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Best of 2016: GoodVis’ top three dives of the year

From macro wonderland Lembeh and big fish country Komodo in Indonesia to an expedition cruise through the Visayas in the Philippines, the GoodVis team has done a...

Everything you need to know about shark diving in Fiji

Would you dive with bull sharks, one of the world's most dangerous animals, in Fiji without a cage? GoodVis co-founder and editor Sam did, and she's...
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Go off the beaten track with Solitude Liveaboards

GoodVis co-founder and editor Sam was recently on a dive expedition in the Philippines with Solitude Liveaboards. She wasn't sure what to expect as she...

5 questions with Conor Culver

What happens when you take underwater photography and add surrealism to the mix? That's what artist Conor Culver thought to himself years ago when he...
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10 liveaboard destinations in Asia Pacific

With a range of trip durations and vessels to choose at most destinations in Asia Pacific, liveaboards are a great option to pack in...
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FAQ: Can I scuba dive with asthma?

Asthma and diving has been the subject of debate for years and until today, there is no firm consensus for recreational diving. However, it...
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FAQ: What you need to know about diving in Komodo

A major dive mecca of Southeast Asia, Komodo in Indonesia is a protected UNESCO World Heritage Site where dragons (of the lizard kind, that is) roam...

5 questions with Ben Sarinda

Hailing from Maluku in Indonesia, Ben Sarinda is one of the region's most in-demand dive guides. His spotting abilities and knowledge and understanding of...
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Things to know before doing a mandarinfish dive (and where to go to find...

The mandarinfish – strikingly beautiful, but so very elusive. A favourite subject of many underwater photographers, these members of the dragonet family perform a fascinating mating...

11 things scuba divers absolutely hate

So lots of us are head-over-heels in love with scuba diving, yes? There's something about the sport that's so alluring, and it seems like each...