Bucket List Items to Scratch Off for 2016

If you’re like most scuba divers, you have a very long list of scuba-related items you have to do, buy or try before you inevitably “kick the bucket.” And sometimes that massive list is so long that it can be daunting deciding where to begin. So instead of putting your Bucket List on the back…

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Discover a Very Cool Hiking Trail and Public Park… Underwater!

Have you ever heard of Edmonds, Washington? If not, you’re not alone. This small but beautifully natural town that’s north of Seattle isn’t necessarily on the scuba diver’s radar. But it does have a unique feature that will make divers take a second look especially if they’re searching for an effortlessly cool spot to visit…

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Want a New Adventure? Try Night Diving

You’ve been to shipwrecks, towering reef walls and even caverns, but have you ever explored your favorite diving destinations at night? Diving is exhilarating in its right to be certain, but night diving adds an extra bolt of adrenaline, and highlights some of your favorite dive spots in an entirely new light or rather, lack…

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How Young is Too Young to Dive? A 12-year-old Challenges the Conventions

You’ve spent what seems like a lifetime plotting your underwater adventures. Now, you have a family in tow, and you can’t wait to share your knowledge. You want to share the world of beauty under the surface with your nearest and dearest. But at what age can you change your couples’ scuba diving retreats to a full-fledged…

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The Best Diving Tips for Beginners

Regardless of whether you’re taking the plunge close to home, or embarking on your first real dive in an exotic locale, there are a few steps that will keep you from being automatically classified as the group’s token newbie. From having a courteous presence on the boat to coming well prepared before your excursion, there’s…

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Getting to Know Indonesia

There are a few destinations on the global map that are seldom explored. They don’t get a lot of hype on the tourism scene. Even so, these almost-secretive locales are starting to get a reputation among seasoned scuba divers as the best places to dive on earth. And as a result, are worth discovering by…

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Scuba Diving in the City – Top Urban Scuba Diving Sites

Summer in the city can be a sweltering affair. It can cause metro residents to dream about that next dive trip to an exotic and remote location that’s miles away from their bustling neighborhood. But believe it or not, veritably every major city on the globe has a couple of destinations, to allow city-dwellers to…

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Want to Dive for a Living? Here Are Some Cool Scuba Careers

Ever dream about ditching your 9 to 5 routine and spending your days doing what you want to do as often as possible which, naturally, is scuba diving? Well, believe it or not, it’s very possible to dive not just for fun, but also for a paycheck. So if you’re not cut out for the…

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Want to Break the Freediving World Record? Here’s How Deep You Have to Go

Underwater expeditions and world records seem to go hand-in-hand. Wacky stories of record-breaking feats under the water have filled recent headlines. In February, more than 170 divers created the longest underwater human chain in recorded history, while in December nearly 160 “Scuba Santas” blasted the world record for the most diving Santas during one chilly…

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Scuba Diving has Surprising Benefits for Kids and Adults with Autism

Ask any scuba diver what they love most about being underwater, and besides the incredible scenery, they’ll like you tell you it’s how the experience makes them feel. Calm and relaxed, with all distractions left behind on the surface, scuba diving can have a profound effect on your mental state as soon as you descend….

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