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Gorgonian Sea Fan
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By Tom
On: 22nd January, 2018

The 8 Best Dive Sites in the World

  • Mexico
  • Micronesia
  • Chuuk Lagoon
  • French Polynesia
  • Tikehau
  • Tanzania
  • Pemba Island
  • Australia
  • Great Barrier Reef
  • Mozambique
  • Rangiroa
  • Indonesia
  • Raja Ampat

Bucket lists are for landlubbers. If you're a diver, and the ocean is your oyster, then you NEED to dive these spots, arguably the greatest dive sites on our blue planet.

Scuba diving the house reef
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By Tom
On: 13th September, 2017

The PADI Bubblemaker Course

  • Maldives

Do you remember your first dive? I most certainly do. It was in the Bahamas, aged 16 and with - in hindsight - a distinctly cowboy dive outfit, but within five minutes of being down I'd seen a shark off in the distance, and after 20 minutes, a turtle considerably closer. As you can imagine,…

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By Tom
On: 20th December, 2011

80 Senses #65 - Komodo Luxury Liveaboard Diving

  • Komodo
  • Indonesia

The remote island of Komodo in Indonesia is that rarity, a National Park and a National Marine Park. Famous for the unspoilt nature of the reefs and marine life below the surface of the crystal clear waters, the island of Komodo itself is home to the eponymous dragon and dramatic landscapes.

Eyjafjallajokull volcano
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By Tom
On: 21st April, 2010

Is Icelandic Volcano Ash Good for the Ocean?

It's been a hectic few days at Dive in Style HQ as the Original Travel team frantically try to ensure that all of our clients stranded abroad are getting the assistance they need.

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By Tom
On: 15th April, 2010

New Edition of Dive in Style

We've been quiet for a while but now we're back.

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By Tom
On: 26th June, 2009

The End of the Line?

A new film produced by a friend of ours at Dive in Style warns of the severe - and possibly irreversible - depletion of wild fish stocks in the world's oceans.

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By Tom
On: 26th June, 2009

Belize Whale Shark Diving

  • Belize
  • The Belizean Coast

Good news from our friends at the excellent Turtle Inn in Belize.

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By Tom
On: 13th February, 2009

Dive, in Style

Whether you are a diver, a snorkeller or just want the best in beach holidays, the Dive in Style book marries the ultimate in hotels and resorts with amazing diving and snorkelling from around the world.