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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
splendid toadfish
Marine Species In the Water

Marine Species: Splendid Toadfish

There are many reasons to dive Cozumel, but a chance to spot the endemic splendid toadfish is one of the most compelling.

rhinopias
Marine Species In the Water

Marine Species: Rhinopias

Just utterance of the word “Rhinopias” can set a diver’s heart aflutter. Where can you find these wacky looking creatures, and what makes them so special?

seamoth
Marine Species In the Water

Marine Species: the Seamoth

Its Latin name, Pegasidae, is derived from a combination of Pegasus and Medusa, but in reality, the humble seamoth is far less intimidating.

Best Dive Sites in Sipadan
Travel Dive Locations In the Water

Best Dive Sites in Sipadan and Mabul

With great visibility, warm water and calm conditions, legendary Sipadan and nearby Mabul offer some of the world’s best dive sites.

New stuff
Top Spots for Ice Diving

Five Top Spots for Ice Diving

With winter upon us, you may be considering a tropical dive vacation. But instead, don’t fight the cold and try one of our five top spots for ice diving.
by Yvonne Press
Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma Changes the Seascape in the Florida Keys

Hurricane Irma has changed the underwater landscape of the Florida Keys. But the reef ecosystem is beginning to recover — with a little help.
by Guest Author
Cocos Island

Diver Killed by Tiger Shark at Cocos Island

A tiger shark bit and killed a diver at Cocos Island on November 30, as well as injuring the instructor leading the dive.
by Rebecca Strauss
Day at Wakatobi

A Perfect Day at Wakatobi

A perfect day at Wakatobi starts and ends in your luxurious ocean bungalow, and in between, you’ll enjoy the best of the reef underwater and the best of the resort topside.
by Guest Author