Scuba Careers

Protecting the Galapagos: Roberto Ochoa and the Pristine Seas Project

Protecting the Galapagos: Roberto Ochoa and the Pristine Seas Project

23 February, 2016 at 11:08 am Comments are Disabled

Roberto Ochoa is a PADI Divemaster and Ecuadorian marine wildlife videographer committed to the protection and preservation of the ocean environment and all marine life. Recently, he has been working with the National Geographic Pristine Seas project, launched in 2008 by National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Dr. Enric Sala to “find, survey, and help […]

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The Journey to Becoming a PADI Instructor, Part 4

The Journey to Becoming a PADI Instructor, Part 4

12 February, 2016 at 8:00 am Comments are Disabled

“My world changed the minute I decided to become a PADI Open Water Diver. Little did I know that I would one day I would be traveling and diving around the world for a living. My PADI allows me to follow my passion.” – Nadia Aly In the conclusion of […]

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Museo Atlantico: Spain’s Newest Underwater Museum

Museo Atlantico: Spain’s Newest Underwater Museum

11 February, 2016 at 1:28 pm Comments are Disabled

All works and photographs courtesy of Jason deClaires Taylor  Jason deCaires Taylor installs the first phase of sculptures in Museo Atlantico, the first underwater contemporary art museum in Europe and the Atlantic Ocean. Situated in clear blue waters off the coast of Lanzarote, Spain. The unique, permanent installation is constructed 14m beneath the […]

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An Insight into my Journey Beneath by Christine Drane

An Insight into my Journey Beneath by Christine Drane

28 January, 2016 at 3:29 pm Comments are Disabled

Christine Drane, from Essex in the UK, has written about her love of diving and her journey towards becoming a PADI Professional in Koh Chang, Thailand. After completing my Divemaster course on Koh Samui, I knew what I wanted to do and where I wanted to go. Diving had taken a […]

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Interview with David Valencia, Underwater Photographer and PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer

Interview with David Valencia, Underwater Photographer and PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer

20 November, 2015 at 7:58 am Comments are Disabled

  “It’s the mystery, magic, beauty and abundance of life that draws us to the ocean. May these images beyond the ‘blue door’ expand your ocean awareness and inspire you to find your connection with it.” – David Valencia   PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer and underwater photographer David Valencia has […]

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My PADI Interview: Jennifer Idol

My PADI Interview: Jennifer Idol

7 October, 2015 at 12:28 pm Comments are Disabled

“The direction of my career developed through PADI. Professionally, I was a graphic designer and photographer while I developed my scuba skills through continuing education. Taking ongoing classes helped me be a part of a community of like-minded divers who put safety first and had fun all the while.” Inspiration […]

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