Technical Diving and Sidemount

Cenote El Pit, Mexico


I took these courses because I wanted to develop my skills and expertise as a recreational scuba diver and instructor. Both Tec 40 and Sidemount certifications focus on buoyancy, trim and positioning in the water as well as proper dive planning. I believed that the knowledge and skills I learnt on these courses would be useful for me in recreational diving…and I was right!

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Becoming a scuba instructor



I decided to do my Instructor Development Course (IDC) in Bohol, Philippines, on the Panglao Island.

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Becoming a Divemaster




As discussed in my previous Conservation post, I left Madagascar with the realisation that a career in scuba diving was something that would not only fuel my nomadic spirit but would simply be my dream job. So this time last year, after I graduated from university, I made my way to the small island of Koh Tao, Thailand to make this dream happen.

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Although I do enjoy the old spot of casual travel, I often feel rather too vagrant simply interacting with everything new in the world without having a particular purpose (other than trying to learn more about my curious self…aren’t we supposed to?). One of the best ways I have been able to do this is by taking part in conservation — above and below the ground.

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About me

“Change is home”

Experiences of an adventurous and somewhat confused female travelling, scuba diving and bouncing around various places in the world. A place for aspiring young travellers and fellow ocean lovers who desire to break free from their attachments before taking the nomadic path. Bear with me, I am just finding my feet.

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