Coron in the Philippines originally made a name for itself in scuba diving circles as a wreck diving mecca. The numerous wrecks that lay beneath the surface put Coron firmly on the map but there is so much more to this region than its attraction to those with a ‘lust for rust’. Coron is an...
Read More
With white sand beaches and turquoise tropical water surrounding these small, idyllic islands it’s no wonder that they are such a popular spot. The Gili Islands are car-free zones and the rush hour traffic consists of no more than horse drawn carts and bicycles. The laid back island vibe is contagious and it’s easy to...
Read More
New year, new you... new diving skills? What if among all these things we promise ourselves to improve every 1st of January, one was about the thing we love the most on Earth? I mean underwater! Read on for 5 ideas for scuba diving new year resolutions... Master buoyancy like a pro Buoyancy is the...
Read More
It’s January, and that means New Year’s Resolutions. One way to stay on track is making sure they’re actually fun… here’s how scuba diving can help you reach some of the most popular goals. Exercise more Scuba diving is an effective, low-impact way to get moving and build strength — especially as you might carry...
Read More
The community of PADI Divers is continuing to grow in record numbers around the world. Last year, PADI issued more than one million certifications – and 2019 is expecting even more. With more new divers comes an ever-growing force of envoys who personally witness and connect with life below the surface. “Through diving, we touch...
Read More
In blog posts, editorials and presentations, you may have seen the commitment I've put forth for the PADI family to create a billion Torchbearers – leaders – over the next 50 years to actively work towards a better balance between humanity and the ocean. That's a billion souls who care deeply about healing the oceans...
Read More