Diving Blog

Nov 2016

Diving Protea Banks, South Africa

For years I’ve been travelling the globe in search of the ultimate dive destination, only to find it in my backyard... A friend had recently come back from a dive trip in the KwaZulu- Natal region of South Africa. She claimed that she had offici...

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Jun 2016

A Brief History of Scuba Diving

For centuries, humanity has had an obsession with exploring. It seems as though every time an obstacle has come up, human ingenuity has been there to knock it down. Even today, we are pushing the boundaries of exploration, yet, even so, much of our p...

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Apr 2016

Master Scuba Diver or Divemaster?

So you've completed your Open Water Course and discovered an amazing new world beneath the surface, falling in love with the corals, colours and the marine life. You've Continue reading

Apr 2016

My Ups and Downs as a Beginner

On first arriving in Koh Tao, Thailand my first priority was scuba diving. I had never been diving before but I knew I would love it, and this was the moment I had be...

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Feb 2016

Overcoming my Fear of the Ocean

I had never been in the ocean before I came travelling to Thailand. I took my first steps in the sea in Phuket and went snorkelling in Koh Phi Ph...

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Feb 2016

Taking a Dive Vacation with Non Diving Companions

Taking a dive vacation or learning to dive while on vacation is something most divers or soon to be divers strive for. However, if you are going with a non-diving spouse, family or companions, things might not go as smooth as you planned. A little bi...

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Dec 2015

Diving the Andamans Vs Thailand

The Andaman and Nicobar Archipelago consists of over 500 islands and Thailand has a few hundred. Despite the crazy variety one can find in each of these places, many divers, in choosing between The Andaman...

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Oct 2015

Find Your Perfect Dive Mask

There is a huge choice of dive masks out there, many different brands, shapes, sizes and colours. It can be a minefield trying to find your perfect match, and one thing is for sure: you need to make the right choice. Using a mask that doesn’t fit p...

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Sep 2015

To Dive or Not to Dive?

There are two types of people in this world, those that are divers and those that are not. Like me, many of you will have tried to explain to a non-diver what it’s really like down there and the feeling you get from swimming alongside marine life. ...

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May 2015

The Mystery of Underwater Paradise

Scuba diving is a sport unlike any other, as it transports you to a magical underwater world of serene beauty and eternal wonder. When it comes to stunning and diverse dive sites, Malaysia Continue reading

Apr 2015

A New Found Love for Diving

My visit to Thailand was supposed to be a regular business trip, but since neither the colleague whom I traveled with nor I could resist the beauties of this country, we decided to stay a bit longer and get to know it better. For two young fellas lik...

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