Featured Blogs

  • So, What’s so Special about the Underwater World?

    So, What’s so Special about the Underwater World?

    By guest blogger Lowri James When you descend below the surface, you are welcomed into an underwater world filled with colour, life and beauty.  As divers, it is our duty to treat this world with the utmost respect and consideration as we are, in effect, ambassadors for ocean conservation.  There […]

  • The Rise and Rise of Female Scuba Divers

    The Rise and Rise of Female Scuba Divers

    By guest blogger, and founder of Girls that Scuba, Sarah Richard. Scuba diving, like many sports, has historically been a male dominated field. However, this is changing. Since PADI’s first Women’s Dive Day in 2014 there has been a 2.2% increase in female certifications for PADI recreational courses, from 37.2% […]

  • PADI Women in Diving: Dimpy Jacobs, Indonesian PADI Instructor & Marine Biologist

    PADI Women in Diving: Dimpy Jacobs, Indonesian PADI Instructor & Marine Biologist

    Photo supplied by Murex Dive Resort In Indonesia, local female PADI Professionals aren’t common, but this didn’t stop Dimpy Jacobs, who was one of the first Indonesian females to earn her PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor certification. Not only are female instructors few and far between here, but female marine […]

  • The Hidden Gems of Southern Croatia

    The Hidden Gems of Southern Croatia

    Written by guest blogger, Florine The first time I heard about scuba diving in Croatia, it was all about huge shipwrecks and incredible visibility, which is, of course, exciting. However, with such amazing nature above water, I was curious to check if this extended to the underwater world we scuba […]

  • Spotlight on Andaman Islands – A Mission Blue Hope Spot

    Spotlight on Andaman Islands – A Mission Blue Hope Spot

    Photos supplied by Vikas Nairi In the Bay of Bengal, between the Indian peninsula and Myanmar lies the Andaman Islands – a vast and mostly uninhabited archipelago. The Islands may be India’s most remote state, but they, like many places in our world, are still largely vulnerable to the impacts […]