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Lizzie

By Lizzie
On: 25th April, 2018

The Philippines Top Dive Sites

  • Philippines

Contrary to popular belief, Alex Garland's iconic 'The Beach' was actually based in the Philippines, not Thailand. And while the beaches are nothing short of heaven on earth, the diving is out of this world. From eerie Second World War wrecks to freshwater lakes, healthy coral reefs to…

Combination holiday city break and diving Europe
Lizzie

By Lizzie
On: 12th October, 2017

Cool Combos

  • Tanzania
  • Maldives
  • Sri Lanka
  • Belize
  • Guatemala
  • Japan
  • Philippines
  • Lisbon
  • The Azores

Like jeans and a white t-shirt, gin and tonic, toast and marmite (discuss), some things are just better together. Never is this more true than with travelling; some combinations just work, from mixing critters with culture, history with hammerheads or safari with scuba. Because let's face…

The Maldives
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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…

Fiji Hammock at Sunset
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By Jess
On: 20th April, 2016

The Best Diving Holiday Destinations for Summer

  • Fiji
  • Philippines
  • Galapagos Archipelago
  • The Azores
  • Indonesia
  • Gozo

Summer. Even thinking the word brings on visions of Pimm's in the garden, the distinctive waft of barbecue and most of us Brits sporting some fairly interesting tan lines (read: burn lines). And thankfully Summer is finally on its way. But while the Great British Summer can be marvellous,…

Turtle Swimming, Philippines
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By Louisa
On: 15th October, 2014

Dauin Diving: Atmosphere Resort and Spa

  • Philippines
  • Dumaguete and Dauin

Following my trip in the Philippines, a couple of resorts really stuck out to me as being the essence of what 'Dive in Style' is all about. In my previous blog, I mentioned a resort called Atmosphere Resort and Spa on Negros island but I wanted to expand on what I wrote there to explain…

Reef coral, Philippines
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By Louisa
On: 11th September, 2014

Our New Philippines Diving Destinations

  • Moalboal
  • Palawan
  • Philippines
  • Malapascua

In May, I went on a trip out to the Philippines to explore some new diving destinations to add to our current Philippines dive offering. I was absolutely blown away by some of the dive spots and hotels that I found and here is an overview of each.

Colourful Hermit Crab, Tanzania
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By Louisa
On: 28th March, 2014

Our Diving News – notes on 2013 and hopes for 2014

  • Bahamas
  • Caribbean
  • Mexico
  • Mozambique
  • Philippines
  • Tanzania

With a brilliant start to 2014 we thought it was time to update you on our diving news, both on how we got on last year with the new places we visited and our hopes for an exciting 2014.

Underwater World with Coral and Tropical Fish
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By Louisa
On: 18th December, 2013

Top spots for marine life in the Philippines

  • Donsol
  • Palawan
  • Philippines

The high season has just begun in the Philippines and runs until June each year with clear blue skies and the opportunity to experiences the Philippines and its marine life. With 7,000 islands the diving opportunities are incredible and here are our top picks for the chance to encounter some…

Green Turtle Swimming
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By Louisa
On: 10th September, 2013

When and Where to see our Marine Life Top 5

  • Australia
  • Bahamas
  • Caribbean
  • Costa Rica
  • French Polynesia
  • Mafia Island
  • Ningaloo Reef
  • Philippines
  • Rangiroa
  • Sipadan

Search no more! In this blog, Louisa talks about the best locations to find our top five marine animals:

Bazaturo Beach, Mozambique
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By Tim
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.