Scuba diving in Nemo 33 Brussels Belgium

Nemo 33: diving in the first deepest pool in the world

Have you ever thought you can also dive in a pool? Boring? It depends on the place! Nemo 33, near Brussels, the capital city of Belgium, is definitely an exciting place worth checking for when you can’t travel to warm tropical waters. At first, scuba diving in a swimming pool was not really on the top of my list of places I wanted to

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

Swallowtail seaperch Cadaques Diving in Costa Brava

Diving in Costa Brava: a road trip from Barcelona to Cadaquès

If you like road trips with great food, fascinating architecture and history, here is an adventure for you: you can go scuba diving near Barcelona along Costa Brava while picking delicious food on the way. From Barcelona to Cadaquès, near the French border, you can diving in Costa Brava in 4 main areas while visiting 3 interesting towns. Evenly distributed on a total 140

ninfeo claudio - scuba diving underwater archeological park Baia - plongée cité engloutie Baia

Dive into history: underwater Pompeii in Pozzuoli, Italy

Since my archaeological surprises in Turkey, I should say I developed a keen interested in finding new destinations with archaeological diving experience. While doing some research, I quickly spotted Alexandria in Egypt and Pozzuoli in Italy. While Alexandria requires specific authorizations, just before moving to Scotland, I decided, in less than a week, thanks to a reward ticket with my miles, to go to Naples

Becoming a certified ice diver in Switzerland

Nestled in the heart of the Alps and historically valuing neutrality, Switzerland is both in and outside Europe in its very own peaceful way. Influenced by their German, French and Italian neighbours, they took from them the language and culture and mixed it their way to create this relaxing land of peaceful mountains where the organisation is smooth and perfect, and the pleasure of gastronomy is

honeycomb moray eel diving netrani india

Diving in India : a one-of-a-kind expedition from Goa to Karnataka

“Messy”, “Magic”, “Dirty”, “Dazzling” I heard so much before I touched the Indian ground for the first time! Dirty and messy? Well, this is kind of omnipresent reality, so much that most visitors get the view blurred about anything else and tend not to like India… at all! Even Indian recognise it: I had an interesting discussion at Mumbai airport while waiting for ages 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,

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[VIDEO] Argentina underwater & beyond

This video is the summary of my Argentinian adventure of 2013.  I made a tour of Argentina from Iguazu to Tierra del Fuego, via Buenos Aires and Patagonia. I went scuba diving in Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego, with southern king crabs (Centollas) and with sea lions in Puerto Madryn, Patagonia. On the way, I also enjoyed hiking along Perito Moreno Glacier and watching tango dancers in Buenos Aires. This