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anemone fish
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By Jacqui
On: 3rd April, 2019

Hot Off The Press

  • Papua New Guinea
  • Cocos Island
  • Indonesia
  • Mexico
  • Baja California
  • Maldives

We've cracked hundreds of fortune cookies, consulted the stars and searched far and wide for Doc Brown (of Back to the Future fame), yet still can't predict the next few months for Britain (or this week's lottery numbers). We can, however, give you the inside track on the latest new…

whale shark ningaloo reef
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By Jacqui
On: 22nd March, 2019

Top 6 Places to Dive and Snorkel with Whale Sharks

  • Ningaloo Reef
  • Mafia Island
  • Ecuador & the Galapagos
  • Mexico
  • Indonesia
  • Maldives

As the ocean's largest fish whale sharks are found in tropical seas around the planet, making for some pretty comfortable dive conditions - unusual when diving, or snorkelling, for some of the ocean's bigger beasts. Yet despite being one of the most recognisable marine creatures, these…

Turtle Under Water
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By Jacqui
On: 13th March, 2019

Top 6 Places to Swim and Dive with Turtles

  • Turks & Caicos
  • Muscat
  • Tanzania
  • Seychelles
  • Indonesia
  • Philippines

Glimpsing a green, hawksbill, leatherback, loggerhead, Kemp's Ridley, Olive Ridley or flatback on a dive can bring a smile to the face of the most stoical of divers. And while sea turtles can be found in all oceans (except the Arctic) throughout the year, here is our pick of the top spots to…

Hammerhead Shark
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By Jacqui
On: 6th March, 2019

The World's Top 10 Dive Sites

  • Raja Ampat
  • Galapagos Archipelago
  • Rangiroa
  • Milne Bay
  • Maldives
  • Taveuni
  • Indonesia
  • The Azores
  • Cocos Island
  • Belize

The term 'bucket list' was first coined in 1941 by famous explorer John Goddard, who at the ripe old age of 15 listed everything he wanted to achieve in life. Since then, the concept has spread across the globe, evolving with each generation to include everything from milking a poisonous…

the alexa private charter, Indonesia
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By Jacqui
On: 13th February, 2019

Romantic Escapes

  • Indonesia
  • Maldives
  • Tanzania
  • Oman
  • Fiji

Contrary to popular belief, not everyone celebrates Valentine's Day with Hallmark. In Wales, star-crossed lovers cement their love with wooden spoons while Japanese colleagues exchange 'obligation chocolate'. South Korea covers all bases with a day dedicated to men, women and singletons…

Hammerhead
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By Jacqui
On: 6th February, 2019

Top Six Places to Dive With Hammerheads

  • Bimini
  • Galapagos Archipelago
  • Cocos Island
  • Rangiroa
  • Socorro Island
  • Seychelles

One of the most iconic of all species, hammerhead sharks should be swimming near the brim of any diver's bucket list. The fact that - unlike most sharks - scalloped hammerheads usually swim in huge schools only amplifies the spectacular experience of seeing them.

diving alor, Indonesia
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By Jacqui
On: 22nd January, 2019

Your Yearly Planner

  • Philippines
  • Egypt
  • Grenada
  • Indonesia
  • Iceland (inactive)
  • French Polynesia
  • Mozambique
  • The Azores
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Seychelles
  • Maldives

January: it's perpetually dark outside, the temperatures are less than peachy and many of us are miserably slogging through dry January. So, naturally, we're choosing to bypass all that and look straight ahead to all of the wonderful adventures you could have this year. From diving one of…

humpbacks swimming
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By Jacqui
On: 18th January, 2019

Top Five Places for Humpback Whale Encounters

  • Ningaloo Reef
  • Western Australia
  • Australia
  • Mozambique
  • Northern Mozambique & Quirimbas Archipelago
  • French Polynesia
  • Turks & Caicos
  • Caribbean
  • Socorro Island
  • Mexico

Humpback whales are some of the most beautiful, intriguing and inquisitive creatures in the ocean and regularly top divers' bucket lists the world over. And with good reason. Whether witnessing the casual flick of a tail or a gravity-defying breach; the thundering thwack of a belly flop or…

blue spotted stingray
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By Jacqui
On: 4th January, 2019

A look into the past in the Red Sea

  • Southern Red Sea
  • Egypt

As with many divers, the Red Sea has been on my bucket list since I learnt to dive almost 20 years ago, but until recently, I hadn't yet made it there. With the winter weather still blighting Blighty and the flight only five and a half hours from the UK, I thought it would be the perfect…

diving competition
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By Jacqui
On: 1st January, 2019

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