Category: Blog

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crossroads

After an amazing five hundred and seventy seven days exploring South East Asia we are at a crossroads. Being a diving instructor is certainly not a career move, the pay is awful, the hours long,...

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Happy New Year

It isn’t that 2016 has been particularly awful, humankind has been pretty shitty to itself for the last thousand years or so. It’s one thing we seem pretty good at, being shitty to each...

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ChinaTown Food Crawl

With mum in Bangkok of course we took the opportunity for another food tour. This time we chose Taste of Thailand’s ChinaTown Food Tour. On a hot and balmy Friday evening we met the...

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Christmas in Bangkok

After the excitement of passing my PADI open water scuba instructor exams, it was soon time to leave lovely Panglao and head to Bangkok to await Ma’s arrival for Christmas. Leaving the Philippines was...

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appearances can be deceptive – edited

It’s been an up and down adrenaline tinged few weeks, the rush of passing the PADI Open water scuba instructor exams soon faded into a panic to look for work, something I resolutely refused to...

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A Bee-autiful day!

One of the gems of Panglao is Bohol Bee Farm, an organic oasis of peace and calm with quite fantastic food and breathtaking views out over the ocean to Pamilacan Island. Far from the...

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PADI OWSI, woohoo!

I could not have imagined two years ago that I would be here today, a PADI certified open water scuba instructor. Because two years ago I did not dive 🐬🐟 I owe so many...

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Almost an instructor…

It’s been an interesting few weeks, at times fun and at times frustrating as all hell. It’s unfortunate that one of those frustrating times has happened today, the DAY BEFORE MY BLOODY EXAMS ah...

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Browsing Bohol

With the start of the PADI Instructor course looming we took the opportunity to explore Bohol before I would have to get down to some serious hours in the classroom. We’d seen various flyers...