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What to Consider Before Taking Your PADI Instructor Development Course

By Sarah Wormald Are you dreaming of life as a scuba diving instructor? Are you imagining yourself on a tropical island scuba diving and meeting people from all around the world? If so, the PADI Instructor Development Course (IDC) is your starting point for turning your dreams into a reality. Deciding to change …read more […]

Pelagic Adventures with PADI AmbassaDiver, Birgitta Mueck

By Guest Blogger Written by PADI AmbassaDiver, Birgitta Mueck During the past 18 years my father, sister and I have sailed close to 50,000 nautical miles on a mission to document the amazing life hidden beneath the waves. We’ve been sailing in our expedition yacht ‘Eja’, a 45ft sailing boat equipped with everything …read more […]

3 of Europe’s Best Freediving Spots for Wrecks

By Sarah Russell Image: Sarah in lotus at 22 metres,El Penon, Tabiba Tenerife Get your adventure on with a trip to three of Europe’s best locations for freediving shipwrecks. El Peñón, Tabiba Tenerife Nestled into the North-Eastern coast of Tenerife are the tiny town of Tabiba and the famous tugboat, El Peñón lying …read more […]

Unique Marine Life in Malaysia: What to See and When to Go

By Brooke McConnell Eager to cross off marine life encounters from your bucket list? Or maybe you just want to visit a world-class diving destination surrounded by white sand beaches and incredible diving? Then Malaysia might just be the perfect destination for you. Malaysia is located in the Southeast of Asia and is …read more […]

Exploring the Best Ice Diving Spots in Europe

By Florine In the mood for a snowy vacation this winter? Why not get back to your favourite underwater sport instead of hitting the slopes like everyone else? From the heights of the Alps to the Arctic Circle, Europe boasts some of the best ice diving spots in the world. Check these …read more Source:: […]

Tec 40 – Who, What, Where, When, Why?

By Guest Blogger Written by PADI Regional Manager and TecRec Instructor Trainer, Chris Hailey. Are you a scuba diver looking for a new challenge? Or maybe you’re wanting to explore underwater places deeper than 30 meters or that nobody has ever seen before? Then the PADI Tec 40 course might just be …read more Source:: […]

5 Must-Visit Heart-Shaped Reefs

By Brooke McConnell Are you looking for the ultimate (and romantic) Valentine’s Day adventure? Or maybe you just want to witness nature’s beauty and discover some amazing new diving spots? Look no further! These five heart-shaped reefs are not only stunning to see from above, but they also offer some incredible diving below. …read more […]

Mission Blue Hope Spot: Micronesian Islands

By Ocean Allison In the heart of the southwestern Pacific Ocean, the Micronesian Islands are made up of more than 2,000 islands that span an area larger than the continental United States. While the region’s total land area is approximately one thousand square miles (2,600 square kilometers), the total ocean area within the …read more […]

10 More Tips for your First Liveaboard Trip

By Guest Blogger Written by Danielle SchofieldImage: Nautilus Two In this recent article, we shared advice on what to expect when planning your first liveaboard trip. Our tips don’t stop there, though, so here are another ten worth noting down: On arrival, your dive guide will provide a boat orientation, and this should …read more […]

How to Face your Fears in Scuba Diving

By Laura Walton The sea holds many new experiences; these can be both wonderful and terrifying. Even more daunting can be the fears we face within ourselves in learning to dive: failure and rejection are always close when we challenge ourselves. But we know a lot about fear and how to face …read more Source:: […]

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