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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.

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Dive Locations In the Water Travel

Best Scuba Diving in Dominica

Though it’s something of an undiscovered gem, striking Dominica in the Caribbean won’t remain that way forever. Here’s a sampling of the best scuba diving in Dominica.

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In the Water Marine Species

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.

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In the Water Marine Species

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?

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In the Water Marine Species

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.

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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