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The SIMPLE life

Appeared in DIVER April 2018
On the small Caribbean island of Bonaire, life is taken at a slow pace. This is a location in which you can relax and dive with a clear conscience, says MORTEN BJORN LARSEN


Appeared in DIVER March 2018
'Unplugged' is the word on a private island in the Grenadines where the strains of modern life are meant to be forgotten as you sink gratefully into its warm waters. STEVE WEINMAN enjoys a little TLC on PSV

Keeping faith after the storm

Appeared in DIVER January 2018
Should travelling divers scrub a prime dive destination from their holiday wish-list after a force of nature like a hurricane has done its worst? No, check the facts first, suggests LISA COLLINS - you might just be missing a trick

Queen of Hearts

Appeared in DIVER December 2017
Crocs smiling for the camera, ever-present sharks, big friendly grouper, pristine corals, rare goldfish and starry nights should be more than enough for any diver. PETER DE MAAGT and THERESA GUISE report from Caribbean pearl the Jardines de la Reina.

Coral Spawning St Lucia Style

Appeared in DIVER November 2017
WILL APPLEYARD is fortunate to catch one of nature's great spectacles on his first trip to the Caribbean.

Rum, Reefs & Wrecks

Appeared in DIVER September 2017
It was a flying visit with three days for diving, so would NICK & CAROLINE ROBERTSON-BROWN get a picture of what Barbados could offer? They were certainly in for a seahorse surprise

Living the dream 20 years on

Appeared in DIVER August 2017
... and it turns out to be a far cry from Stoney Cove, says MARIE DAVIES. Diving Cocos Island is no cushy assignment, but she now has the evidence of her own eyes that it's among the most spectacular on the planet. Main photography by ALBERTO

All three in a row

Appeared in DIVER July 2017
The Cayman Islands are a popular Caribbean destination, but usually it's a matter of choosing one or the other of the three islands and settling down in a resort. Alternatively, and provided the weather co-operates, a liveaboard can give you the best of all worlds, as DREW McARTHUR reports

Both Sides Now

Appeared in DIVER June 2017
From sharks to turtles and the small stuff too - MELISSA HOBSON pits east against west while checking out whether the nutrient-rich Orinoco River really does mean better diving in Toba...


Appeared in DIVER June 2017
NICK & CAROLINE ROBERTSON-BROWN would doubtless have come up with great results had they ever attached macro lenses in marine-life-rich south-eastern Cuba - but why would they, with so much spectacular big stuff around?

From the Depths

Appeared in DIVER June 2017
Forever etched in LEE-ANNE STACK'S memory is an unexpected encounter with a fearsome array of dentition

Happy Compromise

Appeared in DIVER June 2017
Keeping everybody happy doesn't have to mean settling for second-best, says HENLEY SPIERS

Paradise with a black eye

Appeared in DIVER January 2017
From experiencing the ultimate in luxury to coping with the fall-out from mask squeeze and the unexpected sight of human bones, it was an eventful week in Nevis for MELISSA HOBSON

Under the boardwalk

Appeared in DIVER October 2016
MICHAEL SALVAREZZA and CHRISTOPHER P WEAVER have been diving St Croix's Frederiksted Pier

Republican Party

Appeared in DIVER May 2016
They know how to celebrate a good day's diving in the Dominican Republic - and LISA COLLINS finds plenty to celebrate

The other ROATAN

Appeared in DIVER March 2016
Expect a warm welcome from Crazy Joe and the gang when you hit this island off Honduras, says MICHEL LABRECQUE

Stormy Weather

Appeared in DIVER February 2016
Unseasonable conditions threaten the exciting whale-shark encounter, but what of the even more exciting Blue Hole day-trip? LISA COLLINS has been diving in Belize

The un-still life

Appeared in DIVER January 2016
From underwater cadavers to wrecks large and small, rebreather try-outs and the intriguing concept of scuba yoga, MELISSA HOBSON sets out to discover how much she can pack into a week in ...

In the shadow of the Pitons

Appeared in DIVER October 2015
Nice and easy does it - NIGEL WADE chills out in a Caribbean location tailor-made for the more relaxed diver

Quality or quantity?

Appeared in DIVER September 2015
Given a choice, which do you prefer, large or small dive operations? LISA COLLINS looks back over 13 years' sporadic diving at one of her favourite destinations, the Caribbean island of P...

Wedding celebrations

Appeared in DIVER August 2015
For her first ever foray into Caribbean diving, MELISSA HOBSON would have preferred to have free rein over her diving schedule. However, being forced to find other activities than the ren...

One-stop shop

Appeared in DIVER July 2015
JOSS WOOLF and a group of fellow underwater photographers visit the home of Bonaire diving, Captain Don's - where the house reef proves seductive enough to make the concept of "diving fre...

Rainforest Jewel

Appeared in DIVER May 2015
DAVID JONES goes diveabout on the southern Caribbean island of Tobago, spending a week working his way round the coast in an anti-clockwise direction and sampling some of the highlights

The good the bad and the ugly

Appeard in DIVER April 20152
NIGEL WADE travels to St Vincent to see if it lives up to its ‘Critter Capital’ billing, but his trip is not all sweetness and light

Going green in Grenada

Appeared in DIVER January 2015
Grenada is closely associated with wreck-diving holidays, but how are its seas faring environmentally at a challenging time for the Caribbean? RICHARD ASPINALL investigates

Mucking about

Appeared in DIVER June 2014
Ambon in eastern Indonesia is coming up on more divers radar as a place to stay and enjoy some solid critter-diving. CHRISTOPHE MASON-PARKER finds a resort set up with macro photographers...

Facin Jason

Appeared in DIVER June 2014
The Grenada Underwater Sculpture Park, listed as one of the 25 Wonders of the World by National Geographic, was founded on the work of Jason de Caires Taylor. JOHN LIDDIARD met the Britis...

Licensed to shark-dive

Appeared in DIVER March 2014
...until you drop. The location is relatively shallow, miles from anywhere - and packed with sharks. MARTIN STRMISKA falls head-over-heels for the Little Bahama Bank

Licence to kill

Appeared in DIVER February 2014
Fish-lover ALEX MUSTARD isnt exactly thrilled to watch lionfish after lionfish being killed by divers, but a trip to the Cayman islands makes clear the necessity for their actions

High and dynamic

Appeared in DIVER January 2014
Its the underwater world as you've never seen it before - DAN BURTON grabs the opportunity of a trip to the colourful Turks & Caicos and Bahamas island groups to unleash his high-dynamic ...