Scuba Careers

Freediving: The Adventure That Changed My Life

Freediving: The Adventure That Changed My Life

18 February, 2018 at 8:44 pm Comments are Disabled

Guest Post by EJ Marina Kim Last year, I was just a an ordinary office worker in Korea. Every morning at 8am I would join the crowds on the subway for my two-hour commute, only to return home at 9pm and fall straight asleep. This had been my life for […]

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Diving into Film Making with Daniel Oron

Diving into Film Making with Daniel Oron

15 November, 2017 at 12:45 am Comments are Disabled

Using scuba diving in your job isn’t just the reserve of dive professionals, the skills you learn can be translated to many other career paths. We spoke to Daniel Oron, of Go Button Media on how diving has impacted his career as a film maker and cinematographer. How did you […]

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Becoming a Scuba Instructor Can Be a Passport to the World

Becoming a Scuba Instructor Can Be a Passport to the World

2 November, 2017 at 10:40 am Comments are Disabled

Honduras. Hawaii. Indonesia. Mexico. Zanzibar. These are the destinations Josiah Mackin, 35, has called home after becoming an instructor in 2009 at Utila Dive Center, a PADI® Career Development Center in the Bay Islands of Honduras. His is the sort of life that many dream about, and only some make […]

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A Female Scuba Diver in London

A Female Scuba Diver in London

8 September, 2017 at 12:45 am Comments are Disabled

Written by Toni Norton, founder of Purple Turtle Diving, London You know when you first meet someone and at some point the conversation is bound to turn to what you do for a living?  That’s always an interesting conversation for me.  When I answer “I’m a diving instructor”, I tend […]

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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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