Jessica Macdonald

Originally from the UK, Jessica now lives on South Africa's spectacular east coast. She's a qualified PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor, as well as a keen conservationist and shark fanatic. When she's not underwater, she can be found at her computer where she works as a freelance diving and travel writer.

5 Steps to Planning the Perfect Scuba Diving Trip

Keep these 5 tips in mind when planning your next Scuba Diving Vacation

Diving Records: Humans vs. Animals

In the quest for diving records - who comes out on top? Humans or Animals?

Five Caribbean Dive Destinations to Visit After the 2017 Hurricane Season

We look at five rewarding Caribbean dive destinations that are welcoming visitors in the wake of this year’s hurricanes

Pregnancy and Scuba Diving: The Risks and Research

We look at diving whilst pregnant - the theoretical risks for Mom and baby, and the evidence that exists to support them.

The Most Common Problems for Beginner Scuba Divers and How to Overcome Them

Beginner divers often experience difficulties during training or first dives. We take a look at some common issues.
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Latest Posts

[PHOTO] Never Stop Exploring

Check out our latest Photo of the Week - Never Stop Exploring

Girl Power Turns 3 – Q&A With Girls That Scuba Founder Sarah Richard

Online female dive community Girls That Scuba turns three today, we catch up with founder Sarah Richard to find out more

[VIDEO] Freediving Fiji

We take a look at our Video Of The Week - Freediving Fiji

FORCE BLUE And Sea Of Change Team Up To Take On Plastics

FORCE BLUE has teamed up on a project with the Sea Of Change Foundation that aims to use FORCE BLUE's Special Operations Veterans to raise awareness about the ocean and the threats it faces.

Florida’s Coral Spawning Season Is About To Start

It's that time of year again, so it's worth packing your dive gear and heading down to the Florida Keys for the annual Coral spawning season.