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Florine Menjangan Island Indonesia

Indonesia, wait for me…

This post is brought to you by Original Diving Now is not the time to travel, but I want to keep dreaming. Even if we don’t know what will happen out of the chaos we are facing, I still want to pursue my dreams. Will they always be what I thought they would? I can’t be sure, but what I know is my recent

Top 10 dives Florine World Adventure Divers Golfe-Juan French Riviera

My top 10 dives of 2019

The best way to lead meaningful projects in the coming year is to acknowledge the wonderful things we achieved in the year that just passed. I decided this year again to keep doing this interesting exercise of narrowing it down to 10 dives that were a bit more extraordinary than the others. I hope to make it a tradition on my diving blog each

AIDA world championships 2019 Villefranche

Living the thrill of competitive freediving in Villefranche, French Riviera

Mermaids are real. I know because I lived with them during the 4 final days of the AIDA Depth World Championships which were held from the 7th to the 14th of September 2019 in Villefranche-sur-Mer, right next to Nice. Villefranche Bay is nicknamed the Bay of Legends due to its history of being the birthplace of apnea competition. AIDA (in French, “Association International Développement

Florine World Adventure Divers Hienghene New Caledonia top dives 2018

My top 10 dives of 2018

Another year passed, but this one wasn’t like the others. For many reasons, things needed to change. My foot injury following my trip to Hawaii end of 2017 got something to do with it. When you find yourself almost unable to walk you have time to think and reassess your priorities. I realised my health was the most precious thing I got, and even

Gift for scuba divers

Gifts for scuba divers: my top ideas from the gear I love

Whether for Christmas or a birthday, you may wonder how to please a scuba diving addict. You came to the right place, here is a selection of the best gift for scuba divers. This gift list is based on my favourite items. I personally own them, and I’m sure it will make another scuba diver happy. Let me guide you through different gift ideas to

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 2018! From ice diving in the French Alps to

How to find Scuba diving travel inspiration

How do I find inspiration for my next diving trips?

Before starting planning, the key to an efficient trip organisation is to know what you want. The start of a trip project can come from many things: a photograph of a landscape that seems surreal, an animal you love, and you would like to see in its natural habitat, a foreign language you want to practice or a good friend you promised to visit