Things to know before doing a mandarinfish dive (and where to...

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...

9 of the best scuba diving locations for beginners

So you took the plunge and got certified? Go you! It's natural to find yourself completely and totally addicted to the sport post-Open Water, but...

6 places to dive with turtles in Asia Pacific

"Duuude!". Whether you fell in love with Crush when you first saw the movie Finding Nemo or have always had a soft spot for these...

8 of the most classic scuba diving fins of all time

Not sure where to begin when it comes to picking out a pair of fins? Well, you can't ever go wrong with the classics;...

Diving Malapascua: 3 dive sites you just have to visit

The alarm on GoodVis contributor Luc's phone goes off at 4am and he grudgingly gets himself ready to head to the dive centre. To the uninitiated, the...

Scuba Etiquette 101: How to become a better diver

You're on a dive trip and you're all excited; you don't know what to expect on your first day. You gear up and quickly get in...

Here’s where you can go to see your favourite sharks

Some are humongous while others are little; some look terrifying with their great big teeth, whereas others are ever so gentle – yes, our beloved sharks come in...

How to avoid decompression sickness (DCS)

Decompression sickness (DCS), decompression illness (DCI), the bends, bubble disease – divers often talk about this dreaded condition, one you never ever want to find yourself...

7 hacks every scuba diver should know

Sure, we all love scuba diving, but let's be honest – it can be such a nightmare at times. From the little things that...