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How Is Breathing Underwater While Scuba Diving Even Possible?

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Jun 10, 2013
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How Is Breathing Underwater While Scuba Diving Even Possible?

Creatures underwater, mostly, have gills, that aid them to breathe underwater as they extract the oxygen and other gases dissolved in the water and release carbon dioxide, in the same. Humans do not have gills obviously and, therefore, cannot breathe underwater without support of external breathing devices. It should also be understood that as an individual goes deeper into the water, along with atmospheric pressure, water ALSO exerts pressure on the human body. C...

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Spectacular Underwater Photography – How to Shoot Overwater/Underwater Photos

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Jun 6, 2013
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Spectacular Underwater Photography – How to Shoot Overwater/Underwater Photos

Figuring out how to shoot overwater/underwater photos is one of the most difficult things that can be done with an underwater camera. It combines two different perspectives and results in photos that contain striking contrast. There are some important things to make sure of when trying to shoot this type of picture, though. The location of the sun is important since the light has to be sufficient for a good image but not at an angle that will put the sun into your...

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Scapa Flow, Scotland—Studying German History Through Wreck Diving

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Jun 6, 2013
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Scapa Flow, Scotland—Studying German History Through Wreck Diving

If historic wreck diving is what you have in mind, Scapa Flow a body of water in the Orkney Islands, off Scotland's northern coast (wikipedia.org) is an excellent choice for an adventure. The remains of seven German fleetships are only the tip of the iceberg; pardon the pun, of the exploring waiting for you. There are very few sites which offer so many large and historically important vessels in such close proximity and in the shallower areas, providing gen...

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Florida’s Fresh Water Caves – Extreme Historical Cave Diving at its Best

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Jun 6, 2013
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Florida’s Fresh Water Caves – Extreme Historical Cave Diving at its Best

While most every experienced diver knows Florida has amazing dives in the saltwater, it is not as well known that some of the best cave diving in the world lies in Florida’s fresh waters. Not too many people have ever had the opportunity to see the magnificent underwater chambers, fossils, and mastodon tusks from thousands of years ago, but the fresh waters in Florida provide that exact opportunity, as long as you have the nerve to put on a mask and flippers and...

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Liveaboards vs. Land Based Resort Diving – Amenities, What’s Included?

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Jun 3, 2013
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Liveaboards vs. Land Based Resort Diving – Amenities, What’s Included?

When trying to decide whether to book a liveaboard or land based resort for diving, the first thing that should be considered is amenities, what's included. The single greatest amenity in regard to resort diving is the people you will meet. People come from every corner of the globe to vacation at resort dive centers and can provide an experience in global diversity unlike any other place on Earth. Resort dive spots also tend to have a wider array of luxury facili...

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Wananavu Beach Resort One of the Best Land-Based Dive Resorts – Diving Sites in Fiji

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Jun 3, 2013
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Wananavu Beach Resort One of the Best Land-Based Dive Resorts – Diving Sites in Fiji

Fiji is a paradise that beckons one like a soft whisper, once you have been to Fiji you will want to return because nothing can prepare you for the amazing azure blue and aquamarine lagoons, miles of sparkly white sand beaches, rainforests, mountains, beautiful flowers, and lovely warm, friendly people of Fiji! Oh and the Diving is Superb!

Close your eyes and let the warm breeze caress your skin as you sip on your drink and let...

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Hamanasi Adventure and Dive Resort – One of the Best Reef Diving Resorts in Belize

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Jun 3, 2013
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Hamanasi Adventure and Dive Resort – One of the Best Reef Diving Resorts in Belize

Tucked away in the fishing village of Hopkins Village, Hamanasi Adventure and Dive Resort is truly a tropical paradise.  Named Hotel of the Year by the Belize Tourism Board and the winner of the 2013 Traveler’s Choice Award presented by TripAdvisor, which is based solely on feedback from previous guests, Hamanasi is an experience in perfection!

A PADI Five Star Resort, the waters around Hamanasi  offer over twelve dive site...

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How to Choose the Best Dive Shop in your Area to Take Dive Lessons or Purchase Scuba Gear

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May 31, 2013
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How to Choose the Best Dive Shop in your Area to Take Dive Lessons or Purchase Scuba Gear

Ask your diver friends or friends of friends for referrals to a local dive shop. Look for people with actual dive experiences and ask them what they liked and disliked the most about a particular dive shop if you are thinking of taking scuba lessons at a local dive shop.

  • If you are looking for dive equipment and latest dive gear you can look online first, get a list of prices together and then personally visit a coupl...

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How to Achieve Scuba Certification – 5 Important Things You Need to Know

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May 31, 2013
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How to Achieve Scuba Certification – 5 Important Things You Need to Know

Scuba diving is one of the unique extreme sports that can offer up self-confidence to the meek, humility to the over confident, lessons of effort and initiative to the withdrawn and philosophy of nature to all. Getting a scuba certification and the proper training by certified dive instructors can be one of the most exciting things you will experience in your life! The scuba certification process encompasses steps that should be followed with no short cuts.

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Scuba Lessons Theory and Online Course Costs

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May 31, 2013
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Scuba Lessons Theory and Online Course Costs

Following enrolling in an online scuba lessons course, you are able to learn easier due to the videos, graphics, audio, and interactive reading presentations. Brief tests and quizzes allow you to measure the progress you are making, providing an evaluation and opportunity to catch anything you might have missed. The on-line scuba lessons course takes roughly fifteen hours to finish. Because you can take the course online from the comfort of home, this allows you t...

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