Whalesharks are the biggest fish in the sea. You don’t get any bigger. 30-40ft and 30 tonnes of shark. They’re peaceful, filter feeding behmoths of the ocean and they are the pinnacle of a scuba diver’s log book, with good reason. So I went looking for them. … More Why snorkelling with Whalesharks should definitely be on your bucket list
In 2014 I realised a dream of sharing the water with the most beautiful marine mammals on earth – Humpback whales. … More Swimming with Humpbacks – the most humbling experience
I’d been missing dive action, after spending more time in city breaks than in the water recently. So once again I headed off into the Red (blue?) Sea as a single traveller to sample the delights of live aboard action. Even though I’m now no longer a single girl, I’m still a single diver – thankfully live aboard diving is still a great option. This year, I decided to give the Southern Red Sea a try, in the hope of some shark action. … More Alone again (not really) – on the Grand Sea Serpent
It’s 10.30am on a Thursday, I’m in a bikini, and I’m swimming in the bluest, calmest ocean I’ve ever seen. I’m above a shallow coral reef, and the water is so clear I can see the bright golden sand at the bottom, occasionally broken by the shadow of a small school of fish. The sun is already tingling my skin. I’m watching people jump off a boat into the aquamarine water and I’m wondering what I’d possibly be doing at work this week instead. Probably forecasts, or sending out another spreadsheet. But I’m not. I’m swimming in a gorgeous coral bay in the Red Sea, although it could be the Maldives, and I can’t think of any better therapy than this. … More A Whirlwind Romance: Diving the gorgeous Red Sea Wrecks and Reefs
What’s a diving girl to do when she wants to travel and dive, but still wants the freedom of going solo? Liveaboard. Quite simply.
… More Travelling and Diving solo? Why Liveaboards are awesome