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reef sharks

By Lizzie
On: 9th March, 2020

Dive Under The Radar

  • The Aldabra Group
  • Baja California
  • Solomon Islands
  • French Polynesia
  • Mafia Island
  • Fiji
  • Andros

The world's best dives: regularly topping just about everyone's bucket list, and for good reason. But the world's ocean covers a mind boggling 139,000,000 square miles, and as the world's largest playground (official title), there are endless opportunities for adventures. Whether you're a…

pygmy seahorse

By Lizzie
On: 20th December, 2019

Where We've Been in 2019

  • French Polynesia
  • Banda Islands
  • Little Cayman
  • Fiji
  • Northern Sulawesi
  • Bahamas
  • Oman
  • Turks & Caicos
  • Philippines
  • Maldives

21st December 2012 was supposed to mark the end of the world, according to Mayan prophecies anyway. Thankfully, we've lived to see the decade end - and boy has it been a corker. The last decade has seen the creation of iPads, Fitbits and 4G, and the first image of a black hole was unveiled.…

french polynesia
Image of Louisa Fisher

By Louisa
On: 16th December, 2019

Diving the Tuamotus, French Polynesia

  • French Polynesia

French Polynesia is a watery wonderland for divers. Boasting some exceptional big fish diving (think wild dolphins, schools of over 200 reef sharks, manta cleaning stations, fish spawning, big schools of barracuda and jack) in warm, tropical waters, there is so much to explore above and…

Humpback whales

By Emily
On: 29th April, 2019

Our Planet

  • Papua New Guinea
  • Indonesia
  • Raja Ampat
  • French Polynesia
  • Rangiroa
  • Mexico

Considering how much we loved David Attenborough's iconic documentary series, Blue Planet II (which we enjoyed so much that it might as well have been tailor-made just for us), it's safe to say we were pretty excited about his latest hurrah: Netflix's Our Planet. And it did not disappoint.…

diving alor, Indonesia

By Lizzie
On: 22nd January, 2019

Your Yearly Planner

  • Philippines
  • Egypt
  • Grenada
  • Indonesia
  • Iceland
  • 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

By Lizzie
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…

clownfish coral reef fiji

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…

Galapagos wildlife

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…

Gorgonian Sea Fan
Image of Tom Barber

By Tom
On: 1st February, 2018

The 11 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.

Aerial Rangiroa Atoll
Image of Alex Marchais

By Alex
On: 3rd December, 2013

Diving the Tiputa Pass in Rangiroa

  • French Polynesia
  • Rangiroa

Some decisions in life are hard to make. This one was extremely easy!