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By Jess
On: 20th January, 2017

Our 2017 Top Picks

  • Indonesia
  • Maldives
  • Tanzania
  • Philippines
  • Oman

Here's your starter for ten: what activity has been clinically proven (by the highly renowned Original Diving Science Department) to cure the January Blues? Answer: planning your holidays for the year ahead (cue rapturous applause). Oh yes, our in-house team of uber-geeks has unearthed a…

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…

Woman looking at Computer

By Guest blogger
On: 12th August, 2016

Charlie's Life of Dive

  • Maldives

I used to celebrate Christmas a lot when I was younger. Decoration time was always exciting; a wreath on the door, pine twirling around the bannisters, ornaments and candles out in full. I always remember that my brother and I would decorate the tree only for it to be sneakily corrected and…

Helen Learning to Dive
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By Guest blogger
On: 18th September, 2015

Learning to Dive: Part 1

  • Maldives

Before we begin, I have a confession to make: I am not a water baby. Like most complexes I can trace this back to two very specific moments growing up. Firstly, on a trip to the Norfolk coast when my dad nearly cap sized our pedal boat into a murky ocean of doom (my 5-year-old self wasn't to…

Great Barrier Reef, Australia
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By Guest blogger
On: 15th July, 2015

Amy's Life of Dive

  • Thailand
  • Australia
  • Fiji
  • Egypt
  • Komodo
  • Maldives
  • India
  • Malaysia
  • Oman

My diving journey started on my gap year around Thailand, Australia and Fiji where I completed my PADI Open Water and Advanced on Koh Tao. I remember my first experience well, from the brief panic that I was breathing underwater to the realisation that there was a whole new world to…

Maldives Beach Hut and Walkway
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By Louisa
On: 4th March, 2015

Luxury Island-Hopping in the Maldives

  • Maldives

In December I was lucky enough to head out to the Maldives to review some of the hotels we already feature and to explore some new ones. The Maldives is one of my favourite spots on earth: incredible luxury resorts, stunning scenery and of course, world-class diving. It is everything that…

Bazaturo Beach, Mozambique
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By Alex
On: 1st November, 2013

Long Haul Winter Sun

  • Bahamas
  • Mozambique
  • Raja Ampat
  • Thailand
  • Maldives

The temperatures in the UK are still above 10˚C, but the question on all of our minds is for how long? Soon the era of darkness and cold will take over and before we know it we will all suffer from a major lack of vitamin D and a constant sniffle. So it is time for you to plan at keeping…

Shoal of rays, Maldives
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By Guest blogger
On: 27th August, 2013

Honeymoon Maldives Diving

  • Maldives
  • Central Atolls
  • Northern Atolls
  • Southern Atolls

Honeymoon Maldives diving holidays are some of our favourites. Tim Simond, author of Dive in Style, shares his tips for the best honeymoon Maldives diving holidays. I cannot think of another destination that is so entwined with honeymoon. The Maldives just seems to be at the top of…

diving in Maldives
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By Guest blogger
On: 31st July, 2013

Low Cost, Maldives Low Season Diving

  • Maldives

Here Tim Simond, best-selling author of Dive in Style, gives his tips on Maldives low season diving for less.

Bazaturo Beach, Mozambique
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By Guest blogger
On: 20th May, 2013

Top 10 Diving Beaches

  • Australia
  • Mozambique
  • Philippines
  • Tanzania
  • British Virgin Islands
  • Indonesia
  • Maldives

Tim Simond, author of Dive in Style, presents his top 10 beaches worldwide. Not only are they stunning but all sit next to world-class diving so you can spend your mornings in the depths and your afternoons on the sand.