Every diver was once a beginner. Some take to diving naturally, but most of us have to keep working at polishing our basic scuba diving skills. The Divemaster who floats effortlessly like a genie may have started out as a bicycle kicker, and the instructor who blows beautiful bubble rings may have struggled to learn...
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Many of the world’s best scuba diving destinations can be very remote, requiring two, three, or even four flights to reach. With every flight comes the potential for airline baggage fees. Overweight baggage charges range from $30-540 US (each way), and $150 US per bag is common. Oversized bags can cost an additional $60-600 US,...
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At the 2014 Bahamas Natural History Conference, Dr. Sylvia Earle (world-renowned ocean scientist and explorer) encouraged attendees, including the Bahamian Prime Minister, to set an example for the rest of the world in protecting and conserving our precious blue planet: "The Bahamas can be the leader in showing the way to save the oceans, and...
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The internet is full of bizarre stories and urban legends, including some outrageous ones about scuba diving. Many outlandish tales come from photos taken out of context, such as this representation of a flooded New York subway system, or this famous entry to a Photoshop contest; but some are based on a barnacle of truth....
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One of the best things about scuba diving is the amazing animals you encounter. Nearly every diver has a bucket list of underwater critters they hope to meet one day. Every list is different, but a few creatures appear on nearly every diver’s list. What follows is a list of the most popular bucket list...
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