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

Curacao Punda DIVE Vibes Festival Announced

The date for the Punda Dive Vibes event has been announced for this coming October.

Saving The Oceans: ‘Robocop’ In The Water And Other Cutting-Edge Technology

It has become increasingly clear that our oceans are in trouble. However, technology can come to the rescue.

FORCE BLUE And Sea Of Change Team Up Against Toxic Sunscreen

FORCE BLUE and Sea of Change Foundation have teamed up to urge consumers to make environmentally aware choices when purchasing sunscreen.

[VIDEO] The Deepest Man In The World Freediving In Dahab

We take a look at our Video Of The Week - The Deepest Man In The World Freediving In Dahab

Murex Dive Resorts Offering 50% Off Christmas And New Year Family Bookings In Sulawesi

For those who want to get away for Christmas and New Year's, Murex Dive Resorts is offering a 50% discount to families during December 2019 and January 2020.