5 Christmas gifts ideas for scuba divers

Christmas is coming soon: the countdown to everyone’s favourite day of the year has officially started. If you have not started yet your Christmas shopping for your loved ones, here is a selection for scuba diving addicts. This “5 Christmas gifts ideas for scuba divers”

scuba diving in Hienghene New Caledonia

A scuba road trip into the wild of Northern New Caledonia

Whether I’m exploring Hawaii or Scotland, I love territories that are an invitation for superb road trips. It’s about freedom, about immersion in nature, about adventure. When I discovered the main island of New Caledonia was one of these places, I was in awe. On

hello Ouvea New Caledonia

New Caledonia : impressions from the heart of the Pacific

It’s midnight. I have just arrived at Tontouta International Airport. I take a taxi to Noumea city centre, 45 minutes driving away. In the dark, the entire road looks like home in France. The only clues telling I’m in the southern hemisphere are the stars.

Scuba diving in Okinawa - Turtle Kerama Islands - Honu Honu Divers - Plongée à Okinawa

Scuba diving in Okinawa: a first-timer guide

It is one of these places where it is not so straightforward to organise a scuba diving trip. There are so many islands in the prefecture of Okinawa, so many scuba diving experiences, at different periods of the year: it became somehow overwhelming to answer “What?

Shirahama Shrine Shimoda Izu Peninsula Japan

My Izu Peninsula: slow travel & scuba diving in Japan

If there was one sure thing, it was I didn’t want my sabbatical year to be a marathon made of must-do tours, hopping from town to town on every single day and rushing to make sure I had seen everything. I felt so stressed during

Make Holiday Greener ABTA

[VLOG] My top 3 tips to go plastic-free on your next scuba diving holiday

This post is brought to you by ABTA Make Holidays Greener is ABTA’s annual campaign in partnership with Travelife for hotels and accommodations to encourage us all to take positive social and environmental actions while on holiday, which will not only contribute to you having

Lighthouse Thau Lagoon France

Diving detours in the other south of France – part 2 – Sète & Thau Lagoon

After my trip to Millau in Aveyron, I had to return to Montpellier to catch my train back to Paris. Instead of going back home right away, I thought it was the opportunity to go scuba diving in Thau Lagoon again by going back to

Florine river diving at Gorges du Tarn France - Plongée dans les Gorges du Tarn

Diving detours in the other south of France – part 1 – Millau & The Gorges du Tarn

Every time you saw me taking a train to the “South” to escape Paris I was either going to Toulon or Marseille, heading to some of the top French dive sites in Port-Cros National Park or Calanques National Park. It is quite funny to note

Scuba diving in Port-Cros National Park France

Scuba diving in France: things to know before you go

Like for many things, French like to do it differently. Scuba diving is, unfortunately, one of those things that don’t work in the same way the rest of the world does. This article is not meant to judge whether it is a good thing or

How I almost gave up writing about Ocean Conservation

Do you know the legend of the hummingbird? One day a terrible fire broke out in a forest. Frightened, all the animals fled their homes and ran out of the forest. As they came to the edge of a stream, they stopped to watch the

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