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

Blue Water Ventures Announces Site Survey Work Off The Carolinas

Blue Water Ventures International recently announced the details of site survey work off the coasts of North and South Carolina.

Dive Bali And Lombok On One Amazing Trip

Thanks to Lotus Hotels it’s now easier than ever to book a dive holiday to both Bali and Lombok with a combination package staying at Lotus Bungalows Candidasa in Bali and Villa Almarik on Gili Trawangan.

Deptherapy Wins Trusted Charity Mark

Deptherapy has been awarded the coveted National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) Trusted Charity Mark.

Casino Boat Sunk To Create Artificial Reef Off Florida

The El Dorado, a casino boat damaged twice by hurricanes, has been sunk to create an artificial reef off the Florida coast.

Negative Entry Descent

A Negative entry descent might be the only way you can get to some dive sites that have a current. Get down fast is the goal, here are some tips.