Have you noticed how fun it is to meet another diver? How, regardless of where you are and how you met, it’s so incredibly exciting? It’s as if you instantly bond, and will always have something to talk about with them. When you meet a fellow diver, it’s as if you both start speaking a...
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In addition to learning how to breathe underwater, you’ll also discover interesting things about your fellow students during your PADI Open Water Diver course®. For example: #1 Who Has Good Critter Juju Depending on where you learn to dive, you’ll be amazed how some divers are magnets for interesting wildlife. Some people regularly see turtles...
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As a diver, your love for the ocean probably makes you want to be immersed in it all the time.  Good news - with podcasts you can bring the ocean with you wherever you are! As podcast production and listenership is on the rise, you can find them on nearly every topic, with diving and...
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When looking for information about your favourite underwater sport, the internet is a great resource. Forum and groups are a popular solution to ask specific questions to fellow divers. As a moderator of a couple of scuba diving online groups, I wanted to share insights about how to use them for your and everyone’s best...
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From the mighty bull shark to the glorious great white, divers are fascinated with sharks. Sadly, not everyone sees them the same way. Here’s a look at some common shark myths and the truth behind these misunderstood creatures. Sharks are man-hunting killers. “It has been my experience that sharks avoid people when possible,” says Captain...
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For most people, lurking around the bottom of a murky lake in zero visibility is the worst dive imaginable. For a member of the FBI’s Underwater Search and Evidence Response Team, it’s just another day at the office. If you’ve ever considered walking away from your desk job to pursue a career as a professional...
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