Category Philippines

Why dive from a liveaboard?

Why do people choose to dive the underwater world by liveaboard? As divers gain experience in the water there is a natural progression to want to encounter new and interesting creatures and to dive in new and exciting locations. Another natural progression for enthusiastic divers is the move to liveaboard diving. What is it about…

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Drift Dives in the Bahamas - Dive liveaboard Aqua Cat picking up divers after doing the drift dive Washing Machine in the Exumas.

The Joy of Drift Dives

Who Doesn’t Love Drift Dives? We Know We Do! There are slow drifts, swift drifts, and all kinds of drifts in between. Some of the most memorable dives I’ve ever done were rapidly moving drift dives where I felt like Dorothy in the Wizard of Oz experiencing the tornado scene. How to Get the Most…

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Stargazer fish in the muck in Raja Ampat, Indonesia

What in the World is Muck Diving?

It doesn’t sound pretty, and I’ll admit I was skeptical at the beginning of my first muck diving experience. On my Indonesia dive vacation, I back rolled off the boat into black sand for as far as I could see. Not a piece of coral was in sight. This did not seem like it was…

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A group of divers off the Cuban scuba diving liveaboard All Star Avalon II on a reef in the Gardens of the Queen

10 Underwater Photography Tips For Beginners

#1 – Get to Know Your Camera Yes, this sounds obvious, but if you don’t know how your camera works on land, you won’t know how it works underwater. Spend time practicing topside. Read the manual (I know, no one does that, but do it!). Learn where all the buttons are and how to change…

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My Top 5 – Philippines

Here are the top 5 experiences from my visit to Puerto Princesa, Palawan, Philippines to dive Tubbataha on board the All Star Stella Maris: 1. Incomparable Marine Life Tubbataha is the nation’s first national marine park (1988) and UNESCO World Heritage Site, making it one of the most biodiverse (and protected) areas for marine life…

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