Diving

Top Dive Sites in North and South America

Top Dive Sites in North and South America

1 September, 2015 at 8:00 am Comments are Disabled

There are so many terrific dive sites around the world, how do you choose where to go diving next? Whether you want to explore ship wrecks, meet freshwater creatures, or wonder at gorgeous coral formations, there are plenty of dive sites for you to choose from. Based on the number […]

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The Sinking of the Annapolis

The Sinking of the Annapolis

31 August, 2015 at 8:00 am Comments are Disabled

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 […]

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How Good Is Your Emergency Plan?

How Good Is Your Emergency Plan?

25 August, 2015 at 8:51 am Comments are Disabled

How Good Is Your Emergency Plan? – featured from DAN (Divers Alert Network) Few people actually consider that DAN’s emergency on-call staff answers more than 3,500 calls to the DAN® Emergency Hotline each year. Not surprisingly, a considerable number of these calls involve situations that could have been managed with good […]

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6 Interesting Facts About Jellyfish Lake in Palau

6 Interesting Facts About Jellyfish Lake in Palau

24 August, 2015 at 12:50 am Comments are Disabled

If you know anything about Palau in Micronesia then you probably have some idea of the lake full of jellyfish. If not, then it’s likely you will soon have it on your travel to-do list! As are most places in Micronesia, Palau is absolutely beautiful. It also has a very […]

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Explore Costa Rica: Volcanoes, Bull Sharks and Top Dives

Explore Costa Rica: Volcanoes, Bull Sharks and Top Dives

17 August, 2015 at 1:36 pm Comments are Disabled

No matter what adventure you crave, you’ll find it in Costa Rica — both topside and underwater. You can surf world-class waves, hike along the foothills of an active volcano, speed through the rainforest canopy on a zip line or scuba dive with bull sharks. Did we mention there’s also volcano-heated hot springs to […]

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What’s the Difference between PADI Open Water Diver and Advanced Open Water?

What’s the Difference between PADI Open Water Diver and Advanced Open Water?

11 August, 2015 at 8:00 pm Comments are Disabled

You may have heard your instructor or dive shop mention the PADI Advanced Open Water (AOW) Diver course. You may have even thought about enrolling in the course. But are you still wondering how the AOW course differs from the PADI Open Water Diver (OWD) course, and what new things […]

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