Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Whale Watching: An Experience of a Lifetime

One of the best things that can happen to you while scuba diving is to have a chance encounter with whales. For most people, they will never soon forget this surreal experience. Not all scuba divers will have this opportunity. Oftentimes, it takes a lot of dives before you can even spot one.

Moreover, there are only a handful of countries where they can be seen. Whales often come near the shore to breed and mate. In some countries, whale watching is regulated and it is forbidden to swim near them or even approach them.

Saturday, August 4, 2012

The Best Diving Sites to Explore in Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia boasts as having the top diving destinations in the world because of its tropical climate and bountiful marine environments. From Thailand to Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, and the others, you will surely enjoy the temperate sea breezes, the good visibility underwater, colorful reefs teeming with fishes and, they come very inexpensive. Southeast Asia is home to unexplored islands making them the perfect getaway for those who want some relaxation and solitude.


Thailand is great for scuba diving and you have varied choices between the east and west, though your destination is mainly dependent on the monsoons. The Similan Islands is recognized as the best diving site in Thailand because of its gentle sloping hard coral reefs and rocky landscapes.