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Injured Turtle Bruce Returns Home to the Ocean

In May 2017, guests at the Shangri La, Boracay came across a baby turtle struggling on the beach. They tried to give it a hand and release it to the water, but the surge and wind appeared to be preventing it from swimming out. They called the team at Victory […]

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Booking your PADI course abroadBooking your PADI course abroad

Written by guest blogger, Lisa from Fjords and Beaches If you are considering getting your PADI Open Water Diver Certification abroad, this article is for you. Taking your PADI Course abroad can be a great way to experience a different culture, and truly create unforgettable memories on your travels! Booking your […]

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Rianne - Self Reliant DiverRianne Self Reliant Diver

Written by guest blogger, Rianne Poesse from dutchmermaid As a diver I’ve always been keen to keep developing myself. After my PADI Advanced Open Water Diver certification I did several specialty courses, followed by Rescue Diver and then…. Divemaster. It was during my Divemaster internship, in Costa-Rica last year, that […]

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Ocean QuoteYour Favourite Quotes About the Ocean

The right quote at the right time can inspire you, motivate you or even just cheer you up. Recently we asked the PADI Community to let us know your favourite quotes about the ocean, and needless to say your responses had a smiling as we read through them. Read on […]

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Discover Scuba Diving Experience KidDiscover Scuba Diving Experience Kid

Written by guest blogger, Danielle Schofield The holiday season is on its way, so it’s time to dust off the decorations and hunt for the ultimate gift to impress fussy friends, restless kids and the person who already has everything. Enter the PADI Discover Scuba Diving experience. Covering basic scuba […]

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