Part of preparing for your first ever dive trip is determining the essential equipment and other things that you will need.
PADI Travel’s Top 7 Resorts for Diving and Culture
Why not combine amazing underwater encounters with unique cultural experiences on your next dive trip? Here's some top-class resorts that offer just that...
Podcasts for Divers
Warning: Immersing yourself in the world of ocean-focused podcasts will increase your desire to explore and protect the underwater world.
The ‘How To’ Guide to Scuba Diving Online Forums
When looking for information about your favourite underwater sport, the internet is a great resource. Forum and groups are a popular solution to ask specific questions to fellow divers. As a moderator of a couple of scuba diving online groups, I wanted to share insights about how to use them for your and everyone’s best...
Freediving vs Scuba Diving: 5 BIG Differences
Aside from the obvious difference: tank vs no tank, what makes a freediving experience different from that experienced through scuba diving?
How Psychology can Enhance our Experience of Scuba Diving
What makes us do what we do? Psychology is the study of behaviour; what people do and think. The underwater environment creates unique challenges for us, and this has a fascinating impact on our behaviour. As divers we can benefit from: Understanding how our brains work underwater Everything we do is organised by our brain...