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Swimming With Whales in Tonga: A Complete Guide

Swimming With Whales in Tonga: A Complete Guide

  Why is is swimming with whales in Tonga so popular? Not only is Tonga one of the only countries in the world that allows…

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Funservation – Putting the ‘Fun’ Back into Doing Good!

Funservation – Putting the ‘Fun’ Back into Doing Good!

Berkley University just published a story entitled, ‘How Positive Media Can Make Us Better People’, based on research of an idea I’ve been thinking about…

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Scuba Diving off Savusavu: An Honest Guide

Scuba Diving off Savusavu: An Honest Guide

When we decided to take a scuba diving holiday “somewhere in the Pacific” Fiji immediately ranked high on our list and one island called out…

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Steve Irwin, Manta Rays and How You Can Protect Them

Steve Irwin, Manta Rays and How You Can Protect Them

Steve Irwin was not killed by a manta ray! That’s right; the kooky, antipodean croc-wrangler met his demise after a freak encounter with a stingray….

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Scuba Diving the Poor Knights

Scuba Diving the Poor Knights

  It has been a while since we took a dip underwater so when we had the chance to take three days off from work…

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See Beluga Whales in the Wild : Where, When and How

See Beluga Whales in the Wild : Where, When and How

. Beluga whales are nicknamed the ‘canaries of the sea’ as they emit a constant scribble of noises to communicate with their pod. They are…

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Drift Between Two Continental Plates: Diving Silfra

Drift Between Two Continental Plates: Diving Silfra

 Scuba diving Silfra could be Iceland’s best kept secret, the only place in the world where you can scuba between two continental plates. DIVE.IS took…

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Diving the Underwater Museum (MUSA)

Diving the Underwater Museum (MUSA)

Craving a world travel adventure? Why not try scuba diving the Underwater Museum in Mexico   Clusters of 500 individual statues, once distinguishable, now freakishly mutated…

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Diving the Yucatan Cenotes

Diving the Yucatan Cenotes

Becks and I are avid scuba divers and when we reached Mexico we beelined straight to a dive shop. This is is our day scuba…

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Introducing the One and Only Preying Bumface

Introducing the One and Only Preying Bumface

A Melibe is an ocean critter or nudibranch that looks as though it is made out of a clear jelly substance. This animal hilariously stretches…

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