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The Socorro Evolution: Filming for a Cause

By Tara Bradley Connell On April 13, 2018, a team of ocean conservation ambassadors, world-class athletes, and director/producer Roberto Ochoa spent 10 days filming and freediving in the waters of Mexico’s Revillagigedo Archipelago National Park, located 250 miles south of Baja California. But it wasn’t just playtime for this group. Ochoa, an …read more Source:: […]

Life-Changing Vacations – Diving With a Purpose

By Guest Blogger According to a recent PADI® survey of 1,000 people, nearly 40 percent of respondents felt eco-travel is important to them personally. On PADI Travel™, you can find a selection of environmentally focused trips that allow divers, nature enthusiasts and travelers to expand their horizons and explore eco-travel experiences that celebrate …read more […]

Mission Blue Hope Spot: Revillagigedo Archipelago, Mexico

By Allison Albritton The Revillagigedo Archipelago is a relatively unknown group of islands located approximately 300 miles southwest of Cabo San Lucas. Sometimes referred to as Mexico’s “little Galapagos”, this volcanic island chain was recently declared as Mission Blue’s newest Hope Spot, as it is most definitely a unique area of …read more Source:: PADI […]

Must-Dive Sites in Mexico

By Guest Blogger Though PADI AmbassaDiver, Rocio Gajon, has traveled all over the world to experience some of the most incredible dives sites in the Caribbean, South Pacific, Micronesia, Hawaii, Europe, and Asia, her hometown of La Paz, Mexico is still one of her favorite destinations. From incredible pelagic marine …read more Source:: PADI News […]

How to Stop Being an Analog Girl in a Digital World – the PADI eLearning System Rocks! Here’s Why

By Guest Blogger Written by Alexandra Dimitriou PADI Digital course materials are an inspiration. They have been around for a few years now and they are changing the way we learn how to dive. They are colourful, animated and totally absorbing. The digital revolution is nothing new. Sure, there are those of us …read more […]

Our Favorite Scuba Diving Songs

By Megan Denny Scuba diving may be synonymous with the silent world, but we know plenty of divers who love music. Here are some of our favorite songs about being underwater, the ocean and tunes with a beach-y vibe. Listen to each song individually or stream all the tracks via YouTube. Whether you’re …read more […]

Doctor’s Orders – Becoming Adaptive Buddies for Patients

By Tara Bradley Connell In April, the Cody Unser First Step Foundation (CUFSF) and a team of medical professionals from Kennedy Krieger Institute, a facility that works with youth dealing with disabilities and disorders, set their “out of office” notices and headed for Key Largo. The goal: To learn to dive in …read more Source:: […]

A Local’s Guide to Visiting and Diving in Turkey – Part 1

By Guest Blogger Written by Asutay Akbayir Turkey offers many great diving and holiday opportunities with its breathtaking nature, clear and warm waters, and variety of diving environments. Not to mention the famous Turkish hospitality! The country is one of the top summer holiday destinations in the world for good reason: Our coastline …read more […]

A Local’s Guide to Visiting and Diving in Turkey – Part 2

By Guest Blogger Written by Asutay Akbayir The towns in Turkey are bursting with history and millions of tourists visit each year. The popular diving sites are calm and relaxing, so if you want something more than just diving, perhaps you should consider Turkey as your holiday destination this year. Here we continue …read more […]

What Makes Mexico Such an Incredible Country to Visit Underwater and Beyond?

By Florine There are 11,122 kilometres of coastline in Mexico, between the Pacific Ocean coast and the Caribbean Sea coast. I decided to follow an itinerary which would take me from Mexico City to Quintana-Roo through the states of Guerrero, Oaxaca, Chiapas, and Tabasco; from one coast to the other. While I …read more Source:: […]

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