Scuba Careers

Where Do Our Dreams Take Us?

Where Do Our Dreams Take Us?

30 July, 2017 at 12:45 am Comments are Disabled

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 […]

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

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

9 July, 2017 at 6:03 pm Comments are Disabled

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 […]

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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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Time to Get on the PADI Professional Ladder

Time to Get on the PADI Professional Ladder

30 June, 2017 at 12:45 am Comments are Disabled

By guest Blogger and PADI professional, Lowri James For Oli and I, the decision to become PADI Divemasters was a long-term investment in our future and dream of living abroad, working in the scuba diving industry.  We applied for, and were granted, a 3-month sabbatical from our jobs in the UK […]

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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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My PADI Story: PADI Instructor Joydev Paik

My PADI Story: PADI Instructor Joydev Paik

21 June, 2017 at 10:13 pm Comments are Disabled

Guest article by Joydev Paik  In 2005, I was studying at the Bengali-medium school on Havelock Island, and Barefoot Scuba was organising an ecology-quiz for the local students. The winners were to be presented with the opportunity to go for a free Discover Scuba Dive. I won. That is where my […]

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