An idyllic, Carribean island full of charm, Isla Mujeres is beautiful. Easy to reach, with crystal clear waters, this is a scuba divers paradise. Thanks to the varied marine line, and unique underwater museum, there’s plenty to see underwater. Find out all you need to know about scuba diving in Isla Mujeres and exploring MUSA underwater museum. What is the diving like at Isla Mujeres? Mexico is quite famous for… Read More »Scuba diving in Isla Mujeres, Mexico
Almost every day that I have opened Facebook in the past months, I’ve read about a new tragic dive accident. Many of them would have been preventable, and it begs the question, is the industry churning out incompetent divers? The recreational dive industry is heading down a dangerous path, where dive training is reduced to the bare essentials. Many have paid for this new trend with their health, or their… Read More »The diving industry – too much too fast?
Costa Rica is a country famed for its abundance and variety of life, both animal and plant. A popular destination with tourists, the country prides itself on its pristine rainforests and eco friendly image. Sandwiched between the crystal-clear waters of the Caribbean, and the nutrient rich Pacific Ocean, the waters around Costa Rica are home to all kinds of aquatic life. Cocos Islands, some 500km off the coast, are frequently… Read More »Diving with Bull Sharks at Bat Islands, Costa Rica
A few years ago I spent a lot of time volunteering at a Primary School, and I love to work with kids. Now, as a PADI Instructor, that has not changed and my favourite part of this job is teaching children to dive. Children are quick to learn, very good at listening, and usually better at following instructions than adults! Starting their diving journey when young can be really beneficial,… Read More »How to prepare children for their first Scuba Diving lesson
You have finished your IDC, successfully passed your IE, have the certificate to prove it and you feel on top of the world! You have spent a fortune to get here, but you are hoping it will all be worth it when you get to live your dream job, day in day out. However, you may quickly realize getting a job as a dive instructor can be very difficult. As… Read More »Finding your first job as a Dive Instructor
Crazy about diving? Chances are you have a bucket list in your head of all the places you would like to visit. If you need more inspiration, I asked divers to tell us about their favourite dive sites across the globes. Read on for the best dive sites in the world! Silfra, Iceland At Thingvellir National Park, in the south of Iceland, the land of fire… Read More »The best dive sites in the world
Going on a dive trip? Chances are you’re wondering what you do and don’t need to pack! If you are anything like me, you are trying to squeeze your entire wardrobe and bathroom cabinet into a tiny suitcase. I have compiled a list of packing essentials for us girls to take with us, and if you think I have missed anything please let me know in the comments! Dive Equipment… Read More »Ultimate dive packing list for girls!
Have you ever seen a mermaid? On 15th July 2017 you probably would have had the best chance to spot one, as all around the world, women were getting together on boats, shores, piers and lakesides for the 3rd annual PADI Women’s Dive Day. Read More »Padi Women's Dive Day 2017