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Scuba Diving for Overcoming Shyness and Self-Consciousness

Scuba Diving for Overcoming Shyness and Self-Consciousness

4 January, 2018 at 9:55 pm Comments are Disabled

When my partner suggested we go scuba diving to mark his 30th birthday in a special way, I must admit I was entirely skeptical and a wash of intense dread came over me! I can swim reasonably well, I love animals and I adore thrashing around in the cool azures […]

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My PADI Story: Alexander Rendell – Singer, Actor, PADI Instructor & Conservationist

My PADI Story: Alexander Rendell – Singer, Actor, PADI Instructor & Conservationist

2 October, 2017 at 10:47 pm Comments are Disabled

All photos supplied by EEC Thailand. Alexander Rendell is known for many things; acting, singing, his love of football and last, but certainly not least, his passion for the environment. This passion shines through in everything he does, particularly when answering our questions about his diving journey and his role […]

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It’s a Travellers Life for Me!

It’s a Travellers Life for Me!

2 June, 2017 at 12:30 am Comments are Disabled

By guest blogger, Lowri James Bodies of water make up around 71% of the Earth’s surface, 96.5% of which is our oceans. Therefore, one of the many amazing things about being a scuba diver is it means that almost anywhere you go on Earth there is an opportunity to explore the underwater […]

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7 Reasons Why Divers Love Koh Tao (and Never Want to Leave)

7 Reasons Why Divers Love Koh Tao (and Never Want to Leave)

28 February, 2017 at 8:07 pm Comments are Disabled

Photo by David Scanlan Visit Koh Tao and you’ll understand why so many divers fall in love with the island and never want to leave. It’s not just the dive sites, beaches, atmosphere and vibe – it’s all of these things rolled into one – Koh Tao offers the complete […]

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The Changing Face of Marine Conservation on Koh Tao – Crystal Dive & Eco Koh Tao

The Changing Face of Marine Conservation on Koh Tao – Crystal Dive & Eco Koh Tao

12 February, 2017 at 6:22 pm Comments are Disabled

Photo by Simon Dowling Over a decade ago, the team at Crystal Dive noticed a need to ramp up conservation efforts on Koh Tao – so they started and funded a separately branded conservation department, Eco Koh Tao. The aim was to include other dive centres and dive professionals in […]

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PADI Celebrates a Milestone with 25 Million Certifications

PADI Celebrates a Milestone with 25 Million Certifications

27 January, 2017 at 5:27 am Comments are Disabled

  On 29 December 2016, in the final days of PADI’s golden anniversary year, a milestone was reached. Sarah Gleeson, a 22-year-old from Alberta, Canada, became a PADI® Open Water Diver earning her PADI’s 25 millionth certification. To celebrate the occasion, and 50 years as The Way the World Learns to […]

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