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11 unexpected reasons to go diving in Cozumel

While Cozumel Island is usually listed as one of the best diving in the Caribbean, we missed our mutual introduction 12 years ago. Here is a story about giving second chances to places that didn’t succeed in giving us a good first impression. During my first trip to Mexico, while staying in Playa del Carmen, I took a day trip by ferry twice. Seeing

gifts for scuba divers

Gifts for scuba divers: my top ideas from the gear I love

Whether for Christmas or a birthday, you may wonder how to please a scuba diving addict. You came to the right place; here is a selection of the best gifts for scuba divers. This gift list is based on my favourite items. I personally own them, and I’m sure it will make another scuba diver happy. Let me guide you through different gift ideas to

Diving in Galapagos - hammerhead shark

Diving in the Galapagos: a first-timer guide

The Galapagos Islands are a dream, a promise, an overwhelming expectation. The Galapagos Islands deliver. But don’t believe it will come easy. The Galapagos are the Olympics of scuba diving. You’ll face turbine-like currents and chilling water temperatures. The diving conditions of the Ecuadorian archipelago of the Pacific will test all your diving training. Honestly, I didn’t feel 10 years was too much to

diving in cenote carwash

Diving in cenotes: everything you need to know before you go

Imagine how excited I was to return to Mexico after 12 years: the once baby scuba diver, with less than 50 dives on her logbook, could finally come back with her complete scuba gear and camera set-up to report how incredible diving in cenotes is. Even after hundreds of dives worldwide, the cenotes remain one of my most magical diving adventures to date. There

Sea turtle Philippines

Where to go scuba diving from Manila in the Philippines?

This blog post is brought to you by Rome2rio. It’s no secret that I long to return to Asia. Since the beginning of the year, we have been getting, month after month, some good news from Thailand, Indonesia and, more recently, the Philippines! I’m waiting for the entry conditions to ease in the same way as in Latin America, where I am currently travelling.

diving in coiba - Pacific spadefish

Diving in Coiba, the Panamanian pearl of the Pacific

It was my first big adventure in Panama. A month later, after living in Panama City, I was already back. Coiba Island is the largest island on the Pacific coast of Central America. With 38 other islands and islets over a marine area of more than 1,700 km², they form the Coiba National Park. Officially created in 2004, it became a UNESCO World Heritage

Panama Canal scuba diving boat Bridge of Americas

The ultimate Panama City layover guide scuba divers will love

After living for a month in Panama City, I’m glad to sum up my favourite moments in the most modern city in Central America in this Panama City layover guide. As part of my 7-month adventure to explore some of the best dive sites in Latin America, I will keep using Panama City as a connecting hub. Let me show you that Panama City

Digital nomad in Panama

WAD’s 10th anniversary: celebrating my new nomad life in Panama

10 years. Depending on how you look at it, it may sound like a lot or not so much. I feel saying I launched my diving blog 10 years ago makes me sound like a dinosaur. Yet, if I look at everything that has happened, what are 10 years when you change the course of your life? If somebody told me that jetlagged night