breakfast at our hosts. We eat an omelette, rice, and papaya salad. We […]

December 1, 2020
LifeStyleBreak: Laos - the most peaceful capital in the world

Capital of Laos We got to the capital of Laos quite smoothly. In total, the trip from Vang Vieng took just over 3 hours. We get off the bus somewhere in a quiet area. We assume that we are on the outskirts of the city. However, after checking the map, it turns out that we […]

November 25, 2020
LifeStyleBreak: Laos – another cave, another waterfall

In the morning, after a quick breakfast, we set off to Vang Vieng. The route leads through the mountains. We drive at an altitude between 1,200 and 1,500 m above sea level, looking at the clouds covering the valleys below us. The roads are winding like spaghetti, running next to the abyss of several hundred meters. It […]

November 18, 2020
LifeStyleBreak: Laos – beautiful waterfalls

4:45 am. The alarm clock rings. We slowly get up and go to the town. On the way we buy boiled rice in a basket, and cookies with bananas. We are sitting on the sidewalk and wait, it is almost 6:00 am. They are going! We can see them from afar, marching in a row […]

November 13, 2020
CORFU - the Queen of the Ionian Islands

While thinking about the upcoming winter and the next possible lockdown, we decided, at the last minute, to get out of cold, wet, and windy England to experience the last warm rays of sunshine. We also had to recharge the batteries after a terribly busy three months spent mainly on planning, creating, and running a […]

November 13, 2020
Travel Destination: Fort Meyers, Florida

Fort Meyers has long been a prime tourist destination in Florida and the commercial center for Lee County with a population of around 83,000. It was founded post Civil War, and named after Colonel Abraham Meyers. It has a rich history of being a farming and fishing hub but has changed dramatically over time. Today […]

November 10, 2020
LifeStyleBreak: Laos - let's start exploring another country

A long journey As we mentioned earlier, we want to get to Laos by bus going from Hanoi to Luang Prabang. A 27-hour long journey is ahead of us. The bus leaves at 6:30 pm. As most buses in Vietnam this one also has bed. Although, it differs slightly from the previous ones. It turned […]

August 5, 2020
LifeStyleBreak: Vietnam - time to leave, time to sum up

  A brief summary of our gateway to Asia Taking advantage of the excess free time spent on the bus to Laos, we decide to briefly summarize our stay in Vietnam. We spent 16 days here traveling from south to north. This was our gateway to Asia, a place on Earth completely unknown to us. […]

July 29, 2020
LifeStyleBreak: Cat Ba, the green island

An island covered with a blanket of nature We wake up on the ship before 6:00 am. The plan is to watch the sunrise above Ha Long Bay, which is said to be very impressive. Unfortunately, we are not able to experience this. Clouds still cover the bay. At 7:00 am a boat arrives to […]

July 24, 2020
The Technology Behind the Amphi

The Amphi team has simplified the powered underwater propulsion to the ultimate level. Our powered bionic monofin encapsulates two common personal modes of underwater propulsion in a single device. It contains advanced sensors and electronics to assist you with your dive and after-dive analysis and works as if it was a part of your body, […]

July 22, 2020
LifeStyleBreak: Ha Long, the bay of the descending dragon

Already in Hanoi Today was supposed to be our rest day… Exactly, supposed to be! Because how can you rest if you run around the city all day? We have to plan and organize the next few days. As we are already in the north of Vietnam, we got to think about our next destination: […]

July 17, 2020
About the Amphi - Our Story

Our Amphi Product Amphi is the first-ever, hands-free underwater scooter created to make snorkeling and diving effortless. As the world’s only powered bionic monofin, the Amphi waterproof mechanism helps swimmers propel themselves underwater with ease. The Amphi elevates your diving experience so you can take in all the things around you while also giving you […]

July 15, 2020
LifeStyleBreak: Ha Long Bay on the rice fields

Tam Coc   The bus from Dong Hoi to Ninh Binh arrives more than an hour late. In addition, it is fully loaded, with people lying even on the floor. We sit right next to the toilet. At the beginning it is not too bad, but after some time the toilet begins to smell terribly […]

July 8, 2020
LifeStyleBreak: The beauty of nature hidden underground

Paradise Cave   When we get up in the morning, most of our roommates are gone, and it is only 7:00 in the morning. We also get up quickly, excited about the day ahead. For breakfast we eat leftovers from yesterday, which we consume at the balcony. The view of the city turned out to […]

July 3, 2020
Travel to Oahu

Some of the most well-known Hawaiian cities can be found on the island of Oahu. Along with being the third largest island in Hawaii, Oahu is known for being the most diverse island. The diversity here isn’t only limited to residents but extends to their landscapes and lifestyle options. Whether you’re the busy city type, […]

July 1, 2020
LifeStyleBreak: The former capital of Vietnam

The  City  of  Hue The city of Hue is referred to as the intellectual, cultural and spiritual heart of Vietnam. Palaces and pagodas, tombs and temples, culture and history are just a few things that describe this town, another Vietnamese UNESCO World Heritage Site. It functioned as the capital of the country until 1945. During […]

June 26, 2020
Creature Feature: Hawaiian Green Sea Turtle

The Hawaiian Green Sea Turtle, known to native Hawaiians as honu, is a very popular species of sea turtle mostly because of its large size and notable characteristics. Seeing one out and about is rare, but in Maui, your chances of experiencing them in their natural habitat are quite high. The green sea turtle is […]

June 24, 2020
LifeStyleBreak: Let’s get lost again

Another  day  in  Hoi  An Another day, another early start. We take advantage of every moment spent here. Time to relax will come later. We get up at 6:00 am, eat breakfast, pack backpacks and leave for the city again. We buy a breakfast buffet for only $2 per person – we fill our stomachs […]

June 19, 2020
Travel to Maui

Maui is the second-largest island of Hawaii and attracts more than 2 million visitors each year. This Hawaiian island is world-famous for its extraordinary beaches and fantastic diving opportunities, but that’s not all “The Valley Isle” offers. Maui, called “The Valley Isle” because central Maui is located between two large mountains, has many attractions that […]

June 17, 2020
LifeStyleBreak: Ruins of Hindu temples

Ruins of My Son Today we visit another historical place from the UNESCO World Heritage Site list. My Son is a cluster of abandoned and partially ruined Hindu temples constructed between the 4th and the 14th century AD by the kings of Champa. It was also a kingdom, and one of the holiest site of […]

June 12, 2020
Critter Feature: Manta Rays

As the largest rays in the world, manta rays are highly treasured fish in the sea. They are also a highly threatened species and are now protected in international waters by the Convention on Migratory Species. Along with this, many countries have implemented fishing bans that make it illegal to hunt and trade manta rays. […]

June 10, 2020
LifeStyleBreak: UNESCO World Heritage Site

Amazing,  historical  city We arrived in Hoi An after over thirteen hours of bus ride. We were sitting right behind the driver, which guaranteed additional experience and stress. It seems that in Vietnam a way of driving on national roads is different from driving around the city. The main difference is that in the city […]

June 5, 2020
Travel to Hawaii: The Big Island

Hawaii is one of the most well-known vacation spots in the United States. Not only are the tropical beaches and warm weather enticing to many travelers, but the combination of luxury and adventure associated with The Big Island makes it an ideal destination. Here you can enjoy several outdoor activities from horseback riding, ATV rides, […]

June 3, 2020
LifeStyleBreak: End of the monsoon season

Beaches  of  Nha  Trang We wake up around 7:00 am, very hungry, as the night before we went to bed without any dinner. While getting ready to leave our room, it starts to rain again. We go to the bar next to our hotel and order breakfast. During all this time rain is pouring. Twenty […]

May 29, 2020
Travel to the Florida Keys!

Home to the continental United States' only coral barrier reef, the Florida Keys is an ideal vacation destination, especially for avid divers. While the Florida Keys are located closer to Cuba than Miami, this remains the southernmost area of Florida. Not only are the Florida Keys commonly known for their natural beauty, cultural diversity, and […]

May 27, 2020
LifeStyleBreak: Wonderful Nature

Waterfall, pagoda and a...ditch! The time is 5:40 in the morning. We crawl out of the bed, pack our backpacks, and leave them at the front desk to pick them up again for our 1:30 pm bus ride to the next town called Nha Trang. But first, we take our rented scooter and go to […]

May 22, 2020
Critter Feature: Grey Reef Shark

The gray reef shark, also known by the scientific name Carcharhinus amblyrhynchos, is most commonly found living in the Indo-Pacific Oceans, specifically between Easter Island and South Africa. They can also be found in the Caribbean and spend the majority of their time dwelling in the ocean’s beautiful coral reefs. Although there are some distinct […]

May 20, 2020
LifeStyleBreak: Towards the North

Da Lat - city surrounded by hills We arrive in Da Lat at 6:00 am. It is a city surrounded by hills, located at an altitude of over 1500 meters (5000 feet) above sea level. The climate changes immediately. It is cooler, around 26°C (78°F), and in addition to that - it is a cloudy […]

May 15, 2020
Travel to Curaçao for Diving and More Fun

Curaçao is a Dutch island located about 40 miles from the Venezuelan coast. It’s well known as the “C” of the “ABC” Caribbean islands, followed by Aruba and Bonaire, and is a popular tourist destination thanks to its many amenities. As a tropical island with beautiful beaches and coral reefs rich in marine life, it’s […]

May 13, 2020
LifeStyleBreak: Ho Chi Minh City

Good morning Vietnam After almost 10 hours on a plane, we landed in the most populous city in Vietnam called Ho Chi Minh City. Although Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) has been the official name of the city since 1976, the old name "Saigon" is still used by many Vietnamese. After getting off the plane, […]

May 8, 2020
Creature Feature: The Queen Triggerfish

The Queen Triggerfish, also known by the scientific name Balistidae, is a native fish of tropical areas such as the Caribbean, Bermuda, and the Gulf of Mexico. Although triggerfish are commonly described as being aggressive and mean, they are often captured and put into the aquarium trade due to their attractive appearance. Unfortunately, this has […]

May 7, 2020
LifeStyleBreak, our escape to another, unknown world.

Hello to all readers! We hope that the current situation does not bother you more than most of the world's population. What strange times have come. Most of us are stuck in our homes without being able to move freely. Well, let's hope that the situation improves quickly and we can all return to normal, […]

April 20, 2019
Let’s talk underwater, let’s talk personal

(blog dedicated to personal underwater propulsion and vehicles) Let’s talk about this. If you are reading this, chances are you like water. I would bet my hopelessly insignificant retirement plan that you would rather be under the surface than in front of the computer reading my blog. If I am right, then you are like […]

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