Womens Dive Day, Fuel the Habit, PADI, Nitrox special, fuel surcharge waiver, women diving komodo, women diving bali

Fuel Your Dive Habit | Women’s Dive Day

Women’s Dive Day is coming, have you given it any thought? Ladies, are you happy accounting for only 36% of divers?!? That’s right; when it comes to diving it’s still a man’s world! That 36% figure mentioned above… that’s only a PADI statistics; a study by Anysite for DEMA found that women account for only 35% of new open water […]

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Hand-ok

5 Things Every Diver Deserves

Not all liveaboards operating in and around Komodo National Park are created equal and as the market continues to expand the difference in the experience of the operators and the level of service becomes more apparent. Indonesia offers everything from backpacker to luxury liveaboards with capacities anywhere from five to twenty guests. Most are traditional wooden Phinisis but a growing […]

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Frasers Dolphin (Charles Anderson) Komodo

Dolphin Encounters in Komodo Aboard Adelaar

Imagine yourself, relaxing on deck, a nice cup of java in your hand, a platter of warm croissants at your elbow and succulent fresh mango, papaya and pineapple sitting on your plate. Now take a deep breath of that fresh sea air, exhale, and take a look at the crimson sunrise off the port side bow. As if this isn’t […]

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2017 New Year Resolution

9 New Year Resolutions for the Adventurer in You!

Let’s face it. Thousands of us make New Year resolutions but only a slim percentage actually follow through with them. If you were one of the few who could keep one of these resolutions, how cool would that be! I RESOLVE TO…take all my vacation time! “I have never believed that vacations are luxuries. They are our necessities–just like shelter, […]

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Sangeang, hot rocks, bubble reef, underwater hot springs, geothermal acitivity

Sangeang Island – Diving Between Bali and Komodo | Part III

Located outside Komodo National Park, this volcanic island is a must do on any dive liveaboard traveling from Bali or Bima. Although volcanic, with black sand, Sangeang isn’t normally considered a traditional “muck” area. Fantastic muck diving is available, but Sangeang is so much more! The most diverse of the sites there, and the one at the top of my […]

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Holy Grail, Critters for Scuba Divers. Indonesia, Komodo, Adelaar

Holy Grail – 6 Must See Critters for Scuba Divers in Indonesia

Think of what Mt. Everest is to mountain climbers, that is what Indonesia is to reef and critter diving. Most divers in the know already realize that Indonesia sits in the heart of the coral triangle and that is has the largest fish and coral biodiversity in the world; but let’s take a closer look at a lineup of critters […]

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Travel Bargains, free tours, stopovers, forcred overnight

More Travel Bargains, Free For the Asking

Exotic Stopovers, Tours and More | Flying East to S.E. Asia and Indonesia Stopovers, tours, hotels, and name brand goods are available FREE for the asking all around the world, if you know where and how to find them! If your holiday takes you to Indonesia or some other destination in S.E. Asia, why not add an additional exotic stopover […]

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Travel Bargains, Free For the Asking

Travel Bargains, Free For the Asking Exotic Stopovers, Tours and More | Flying West to S.E. Asia and Indonesia Stopovers, tours, hotels and name brand goods are available FREE for the asking all around the world, if you know where and how to find them! If your holiday takes you to Indonesia or some other destination in S.E. Asia, why […]

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Pre dive checklist

Pre-Dive Checklist | 10 Tips for Diving in Remote Areas

Pre-Dive Checklist | 10 Tips for Diving in Remote Areas Warning, some content may be complete rubbish, some of the healing effects may be all in my head! This information is based on my observations, good old common sense, and stuff I’ve learned along the way as a working dive professional in a remote area. Are you traveling to an […]

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Manta Train - Mating ritual in Komodo

Manta Mating Train – Mating Ritual in Komodo

Manta Mating Train It’s tough not to get excited when you see a manta mating train; part of the manta mating ritual, since “courtship rituals and actual mating events are relatively infrequently observed…”.[2] As you can imagine, when we caught this on our GoPro we were ecstatic. To be truthful, while we weren’t certain what we were watching, we were […]

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