Mantas and Dragons: Spectacular Wildlife in Komodo

When it comes to the wildlife in Komodo, two large and unusual creatures (one aquatic and one terrestrial) come to mind: giant mantas and Komodo dragons. There are dive sites in both north and south Komodo to see the former, like Manta Point in the north, and a specific spot, Rinca Island, to see the…

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What’s the Difference Between Technical Diving and Recreational Diving?

If you’ve completed the Deep Diver course, you know a 100-foot dive is a rush but have you ever wondered what it’s like at 150 feet? This curiosity may prompt questions about technical diving, such as, what is the difference between tec diving and recreational diving? Here’s the good news: We’re here to answer that […] The post What’s the…

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Diving the Kittiwake in Grand Cayman

Grand Cayman’s mammoth wreck, the former USS Kittiwake, has become home to some very interesting critters over the past few years. These include schooling horse-eye jacks, which circle the aft superstructure; green eels resting in the shadow cast by the wreck’s massive profile; and arrow crabs in every nook and cranny. These are only a…

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My Top Five Reasons to Become a PADI Master Scuba Diver

Written by guest blogger Kayleigh Relf If you love the fun and adventure scuba diving brings into your life and are ready to take your recreational diving skills to the next level, then the PADI Master Scuba Diver (MSD) rating is for you. Scuba diving is a unique and special […] The post My Top…

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Photographer Spotlight: Mike Bartick

In this ongoing series, we’ll chat with prominent and up-and-coming underwater photographers. Today we highlight Mike Bartick. Tell us a little about yourself. I’m a full time underwater photographer, writer and public speaker living in Anilao, Philippines. I’m currently a photo pro and conduct a series of workshops each dive season, helping shooters expand their…

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Why I Love Night Diving in Cyprus

By guest blogger Alexandra Dimitriou Night diving in Cyprus is so different to diving in the day. You either love it or you hate it. It’s the Marmite of scuba and it just happens that I adore both. Night diving feels more intense, more concentrated and it’s way, way more fun. […] The post Why I…

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Marine Species: Christmas Tree Worm

There are so many things to look at underwater that you might not, at first, notice the unassuming Christmas tree worm. You’ll find these easily recognizable creatures on tropical reefs all over the world, and despite their simple appearance, they do have some interesting characteristics. What is a Christmas tree worm? As a newbie diver,…

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The Thistlegorm Project

If this trailer has whet your appetite for discovering more about the 3D scanning of SS Thistlegorm in the Thistlegorm Project, then read on for our interview with Simon Brown… What exactly is the Thistlegorm project? The Thistlegorm Project is part of a wider maritime archaeology project called Presence in […] The post The Thistlegorm…

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