We all have it, that craving to drop beneath the surface, breathe, see, discover, explore and emerge again after an experience we thought would only ever be in our dreams. Yet every now and then that vision comes true – … Continued
At the age of 14, Jade Hoksbergen faced a difficult transition in her life. Her affair with painting quickly blossomed as her artistic ambitions were recognised and encouraged by her father. Later, she became inspired by diving to become an underwater photographer. This is her first interview about her artistic world.
If you are already an experienced diver that adores the mystery of being underwater, yet have witnessed increasing temperatures and massive coral bleaching, are you satisfied with being just a diver and just attending the beach clean-up activities occasionally? If … Continued
As a passionate freediver since 1989, Jean-Pol has participated in numerous international freediving competitions and many World Championship while he was one of the National Team of Belgium. Moving to the Philippines in 2012, JP founded Freediving Planet with his … Continued
Despite the threat of Gunung Agung’s imminent eruption, the Balinese Gods were auspicious and my flight to Timor went according to plan. I was heading towards Damai II, a beautiful wooden two-mast sailboat that would carry me from West … Continued
At one point in time, whale watching in Tonga became a yearly schedule for me. Last year alone, I spent 36 days there. In 1978, The Kingdom of Tonga issued a whaling ban, and implemented rigorous management of whaling ships … Continued
While sea turtles are a favorite amongst scuba divers and snorkelers, many people are often surprised to learn that six out of the seven sea turtle species on earth are either endangered or threatened. With the oldest fossil dating back … Continued
In the middle of the Sulu Sea in the Philippines, the atolls of Tubbataha have been under draconian protection for more than 30 years. Unspoiled by harmful human action, these coral reefs, classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, attract … Continued