Scuba Careers

5 Ways Becoming a PADI Dive Instructor Benefits You in the Real World

5 Ways Becoming a PADI Dive Instructor Benefits You in the Real World

3 May, 2017 at 5:02 am Comments are Disabled

There’s a lot more to being a PADI Instructor than being a great diver (but of course that helps). A good instructor is also: an engaging public speaker, someone who can anticipate a student’s needs, and someone who can break down complicated topics into easy-to-understand chunks. These skills, learned in […]

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My Favourite Experience Teaching Scuba Diving – Part 1

My Favourite Experience Teaching Scuba Diving – Part 1

3 May, 2017 at 12:30 am Comments are Disabled

This year marks guest blogger, Alexandra Dimitriou’s, 10th anniversary as a PADI instructor. Her experiences teaching scuba diving, like all instructors, vary from the utterly awesome, to the downright terrible. In this post, she focuses on her favourite… So what has been my favourite experience teaching scuba diving? It has to be […]

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Underwater archaeology with AmbassaDiver Gemma Smith – Part 2

Underwater archaeology with AmbassaDiver Gemma Smith – Part 2

30 April, 2017 at 12:30 am Comments are Disabled

Continuing from part one, AmbassaDiver Gemma Smith explains her role in the underwater excavations of the famous Antikythera wreck… In 2012 a marine archaeologist from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in Massachusetts was granted permission by the Greek government to once again start underwater excavations on the Antikythera wreck. Alongside other […]

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Underwater archaeology with AmbassaDiver Gemma Smith – Part 1

Underwater archaeology with AmbassaDiver Gemma Smith – Part 1

25 April, 2017 at 12:30 am Comments are Disabled

In this two part blog AmbassaDiver Gemma Smith writes about getting involved in the mysterious world of underwater archaeology… Why Underwater Archaeology? There are many aspects of diving I love, and there are always new adventures to have and new places to see as a diver. This is one of […]

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Who wants to become a scuba diver? I do!

Who wants to become a scuba diver? I do!

21 April, 2017 at 12:30 am Comments are Disabled

This week we caught up with Lowri James and find out what inspired her to become a scuba diver in the first place, and how she did it… Oli and I have now been in Cyprus for over a month and as I start my next professional step of becoming […]

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Lowri and Oli Go Pro – Our Cyprus Adventure

Lowri and Oli Go Pro – Our Cyprus Adventure

7 April, 2017 at 12:00 am Comments are Disabled

For the next few months we’ll be following the Cyprus Adventure of husband and wife duo Lowri and Oli James as Lowri blogs their scuba diving journey from Open Water Diver to PADI Professional. The moment I took my first breath underwater at Cardiff International pool back in 2011, I […]

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