Diving

PADI Underwater Model Hernan Bermejo

PADI Underwater Model Hernan Bermejo

15 April, 2014 at 4:56 pm Comments are Disabled

Hernan Bermejo is a familiar face to any PADI Diver who’s taken a course in the past few years. He appears in the new Open Water Diver materials and on the cover of our Scuba Tune-Up manual – among other places. We asked Hernan to tell us a little bit […]

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Get to know the Leafy Sea Dragon

Get to know the Leafy Sea Dragon

9 April, 2014 at 8:29 pm Comments are Disabled

Many underwater creatures are masters of disguise. With predators abound and only so far to flee, many opt to hide. The leafy sea dragon looks just as you would assume. The sea dragon blends in with the underwater leaves of seaweed and is adorned with leaf-shaped appendages often tumbling through […]

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Back to Cayman – a Love Story

Back to Cayman – a Love Story

8 April, 2014 at 1:45 pm Comments are Disabled

In 2002, my then-boyfriend and I accompanied my parents down to Grand Cayman for what I now affectionately call a “make it or break it” trip. After a few days of soaking in the warm breezes, crystal clear water and relaxing island vibe — along with a Discover Scuba® dive — Cayman turned […]

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Seven Fascinating Seal Facts

Seven Fascinating Seal Facts

6 April, 2014 at 11:14 pm Comments are Disabled

You already know that seals are adorably cute and easy-going, but what else do you know about these beloved creatures? Take a moment to learn more by reading these seven fascinating seal facts. Some of them may surprise you, and they may even cause you to fall in love with […]

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Interview with PADI Open Water Model Estrella Navarro Holm

Interview with PADI Open Water Model Estrella Navarro Holm

4 April, 2014 at 7:21 am Comments are Disabled

Learning to be comfortable underwater is a challenge in itself, but imagine trying to be comfortable underwater while posing for pictures. In a recent photo shoot for PADI’s revised Open Water Diver manual, underwater model and free diver Estrella Navarro Holm proved that it takes more than being a good […]

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Symbiotic Sea Life

Symbiotic Sea Life

27 March, 2014 at 10:13 am Comments are Disabled

Generally speaking, it’s not normal for one creature to crawl into the mouth of another. But in the underwater world, it’s just another day at the office for this cleaner shrimp. Symbiotic relationships between marine creatures are fascinating to observe, and for some animals necessary to survive. Here are three […]

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