Indian Ocean

Sali Army

A mighty army of tiny critters, that is, at a near-virgin site in up-and-coming Halmahera. JOHN LIDDIARD reports Read more...

All Creatures Great and Small

CATH BATES heads for Malapascua for a series of early starts to see the famous thresher sharks, and finds that technical diving gives the world-famous location a whole new dimension (and it already had quite a few!) Read more...

Indian Ocean Oasis

He’s starting to specialise in being present when pristine Indian Ocean atolls open to the public – now MARK HATTER gets in at the start in Astove Read more...

Smaller Side of the Maldives

MAX EATON finds himself on an eco-resort island notably lacking in the pelagic promise for which the Maldives is famed – and is surprised to find how much he Read more...

Ambon Inside And Out

JOHN LIDDIARD goes to Indonesia to savour the contrast between the muck-diving in Ambon Bay and the reef-diving outside it Read more...

Alphonse Does It Right

It’s not the cheapest place to visit but it’s certainly up there in the desirability stakes – CATH BATES travels to Alphonse Read more...

Sumbawa

It’s always good to feel that you might be ahead of the pack – we often hear about Bali and Lombok Read more...