Featured Blogs

  • Dive Buddy Shout Out Winners

    Dive Buddy Shout Out Winners

    Congratulations to the winners of our Dive Buddy Shout Out contest! One of the greatest things about scuba diving is not only what exciting things you see underwater, but the friendships you build with divers throughout the experience. Along with our friends at Cressi, we wanted divers from all around the […]

  • Get your PADI in Boracay

    Get your PADI in Boracay

    Boracay is a small but bustling island in the Western Visayas in the Philippines. It also happens to be the number one holiday destination in the Philippines, and it’s easy to see why. At just 7km in length, Boracay is famous for its white, powdery sand, beautiful resorts and array of […]

  • The Sinking of the Annapolis

    The Sinking of the Annapolis

    PADI was proud to be part of the historic sinking of the HMCS Annapolis in British Columbia, Canada on 4 April 2015. With thousands watching live from the sinking site and via webcams at home, the Annapolis disappeared under the surface in just over 2 minutes. The Annapolis, which weighs 2900 […]

  • Travel Photography Tips for Beginners

    Travel Photography Tips for Beginners

    Guest Post by Contiki Vacations If you’ve taken the PADI Digital Underwater Photographer specialty course, you may be a pro at snapping photos of your favorite dive spots, but what about for all your topside adventures? Sharpen your photography skills with these great tips for traveling shutterbugs. It’s all about perspective. Try taking […]

  • Celebrate Discovery’s Shweekend with Project AWARE

    Celebrate Discovery’s Shweekend with Project AWARE

    This blog was first published by Project AWARE. To learn more about the growing movement of scuba divers protecting the ocean planet one dive at a time, visit projectaware.org. This July, Discovery Channel’s Shark Week returned bigger than ever before, making a splash as the highest-rated Shark Week in the event’s 28 […]