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14 travel features tagged “Diving”

Where sea gypsies settle

Located 60km off the Thai coast, the tiny isolated Surin Islands are home to the Moken, a tribe of former nomads experiencing a shifting way of life.
19 April 2014

Spring cleaning in the Indian Ocean

Climate change and pollution are putting coral reefs – thought to provide habitats for one quarter of the world's marine life – at risk.
Read more… 14 April 2014

The wild side of Western Australia

Covering one-third of the continent, vast Western Australia teems with wildlife – and there’s rarely a soul in sight.
Read more… 22 February 2014

Underwater gardening in the Maldives

Below the Indian Ocean’s cyan waters are iridescent, rainbow-coloured coral reefs in desperate need of saving.
Read more… 13 January 2014

Swimming with sharks in Mexico

The volcanic islands of the Revillagigedo Archipelago offer divers a brush with danger.
Read more… 06 January 2014

Surreal shapes in Mexico’s cenotes

Underwater photographer Lia Barrett combines free diving, fairy tales and environmental activism.
Read more… 13 December 2013

A voyage to the bottom of the sea

The deepest part of the ocean, the Mariana Trench, could soon be on the tourist trail.
Read more… 21 March 2013

Exploring Micronesia’s ghost fleet

The tropical paradise of Truk Lagoon is considered one of the top wreck diving destinations in the world, with more than 60 Japanese submerged warships to explore.
14 December 2012

Red Sea diving: Alternatives to Sharm el-Sheikh

Lesser-known options for those planning a winter diving escape to Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula.
Read more… 18 October 2012

Worldwide Weird

Diving for rum on St Thomas

The Bolongo Bay Beach Resort in the US Virgin Islands carries out a weekly snorkel scavenger hunt, where guests compete to find hidden bottles of Cruzan rum under the sea.
Read more… 10 July 2012

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