Category: Diving blog

 

World Adventure Divers is the diving blog for adventurous scuba divers. Learn how to explore the world underwater and beyond without breaking the bank.

In this category, you will find more personal stories, special announcement and adventures that were hard to fit in a category for often being too much out-of-the-beaten-path.

In recent years, I started writing more and more about ocean conservation and responsible tourism. My main goal now is to promote responsible diving best practices.

On the Lighthouse Road – Part 2 – my dives in Camaret

In my quest to dive deeper into local diving, I searched for the best places to go scuba diving in Brittany, my home region. I discovered there was a corner I had never set foot on, even less a fin in. Before every trip, I’m always tempted to cram a little bit too much in a 2-week itinerary. After hours of research, I finally narrowed

Azores aerial panoramic view. Top view of Islet of Vila Franca do Campo. Crater of an old underwater volcano. San Miguel island, Azores, Portugal. Heart carved by nature. Bird eye view.

Best diving destinations for vaccinated travellers in 2021

This blog post is brought to you in partnership with Original Travel With the COVID-19 vaccination programs rolling now at full steam across many countries, some diving destinations have started easing the conditions of entry in their territories, especially for fully vaccinated travellers. If you recently got vaccinated and are looking for diving holidays ideas for the second half of 2021, follow the guide!

spinous squat lobster - diving st pabu

On the Lighthouse Road – Part 1 – my dives in St-Pabu

In my quest to dive deeper into local diving, I searched for the best places to go scuba diving in Brittany, my home region. I discovered there was a corner I had never set foot on, even less a fin in. Before every trip, I’m always tempted to cram a little bit too much in a 2-week itinerary. After hours of research, I finally

Diving Insurance

Diving insurance: do we always need one?

Initially, I wanted to write a casual blog post about travel insurance for scuba divers with a few tips to let you pick the right plan for you. As I started to do research, contacting hyperbaric chambers, emergency services, and health insurance companies, I discovered more to it than I could ever imagine. While I will always be a diving insurance advocate, I wanted

Diving Toulon

Spring diving in Toulon

Month after month, we keep being locked down every time the pandemic figures get a bit too crazy. Right after New Year’s Eve, I felt massive fatigue to the point of reaching the limit of genuinely losing it. I needed fresh air; I needed water more than anything. When the opportunity came to return to Toulon, my main scuba diving base in France, for

Florine Scuba diving in Toulon France

7 tested ways to find a dive buddy

If none of your friends or family members is crazy about scuba diving the way you are, finding a dive buddy can quickly become an issue. Whenever you feel like going on new underwater adventures, locally or overseas, knowing where to look is the key. Even if you think you know nobody, it is easier than you think to meet like-minded friends who love

hammerhead shark dives in Yonaguni Okinawa Japan

How to be a good dive buddy in 15 tips

Dive buddies can make or break a dive. Safety in recreational diving is based on the redundancy of equipment between two scuba divers; who your dive buddy is can determine whether or not you will enjoy your dive while feeling safe underwater. After 10 years of solo scuba diving trips worldwide, I learnt a thing or two about how a good dive buddy team

5 reasons to embrace local diving

Travelling locally to go scuba diving, right next to your doorstep or regionally, can be a great idea to try solo travel at the beginning as you may feel safer not to go too far from home. Beyond the risk of feeling homesick on the other side of the world, one of the disadvantages of travelling alone, local diving has many other advantages, especially