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Rebecca Strauss

Rebecca Strauss

Editor

Rebecca has been a diver since 1998, but only in recent years has her passion for the sport — and the ocean — exploded. She's a writer and editor who brings more than 10 years of experience in publishing to Scuba Diver Life. By day she helps shape engaging, relevant content for a worldwide dive audience; by night she dreams of her next dive trip.

Stories by Rebecca
Flores
Travel

Getting Outside on Flores in the Azores

The verdant islands of the Azores puncture the surface of the vast North Atlantic Ocean around 850 miles west of mainland Portugal. Flores is an undiscovered jewel among them.

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Dive Sites at Wakatobi
Dive Locations

Top Five Dive Sites at Wakatobi

That the diving at Wakatobi in southeastern Sulawesi, Indonesia, is amazing will come as news to no one. Here’s a quick peek at our top five favorite dive sites at Wakatobi.

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Damai
Liveaboard Travel Dive Locations

Diving Indonesia on the Damai II

You might think that after 11 days spent on the luxurious Damai II liveaboard in Indonesia visiting Alor and Komodo we’d be ready for dry land. You’d be wrong.

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Lembeh
Travel Dive Locations Shops & Resorts

Critter Hunting at Lembeh Resort

Muck diving and Lembeh are synonymous for good reason — divers on the hunt for marvelous macro can consider paradise found at Lembeh Resort.

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New stuff
Vobster Quay

Virgin Start-Up Backed Company Creating Artificial Reef at Vobster Quay

A Virgin Start-Up-backed company, ARC Marine, is creating an artificial reef at premier U.K. dive site Vobster Quay in 2017.
by Kathryn Curzon
using a compass underwater

Using a Compass Underwater

Many divers stop learning about underwater navigation after their first open-water course. But using a compass underwater properly is a vital skill.
by Marcus Knight
Snorkel When Scuba Diving

Should You Wear a Snorkel When Scuba Diving?

We’re not going to solve the age-old argument of whether you should wear a snorkel when scuba diving, but will offer a list of pros and cons to help you decide.
by Hélène Reynaud

Best Dive Sites in Scapa Flow

In the Scottish Highlands, a remote, sheltered stretch of water around the Orkney Islands is home to Scapa Flow, with some of the best dive sites in Britain.
by Guest Author Chris Vyvyan-Robinson