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Diving Bucket List

My Diving Bucket List On every dive trip I join, I meet someone who tells me about other incredible things they've seen underwater. Which makes me want to go on another trip to see them. So, the more I dive, the longer my list of things to see and places to go...

Underwater Photography: XX Tips

Underwater Photography: XX top tips I've been a diver for 10 years and always envy the incredible shots underwater photographers bring back from a dive. So, I took the plunge and enrolled in an underwater photography liveaboard with Paul "Duxy" Duxfield in the Red...

Tobago: East vs West

Tobago: East vs. West Just before my 30th birthday, I was lucky enough to go out to the Caribbean again. The diving on the Eastern side of Tobago is quite different to the Western side so I went to compare the two. What a great place for my 100th dive. My review of...

Nevis: Paradise with a black eye

Nevis: Diving in Paradise (with a black eye) Nevis: I'd found myself in Paradise. Unfortunately, I also managed to give myself a huge black eye on my first dives on the island. My article - with all the details - was published in Diver magazine in January 2017....

Kushimoto Diving

Diving in Kushimoto, Japan I'd always dreamed of travelling to Japan. In the year before my 30th birthday, decided I shouldn't (and couldn't) put it off any longer. Of course I had to tie in some scuba diving, but where? The diving community knows all about the...

Scuba yoga in Grenada

Scuba yoga: Combining my two passions Having found my way into scuba diving journalism, I wanted to find a unique angle for my next article. I found a resort in Grenada with a newly launched scuba yoga course. With scuba diving and yoga being two of passions, I was...

Diving in Grand Cayman: My first real commission

Having proved my mettle to the editor of Diver magazine, he was happy to give me my first 'real' commission. Safe to say, I was pinching myself. I was on my way to the Cayman Islands for my brother’s wedding and wanted to dive out there. Diver hadn’t featured Cayman...

My first article as a scuba diving journalist

Around two years ago I was considering the best way to try and get into travel writing. People told me I wasn't likely to get far because travel journalism was too competitive. Having never been published, I wasn’t too optimistic when I contacted the editor of leading...