For many divers, the experience of swimming in deep waters amongst a lively array of fish and underwater wildlife brings one an extreme sense of calm. Diving is closely linked to mindfulness, as the deep breathing techniques involved in the activity are quite similar to the benefits of breathing in yoga and meditation. Immersing yourself

When you hear the word giant, I guess the first things that pop to mind are fairy tales, children’s books and maybe “Lord of the Rings”, yes I read the books and find it interesting…But I’m referring to actual giants, who live among us. Yes? No? I’m talking about Whales! They occupy every ocean, north to south,

I have always found culture fascinating. Two people living on two sides of a border, only an hour’s drive apart, might be so different that they won’t even speak the same language. Despite the cultural difference, both communities acquire their culture in the same way- social learning. They identify and empathize with their group and imitate

Do you want to travel back in time and witness the Caribbean Sea as it was hundreds of years ago? Dive Cuba’s sprawling national park in the Gulf of Ana Maria; it’s called Jardines de la Reina (Gardens of the Queen) for good reason. This archipelago of 250 coral and mangrove islands is probably the

The Maldives. The name of this country alone conjures up images that make most dive enthusiasts float away on a SCUBA daydream. These isolated atolls in the middle of the immense Indian Ocean have sat firmly among the top five tropical dive locations worldwide for decades. This is the place to go for big and

On November 4th, 2016, we set out to colorful Cuba, in hope to dive in one of the Caribbean’s best kept secret – The Gardens of the Queen archipelago, located just south of the main island of Cuba. Diving in Gardens of the Queen is said to be one of the most incredible experiences for

Tropical weather, warm water, crystal clear +100ft visibility, healthy colorful reef, giant corals, hundreds of different species of marine life and all you have to do is kick back and relax, letting the currents drift you along and enjoy the view. This is what diving in Cozumel is like. Add to that the cheap airfare from

Imagine waking up in a tropical paradise, grabbing your dive gear, loading a couple of tanks on the back of your pick-up truck and heading out to explore the wonderful treasures hidden underwater around the island! This is what your average day looks like in Bonaire! No time limit, no tank limit, just you and

After you finish your first diving course, you are finally free to explore the magical 71% of the world beneath the waves! But are you really prepared? The world of diving is full of exciting possibilities, but can also be quite confusing at first. Many advanced courses seem interesting! Some are important for your progress