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Shark Diving

My regulator in, and my fins dangling gingerly over the ledge, I watched as the dorsal fins of two sand tiger sharks cut across the surface of the water. I turned to my dive buddy, who gave me a questioning "all clear" signal to inquire if I was ready to take the plunge to join…

Weeki Wachee

Guys. I am here today not with a flippant travel tale, but with a serious, significant public service announcement to share. Science and society have lied to you for too long, and I am here to set the record straight. Mermaids are real. I arrived in Tampa, Florida, as I have so many other times…

Chumphon Thumb

I may not have dove much in my three months back in Southeast Asia this fall, but I did dive well. For my final scuba day of the season, I set off for a morning at Chumphon Pinnacle. One of Koh Tao's most beloved dive sites, Chumphon is a deep ocean site about forty minutes…

Koh Tao Dive Site Spotlight

Confession: I'm kind of a scuba snob. What can I say? With hundreds of dives under my belt, I'm just not really interested in suiting up unless the visibility is perfect, the sun is shining just so, and the boat is headed to the area's top dive site. But for my most recent return to…

Sail Rock

I had high ambitions of getting my dive on on a regular basis throughout my three months back in Thailand. Unfortunately, bad conditions and a very low low season resulted in less boats going out, and lots of distractions meant I wasn't always on them when they did. But when I saw my friends at…

Diving Santorini

"So what did you think of the diving in Santorini?" A message from a blogging friend blinked on my screen. "Because I didn't want to tell you this beforehand, but it was probably my least favorite dive of all times." "Um, we go tomorrow," I replied, and tried to keep my spirits high. Diving in…

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