Tag Archives: diving

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? Fear Not. Part 4: Regulators

Need scuba gear, but have no Idea?? Fear Not. Part 4: Regulators Cost: €200-2000 Scuba Gear. What do I need a regulator for? What do they do? Scuba gear regulators give us the air we need for scuba diving A … 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

Spotting Sea Turtles in Cyprus

Sea Turtles in Cyprus   In this month of September we Scuba Monkeys have been enjoying the beautiful sightings of turtles on the majority of our dives. They are gorgeous creatures; large yet graceful, slow yet fast when they want … 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

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

Sunshine, Selfies and Scuba

This week has been a crazy one; full of sunshine, selfies and scuba. Why? Well – it’s Zenobia week of course! This special wreck event week is fast becoming a tradition and this year was no exception. Dive centers from … Continue reading