Thursday, 8 March 2018

Sustainable eco projects on Koh Phi Phi Islands

The big difference made by Blue View Divers and other companies on the Phi Phi Islands

This article might help you with ideas for sustainable and eco friendly projects and activities, or which organisation to work with. Maybe you´re working for a dive centre, run or own a dive center or want to help as a traveller to protect the environment and reduce plastic and other waste, no matter where you are in the world. The Phi Phi Islands in the Andaman Sea in Thailand have some very interesting projects going on which are applicable everywhere and you can read all about it in this article.

photo with an awareness ´skip the straw, save a sea turtle´

Monday, 5 March 2018

How to become a scuba dive instructor?

Working around the world as a dive instructor - Part 1

Part 1: How to become a diving instructor?

Are you wondering how it is to live and work as a diving instructor all over the world or do you have questions in regards to taking the ´go pro´ step and becoming an instructor yourself? This and one of my next articles, might help to shine some light on it and if you have questions, please feel free to ask me anything by using the comment box in the end! I hope to be able to help other people who are looking to become a diving instructor by sharing my experience of working as a scuba dive instructor in 5 different countries and 4 different continents. In this article I will share how I became a diving instructor: from zero to hero!

photo of Ellis with a dive tank after a dive on Dominican Republic
Working as a dive instructor on Dominican Republic

My story: from an Open Water Diver to PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer

Thursday, 1 March 2018

Travel Blog Update: Island Hopping the Andaman Sea - Part 3

Island Hopping the Andaman Sea - Part 3: Koh Lipe - Koh Bulon Leh - Koh Libong - Koh Jum

Photo of Ellis at the beach during island hopping the Andaman Sea

The island hopping continues..

Wether or not you have been reading my previous posts of island hopping from Phuket to Koh Lanta, and to Koh Mook, Koh Lipe and Langkawi, in this travel blog update you can read how my travels continue. After a short stop on Koh Lipe I take you to the more remote islands of Ko Bulon Leh, Ko Libong and Ko Jum (also called Ko Pu). They are all located a bit off the beaten track in the Andaman Sea. Read on to experience this adventure with me!