White sandy beaches, warm turquoise water, hot sunny days, and swaying palm trees are some of the things that come to mind when thinking of the Maldives. While this would be reason enough to visit this astounding tropical paradise, scuba divers are generally more motivated by what lies beneath the surface than what can be

We know everything is better, wetter, and safer with a buddy. But it’s not just our dive buddies that benefit from having us around, our scuba diving skills make us great partners on land too. To celebrate Dive Buddy Day (better known as Valentine’s Day), we’re spreading the word about why scuba divers make excellent

The festive season is a time where many kick back in a beautiful destination and relax as much as possible. Not scuba divers, though. Scuba divers travel great distances to often remote destinations, go to bed at a reasonable time every night, and wake up in the early morning hours. While this idea of a

Home to an active volcano within a lake on an island within another lake (essentially volcano-ception), sunken Japanese shipwrecks from WWII, and the second highest amount of coconuts in the world, the Philippines boasts more attractions than we’re able to list. This collection of over 7 000 islands is a popular destination among divers and

Verdant mountains, white sand beaches, lush rainforests, tranquil blue lagoons, and turquoise waters full of pristine reefs make up the Solomon Islands, a sovereign country consisting of six major islands and over 900 smaller isles in an archipelago within Oceania. Lying in the sub region of Melanesia, the islands range from tiny, low-lying coral atolls

Taveuni Island is one of Fiji’s best-known dive destinations. It is the third largest of Fiji’s 333 islands and is separated from Vanua Levu by the Somosomo Strait. The cigar-shaped land mass is a massive shield volcano, which rises from the ocean floor. Roughly 150 volcanic cones dot the island, including Uluigalau, which is Fiji’s

If world-class dive sites set in the crystalline waters that surround an archipelago of around 250 magical islands is your idea of fun then Palau is for you. You will have heard the name and seen the pictures but the question often on the lips of even the most seasoned traveler is: Where is Palau?

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,

Bonaire Dive Sites | Before You Dive The best Bonaire dive sites offer visitors a chance to experience what Caribbean reefs were like 50 years ago. Your biggest challenge is choosing between all of the pristeine diving locations! These Sites are the Benchmark for Healthy Caribbean Reefs Bonaire dive sites are the benchmark for healthy

The hardest skill to master as a SCUBA 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