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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…

diving in egypt
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By Alex
On: 9th February, 2018

Short Haul Winter Diving Destinations

  • Egypt
  • Gozo
  • Oman
  • The Azores
  • Northern Red Sea
  • Southern Red Sea

As we (at least those of us based in Europe) are slowly stepping into the cold of winter and dusting off our winter clothing, here at Original Diving, we've compiled our list of some top short-haul winter-come-spring diving destinations. Here's a selection of places you can get to for a…

Diver in an Underwater Cave
Woman looking at Computer

By Guest blogger
On: 12th May, 2015

The Dive of my Life

  • Northern Red Sea
  • Egypt

My most memorable dive - I was 18 at the time; I had just finished my PADI Divemaster apprenticeship and was starting work as a diveguide. I soon found myself developing the confidence and skills needed to lead dives myself.

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By Neill
On: 14th October, 2010

Divemaster Course - What it takes to become a Divemaster

  • Northern Red Sea

It's very easy to place professional scuba divers in the "dive bum" category where for men, long hair, a distinct lack of t-shirts, and replacing most words with "chilled" or "dude" becomes second nature (I'm not sure what the stereotype for women is!) However, as I found out, becoming a…

Snorkelling in tropical waters
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By Guest blogger
On: 1st July, 2010

Tim's Top Picks: Best Worldwide Snorkelling Destinations

  • Australia
  • Belize
  • Egypt
  • Great Barrier Reef
  • Wakatobi
  • Indonesia
  • Maldives
  • Turks & Caicos
  • Northern Red Sea

In his ongoing series of blogs, Dive in Style author Tim Simond shares his top destinations for snorkelling.