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

Bikini Atoll What A Blast

Operation Crossroads at the Bikini Atoll was an experiment to determine how navy ships would survive an atomic explosion. Here is some background on the test and the ships that became the Atomic Ghost Fleet

Disneynature’s ‘Dolphin Reef’ Movie To Debut On Disney+

The Walt Disney Company's latest nature documentary, "Dolphin Reef," will make its premiere on the company's new streaming service this coming November.

The Dive Bus Curacao Expands Its Offerings

The Dive Bus Curacao expands its offerings at the Toronto outdoor show and the Beneath the Sea show.

SEI-PDIC Stresses The Importance Of Refresher Training

An open letter from the CEO of SEI-PDIC highlights the importance of dive refresher courses.

[VIDEO] Fragile – Why Turtle Hatchlings Need The Sea

We take a look at our Video Of The Week - Fragile - Why Turtle Hatchlings Need The Sea