With the range of cost you can actually put your gear together from $600 to $3,000 depending on your preferences, brand of the equipment, model and technology. Of course you get what you pay for and you need to be vigilant in understanding each unit item and what the brands offer. But you don’t have to pay full price on even top of the line items…here are tips on how to save and put together your first scuba gear.
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It’s getting hotter and hotter in the Philippines because summer is already here. One of the popular activities during summer is snorkeling since our country has been blessed with a teeming underwater world. For this week’s post, I’ll share my amazing snorkeling adventure in the stunning Balicasag Island. Balicasag Island Panglao Island in Bohol is [...]
Beautiful animals and plants underwater. Careful they sting!
I’m no scuba diver. I’m not a good swimmer either, but I love to explore the sea with all its living creatures underneath. Yes, I am also a selacophobic, but it didn’t stop me from discovering the undersea world. Since, I’m still saving up for a beginner’s course in scuba diving, I just resort to [...]
Now, business trips are not really that glamorous! You either wake up very early to catch the first flight out so you can attend the morning meetings or catch the last flight the day before to arrive at your destination close to the witching hour! When you get to your destination, you work practically the whole day and by the time you finish you have to head back to the airport to catch your flight back or to another destination
Relax yourself with serenity in this hidden paradise; Veraneante Resort is located in the flourishing island of Panglao, Bohol. This inland resort was inaugurated in September 2012 and since then it has been a hotspot for local and foreign tourists alike. Veraneante Resort may not be a beachfront property, but it boasts a luxurious oval-shaped [...]
If I sum up all the fees I’ve paid for excess baggage charges on airlines for bringing my scuba gear, I could buy another set, or afford a dive trip to the Maldives! I’ve been aware of this challenge since my first inter-island dive trip, but it was made more pronounced after our near-mishap-dive in [...]
It was the weirdest feeling ever! My head felt it was growing yet becoming light, while the hairs on the back of my neck felt like they were standing from a very cold sensation running down my spine. It was the first time I’d felt this way and I was starting to freak out. But, [...]
Puerto Princesa is a tropical haven located at the southwestern part of the Philippine archipelago. It stands firm and proud with its lush greenery and teeming wildlife and marine life- thus the name “the City in a Forest.” Considered as the second largest city in the entire country, but also the most sparsely populated, Puerto [...]