Post Tagged with: "Diving"

Buying Your Own Scuba Gear: Pros, Cons and Practical Advice

Buying Your Own Scuba Gear: Pros, Cons and Practical Advice

21 August, 2016 at 5:05 pm Comments are Disabled

When it comes to buying your own scuba diving gear it can be difficult to know when you should buy and what you should buy. Here are some guidelines as well as pros, cons and suggestions for both new divers and experienced divers to help you navigate your way around […]

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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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Another Action-Packed Total Submersion in the Books

Another Action-Packed Total Submersion in the Books

12 August, 2016 at 9:47 am Comments are Disabled

Total Submersion By Melissa Gaskill Packing up at the end of the week, I struggled to fit everything into my suitcase. Blame addition of a PADI® dry bag, coffee mug, water bottle, hat and other swag collected during the 17th Annual PADI Total Submersion. This week of world-class diving, great friends, […]

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Diving Olympics – The Final Five of the Sea

Diving Olympics – The Final Five of the Sea

11 August, 2016 at 3:25 pm Comments are Disabled

It only comes around every four years, but the Olympics bring out the fastest, strongest, and most dominant forces on Earth to compete for the top spot on the podium. When it comes to underwater Olympics, we nominate these five sea creatures to bring home the gold as the Final Five of the […]

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Unlikely Sea Creature Friendships

Unlikely Sea Creature Friendships

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

Sea creatures form friendships from the least likely of pairings as underwater relationships provide symbiotic benefits to both animals.   Crabs and Sea Anemones Crabs choose to partner up with poisonous sea anemones by either holding them like weapons to fend off predators or attaching them to the tops of […]

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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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