Sim card scam in Kuala Lumpur

We landed in Kuala Lumpur a couple of weeks ago and the first impact with the city was a scam: we fell for it like newbies… At the arrival hall of Kuala Lumpur International Airport we went to the ATM to get some Malaysian Ringgit and then we purchased a prepaid sim card with data […]

Geek Divers in the Maldives

We spent some time in the Maldives in the last couple of years and here’s our experience in two local islands. Maafushi The first time we were in Maafushi, a local island not far away from Malé, the capital city of the Maldives. We landed in Malé on a Friday afternoon, took the airport ferry to […]

A budget holiday to the Maldives

Probably most of you think that the word “budget” can never be associated to the Maldives. You might be right if you think of a 5* resort with water villas and your private butler. But… …what if you could spend around 70$ per night for a double room, breakfast included? Guess I have your attention […]

How we ended up doing our Divemaster by chance (or more or less!)

2016 was the year of big changes for us. We quit our corporate jobs, gave our 3-month notice and organised the handover to our colleagues so that we didn’t need to show up in the office for 2 of those 3 months. And we received our full salaries for the entire notice period. I know, […]

Booking an international flight

Geek Divers Software for dive center

Now it’s the time: I need to book our international flight to Southeast Asia and I know already that this is probably going to be the most expensive invoice that I need to file in the travel expense list. And it’s not just about the cost, but the time that I’ll have to invest in […]

Getting ready

Getting Ready

Geek Divers are getting ready for the long trip! We’re sorting some paperwork that is needed to make our business official and then we’ll be ready to fly to South East Asia to begin our journey. One step back. Last year in December we wrote our Business Plan and included all the activities that we […]