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Get your PADI in Boracay

Get your PADI in Boracay

31 August, 2015 at 2:55 pm Comments are Disabled

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 […]

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Travel Photography Tips for Beginners

Travel Photography Tips for Beginners

28 August, 2015 at 9:13 am Comments are Disabled

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 […]

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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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Blue Water Series: The Dive Behind the Photo – Part 1

Blue Water Series: The Dive Behind the Photo – Part 1

14 August, 2015 at 1:00 am Comments are Disabled

Humpback Whale and Diver by David Valencia “Humpback whales arrive each winter in the waters of Baja and southern Mexico. At the isolated dive site of Roca Partida, an oceanic pinnacle of the Socorro Islands, humpback whale interactions have increased over the past few years. At the beginning of one […]

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Minimize Risks from Jet Lag

Minimize Risks from Jet Lag

10 August, 2015 at 8:07 am Comments are Disabled

Jet Lag, Melatonin and Diving – featured from DAN (Divers Alert Network) Long-distance air travel crossing several time zones in a short time causes jet lag syndrome (also called Rapid Time Zone Change Syndrome) upon arrival, because our circadian rhythm established at our origin is out of sync with the day-night […]

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Simple Tips for Preventing Seasickness (Divers Alert Network)

Simple Tips for Preventing Seasickness (Divers Alert Network)

31 July, 2015 at 9:00 am Comments are Disabled

Seasickness or Motion Sickness – featured from DAN (Divers Alert Network) Seasickness is a condition individuals may experience when on a moving platform. It involves a general feeling of illness, dizziness, nausea and vomiting. It is also called motion sickness. Passive motions disturb fluid movement within the labyrinth and affects […]

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