Shipwrecks, reefs, whale sharks and beautifully colored fish. There's so much to focus on when you're diving. Scuba divers have a habit of focusing exclusively on those features when they travel. But many spouses and other travel mates may be more interested in what they can see above sea level than below. The good news...
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If you're a diver that just can't seem to get enough of the ocean, earning the PADI Deep Diver Specialty Certification might be the perfect next step in your scuba diving journey. As the urge to descend to deeper depths of the wondrous big blue increases, this course will help you gain the necessary skills...
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An increasing number of families are investing in experiences instead of material things. Toys and gadgets are eventually forgotten, and clothes fall apart or go out of style, but memories of a shared family adventure last a lifetime. While some families spend half their vacation waiting in line at an amusement park, other families dive...
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Dr. Sylvia Earle, legendary oceanographer, and her team at Mission Blue are igniting public support for a global network of marine protected areas - working to inspire the world to explore and protect the ocean. As part of these efforts, Mission Blue has designated the Emperor Seamount Chain as a Hope Spot. Hope Spots are...
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Some people mistakenly think dugongs and manatees are the exact same animal with different names. Though manatees and dugongs have a lot in common, they are different animals with distinct characteristics. Both dugongs and manatees are part of the same taxonomic order, Sirena. The word “siren” means mermaid in many languages, a nod to the...
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Whether you are floating with a school of horse-eyed jacks or face-to-face with a curious turtle, diving is full of amazing experiences. But no matter how memorable they may be, time can erase some of the details – especially if you tend to exaggerate now and again. From long-time friends to creative dive logs, here...
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