SLOWLIFE Diaries

Keep up-to-date with posts and interesting facts from our resorts.

A Regal Day

I grew up in Oman and today 18th November is National Day. This is the day when His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Bin Said came to power and it is celebrated every year by fireworks, beautiful light displays and a lot of celebrating in the streets. This …

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Dolphinately a Good Day

Every morning in the Maldives dolphins move into the atolls through reef channels to rest in shallow, sheltered areas. In the evening they leave the atolls and move offshore into deep water to feed on pelagic fishes at night. These are the best …

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Globetrotter Globe Skimmer

If you have ever been to the Maldives, I am sure you are wondering why on earth we are publishing the image of an insect you have probably never seen here. Unless you happen to be in the Maldives at the perfect time you might never make the …

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Maldvies Marine Science Symposium

On the 27th October The Marine Research Centre in Male hosted the first Maldives Marine Science Symposium in collaboration with IUCN, Mangroves for the Future (UNDP) and the Maldives National University. It was a one day symposium that brought …

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Underwater Traffic Jam

Everyone has now headed back from the summer holidays and cities are getting packed again. The tranquillity of empty neighborhoods is over and streets are now crowded. Our Ocean follows the same trend. When jumping in the water in search for …

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My Favorite Fish

Whenever you will hear me saying ‘this is my favorite fish’, please don’t believe me. With regards to having a favourite fish, I lack any sort of credibility. Guests and colleagues make fun of me as they may hear it 4-5 times …

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CITES for Righties

CITES (the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, what a mouthful!), is an international agreement between governments. Its aim is to ensure that international trade in specimens of wild animals and …

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Thinking Outside the Bike

When you think of us living in the Maldives, going out snorkeling, living the ‘Island life’,   I bet you don’t think about our bicycles. We do! We think about them all the time. They are an essential part of our equipment! How …

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