Tag Archives: Ayia Napa

PADI Women’s Dive Day Almost Here!

PADI Women’s Dive Day is almost here! As a fellow female who is addicted to scuba it’s hard for me to understand why diving is still such a male dominated sport. Women’s dive day is here to change all that … Continue reading

Your PADI Discover Scuba Diving Experience

What to Expect from your  PADI Discover Scuba Diving Experience What is it? The PADI Discover Scuba Diving experience is your first taste of scuba, your first breath underwater and the first day of your addiction to the underwater world. … Continue reading

Need Scuba Gear, but Have No Idea? Part 3: BCD’s (Buoyancy Control Device)

Need Scuba Gear, but Have No Idea?? Fear Not. Part 3: Buoyancy Control Device (BCD) Cost: €200-1000 What do I need a BCD for? What do they do? Scuba Gear: The BCD. Buoyancy control is one of the most essential … Continue reading

Need scuba gear, but have no Idea? Part 1: The Mask and Snorkel

Need scuba gear, but have no Idea? Part 1: The Mask and Snorkel. Scuba Gear choices are huge. It’s a big old blue world out there and if you are new to scuba diving then maybe you have started thinking … Continue reading

Why I love the new PADI Open Water Course

Why I love the new PADI Open Water Course   I have been a PADI instructor for 10 years now. I have taught countless PADI Open Water courses and have helped facilitate the transition of  hundreds of land dwellers into … Continue reading

What are Lionfish Doing in Cyprus?

What are Lionfish Doing in Cyprus?     Scientific name: Pterois volitans/miles   Common name: lionfish         Last week Scuba Monkey finally encountered the lionfish which have been seen at the Cliffs dive site at Konnos point. … Continue reading

5 Reasons Why Scuba Diving is Good for Your Health.

5 Reasons Why Scuba Diving is Good for Your Health. The reasons why we scuba dive are personal. We each want something different out of that blue stuff and we become certified divers in order to pursue this pleasure. We all … Continue reading

Why I love being a PADI instructor.

Why I love being a PADI instructor. I have been a PADI instructor for a decade as of 2015. Why do I love it? Why can I not even imagine to do anything else? What is so addictive about teaching … Continue reading

The Female Voice: Diving Divas (Part 1)

Scuba Diving is still a considered a “manly” activity. Today 75% of the world’s divers are men.  However, this three to one ratio is a vast improvement to the eight to one split that we saw ten years ago. This year … Continue reading

I Dream of Scuba.

When I Sleep I dream of scuba. Scuba diving is my life, I have done nothing else nor could imagine leaving my underwater family. Every customer that comes through Scuba Monkeys doors leaves as a friend, every instructor I meet … Continue reading