Ten Quirky Underwater Facts

The next time you’re killing an hour during your surface interval, break out these 10 quirky underwater facts. You’ll amaze and astonish your fellow divers with your esoteric knowledge of the deep — and you may win at trivia the next time you play.   [See image gallery at scubadiverlife.com] The post Ten Quirky Underwater Facts…

Read More

5 Ways Becoming a PADI Dive Instructor Benefits You in the Real World

There’s a lot more to being a PADI Instructor than being a great diver (but of course that helps). A good instructor is also: an engaging public speaker, someone who can anticipate a student’s needs, and someone who can break down complicated topics into easy-to-understand chunks. These skills, learnt in […] The post 5 Ways…

Read More

Photographer Spotlight: Allison Vitsky Sallmon

In this series of articles, we’ll shine a spotlight on some of the world’s best underwater photographers. Today we highlight Allison Vitsky Sallmon. Sallmon: I’ve been diving since 1992. My initial training took place in Gainesville, Florida. Like most divers in that area, I dabbled in cave diving, but I never really developed a passion…

Read More

My Favourite Experience Teaching Scuba Diving – Part 1

This year marks guest blogger, Alexandra Dimitriou’s, 10th anniversary as a PADI instructor. Her experiences teaching scuba diving, like all instructors, vary from the utterly awesome, to the downright terrible. In this post, she focuses on her favourite… So what has been my favourite experience teaching scuba diving? It has to be […] The post My Favourite…

Read More

Greenpeace Protests Coca-Cola

Greenpeace dumped a 2.75-ton ocean plastic sculpture outside Coca-Cola’s headquarters in London during April 2017. The sculpture, made from sand and waste Coca-Cola bottles, is meant to protest Coca Cola’s role in ocean plastic pollution. Jason deCaires Taylor created the sculpture, called “Plasticide,” which depicts seabirds regurgitating plastic during a family beach picnic. The sculpture…

Read More

Top Yoga and Diving Resorts

Yoga has numerous health benefits for divers, including increased flexibility, muscle strength, improved breathing and good circulatory health. These can all contribute to better and safer diving with good buoyancy control. So, on your next dive vacation, throw a little yoga into the mix at these top yoga and diving resorts.   Dahab, Egypt Dahab water…

Read More

How long does it take to learn scuba diving

Scuba Diving is a fun sport and is an easy task to master. But like other sports it has specific health hazards related to it. In order to turn your experience into an enjoyable one, it is safer to follow specific precautions. Assess if you are physically healthy The fundamental necessity for you personally to become…

Read More

Looking for the best Scuba Diving Computer for you

A serious diver is one who understands that it is crucial to dive using a diving computer. If you’re seriously interested in diving, you might also consider going underwater with all the most effective scuba diving computers. So, how can you find out which one is the best? Well, I Have had the rare chance to check…

Read More

A New Reason to Visit Raja Ampat

When diving at what is considered to be the epicentre of marine biodiversity, you expect to see a few species that you’ve never seen before. What you might not expect to see is species that have never been seen in that location before. The list of marine species documented for […] The post A New…

Read More