Karen Phillips

Karen Phillips is an award winning travel writer who now lives in Pembrokeshire after a decade abroad in Turkey and Mexico. She is a master diver and ocean nerd who will happily spend a week watching weed. Her website is www.kirazlivillage.com and you can find her on Twitter at www.twitter.com/KirazliKoy

For the Love of the Deep – The Psychology of the Deep Dive

I recently watched the video of Tanya Streeter’s 2002 record breaking 160m freedive. I saw her slide down into the deep in her brave silver fish suit. I saw...

Underwater Voyeurs – When Things Get Steamy Under The Sea

Witnessing the rare sight of sea animals mating under water can be an amazing thing to watch, but witnessing them is not without its risks.

The Wonder of Weed

Seaweed barely gets noticed by most divers; they are too busy looking out for the big toothy pelagics that make up their wish lists. But weed is wonderful and...

Political Commentary in the Deep – The Art of Jason deCaires Taylor

The waters off Isla Mujeres were cloudy that November day.  The first North wind of the season had closed the port for two days previously and when I dived...

Top 10 Specialty Dive Trips – Part 2

The Top 10 specialty dive trips - Part 2 - from photographing crocodiles at the Chinchorro Banks Quintanta Roo to black water diving in Palau.
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Latest Posts

[PHOTO] Catching Rays

Check out our latest Photo of the Week - Catching Rays

Central Caribbean Marine Institute Celebrates Its 20th Birthday

Located on Little Cayman, the Central Caribbean Marine Institute is celebrating its 20th birthday.

[VIDEO] Carry Me Home

We take a look at our Video Of The Week - Carry Me Home

Last Man Diving Takes Aim At Airline Mishaps With Your Baggage

Stuart Cove discusses airline lost baggage in the latest episode of "Last Man Diving."

NAUI Launches Its New Mobile App

NAUI has announced the launch of it Mobile App, the NAUI Mobile 1.0.