Once of the best things I learned during the time I was accruing my various scuba diving certificates is that there are many ways you can make a living with your diving skills and knowledge, and not just as an instructor.
There’s no doubt that snorkeling and scuba diving are some of the best ways we can appreciate both the beauty and fragility of the oceans and the marine life they hold.
Choosing eco-friendly, sustainable brands is just one of the many ways that you can be an eco-conscious diver. Thankfully, more and more companies and non-profits are joining the market every day, with the shared mission of protecting our oceans, preserving marine wildlife, and educating their consumers about how they can live and explore sustainably.
If you’re looking for an inexpensive place to get your first set of scuba certifications, or are planning a budget trip and need some inspiration, this list of inexpensive places to dive around the world will help get you started!
While starting your scuba certification journey is fairly straightforward, the actual process takes time, commitment, and a level of physical fitness that ensures your safety (remember: scuba diving is classified as an extreme sport and accidents do happen).
Diving is one of the most unique and rewarding experiences I’ve ever pursued, and it’s something that I’m constantly trying to learn more about. That’s why I’ve decided to do a blogging series about scuba diving.
Boulder, Colorado experiences no shortage on outdoor adventure or stunning wildlife. The city is surrounded by rolling foothills, striking rock formations, and the iconic Flatiron Mountains. In addition to the rock climbing and mountain biking that the city is famous for, Boulder is also home to world-class hiking trails – some of which are located … Continue reading The 15 Best Hiking Places in Boulder, CO 2020
I got my first dose of responsible travel during a 2-week trip across the Philippines. I was working with a tour group called One Life Adventures, and the underlying premise of their business model was to create ethical, transformational travel experiences for adventurous individuals. Their goal when founding the company wasn’t just to provide another … Continue reading Sustainable Tourism: How to be a Responsible Traveler 101
Making the decision to become a responsible traveler can seem like a daunting one at first, but it’s a lot easier than you think! Once you do the research, you’ll see that there are tons of companies across the travel industry that are dedicated to providing eco-friendly products and services that protect the environment, lift … Continue reading Top Eco-Friendly Companies for Travelers 2020
With tourism on the rise in every country around the world year after year, it's more important than ever to spread the message that is sustainable tourism. All of us who call ourselves travelers have a responsibility to the countries, cultures, communities, and environments that we visit during our adventures. Being a responsible tourist doesn't … Continue reading How to be a Responsible Traveler 2020