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Eliza

By Eliza
On: 24th February, 2020

The Best Macro Diving in the Philippines

  • Philippines

When it comes to diving, it's safe to say that the Philippines offers a bit of everything and on my recent adventure there, I was lucky enough to have a taste of some of the best sites across the country; from thresher sharks in Malapascua to the beautiful coral reefs and walls around Bohol,…

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.…

blackwater diving

By Lizzie
On: 24th September, 2019

Top Five Dive Sites for Blackwater Diving

  • Philippines
  • Palau
  • Hawaii
  • Pico & Faial
  • Northern Sulawesi

Ever been night diving? Blackwater diving is night diving on steroids. But rather than exploring reefs, divers are suspended in the pitch black of the open ocean. Why? Because that's when the diurnal migration (aka the world's largest migration) occurs, with countless platonic animals of the…

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…

green turtle

By Lizzie
On: 25th July, 2019

Last-Minute Summer Diving

  • Mexico
  • Grenada
  • Komodo
  • Mozambique
  • Philippines
  • Northern Sulawesi

Scorching one minute, torrential rain the next; the Great British Summer is about as fickle as the relationships on Love Island (only two weeks left, thank god). But rather than wait to see what Mother Nature throws at us next, we suggest trading in for an exotic new destination. From diving…

Yellow, White and Black Nudibranch
Image of Neill Ghosh

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…

Crocodile swimming

By Lizzie
On: 21st May, 2019

Behind The Lens: Alex Mustard

  • Philippines

Few divers have such envy-inducing CV's as Alex Mustard. One of the world's leading underwater photographers, Alex has featured in a staggering ten different BBC Wildlife Photographer of the Year books, has an MBE and has personally presented his work to the Queen. In his most impressive…

Bobtail Squid

By Lizzie
On: 16th May, 2019

Dive In

  • Socorro Island
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Indonesia
  • Raja Ampat
  • Philippines
  • Gozo

We need to apologise. We've been keeping a rather large, very exciting secret which we are finally able to share: our brand spanking new brochure has landed (cue gasps and rapturous applause). Diving a little deeper (literally) into our favourite destinations, discover some of the ocean's…

By Lizzie
On: 7th May, 2019

Instagram Competition: Win a Luxury Diving Holiday for Two in the Philippines

  • Dumaguete and Dauin
  • Philippines

Atmosphere Resort & Spa is, quite simply, a diver's dream. Located on the doorstep of some of the world's best muck diving in Dauin and just a stone's throw from world-class reef diving at Apo Island, divers can experience the whole spectrum of watery wonders, with surface intervals…

Turtle Under Water

By Lizzie
On: 13th March, 2019

Top 6 Places to Swim and Dive with Turtles

  • Turks & Caicos
  • Muscat
  • Tanzania
  • Seychelles
  • Indonesia
  • Philippines

Glimpsing a green, hawksbill, leatherback, loggerhead, Kemp's Ridley, Olive Ridley or flatback on a dive can bring a smile to the face of the most stoical of divers. And while sea turtles can be found in all oceans (except the Arctic) throughout the year, here is our pick of the top spots to…