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Tiburón Toro: Mexico’s Diamond in the Rough

Tiburón Toro: Mexico’s Diamond in the Rough

23 July, 2017 at 11:47 pm Comments are Disabled

Guest post by Dr Erika Sullivan All photos supplied by Phantom Divers and Dr. Erika Sullivan Mexico, Sí! A country revered by North Americans for escaping cold winters, historians for exploring Mayan ruins, party-goers for its tequila, and water enthusiasts for its pristine oceans. This past November I was fortunate […]

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Getting a Taste for Scuba Diving in the Philippines

Getting a Taste for Scuba Diving in the Philippines

23 July, 2017 at 6:44 pm Comments are Disabled

Guest post by Debbie Miller.  All photos supplied by Debbie Miller It was all the turtle’s fault, actually. A work colleague (who is now my boyfriend) had been to stay at a dive resort in the Philippines on a trip he’d booked before we got together. Before that, I’d only […]

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Spotlight on Andaman Islands – A Mission Blue Hope Spot

Spotlight on Andaman Islands – A Mission Blue Hope Spot

6 July, 2017 at 8:42 pm Comments are Disabled

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 […]

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My PADI Story: 12 Year Old PADI Junior Master Scuba Diver Elyse Sakelaropoulos

My PADI Story: 12 Year Old PADI Junior Master Scuba Diver Elyse Sakelaropoulos

2 July, 2017 at 11:33 pm Comments are Disabled

Guest post by PADI IDC Staff Instructor Carmen Toanchina Few have achieved what young Elyse Sakelaropoulos has – at just 12 years old, Elyse is already a PADI Junior Master Scuba Diver, and she shows no signs of stopping her scuba journey there. Elyse, who is a student at United […]

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Australia International Dive Expo 2017

Australia International Dive Expo 2017

2 July, 2017 at 10:45 pm Comments are Disabled

PADI is proud to announce they will be supporting PADI Dive Centres & Resorts at the upcoming Australia International Dive Expo (AIDE), running from the 3rd to the 7th of August 2017 in Sydney, Australia. This year, AIDE has joined forces with the longstanding and highly popular Sydney International Boatshow […]

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Interview with PADI Divemaster: Lee Pizzala

Interview with PADI Divemaster: Lee Pizzala

2 July, 2017 at 9:56 pm Comments are Disabled

Recently Lee Pizzala wrapped up his time as a PADI Divemaster with Crystal Dive in Koh Tao, Thailand. Before he left, we asked him a few questions about his scuba diving journey thus far. Tell us about your first scuba diving experience? My very first diving experience was in Egypt. […]

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