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Location 24, 25, 26, 27: Singapore; Puerto Galera, Manila & Cebu, Philippines

PHILIPPINES | Wed, 15 Jun 2016 | By nnystrom | Views [379]

Singapore; Puerto Galera, Manila & Cebu - Philippines Once I left Indonesia, after close to a month of visiting,  it was nice to spend a few days in Singapore.  Singapore lives up to its reputation of being a very clean and manicured ... Read more >

Tags: philippines, scuba, singapore, whale sharks

Getting started

SIERRA LEONE | Tue, 7 Jun 2016 | By mickthewaterboy | Views [299]

This trip started a little while ago when I packed up and left behind my scuba diving business in Sierra Leone. I had become a dive instructor during the Ebola pandemic of 2014/2015 travelling, eventually (another story), to Ecuador for my PADI dive ... Read more >

Tags: caribbean, diving, freetown, leone, saint martin, scuba, sierra

Location 7,8: Koh Tao & Koh Samui, Thailand

THAILAND | Thu, 21 Apr 2016 | By nnystrom | Views [304]

Koh Tao & Koh Samui- Thailand In January I was certified for open water scuba diving and after hearing from multiple people I knew I needed to make my way to Koh Tao.  Koh Tao (located in the Gulf of Thailand) is known for its diving ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, scuba, thailand

Photos: Greenland 2015

GREENLAND | Fri, 1 May 2015 | By iano | Photo Gallery

Dive Trip to Greenland in April 2015
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Tags: diving, dog sledding, greenland, scuba

Travels and the first day

SEYCHELLES | Sat, 4 Apr 2015 | By aron_alex | Views [426] | Comments [2]

Hi there! If you are reading this you probably already know me and what I'm spending my time doing, but if not my name is Aron Alexander. I'm currently visiting the Seychelles for a volunteer program regarding marine life in this area, this program is ... Read more >

Tags: beach, diving, scuba, seychelles, travel

Spratly Islands - the hammerhead shark dive

SINGAPORE | Mon, 19 May 2014 | By yauming | Views [1203] | Video

I swam with a school of hammerhead sharks at 30m depth. Surrounded by over 40 to 60 of these magnificent predators I felt no fear. Just a wonderful feeling of awe and respect and humility that these powerful creatures of the deep were allowing me into ... Read more >

Tags: diving, gopro, hammerhead, natgeo, scuba, sharks

Breaking World Records. No biggie.

HONDURAS | Thu, 27 Jun 2013 | By jahne | Views [546]

The day started as any other, a loud annoying beep signalling time to get up,  begrudgingly climbing out of bed, still groggy from an already forgotten dream. And then you remember the reason for your alarm... This morning you're off to break a ... Read more >

Tags: scuba, underwater pyramid, world record

World Nomads Scholarship Expedition Oman Day 3

OMAN | Tue, 21 May 2013 | By jakesalyers | Views [1157]

Day 3: After falling asleep the night before reviewing pictures, I woke up early to get ready to going diving. We had problems immediately when we started driving to the dive site. First we found out that the boat we had believed we had chartered ... Read more >

Tags: oman, scuba, snorkeling, world nomads

Get wrecked in Port Vila

VANUATU | Sun, 24 Mar 2013 | By rodeime | Views [1116]

    While Vanuatu may not have the range of wartime wrecks like some other Pacific island countries, the idyllic island destination can offer plenty of deliberately sunken vessels to explore and enjoy. Of course, the SS President ... Read more >

Tags: diving, scuba, vanuatu, wreck

Dive! Dive! Dive! - Scuba and Snorkel Diving in Fiji

FIJI | Tue, 3 Aug 2010 | By safetyhub | Views [1619]

Scuba diving royalty anointed Fiji as a premier diving destination. Jean-Michel Cousteau – the son of the man who invented scuba – says it’s “the soft coral capital of the world”. But there are hard corals too, and caves, grottoes, sharks, rays, ... Read more >

Tags: diving, fiji, oceania, scuba, snorkel, travel-safety

Exploring Egypt’s Red Sea

EGYPT | Thu, 18 Mar 2010 | By travel-tips | Views [7160] | Comments [3]

Imagine spending twenty years building the largest manmade structure in the world—leading a workforce of tens of thousands of sweaty, grumpy tradesmen—only, upon completion you realise that everyone’s buggered off to the seaside with their buckets ... Read more >

Tags: adventure travel, ant stone, diving, egypt travel, red sea scuba diving, scuba, travel insurance for scuba

A-SCUBA MATATTA, WHAT A WONDERFUL PHRASE

AUSTRALIA | Mon, 7 Dec 2009 | By timmyski | Views [779]

So while we were filming “Whales Blowhole” ( http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pmzjX1N2zlY ) Tim had to jump off a pier, and even though we got it first take I made him do it again and he burst his eardrum! Oops! :( So poor old Timmy had to sit inside ... Read more >

Tags: australia, diving, ocean, portsea, road trip, scuba, van-tastic adventures, vantastic, weedy sea dragon, world nomads

Pre-trip Holiday to Turkey

UNITED KINGDOM | Sun, 30 Aug 2009 | By gypsy_hannah | Views [614]

As last minute holidays go Turkey was fantastic!!! I wasn't supposed to be going anywhere before i move to Australia so booking a trip and going two weeks later was great!! The weather was fantastic, the beach gorgeous and i made loads of friends. ... Read more >

Tags: bath, beach, karaoke, safari, scuba

Adventure Travel Safety Checklist

WORLDWIDE | Tue, 30 Jun 2009 | By safetyhub | Views [3713]

We know you love to travel, and that most of you have been there and done that, but here is a quick checklist of things you just might not have thought of. Adventure sports and holiday larks Hiking Holidays - what to pack just in case! Hiking ... Read more >

Tags: adventure travel, hiking, non-destination, scuba, travel checklist, travel-health, travel-safety

Scuba Diving Safety Tips - The Essentials

WORLDWIDE | Sun, 25 Jan 2009 | By safetyhub | Views [15103] | Comments [4]

Scuba diving is one of the world’s most thrilling and fascinating sports – it’s easy to learn and it’s safe too if you follow some simple rules. Chris Mitchell, editor of Divehappy.com , provides some essential scuba safety tips. Chris ... Read more >

Tags: diving, non-destination, scuba, travel-health, travel-safety, worldwide

Whiplash

INDONESIA | Thu, 8 May 2008 | By true-claims-stories | Views [2641]

I was really looking forward to scuba diving in Bali. Not long after I arrived, I signed up for a dive with a local company, who promised to take me out to a dive location in a new speed boat. They had just renovated the boat but had not yet installed ... Read more >

Tags: bali, claim, diving, hospitals & health, indonesia, medical, scuba, true claim stories, world nomads

 

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