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.

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

scuba diving Gulf Morbihan Brittany France

Rediscovering my local dive sites in Brittany

For most of us, scuba diving equals travelling to warm and exotic destinations. While I can’t deny how good it feels to dive in 30°C crystal clear water for hours, in times when travel is not possible, does it mean we should give up on our favourite aquatic sport? Have you ever searched what was available in your area in terms of local diving?

Diving phone case Seatouch pro 3 Divevolk

Bringing your phone underwater: is it such a good idea?

As our phones are getting more and more evolved, embedding always higher quality cameras, some of us just ditched the idea of owning a separate camera. To be fair, the perspective of travelling light without any bulky photography equipment is appealing. This is especially the case for us scuba divers when we already travel with our beloved scuba diving gear. Until this year, I

Menton Old Town French Riviera

Top 5 things to do in Menton, my new hideaway on the French Riviera

Let me introduce you to this little piece of France, at the very end of the French Riviera, nestled between the borders of Italy and Monaco. A short walk along the scenic seashore surrounded by mountains is already a hint about its long international heritage despite its small size. Thanks to its mild winter climate, Menton became famous for its flavourful lemons famous but

Plastic free sunscreen Amazinc

Plastic-free & Reef-safe: finally, the sunscreen I was waiting for!

Becoming the ultimate responsible diver is not an easy quest as I detailed in a post of my diving blog where I was listing the things I could do better and the ones that still represented a challenge. However, the good news is, as the interest in embracing a more sustainable lifestyle grows, new solutions appear. Finding a sunscreen brand in shops that would

My sabbatical - Msaesato Beach Ishigaki Japan

My sabbatical year from A to Z

It would be fair to say this post might be the most overdue one on my dive travel blog. Since I left my old life behind in June 2018, many of you wrote to me asking “What? How? Why?”. 2 years later, a lot of water has passed under the bridge; it helps to look at this experience with no hard feeling nor duty