Category: cavern

Scuba diving lava tube Hawaii

Diving in lava tubes in Hawaii: will you dare to do it?

To fly from Japan to Maui, I had to make a choice between flying via Oahu (Honolulu) or Big Island (Kona). Given the possibility of seeing lava flowing into the ocean or scuba diving at night with a ballet of manta rays, I decided I could give up on Waikiki Beach and Pearl Harbour Memorial in Oahu this time. After 11 days to explore

Diving Gozo : mission Blue Hole

While exploring and diving in Malta, I couldn’t resist visiting its sister island, Gozo (Għawdex in Maltese). Only 14km by 7km, Gozo is a short ferry ride away on the north-west side of the Maltese Archipelago. I heard many times that it was a favourite among European scuba divers for a sunny scuba diving hideaway. However, the goal of my trip to Malta was mainly wreck diving. So I initially

Scuba diving Florida - Plongée Floride

Springs in Florida : diving in Crystal River and the Devil’s Den

To drive the 500 km/311 mi. from Miami to Crystal River, after a tropical week in the Florida Keys, it had to be for something exciting.  I only had 2 days ahead of me before driving back south to get the best glimpse of diving the springs in Northern Florida. I made the most of my time with an early morning swim with the manatees of

Diving in Devil’s Den, Florida

My scuba diving adventure to the Devil’s den in Florida started with a tiny picture on Pinterest. When I saw the picture of the underground spring it directly enticed to put it on my itinerary to Florida no matter what. The first time I went down the stairs taking me to this prehistorical cave, the view on this striking blue natural pool was beyond expectation. This video

Blue hole mania: marketing or must-dive spots? A report from Belize

When I started scuba diving, I quickly heard about “The Blue Hole”. My first reaction “Ooh I have to go diving there!”. After some research, I realised there was more than one. So why the Great Blue Hole is so famous? From a tourism marketing point of view, this is an excellent brand but does it keep its promises? What can you expect to

Cenote diving Mexico

My cenote diving experience in Playa del Carmen, Mexico

What took me to Mexico was the promise of incredible underwater adventures. If you research the quirkiest dives in the world, you will quickly hear about the Cenotes, the Mayan springs, famous for offering some of the most incredible cavern and cave diving in the world. Mexico is also famous for ocean dives in Cozumel, Playa del Carmen and Cancun on the Carribean Coast,