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coral reef

By Lizzie
On: 11th February, 2020

Where to Dive in Spring

  • Maldives
  • Indonesia
  • Mozambique
  • Oman
  • Cayman Islands
  • Anilao
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Caribbean

Spring in Blighty: a season typified by daffodils in full bloom, the half-forgotten sensation of warm sun on bare skin and channelling The Sound of Music while frolicking through fields. But lest we forget, the British weather can be rather… unpredictable. Elsewhere, however, some of our…

whale shark oman

By Lizzie
On: 23rd January, 2020

The Top Seven Short Haul Diving Destinations for 2020

  • Egypt
  • Iceland
  • Oman
  • The Azores
  • Sudan
  • Gozo
  • Norway

Itching to get your wetsuit back on but don't want to fly halfway across the world? Fear not, as there is some incredible diving just a hop, skip and a jump from the UK, meaning you can have breakfast in Blighty and be sipping on cocktails after an epic dive by dinner (and we're not talking…

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.…

Arenui liveaboard Komodo

By Lizzie
On: 6th November, 2019

Top Five Liveaboard Diving Destinations

  • Oman
  • Maldives
  • Indonesia
  • Australia
  • Micronesia

When you set sail on your liveaboard to destinations unknown, and with a salty ocean breeze ruffling your hair, it's hard to argue with the old proverb about the journey being as important as the destination. As your skipper plots his course between the most coveted diving destinations, a…

solomon islands wreck

By Lizzie
On: 10th September, 2019

Winter Escapes

  • The Outer Atolls
  • Oman
  • Tanzania
  • Seychelles
  • Maldives
  • Philippines
  • Raja Ampat
  • Palau
  • Solomon Islands

Summer may be nearing its end, but a spot of winter sun always provides a beacon of hope once the nights draw in. And this winter's going to be a corker, from swimming with whale sharks in Tanzania to being seduced by the songs of humpback whales in Oman, mingling with mantas in the Maldives…

giant clam raja ampat
Woman looking at Computer

By Guest blogger
On: 30th August, 2019

Top Five Sustainable Resorts

  • Raja Ampat
  • Maldives
  • Palawan
  • Oman
  • Seychelles

From ghost nets (discarded fishing nets that continue to catch fish and other animals) and plastic pollution to global warming and overfishing, the ocean is (understatement alert) going through a pretty tough time. Thankfully, many of the resorts we work with are championing conservation…

the alexa private charter, Indonesia

By Lizzie
On: 13th February, 2019

Romantic Escapes

  • Indonesia
  • Maldives
  • Tanzania
  • Oman
  • Fiji

Contrary to popular belief, not everyone celebrates Valentine's Day with Hallmark. In Wales, star-crossed lovers cement their love with wooden spoons while Japanese colleagues exchange 'obligation chocolate'. South Korea covers all bases with a day dedicated to men, women and singletons…

clownfish
Image of Louisa Fisher

By Louisa
On: 23rd November, 2018

You MUST(andam) go to Six Senses Zighy Bay

  • Oman

I have long been a fan of Six Senses hotels and have always dreamt of being able to visit Six Senses Zighy Bay. The stunning photos of the mountains towering behind with a long stretch of sandy beach and, of course, that incredible barefoot luxury style that Six Senses do so well, put this…

sea turtle

By Lizzie
On: 9th October, 2018

Use It Or Lose It

  • Iceland
  • Egypt
  • Oman
  • Philippines
  • Mozambique
  • St Vincent & The Grenadines
  • Indonesia

Time flies, doesn't it? At the beginning of the year there's the resolution-fuelled vigour of dry January and flash-in-the-pan health kicks. Next up is nature's awakening in spring, followed by the rare but welcome heatwaves of summer (this year, anyway). And before you know it there's the…

liveaboard diving at sunrise

By Lizzie
On: 26th September, 2018

The 10 Best Liveaboard Destinations

  • Socorro Island
  • Oman
  • Maldives
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Egypt
  • Palau
  • Cocos Island
  • Raja Ampat
  • Galapagos Archipelago
  • Chuuk Lagoon

It's aboat (sorry) time we let you in on a little not-so-secret-secret about liveaboards - liveaboard diving allows you to boldly go to where no day trip has gone before, setting sail to some of the most remote, pristine dive sites in the world. It's the crème de la crème of dive…