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clownfish coral reef fiji
Lizzie

By Lizzie
On: 21st May, 2018

Just The Two Of Us

  • Tanzania
  • Fiji
  • Bohol
  • East Bali
  • Lombok
  • Maldives
  • French Polynesia
  • Seychelles

If 'Before Sunrise', 'Lost in Translation' and 'Casablanca' have taught us anything, it's that all great romances happen abroad. And it's no coincidence that most of the best dive destinations are in some of the most beautiful corners of the world. Whether you're celebrating a special…

diving off the grid
Lizzie

By Lizzie
On: 3rd May, 2018

Get Off The Grid

  • Costa Rica
  • Komodo
  • Chuuk Lagoon
  • Southern Red Sea
  • St Vincent & The Grenadines
  • Fiji
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Pemba Island

Are you a slave to your smartphone? Can't get through a meal without checking your emails? Fingers twitch if you're not scouring through social media? We're sorry to tell you, but you're addicted to the internet. Luckily for you, we've got the remedy. Whether setting sail to new horizons or…

diving philippines
Lizzie

By Lizzie
On: 25th April, 2018

The Philippines Top Dive Sites

  • Philippines

Contrary to popular belief, Alex Garland's iconic 'The Beach' was actually based in the Philippines, not Thailand. And while the beaches are nothing short of heaven on earth, the diving is out of this world. From eerie Second World War wrecks to freshwater lakes, healthy coral reefs to…

Lizzie

By Lizzie
On: 19th April, 2018

Gozo’s Top Dive Sites

  • Gozo
  • Europe

Malta's been hogging the headlines of all the travel features this year, from romantic regaling of Valletta's butterscotch streets (which also happens to be a UNESCO World Heritage Site, don't you know) to poetic prose on the archipelago's eternal sunshine. But we think a rather large,…

Galapagos wildlife
Lizzie

By Lizzie
On: 6th April, 2018

Sun's Out

  • Maldives
  • French Polynesia
  • Gozo
  • Northern Mozambique & Quirimbas Archipelago
  • Komodo
  • The Azores
  • Galapagos Archipelago
  • Fiji

After somewhat questionable weather over Easter (for us Brits, anyway), the skies have finally cleared and a few brave souls have even stepped out in shorts. And with the faintest whiff of warmth in the air we're stuffing clothes into our suitcases faster than a millennial can text. But…

Great Barrier Reef
Lizzie

By Lizzie
On: 28th March, 2018

Reasons Australia Should Be On Your Radar

  • Australia

When we say Australia, no doubt images of kangaroos, didgeridoos and, er, Neighbours spring to mind. But Australia has so much more on offer. From emerald tropical rainforests and red outback sands to glistening white coastlines and, of course, some of the world's most iconic diving; if…

shoal of fish scuba diving
Lizzie

By Lizzie
On: 23rd March, 2018

The Gift Of Time

  • Mexico
  • Socorro Island
  • Baja California
  • Belize
  • Bali
  • Northern Sulawesi
  • Wakatobi
  • Komodo
  • Australia
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Micronesia
  • Palau

Ever wish you could magic up a few extra days of holiday? Well, actually in May you can. And no, we're not suggesting there are now 375 days in the year or that we've secretly located the DeLorean from Back to the Future. With two Bank Holidays, if you take 14 days of holiday in between, you…

manta ray swimming
Lizzie

By Lizzie
On: 7th March, 2018

The crème de la crème of Maldives diving

  • Maldives

An archipelago of coconut fringed islands that scatter the Indian Ocean, the Maldives has long tempted daydreams of Robinson Crusoe escapes, but dip below the glistening waters and the diving is just as inspiring. Although you will find healthy coral gardens in abundance, divers continue to…

shark diving in the Azores
Lizzie

By Lizzie
On: 22nd February, 2018

The Azores Best Dive Sites

  • The Azores

Unique underwater topography characterised by big boulders, caverns and canyons; crystal clear visibility; mantas and mobulas; sharks and ship wrecks; macro life and much, much larger whales… and all in Europe. Yes, you heard right. Located a mere four hour flight from London, we think the…

Lizzie

By Lizzie
On: 14th February, 2018

Top Dive Sites in Raja Ampat

  • Raja Ampat

Raja Ampat has many names; Four Kings; the crown jewel of the Coral Triangle; the underwater Serengeti; the end of the rainbow (okay, that one was us), but no name can quite do justice to the diving in Indonesia's Raja Ampat. Home to the highest marine biodiversity on earth, descending into…