Travel

The Great Barrier Reef – Vacation Spotlight for April

The Great Barrier Reef – Vacation Spotlight for April

19 April, 2012 at 10:55 am 1 comment

This month’s padi.com vacation spotlight featured the Great Barrier Reef in Australia. Without question, the Great Barrier Reef is truly an amazing dive destination. Being Australian (or Aussie!) myself, one of the most common questions I am asked when traveling overseas is, “Have you dived the Great Barrier Reef?” I […]

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PADI 20 Millionth Diver Trip

PADI 20 Millionth Diver Trip

16 February, 2012 at 6:24 am 2 comments

To celebrate the 20 Millionth Diver Certification, PADI ran a worldwide competition to mark this incredible milestone. Alexandra Swanson (Lexi) became the recipient of the 20 millionth PADI certification when she earned her PADI Open Water Diver course certification on 4 September 2011 in Guam. The prize was a three night dream […]

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Five Things to Do Before the Year is Over!

Five Things to Do Before the Year is Over!

2 December, 2011 at 8:14 pm 1 comment

Here are five things to add to your to-do list, or five things to do to kick of 2012!

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Diving in the Philippines

Diving in the Philippines

18 November, 2011 at 5:17 am 0 comments

Is diving in the Philippines amongst the best in the world? Although I have never been, within a few minutes of researching diving in the Philippines I was very captivated. The coral reefs, thousands of species of marine life, over 7000 islands, wreck diving, whale sharks and more make it […]

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PADI Dive Centers in Thailand are Open for Business

PADI Dive Centers in Thailand are Open for Business

25 October, 2011 at 6:31 pm 0 comments

Over the past several weeks, seasonal rains that are heavier than usual have resulted in widespread flooding in Thailand. While the flooding is having some impact, most key tourist destinations and attractions throughout Thailand have not been affected by the floods and almost all remain open. The floods are mainly […]

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PADI Diving Society’s Fourth of July Celebration in Curaçao

PADI Diving Society’s Fourth of July Celebration in Curaçao

5 July, 2011 at 2:29 pm 0 comments

 Monday, 4 July 2011   After another great day of diving Total Submersion participants headed over to Ocean Encounters’ dive shop for a Fourth of July Celebration like no other!  Immediately the fun began with a treasure hunt for Fourth of July ducks. Once a duck was found, guests turned them […]

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