Posts with the tag “dive-travel”
Stacking The Deck
January 18th, 2022
Like the seafaring explorers of old, many in the diving community travel farther, dive deeper and consistently search the horizon and plumb the depths for new adventure. As a group, we are continually...
Tonga’s Gentle Giants
December 1st, 2021
Humpback whales feed in polar waters during the summer and then migrate to tropical or subtropical waters to breed during winter. Various locations offer seasonal whale-watching, but swimming with the...
On a Mission: Critter hunting in Washington’s Salish Sea
November 30th, 2021
There’s a big difference between casual, submerged sightseeing — happy-snapping pictures of whatever you run across while blowing bubbles — and diving dedicated to carefully searching select sites, so...
July 29th, 2021
Those of a certain age frequently became enthused about scuba diving through the old black-and-white episodes of Sea Hunt. Somewhat younger people may have watched The Undersea World of Jacques Couste...
Travel Smarter: Don’t Cancel, Reschedule Instead
July 3rd, 2020
An unintended consequence of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic of 2020 is disruption to the travel sector. If you have a dive trip booked in the next few months and are not certain the trip will hap...
How to manage Malaria
February 17th, 2020
Malaria usually presents initially with flu-like symptoms: headaches, muscle and joint aches, and fever. Severe shivering attacks (rigors) and high fever then occur and recur in a cyclical pattern eve...
Lithium-Ion Battery Safety
December 11th, 2019
To reduce the chances of catastrophic failure, manufacturers of products containing Li-ion batteries build in redundant safety features such as vents to release built-up gases, a circuit board to regu...
TRavel Smarter : Evaluating an unfamiliar Dive operator
November 11th, 2019
The boat should also have appropriate safety equipment: a fire extinguisher, personal flotation devices for every person, a first aid kit, an oxygen unit, a radio and nonskid decks. The usual modifica...
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