Diving in Nusa Lembongan: Mission Mola-Mola in Bali

The Mola-Mola, the giant ocean sunfish in Bahasa Indonesia, is like the ambassador of scuba diving in Bali. Meeting the heaviest bony fish in the world (it can weight up to 1000 kg) is like searching for the Holy Grail for most scuba divers coming

The 5 reasons I fell in love with Bali

Just before I left Bali for the first time, back in 2012, one of the friends I met there, a talented Javanese manga artist, gave me this drawing with the following caption: “Florine, come back to Bali”. It was a sweet and touching attention that

Diving Scapa Flow: a scuba diving road trip to Orkney, Scotland

Scapa… Flow… If you are a passionate wreck diver, you know how much of a legend this scuba diving destination is. If this the first time you hear about this place, let me tell you its story, and you’ll understand why you need to put

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[VIDEO] Orkney, underwater & beyond

Scapa Flow is one of the most famous wreck diving sites in the world. It was on my scuba diving bucket list for a long time. In September, I took the opportunity of a long weekend to take a road trip through the Highlands from

Scuba diving with the seals of the Farne Islands, UK

5.00 am. That was the time I put on my alarm clock that morning of early September. My drysuit and my diving equipment were ready in my bag and the 2 filled scuba diving cylinders were waiting for me in the car. At 5.30am, after

An enthralling night at the Ocean Film Festival

I still have goosebumps about it. The 2 hours I spent at the Edinburgh Festival Theater for the Scottish date of the UK tour of the Ocean Film Festival were emotional for an ocean lover like me. My expectations were to take some quality inspiration

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Basking sharks in Scotland : my summer diving trips to the Sound of Mull

It was my second summer in Scotland. Like last year I had just arrived, I decided this year to use the experience I built up and to stay in Scotland the entire summer to explore more of the country underwater and beyond. The two scuba