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  • Diving into Hell’s Gate with PADI AmbassaDiver Gemma Smith

    Diving into Hell’s Gate with PADI AmbassaDiver Gemma Smith

    After sharing this draw-dropping photo of PADI AmbassaDiver™ Gemma Smith diving into ‘Hell’s Gate’ in Ojamo mine, Finland, we knew we had to find out a bit more about the unique dive location it was taken in… Hi Gemma, can you tell us a bit about the mine? Ojamo mine, […]

  • Age is No Barrier: 74 Year Old George Aitken Gets His PADI in Fiji

    Age is No Barrier: 74 Year Old George Aitken Gets His PADI in Fiji

    Some people use age as an excuse to slow down – but not George Aitken! The 74 year old recently got his PADI while on a family holiday in Fiji. We asked him a few questions about his experience and whether he plans to continue diving in the future. What […]

  • Scuba Diving: Sport or Leisure Activity?

    Scuba Diving: Sport or Leisure Activity?

    By guest blogger, Alexandra Dimitriou Scuba diving is fun. Scuba diving is exciting. Scuba diving makes you stronger. Scuba diving makes you happier. But is it a sport if it’s so much fun? What’s the difference between a sport and a leisure activity anyway and why does there have to […]

  • And the Winners of the PADI 4 Marine Animals Contest Are…

    And the Winners of the PADI 4 Marine Animals Contest Are…

    In November 2016, PADI® announced our Four Pillars of Change, to help connect the PADI community to the ocean causes they care about. In line with this we put the call out for our community to tell us about their favorite marine animal OR a marine life encounter they’ve experienced. We […]

  • Where Do Our Dreams Take Us?

    Where Do Our Dreams Take Us?

    This post marks the last in a series from guest blogger, Lowri James. We’ve been following her and her husband’s journey from non-divers to PADI professionals… Oli and I have now been living in Cyprus for almost 5 months, working at Cyprus Diving Adventures – a PADI 5-star dive centre located […]