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Diving for a Difference

Diving for a Difference

Torben Lonne, Dive Instructor How one company is redefining Galapagos dive travel Diving for a Difference At 26 years of age in September 1835, Charles Darwin stepped off the deck of the HMS Beagle and on to the terra firma of the Galapagos Islands. The young Darwin...
Easy Island Living

Easy Island Living

Torben Lonne, Dive Instructor Exploring Indonesia’s gems above and below the water Easy Island Living It could be the sparkling white sands of Gangga Island, the beach breaks at Kuta, a lingering memory of the perfect romantic getaway, or the laid-back living. For...
Top 10 Best Dive Sites in the World

Top 10 Best Dive Sites in the World

Do You Have a Dive Bucket List for 2020? Everyone has a bucket list of things they would like to do before they leave this world. A scuba diver’s top 10 best diving sites he or she needs to have on their list is inevitable. Looking for a list of the best...
Reborn Rubber – Product Review

Reborn Rubber – Product Review

Have you ever thought that your useless and old wetsuit can be utilized to make wallets? Yes, you read it right! Reborn rubber is here with the concept of making smart, handy, and compact wallet out of the inept wetsuit and neoprene scraps.

Ears & Diving: Equalize the Right Way

Ears & Diving: Equalize the Right Way

No more bad dives because of your ears! Every diver needs to equalize ear pressure at the beginning of a dive. Many instinctively  know how to make their ears pop to clear them. It doesn't always work though.  Together with DAN Southern Africa & DAN Europe we have...
21 Ways to Avoid Motion Sickness

21 Ways to Avoid Motion Sickness

Don’t let Motion Sickness ruin any trip. Seriously, nothing ruins a trip like feeling nausea or throwing up. Thus, most travelers will go along way to avoid spilling their breakfast overboard. But what can you do to avoid getting motion sickness? What...
Dive Watch Questions Answered

Dive Watch Questions Answered

What is a dive watch, and should you get one? We answer your questions. As a dive instructor, I am often asked questions regarding equipment purchase. And one topic I get a lot of questions about, are dive watches. So I’ve put together the most common questions I’ve...
Do You DIR?

Do You DIR?

What is DIR? DIR, unlike PADI, NAUI and the other diving organizations, is not a distinct training organization, but rather a diving philosophy or methodology that encompasses skills, planning, equipment, and much more. It is quite possibly both the most celebrated...
Diving With Contact Lenses

Diving With Contact Lenses

Are you starting diving and using glasses? Or maybe contact lenses? You will be happy to know that you can still dive! You might be afraid that without your glasses, you want be able to see underwater. And you’ve heard that diving with contact lenses is not...
Why Do We Pee After Diving?

Why Do We Pee After Diving?

Ever had to pee after scuba diving? You’re not alone, and you can thank (or blame) the pressure! Most divers have tried it at one point or another, and most experience it quite frequently: after coming back from a dive, they’re overwhelmed with a need to pee. But why...
11 Tips For Safe Diving

11 Tips For Safe Diving

Is scuba diving a dangerous sport? No, it’s not. In fact, diving is considered to be safer than many other more conventional sports. Despite what sensationalist news headlines suggest, the incidence of diving accidents is far less frequent than you might imagine. And...
Why I Don’t Like Shark Week

Why I Don’t Like Shark Week

I don’t like shark week because I like sharks. Let me explain. Another Shark Week has come and gone. Shark Week, of course, is a week-long theme on the Discovery Channel, featuring shark programs. And while numerous environmental organizations take the popularity of...
Southern Egypt Dive Camps

Southern Egypt Dive Camps

With many countries adding Sharm to the no-travel list! So where can you go for an easy Red Sea shore dive? Try the dive camps near Masa Alam! The ongoing unrest in Egypt has caused a number of governments to add Sharm el-Sheik to the list of areas where all but...
Diving In Denmark

Diving In Denmark

A quick introduction to diving in the land of the Little Mermaid Diving in Denmark is surprisingly popular given the size of the small kingdom in Scandinavia, with some 5.5 million inhabitants in its 16,000 square miles of land. More surprising still due to its...
Technical Diving: What Is It All About?

Technical Diving: What Is It All About?

You’ve probably seen them at your dive center, sat in small groups with laptops, paper, slates, and pencils. Talking about things like gradient factors, deep stops, deco, lost gas, and bottom mix, while they “plan” their dive. You may have run into them on a dive...
Underwater Wedding

Underwater Wedding

Take the Plunge and Say “I do” With More Bubbles than Champagne When most people dream about their wedding, it usually involves a tranquil romantic scene with a bride in white floating elegantly down the aisle. There’s usually not a lot of water involved in these...
Scuba Diving While Pregnant

Scuba Diving While Pregnant

Pregnancy is a no-go for diving with all major organisations. But what’s the problem? Consult the standards of many of the dive organisations (in fact, all the major ones), and you’ll find that they list pregnancy among their contraindicators, the factors that...
Shark Finning: What is it?

Shark Finning: What is it?

Why would anyone ever kill a shark for its fins? Then cut it off and let it drop to the bottom for a slow and painful death?! There are many different types of animals that are hunted in the vast oceans. From the larger fish to clams and oysters, everyone is familiar...
Sharks Just Being Sharks

Sharks Just Being Sharks

Let’s talk sharks! Reading the reports of two women attacked by a Great White recently in their kayaks got me thinking about the balance between humans in the water and sharks feeding. According the USA Today report: What experts believe was a great white shark took a...
Swimming with Sharks: A Family Affair

Swimming with Sharks: A Family Affair

When I mention swimming with sharks on purpose, I often get asked if I have a death wish. As a shark conservationist and professional videographer, I spend a lot of time in the water with these amazing animals and feel excitement every time I get to slip into the...
A Shark Tribute: The 12 Best Shark Pictures

A Shark Tribute: The 12 Best Shark Pictures

To all the shark lovers around the world, here is our tribute to the sharks. It’s our way of celebrating this incredible animal in all its glory. We’ve scoured the whole internet to find the best shark pictures for you. Great White shark This is how we know the great...
Diving in Vietnam

Diving in Vietnam

Most divers aren’t aware that there are some great sites around Vietnam, but its is growing slowly in popularity. There are various and diverse dive sites along the coast, from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City, all of which are worth a visit. When you aren’t diving, don’t...

Shark eaten by Giant Moray Eel

Sharks are usually the apex predator in the ocean, but this white tip reef shark meets its match. In this incredible video, you’ll see a shark fighting for its life against a Giant Moray eel. In terms of sheer mass, the giant moray is the largest of all eels in the...
Scuba diving with bull sharks

Scuba diving with bull sharks

They come every year. From the end of November until March Playa del Carmen in the Riviera Maya, Mexico, becomes home to the Bull Sharks (Carcharhinus Leucas). They love warm shallow waters so they make their home fairly close to the shores of the town beach of Playa...
How to organize a cleanup

How to organize a cleanup

A how-to list of how to arrange your own underwater clean-up event. This article is a follow-up to our two-piece article on being a sustainable diver and make a positive difference for the environment. Among the advice given was “organize a cleanup”, but a lot of...
Shark Series – The Lemon Shark

Shark Series – The Lemon Shark

Here’s all you need to know about the Lemon Shark It’s closely related to the great white shark. Lemon sharks are sturdy, powerful and can grow up to 3 meters (10 feet). But relax. Don’t panic when you see one of these sleek creatures during your...
Shark Series: Wobbegong Shark

Shark Series: Wobbegong Shark

The Wobbegong shark is actually a species of 12 sharks in the Orectolobidae-family, all known under the layman’s term “carpet shark”. Due to the growths around the mouths of the ones found in the western Pacific they are also commonly referred to as the beard. The...
What is Fluorescence Night Diving

What is Fluorescence Night Diving

Fluorescent night dives (or “fluo diving” for short) are also known as “fluoro dives” or “glow dives”. It’s what happens when night diving with underwater torches that emit fluorescent light. They have grown increasingly popular in recent years because of the...
How to Open a Dive Resort

How to Open a Dive Resort

I wish I had someone to give me the answers! I have wanted to have my own dive business since I started diving. I’ve worked as an instructor in Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, the UK, and Fiji, returning to the UK to study and work in between. I have worked for a...
Diving in Europe: 10 Best Dive Sites

Diving in Europe: 10 Best Dive Sites

What makes Europe such a good Dive Destination? It might be the diversity of coral from North to South! The thousand of Ship Wrecks scattered all over! Or the brilliant mix of big and small life! Europe is well known for the majestic landscapes, old...
Shark Feeding: Good or Bad?

Shark Feeding: Good or Bad?

They say that “shark feeding” is a good thing. Good for sharks and that it also spreads awareness about the safety of sharks and their habitat. So should we support shark feeding? This topic has been controversial for several years. Some say it changes the biological...
Diving myths debunked

Diving myths debunked

Diving, with all its adventure and excitement, is full of myths and misconceptions. In the following, we’ll take a look at a few of these, and see if they hold water. At DIVEIN.com, we don’t just tell the myths, we put them to the test! As an instructor and lifelong...
The 5 Best Diving Films

The 5 Best Diving Films

We all get landlocked from time to time, due to weather, work, or other unwelcome distractions from diving. And for diving liveaboards and holidays, you want something to do after the night dive and dinner is done. Enter the diving movie! Diving has captured the...
Time Concepts’ Brands

Time Concepts’ Brands

TIME CONCEPTS – QUALITY WATCHMAKING IS OUR MANDATE Time Concepts (TC) has been developing watches for more than a decade and its owners for more than 3 decades. They manufacture watches in Europe (Switzerland) and Asia (China), and have relationships with several...