Great Lakes native Adrienne Wright has been drawn to water her whole life. While living in San Diego, La Jolla Cove became her happy place. Today she calls a scenic lake in Southern Illinois her home away from home and puts her passion for the deep to use writing about diving destinations, marine life, and underwater photography.

Palau is made up of more than 350 of the most photogenic volcanic islands in the Pacific Ocean you’ll ever encounter. Its waters boast more than 1,300 species of fish and more than 800 species of corals and sponges. Palau dive sites are among the best in wold. You’ll also find that big pelagic encounters,