Posts with the tag “dive-travel”
Diving in Remote Destinations
November 18th, 2023
When it comes to safety, every diver considering a trip to a remote dive destination should consider whether the risk is worth the reward. Take the time to research your options, and maintain high sta...
Travel Smarter: Personal Safety While Traveling
September 16th, 2023
Before you leave home, check the local news at your destination. Knowing about inclement weather, utility outages, or civil unrest will allow you to adjust your travel plans accordingly....
How to Travel Light as a Diver
December 29th, 2022
Think small while you pack, and bring just the basics. Mask, computer, torch, cutting tool, and DSMB are all exceedingly useful to have while being compact and easy to carry....
Scuba Diving in Kenya
April 16th, 2022
Start planning your next dive trip! Today you will learn about diving in Kenya. PART 1: OVERVIEW OF SCUBA DIVING IN KENYAKenya, officially known as the Republic of Kenya, is located in East Africa. It...
Sardine Run Port Elizabeth by ProDive
April 15th, 2022
THE BEST SARDINE RUN SIGHTINGS Port Elizabeth has some of the best sardine run sightings along the coast, where thousands of dolphins can be seen chasing shoals of fish into tight bait balls, which r...
South African Sardine Run By Prodive
April 15th, 2022
CREDIT: Prodive : The ultimate South African Sardine Experience. A typical sardine bait ball in crystal clear conditions where dolphins, sharks, whales and sea birds are in a feeding frenzy is in fact...
Celebrating Young and Old in Turks and Caicos
March 26th, 2022
West Caicos provided great sites for all ages, especially the Gully, with barracuda, sharks, turtles, stingrays, groupers, cowfish, and more. But in my opinion the best of the best is The Dome, which...
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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