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Guest Author Christina Koukkos

Guest author Christina Koukkos is a New York-based freelance writer and editor. She covers scuba diving, responsible tourism, off-beat destinations, cultural travel and other topics. She’s a certified PADI dive instructor and MSDT as well as an amateur underwater (and topside) photographer. Learn more about her on her website, <a href="https://takingthefork.com/".her blog, on Instagram or Twitter.

Stories by Guest Author
2017 Hurricane Season
Conservation News

Caribbean Diving and Travel Conditions After the 2017 Hurricane Season

The 2017 hurricane season dealt the Caribbean a severe blow. What are the diving and travel conditions like in the region, and how can you help it recover?

Spanish Dancer
In the Water Marine Species

Marine Species: Spanish Dancer

On a night dive in the tropical Pacific, you see what appears to be an animated vermillion dinner napkin convulsing wildly. Congratulations, you’ve spotted a Spanish dancer.

Flying Gurnard
In the Water Marine Species

Marine Species: Flying Gurnard

The flying gurnard is big-eyed, bottom-dwelling fish. What surprising feature makes divers seek them out (and explains their name)?

Mola Mola
In the Water Marine Species

Marine Species: Mola Mola

A special-effects team working on a science-fiction movie would struggle to invent a creature as strange looking as the mola mola.

New stuff

Five Top Dive Sites in Koh Tao

Koh Tao is famous for raucous parties and white, sandy beaches. But the diving is pretty great too. Here are five of the top dive sites in Koh Tao.
by Guest Author

Top Tips to Mark and Identify Your Scuba Gear

If you’re worried about getting your equipment mixed up with someone else’s on a dive trip, here are our top tips to mark and identify your scuba gear.
by Hélène Reynaud

Dive Site: Crystal Bay, Nusa Penida, Bali, Indonesia

One of the most popular dive sites around Bali, Crystal Bay is famous for mola-mola sightings, currents and gorgeous reefs.
by Hélène Reynaud

Scuba Diving With a Hangover

It’s getting late the night before your dive, but your new buddy suggests one more cocktail. What are the implications of scuba diving with a hangover?
by Guest Author