All posts by Florine

serial blogger passionate by innovation, digital marketing, travel and scuba diving

Honaunau National Historical Park Big Island Hawaii

2 weeks in Hawaii : my ultimate itinerary for scuba divers

"Are you getting married, Florine?", "Did you go on honeymoon?" "Whaaaat? Nooo..." This is pretty much the type of conversation I had on and on, before and after my trip to Hawaii. The reason? The Hawaiian Archipelago seems such a fantasy destination beyond reach that most people believed it had to be for my big ...

World Adventure Divers in Hawaii

My top 10 dives of 2017

The New Year is the perfect moment to look back at another year that passed. Last year, I was surprised of what I achieved in a year, but when I look back at 2017, 22 scuba diving locations in 8 different countries in 10 months, it makes me eager to know what will happen in ...

Turtle Mala Wharf shore diving Lahaina Maui Hawaii

Shore diving in Maui & Big Island: Hawaii’s best kept secret

The Hawaiian Archipelago is full of bucket list dives with exciting adventures such as diving in the crater of a volcano or night diving with manta rays, but all of these scuba diving trips come at a high price tag. To be clear, I have never paid so much for a dive. At the same time, ...

Manta Night Dive in Kona Hawaii

[VIDEO] Manta Night Dive in Kona, Hawaii

I heard and read many stories on how Kona became such a famous place about diving with manta rays at night, becoming a bucket-list dive for adventurous scuba divers worldwide. In any case, floodlights switched on at night towards the waves at the Kona Surf Hotel, opened at the beginning of the 1970's, in the ...

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 ...

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. The list is based on my own favourite items. I'm sure will make another scuba diver happy! A scuba diving coffee ...

Should you snorkel or scuba dive in Molokini Crater, Hawaii?

Molokini Crater was the first dive site of Hawaii I added to my World Dive Map. The description of a semi-submerged crater of an ancient volcano was enough to get me thrilled about diving it. When I read the uninhabited atoll was a State marine sanctuary with excellent visibility, it became my primary target for ...