The Story of Bodu Mas and Koadi Kendun

There are many folklores which offer keen insights into the history, culture and beliefs of Maldivians. These folk tales are bursting with magic, spirits, demons, monsters and sorcerers often depic...

Eid al-Adha or “Bodu Eid” as We Know It

Eid al-Adha is an Islamic festival celebrated on the day after Hajj Day. Its significance is derived from the importance associated with Hajj; an annual Islamic pilgrimage to the holy city of Mecca...

Maldives for the First-Timers

The Maldives is a picture-perfect archipelago, situated in the middle of the Indian Ocean, and home to 1,190+ tiny coral islands. The country is famous for the beauty it carries and is celebrated a...

Live Aboard a Liveaboard

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Eat Like a Local

The essence of Maldivian cuisine lies in the beauty of the culture in welcoming everyone to come in and have a taste. Almost every island has at least one restaurant and is home to many small tea s...

A Dozen Ways to Live Like a Local

Maldives epitomises luxury and romance at its best. However, there are so many things that tourists can do which do not fit into these two categories. If you are looking to travel on a budget or si...

The Guest House Culture in Maldives

Crystal clear seas, powdery white sand and indulgence beyond measure are three things that come to mind whenever the Maldives is mentioned. Whilst the country is famous for its unique beauty and ex...

Underwater Experiences in Maldives

The under ocean experience in Maldives is  truly unique with fully submerged underwater accommodation, dining and spa facilities positioned meters beneath the ocean surface. Instead of waking...

Shipwrecks and Sunken Treasures

Wreck diving, for many, is the ultimate experience. That being said, Maldives is an ideal destination for diving among caves, tunnels and shipwrecks. Some of the most spectacular shipwrecks lie on...

For Lovers of Marine Life

For lovers of marine life, Maldives is undoubtedly a slice of heaven. For one thing, the country is made up of hundreds of islands which offer an enormous playground for divers to explore. There ar...