Emily Bates


Recent blog posts written by Emily Bates

From NYC Corporate Life to Becoming a PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer

From NYC Corporate Life to Becoming a PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer

27 June, 2017 at 8:25 am Comments are Disabled

PADI® Master Scuba Diver Trainer™ and one of the winners of our Inspiring PADI Women contest, Kristen Favorito, left her comfortable New York City life at 29 years old to travel the world- a brave move that lots of people dream about, but hardly ever execute. When she got to […]

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Top Dive Sites in Barbados – According to a PADI Pro

Top Dive Sites in Barbados – According to a PADI Pro

23 June, 2017 at 5:03 am Comments are Disabled

  Born and raised in Barbados, PADI® Master Scuba Diver Trainer™, Andre Miller, knows these dive sites like the back of his hand. His very first job was in a dive shop where he learned to dive, sail, and navigate a wide range of vessels. Today, Miller is a Marine […]

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5 Types of Diving You Can Do in the Philippines

5 Types of Diving You Can Do in the Philippines

22 June, 2017 at 9:41 am Comments are Disabled

Written by PADI AmbassaDiver, Justin Carmack My entire life right now revolves around traveling the world in search of the best dive locations. In fact, I am actively trying to experience and film all of the top 100 scuba diving locations in the world, one at a time, and as […]

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Meet PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer, Alison Smallwood

Meet PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer, Alison Smallwood

20 June, 2017 at 2:04 pm Comments are Disabled

As a new diver in 2005, Alison Smallwood was just in it to prove that she could do it. “I only had a try dive to showcase girl power as my husband had been a diver for years. I was an early seventies child, so I grew up with the […]

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Diving in Raja Ampat with PADI AmbassaDiver Jennifer Idol

Diving in Raja Ampat with PADI AmbassaDiver Jennifer Idol

15 June, 2017 at 7:06 am Comments are Disabled

Written by PADI AmbassaDiver Jennifer Idol. Being a diver is more than going underwater to view coral reefs and colorful fish. It also means being a part of a larger family. Whether we’re inspired to learn how to dive because we are called to the water or we’re invited by […]

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Support the Shark Fin Trade Elimination Act

Support the Shark Fin Trade Elimination Act

14 June, 2017 at 7:05 am Comments are Disabled

  In March, the federal Shark Fin Trade Elimination Act (S. 793/ H.R. 1456) was introduced in the Senate by Senators Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Shelly Moore Capito (R-WV) and in the House by Representatives Ed Royce (R-CA) and Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan (I- MP). If passed, the bill would ban […]

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