How to Get from Malé to Maafushi Island

Previously, tourists visiting the Maldives could only access resort islands away from Malé by speedboat or seaplane.  These options are still available and more convenient but they are also much, much more expensive than taking a ferry. The good news is it's now convenient to book your flight to Malé and then take a [...]

By | 2018-07-05T21:16:05+00:00 April 15th, 2018|19 Comments

How to Get from Male Airport to Malé City

Before I completed this trip to the Maldives, I began planning well in advance (approximately 6 months).  Here are are the resources we used: World Nomads Travel Insurance. 24/7 coverage for 150+ adventure activities. Get a Quote Momondo, Booking Buddy. We always use these 2 great price comparison sites to find the world's cheapest flights. Agoda,, HotelsCombined. We [...]

By | 2018-07-05T21:36:26+00:00 February 12th, 2018|1 Comment

Top Things to do in Malé – the Capital of the Maldives

The Maldives can be a very expensive destination to visit.  For this particular trip, I started planning about 6 months before our departure date.  Here are the resources we used for this trip to Male: World Nomads Travel Insurance. 24/7 coverage for 150+ adventure activities. Get a Quote Momondo, Booking Buddy. We always [...]

By | 2018-07-05T21:38:06+00:00 February 7th, 2018|0 Comments

10 Travel Tips You Should Know About Maldives

After visiting the Maldives and learning more about this fascinating country we thought that it would be a good idea to share some tips regarding our experience there with our readers. The Maldives can be an extremely expensive country, but it doesn’t have to be if you arrive well prepared. To get you started [...]

By | 2018-07-05T21:44:46+00:00 January 16th, 2018|2 Comments

Villingili, Maldives Travel Review

The Maldives is a fascinating country on so many different levels.  Superb beaches, world class scuba diving, top-notch resorts, and a growing backpacking industry are just a few of the noteworthy reasons to visit this island nation. But there is still so much more to the Maldives than most people think. Few tourists spend [...]

By | 2018-07-05T22:39:45+00:00 May 19th, 2015|4 Comments

How to Get from Male to Villingili

Visiting Villingili is a convenient day trip from the Malé. Visible from Malé’s western shoreline, Villingili is a great spot to take a break from the busy street traffic and the high population density that is found in the capital city of the Maldives. With a couple pleasant beaches and tree-lined roads, consider packing [...]

By | 2018-07-05T22:44:02+00:00 May 12th, 2015|3 Comments

Maafushi Island Travel Review, Maldives

Maafushi Island in the Maldives could indeed be one of the most interesting islands that I have travelled to over the last couple of years. For a country that is world renowned for its world class beaches and luxury resorts, few regard the Maldives as a prime backpacking destination. This stereotype is beginning to [...]

By | 2018-07-06T13:47:50+00:00 March 18th, 2015|3 Comments

Tuna, Tuna and More Tuna in Malé, Maldives

If there's one fish that you will encounter everywhere in Maldives, it would be tuna. As we've learned during our visit to the Maldives, the surrounding waters of this stunning island nation is blessed with a healthy tuna population. Prior to landing at Ibrahim Nasir International Airport, I realized that some proactive planning to the [...]

By | 2018-07-06T14:01:04+00:00 March 3rd, 2015|1 Comment

Welcome to the Maldivian Capital, Malé

Before we landed in the Maldives I started planning this trip well in advance. About 6 months before our departure date I started using these websites to get everything sorted, right from travel insurance to accommodation. World Nomads Travel Insurance. 24/7 coverage for 150+ adventure activities. Get a Quote Momondo, Booking Buddy. We always [...]

By | 2018-07-15T16:48:05+00:00 January 19th, 2015|1 Comment