Writing this article for LiveAboard recently has been a great reminder that we have the answers to solve plastic pollution and there are some innovative ideas showing us the way towards a cleaner and healthier
Featured in Scuba Travel: Komodo Island forms part of the Komodo National Park, which was established in 1980. It is one of only seven locations in the world with pink sand along its beaches and
Featured on Scubaverse: The Maldives is an iconic dive destination, thanks to its white sand beaches, coral reef diving in warm waters, and abundance of whale sharks and manta rays. Consisting of 26 atolls dotted
Featured on Scubadivermag: Shark Week 2018 is on the way! The 30th anniversary of this hugely popular event is set to include some of the top shark dive destinations around the world. Find out more
Snorkeling is very under-appreciated and yet is a great way to introduce people to the ocean, and to spend time with marine life without the hassle and work of scuba diving. There are also some
Ulong Channel in Palau is not for the faint-hearted. The pace of this dive is tremendous and takes divers into a channel to enjoy one of the world’s best drift dives. The channel entrance is
What is Wall Diving? Wall diving involves diving alongside the edges of coral reefs, or reef walls, and other vertical underwater terrains. Reef walls can vary in size from just a few meters on part
My first article for Unterwasser magazine is now available in print and is looking great! You can read the digital version of the article here: Top Tips For Safe Diving With Sharks (German)
Technical diving developed from a form of cave diving and typically involves dives that are beyond 40 meters (131 feet) deep or extend in an enclosed environment beyond 40 meters from the entry point. It involves
Following on from my earlier article about Hawaii banning the sale of sunscreens that damage corals, I have been researching reef-safe/natural sunscreens to try. There are a variety of brands to choose from, some of
Have you tried muck diving yet? Whilst the name doesn't sound appealing it's a unique type of diving gaining popularity around the globe. Why go muck diving? It is a great type of diving for
Featured on SportDiver: It was World Environment Day on June 5th and the focus this year was on how we can #BeatPlasticPollution. World Environment Day is the United Nations’ most important day of the year
Featured on Sport Diver: It can be challenging going on a scuba diving holiday with children but there are some great scuba diving destinations perfect for every type of family looking for an ocean adventure.
Featured on Scubadiverlife: Did you know sunscreens containing oxybenzone have a toxic effect at a concentration equivalent to just one drop in six-and-a-half Olympic-size swimming pools? Oxybenzone and octinoxate (both common ingredients in sunscreen)
Featured on Scuba Diver Life: Dive vertigo is an extremely unpleasant sensation. What’s the best way to avoid it or manage it if vertigo strikes when you’re underwater? Find out more about my top tips
Featured on DeeperBlue: Did you know orcas can grow up to 8 meters (26 feet) long and can weigh an impressive 6 to 9 tonnes? Once thought to be one species, there are in fact
Featured in Scuba Diver Life: As divers we all know time with the ocean, or any water, is relaxing. But did you know it also improves focus, creativity and innovation? Find our more about the
Featured in Scubadivermag: Have you checked out the best places to dive in May? There are some fantastic dive destinations to visit at this time of year and it is one of the best
Feature in Sport Diver: Happy International Biological Diversity Day! Let's keep protecting the biodiversity hotspots of the world and the premier dive sites they contain for generations to come. https://www.sportdiver.com/top-5-biodiverse-scuba-diving-destinations
There is a population of blue whales living in the Taranaki Bight of New Zealand. Studies have confirmed there are approximately 700 blue whales there and they are genetically distinct from other blue whale populations.
Featured on Scubadivermag: Night diving is an entirely different experience to diving during the day and offers the chance to witness night-time marine life and unique behaviours. Descending into the water as the sun goes down
Featured on DIVE UK: Technical diving has become increasingly popular in recent years and is a great option for divers who not only want to go deeper, but also want to learn advanced dive skills.
Featured on SportDiver: Who wants to go diving in the Seychelles? There are 115 islands to explore, cloud forests, coral and granite-based reefs and an abundance of beautiful dive sites. Check out LiveAboard.com for their
Featured on SportDiver: It has been great to see my top tips for cage diving with sharks featured on SportDiver recently. I really admire this publication and it is a privilege to be a part
Featured on Scubaverse: There are many PADI dive specialties to choose from to continue diver education; from the unique Mola Mola, Mine and Hot Spring Diver courses to the popular Deep, Peak Performance Buoyancy and
Featured on Scubadiverlife: Scuba diving in Djibouti is a well kept secret and yet it has incredible whale shark experiences and pristines reefs to explore. Find out more: https://scubadiverlife.com/best-scuba-diving-dijibouti/
Featured on Dive In: Scuba diving in Belize is synonymous with the Blue Hole dive and yet Belize also has dramatic walls, drop-offs, diverse marine life and healthy coral reefs to explore. There are
Featured on LiveAboard: The site of Abu Nuhas in Egypt is known at the Ships Graveyard and is a submerged reef famous for its wrecks; the Giannis D, Chrisoula K, Kimon M and Rosalie Moller.
Featured on LiveAboard: Wall diving is exhilarating and there is nothing quite like hovering at the edge of a wall and watching the vast inky depths of the ocean below. It offers the opportunity to