When someone has been scuba diving for a while, they are highly likely to start buying their own scuba diving equipment to dive with rather than use rented equipment that belongs to the dive centre they’re diving with. This is a great step in anyone’s scuba diving adventure, and is… Read More »How to choose the right mask
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So you’ve heard of scuba diving, and decided that you want to give it a try. If you reached out to any dive centres to ask how you could get started with scuba diving, it’s very likely that they gave you the choice between a Discover Scuba or Open Water… Read More »Discover Scuba or Open Water course: Which should you start with?
If you’ve been diving for a while, you may have already made the decision to invest in buying your own dive equipment. So that you don’t have to use rental equipment that’s been used by God-knows-how-many people before you. If this is you, great! Having your own equipment will enhance… Read More »How To Maintain Your Scuba Gear
Have you ever heard of an athlete, an artist or a professional of some sort having a routine that they do before they perform whatever they’re good at? It’s quite a common occurrence, and sometimes it is so important to the person that their performance would be drastically hindered if… Read More »6 Things You Should Do Before Every Dive
Let’s face it: Humans are not meant to be able to breathe, stay warm, and move freely underwater for an extended period of time. It’s simply not what our bodies evolved for. But guess what? That’s exactly what Scuba Diving is, and that’s exactly what Scuba gear allows us to… Read More »All About Scuba Gear
Hello and welcome to this new episode of Mythbusters! Just kidding, we don’t actually have Adam and Jamie as part of our team here at Travlapp. What we do have, though, is some scuba diving myths to debunk, so let’s get right to it! Learning to dive takes a long… Read More »Debunking Scuba Diving Myths
As humans, a lot of our success can be attributed to our ability to communicate with each other. Normally, we use our tongues to speak or use our hands to write and type. In the underwater world, neither of those are an option. Therefore divers have to use a system… Read More »Common Scuba Diving Hand Signals
As exhilarating as it is to scuba dive, it is unfortunately not completely risk-free. There is some danger, and accidents can happen. The good news is: it’s actually relatively easy to avoid running into any problems. All you need to know are some basic rules of safe scuba diving. If… Read More »Safe Scuba Diving: Tips and Tricks For Scuba Diving Safety
Given that you’re reading this, it’s probably safe to assume that you’ve heard a thing or two about scuba diving. Perhaps it piqued your interest from wondering what all that bulky equipment is for or you might have come across a video of some divers exchanging hand signals underwater and… Read More »Back to Basics: What is Scuba Diving?
Peacefulness In the above quote by Buzz Aldrin, the second man to walk on the moon mentions how diving allows him to be secluded from his daily problems. This is definitely one of the best parts of diving. For anywhere between 30 to 60 minutes, all your troubles seem to… Read More »What Is So Awesome About Scuba Diving?