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Yellow, White and Black Nudibranch
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By Neill
On: 13th June, 2019

Nudibranchs - Facts About The World's Prettiest Slugs

  • Egypt
  • Micronesia
  • Mozambique
  • Philippines
  • Northern Red Sea
  • Dumaguete and Dauin
  • Indonesia

Nudibranchs, sometimes more commonly known as "sea slugs" are some of the hardest creatures to spot on a dive. Although related to snails, these colourful little creatures have ditched the homes they carry on their backs as they have evolved. Similar to land snails, nudibranchs also leave a…

Coral Grouper
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By Neill
On: 9th April, 2019

Diving the Remote Outer Islands of the Seychelles: Part II

  • Seychelles

Following on from Part I of Original Diver Neill's exploratory dive expedition to the remote Outer Islands, the team leave Astove to discover the virgin waters of Cosmoledo…

fish outer islands
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By Neill
On: 29th March, 2019

Diving the Remote Outer Islands of the Seychelles: Part I

  • Seychelles

As someone who has been diving for over 20 years, I had heard talk of the remote islands of Aldabra, yet I have to admit I had no idea where they were. Once I found out, and once I found out it might be possible to actually get there, the adventure began. What started as a conversation with…

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By Neill
On: 22nd March, 2018

Gozo - Is it the Best Diving in the Mediterranean?

  • Gozo

Having dived a few times in the Mediterranean, I have never been particularly impressed. So it was with a mixture of excitement and a small dose of pessimism that I travelled to the tiny island of Gozo next to Malta.

Diving in Alphonse, Seychelles
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By Neill
On: 18th December, 2017

Alphonse: No Mangoes, Lots of Diving

400km south of the main island of the Seychelles, Mahe, lies the remote Alphonse group of islands - Alphonse, Bijoutier and Saint-Francois. Look at the area on a map and you realise just how remote a location this is.

Sandcastle on Beach
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By Neill
On: 20th September, 2016

Top Family Diving Holiday Destinations with Young Kids

  • Gozo
  • Oman
  • Maldives

If, like me, you are in the phase of life where everything seems to revolve around nappies, nursery and obsessions with football (I have a 1-year old, a 3-year old and a 5-year old) then you will know that finding a suitable destination for a diving trip as a family can be tricky. If, also…

Blue Shark, Azores
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By Neill
On: 3rd March, 2016

The Best Way to Dive the Azores – our Exclusive Diving Liveaboard

  • The Azores

For years, we've been desperate for an exceptional quality diving liveaboard in the Azores. Finally, we have one in the luxurious Water & Wind. What's more, we're incredibly excited to say that we are the exclusive UK partner for the boat - so if diving in the Azores is on the to-do…

Wadi Darmat, Oman
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By Neill
On: 2nd September, 2014

Access the Best Diving in Oman

  • Oman
  • Muscat
  • Musandam Peninsula

Oman is often overlooked as a diving destination in favour of the more popular (and far busier) Red Sea. Here at Original Diving, we think it deserves more attention as it is a country that offers so much both above and below the waves.

Anemone Clownfish, Komodo, Indonesia
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By Neill
On: 27th August, 2014

Luxury Komodo Liveaboard Diving

  • Komodo

In June, I took a group of journalists on the diving adventure of a lifetime; a trip to experience Komodo liveaboard diving at its very best. I left the UK unbelievably excited and returned even more so and now I just want to go back!

Coral, Komodo, Indonesia
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By Neill
On: 30th June, 2014

A Few Summer Diving Hotspots

  • Fiji
  • Gozo
  • Mozambique
  • The Azores
  • Komodo

Summer diving, this time in Komodo in Indonesia. Stunning. With weather in the UK in summer unpredictable at best and England out of the World Cup, it's about time to escape on a last minute summer diving adventure. Here are a few ideas to inspire!