The formation of the Maldives

The formation of the Maldives

The Maldives, a tropical paradise in the Indian Ocean. The country is made up of a chain of 26 Atolls, with around 1,200 coral islands (give or take, the islands are always changing!) The formation of the Maldives is a story that dates back millions of years. The Maldives sits on a submarine ridge that…

What to pack when coming to the Maldives

What to pack when coming to the Maldives

Many times, I have been asked by guests via email what to pack, what is essential and what definitely not to forget when coming to the Maldives. Here are my recommendations and why I think you should pack certain items and leave others at home. Luggage allowance Let’s start with the luggage limitation. You can…

Crabs

Crabs

Crabs are a diverse group of crustaceans that are found in both marine and terrestrial environments. While some crabs live in the water, others live on land, and both are equally interesting to observe. The Maldives is home to many different species of crabs, including hermit crabs, the swift footed rock crab and ghost crabs.…