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TRAVEL

Sardinian Surprise

The Med had been a bit of a blind spot for Lisa Collins – and it’s possible that she has now been a tad spoilt by her first experiences there. Read more...

A Diver’s Dilemma

An experienced diver, CHARLIE THISBY enjoyed her first liveaboard experience in the Red Sea recently, but an unforgettable underwater encounter left her in two minds about how to follow it up. Read more...

Service Ethics

Who’s your new buddy? A bout of traveller’s bad luck threatens BRANDI MUELLER’s trip to Belize, but she knew that Aggressor Fleet would do all it could to break through the voodoo and get her out diving! Read more...

Frozen in Time

In the first of a two-part wreck exploration of the Baltic Sea, with its uncanny powers of preservation, WILL APPLEYARD visits Sweden and Finland Read more...

Just select your Atlantis

The buzz around the diving in the Philippines continues, and Ultimate Diving is offering seven nights at the Atlantis Dumaguete or Atlantis Puerto Galera including return flights from the UK from £1895pp. Read more...

Getting my Magic Eye in

A trip to Mafia Island in the Indian Ocean gave MELISSA HOBSON the chance for some practice in detecting the tiniest and best-camouflaged sea-dwellers – plus one that was hard to miss. Read more...

Sharm El Sheikh

The Red Sea resort of Sharm el Sheikh, situated at the southern point of the Sinai, has some of the world’s most celebrated diving attractions around its shores. Read more...

Whirlwind Impressions

Every trip to Spanish Mediterranean locations leaves WILL APPLEYARD that bit more impressed with the diving potential, especially for mini-breaks from the UK. Read more...

Bahrain: more than a plane

The Dive Bahrain underwater theme park is set to add two tugboat wrecks at either end of its centrepiece Boeing 747 airliner, sunk last year as a diver attraction off the Persian Gulf island. Read more...

Sudan smorgasbord

Sudan is “a wonderland of pelagic fish, dolphins and most importantly, sharks,” according to Red Sea Explorers. “Schooling hammerheads, oceanic whitetips, silky, tiger, thresher sharks – it’s truly a smorgasbord!” Read more...

Buddy’s 40 years in Bonaire

On 19 August next year Buddy Dive Resort Bonaire, which scored heavily in the DIVER Awards in 2019,  celebrates its 40th anniversary – and is planning various festivities and special offers throughout 2020. Read more...

Somabay for New Year’s Eve?

“Escape the hustle and bustle of the city this New Year’s Eve and head to Somabay.” That’s the proposition from the 5* destination on Egypt’s Red Sea Riviera, which promises “guaranteed sunshine and a whole host of parties and gala dinners to enjoy” as well as a wide range of activities including excellent diving and snorkelling. Read more...

Saba Dance

An unspoilt diving experience on lofty Saba in the Dutch Caribbean – but there’s far more to it than just the underwater experience. Gin comes into it… Read more...

Indonesian insight

Coralia is a new timber sailing boat built for Papua Explorer in Sulawesi by the Konjo tribe, which is said to have been shipbuilding for centuries and to blend ancient techniques with modern design and safety features. Read more...

Ever-eastwards

The team behind Indonesian initiatives Dive into Lembeh and Dive into Ambon have just opened their third day-diving operation, Dive into Raja Ampat. Read more...

Holy Spirit

They told HENLEY SPIERS that sea lions, mobula rays and whale sharks were guaranteed. The Sea of Cortez was a place he had to check out Read more...

A Haven for Hardware

Aqaba continues to stake its claim as an underwater playground for metal-loving divers. SAEED RASHID enjoys preview diving and photographing a score or more of attractions. Read more...

Dry-ish Run

WILL APPLEYARD and his partner Ana undertake a Croatian diving road-trip, though for long periods it looks set to be no more than a Croatian road-trip! Read more...

Dive and chat in Cozumel

The Cozumel Scuba Fest in the popular Mexican resort runs from 27 November to 1 December and consists of diving the “Scuba Fest Route” in the mornings (two dives a day for four days), expert presentations on current topics such as coral-reef threats, a scuba exhibition and cocktail events each evening. Read more...