Tag Archive | scuba diving

Scuba Diving in Chapel, Apo Island: Finding Love, Beauty, and Wonder Under the Waves

Apo Island is a peaceful, postcard-perfect island paradise. It has a rustic town, uniquely formed sea cliffs, an expansive snorkeling area, white-sand shores, and tree-covered hills. But like many of the amazingly beautiful places we’ve been around the country, its true beauty is hidden. The real gem of Apo Island lies beneath the blue waves, […]

Balicasag Island, Panglao: Extraordinary Marine Diversity Beyond Compare

Scuba diving is one of our favorite activities. Yes, the activity allows us to ride boats, explore islands, bask in the tropical sun, escape the heat, and meet wonderful people. But more than that, it allows us to explore a colorful and sometimes dangerous world that is so bizarre that it almost defies imagination. It […]

Project BLUE: A Worthy Endeavor to Save Sumilon Island’s Majestic Corals

Ever since we started our passion for adventures, we have always asked the question in our subconscious mind: why are we doing this? Yes, adventuring is indescribably fun, and we learn a lot of lessons in our adrenaline-pumping activities. But there should be more than just enjoying picturesque scenes, challenging ourselves to conquer our limits, […]

Pescador Island and Panagsama Beach: The Diving Paradises of Moalboal

The Coral Triangle is a 5.7 million square kilometer, roughly triangular area of tropical marine waters that encompass the Solomon Islands, Papa New Guinea, Malaysia, Indonesia, and our very own Philippines. With 500 species of reef-building corals and innumerable species of marine organisms that call these corals home, the Coral Triangle is dubbed the Amazon […]

PADI Open Water Diver Certification: Preparing for Journeys To The World Beneath the Sea

The alien world beneath the turquoise waves is indescribably beautiful. It is a world of vibrant coral gardens, lush kelp forests, vast sea grass, deep abysses, and towering mountains. It is also a world of strange creatures; you can see more living organisms under the sea in 10 minutes than on land. In the watery […]

Sharing Our Way of Attaining Serenity and Joy: DSD with Friends

We simply love the outdoors, from mountaintops that offer picturesque views of the checkered valleys to the depths of the seas that teem with rarely seen marine life. The joy that we feel whenever we are out there actually heals the bruises and wounds of our soul, be it the stress of work, the fear […]

Discover Scuba Diving: A Fun First-Time Visit to the World Under the Sea

According to oceanographers all over the world, we know more about outer space than our own oceans. Oceans cover more than 70 percent of the planet, but we know less than 5 percent about them. In fact, much of the land under the oceans remains unmapped and unexplored, and we haven’t actually understood how oceans […]