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So you think diving the Maldives is out of your budget? Think again!

So you think diving the Maldives is out of your budget? Think again!

27 August, 2016 at 12:15 am Comments are Disabled

Guest blog written by Adele Verdier-Ali There aren’t many holiday destinations that are as synonymous with luxury as the Maldives. Mention the country and you immediately evoke images of glamorous resorts on private islands catering to the world’s rich and famous. Heavenly exotic? Check. Prohibitively expensive? Double check. For most, […]

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Eco-Advocacy and Adventure in Galápagos with Roberto Ochoa

Eco-Advocacy and Adventure in Galápagos with Roberto Ochoa

26 August, 2016 at 1:14 pm Comments are Disabled

Photo by Roberto Ochoa By Guest Blogger: Jo Walters PADI AmbassaDiver™ Roberto Ochoa talks about his recent expedition to Galápagos, when he spent 10 days shooting a documentary film in partnership with Cressi, showcasing the beauty of the marine sanctuary and filming freedivers as they encountered the surprising reactions – […]

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PADI’s Summer Divelympics 2016: The Brazilian Dive Destinations That Take Home the Gold

PADI’s Summer Divelympics 2016: The Brazilian Dive Destinations That Take Home the Gold

18 August, 2016 at 7:00 am Comments are Disabled

  We welcome PADI’s Summer Divelympics 2016! If you’ve been tuning into the Olympics this month to watch the world’s top athletes compete in sports like gymnastics, running, and diving, you’re certainly not alone. But if you’re a SCUBA enthusiast who sees the host city of Rio de Janiero and […]

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America’s National Parks – 100 Years of Service

America’s National Parks – 100 Years of Service

8 August, 2016 at 8:17 am Comments are Disabled

Image by Jennifer Idol – “Bacteria mattes create the colors of Grand Prismatic Spring.” Written by Jennifer Idol, PADI AmbassaDiverTM Each summer, I determine locations and stories for next year’s travel. This year is no different, but my destinations were met with surprise by more than a few people. Rather […]

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My PADI Interview: Margo Peyton, Youth Diving Extraordinaire

My PADI Interview: Margo Peyton, Youth Diving Extraordinaire

28 July, 2016 at 10:00 am Comments are Disabled

Margo Peyton initially started Kids Sea Camp as a one-week getaway designed to introduce her own kids to diving. Now, nearly two decades later, it has snowballed into a global community: She and her family run 15 weeks in 13 countries, including the Cayman Islands, Bonaire, Honduras, Fiji, Palau, Yap […]

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Girlfriends’ Getaways: Top 8 Must-See Dives

Girlfriends’ Getaways: Top 8 Must-See Dives

11 July, 2016 at 8:00 am Comments are Disabled

Some girls’ trips involve settling into a beach chair and relaxing with a colorful cocktail with the sun beaming down. But if you and your girlfriends crave something a little more exciting, active and adventurous, we recommend planning your next getaway to include scuba diving. Diving’s buddy system and camaraderie […]

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