A post new year’s account on living out the dream of having an all-girls’ trip to the white sands and blue waters of Coron.
Introduced to serious challenges that can come with increased depth, trying sea conditions and newly introduced dive sites. Also came out with sobering insight to take it easy before I end up giving up on freediving and ultimately myself.
Hopping from one dive site to another with a colourful bunch welcoming in October on Cekli’s boat.
The long holiday weekend ended with a bang thanks to a mixed crew on board and newbie me on successful freedives with the pioneers.
15 divers and hours later… one piece of trash recovered from the Panaga Beach waters. Read up more on the real struggles of my Saturday morning.
With the plethora of tourist places in Southeast Asia, it is easy to overlook Brunei as a possible dive destination yet the dive scene among the locals and expats in Brunei alone is gaining considerable traction.
As a Bruneian citizen who also spent half her life growing up abroad, I believe that I can help balance out facts and preconceived notions by answering some questions that I usually get about Brunei and diving in this Sultanate. I will continue to do my best to acquaint readers with the country, first with its underwater gems and the dive community.
Come and join the (inter)national cleanup happening this coming weekend along Brunei’s coast and major waterways.
Be prepared to have your assumptions tested when you meet this femme fatale – Mina. She knows how to pose for the camera and kicks just as much ass with her impressive list of qualifications and marine conservation efforts.
An overdue introduction to visiting freediving instructor and Italian merman, Stefano.
My first September 2017 dive turned to be a milestone of all sorts: certified AIDA 2 and successful fun dives at 3 notable diving locations in Brunei.