The hardest skill to master as a SUCBA diver is buoyancy control. That mid-water, floating-in-space, horizontal body position may look effortless, but learning to do it can be tricky and confusing. Buoyancy control is also the most important diving skill; in fact, it is the essence of diving, and a diver without buoyancy control is

When you hear the word giant, I guess the first things that pop to mind are fairy tales, children’s books and maybe “Lord of the Rings”, yes I read the books and find it interesting…But I’m referring to actual giants, who live among us. Yes? No? I’m talking about Whales! They occupy every ocean, north to south,

The Philippines is a diver’s dream in many ways- it’s got the goods to entice biodiversity lovers, coral fanatics, and underwater photographers. With more than 7000 islands in its archipelago (some large, some tiny- and sometimes uninhabited), the Philippines offers a huge array of diving opportunities. Adding to its qualifications, it is one of the

The Maldives. The name of this country alone conjures up images that make most dive enthusiasts float away on a SCUBA daydream. These isolated atolls in the middle of the immense Indian Ocean have sat firmly among the top five tropical dive locations worldwide for decades. This is the place to go for big and

On November 4th, 2016, we set out to colorful Cuba, in hope to dive in one of the Caribbean’s best kept secret – The Gardens of the Queen archipelago, located just south of the main island of Cuba. Diving in Gardens of the Queen is said to be one of the most incredible experiences for

Tropical weather, warm water, crystal clear +100ft visibility, healthy colorful reef, giant corals, hundreds of different species of marine life and all you have to do is kick back and relax, letting the currents drift you along and enjoy the view. This is what diving in Cozumel is like. Add to that the cheap airfare from

The island of gods is famous for its culture, beaches, temples and of course the party area Kuta. It also offers a variety of world class diving where almost every diver will find sites which suit their needs. While the western part of the island is famous for surfing, the east and north coasts are

Galapagos – number one destination on the wish list of many divers for a reason. No other place offers such a diversity of big marine animals to be encountered up so closely. I was dreaming about diving in Galapagos because of the endemic marine iguanas long before I even knew I would become a diver

Imagine waking up in a tropical paradise, grabbing your dive gear, loading a couple of tanks on the back of your pick-up truck and heading out to explore the wonderful treasures hidden underwater around the island! This is what your average day looks like in Bonaire! No time limit, no tank limit, just you and the

Imagine waking up in a tropical paradise, grabbing your dive gear, loading a couple of tanks on the back of your pick-up truck and heading out to explore the wonderful treasures hidden underwater around the island! This is what your average day looks like in Bonaire! No time limit, no tank limit, just you and