Swim with the mighty tiger sharks

Yasir Salih (MHH)

“I released the fishing line to hook a Kattelhi (Prometheus gemfish) and prepared a heap of Dho’haaey (mixture of betel leaf and areca nut). I chewed it and relaxed. After a while my fishing line “transformed” into an “iron bar.” I could not literary pull an inch towards the surface

Let's go to pluck dhanvah fruit

Yasir Salih (MHH)

“lets go to pluck dhanvah(Jambolan) fruit. there are loads now”, this is a typical request among the youngsters of Fuvahmulah during the season of this savory fruit. Plucking the fruit of this tree is a fun for many people especially youngsters, who set off to “dhambo val” – the thick

Let’s go katteylhi fishing in Fuvahmulah

Ali Rafeeq (MHH)

If you are tired of catching snappers, trevallies, and groupers in most of the fishing trips, then pack up your bags and choose Fuvahmulah as your next game fishing destination. Located just south of the equator Fuvahmulah is home to Katteylhi – a unique large-toothed deep-sea fish -- only ca

Fuavahmulah -Gem of an island

Ali Rafeeq (MHH)

"Upon the silent shore of memory, images and precious thoughts, that cannot idle"  Its not surprising that the many astonishing images that the author H.C.P Bell recorded in his memory during his short stay in Fuvahmulah, will not erode: no matter how big the waves of time may be.

A look at the Maldives music and dance

Ali Naafiz (MHH)

The music starts to play in a slow rhythm and people dance to it as it spreads over the entire surrounding. A group of men play their music and dance energetically on the floor dedicated for them. The music moves in rapid cadence as the people too hasten up their dance moves. The shirtless perf

Male: the unexplored side of Maldives

Ali Naafiz (MHH)

A small island, crowded with motorcycles and cars, bustling businessmen and pedlars, Male (sometimes spelled as Male') is the modern, mercantile face of the Maldives. The capital city is the largest island in terms of population, infrastructure and development in the country. Although geographi

A brief history of tourism in the Maldives

Ali Naafiz (MHH)

Maldives is the only place where you can see tall palms leaning towards the sea on white powdery beaches, crystal clear waters kissing crystalline white sands, shades of turquoise blending flawlessly with deeper hues of blue and some of the most incredible underwater life on our planet. But the