Diving

Underwater Critters That Go By More Than One Name

Underwater Critters That Go By More Than One Name

16 December, 2014 at 8:00 am 0 comments

Just like the age-old “You say ‘tomato,’ I say ‘tomahto’” debate, there are many ways to say the same thing. Whether it is a dialect or accent that makes a word sound different or it really is a completely different word, the meaning doesn’t change. It isn’t just fruits that […]

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Is Your Scuba Gear Ready to Dive?

Is Your Scuba Gear Ready to Dive?

15 December, 2014 at 3:30 am 0 comments

Just as your car requires regular maintenance to keep it functioning properly, you’ll want to keep up to date on servicing your scuba gear as well – especially if you haven’t been diving with it in a while. As you already know, diving gear is not cheap. So protect your […]

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We Asked PADI Staff: How do you fuel up for a day of diving?

We Asked PADI Staff: How do you fuel up for a day of diving?

8 December, 2014 at 10:15 am 0 comments

We asked PADI Staff: How do you fuel up for a day of diving? Turns out we’re a group of banana fans and caffeine heads! Budd Riker – PADI Training Consultant (Americas) Espresso, string cheese and bananas. Juanita Seino – Senior PADI Customer Service Representative (Americas) Water, yogurt and bananas. […]

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10 More Fascinating Facts about the Majestic Sea Turtle

10 More Fascinating Facts about the Majestic Sea Turtle

4 December, 2014 at 3:10 am 0 comments

Oceans and lakes are home to many amazing animals, but few underwater creatures are as majestic or awe-inspiring as the ancient turtle. Not surprisingly, turtles are pretty popular among scuba divers, who often seek out dive sites where they’ll be likely to encounter one. So, we’ve compiled a list of […]

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Get your PADI on Malapascua

Get your PADI on Malapascua

30 November, 2014 at 9:23 pm 0 comments

Malapascua is one of 7,107 islands that make up the Philippines and is truly a diver’s paradise. Located 7km north of Cebu, the small island with a population of around 4,000, is easily accessible by boat from Maya Pier. The island is a quiet piece of paradise and travellers to […]

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6 Tips for Staying Sane on the Surface

6 Tips for Staying Sane on the Surface

30 November, 2014 at 12:15 am 0 comments

After your most recent dive trip has come to an end, you may find yourself at a loss for what to do with yourself. You’re most at home in the comfort of the water, so when you have to head back to the real world (the surface) – and stay […]

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