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How Much Water Should I Drink Per Day? You Might Be Surprised..

How Much Water Should I Drink Per Day? You Might Be Surprised..

This week my blog is going to be a very simple one. Drink more water! It amazes me the amount of people that don’t drink anywhere near enough water, some people do not even reach their daily water requirement over the course of a week. Our bodies are made up of around 60% water and we are constantly loosing it.

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Isolating Underwater Photography Subjects: Pro Photography Tricks

Isolating Underwater Photography Subjects: Pro Photography Tricks

The underwater world, as beautiful as it is, is a war zone. Every creature on the reef is in a constant fight for food and shelter and on the watch for larger predators. Many species main defence is camouflage so that potential predators won’t notice them. This makes it a fun and rewarding challenge to find them. However it makes

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SCUBA Diving Acronyms: Know The Common Ones & What They Mean

SCUBA Diving Acronyms: Know The Common Ones & What They Mean

You will inevitably come across acronyms when you are around a diving school. You might have even heard some of them before. But what do they actually mean? In the list below you can find some of the most commonly used scuba diving acronyms: ADT – Actual Dive Time When we calculate our dive time using the RDP we refer

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Experimenting With On Land Photography

Experimenting With On Land Photography

Recently, I have been experimenting with shots beyond the underwater world. Land photography has never been my forte and since becoming a professional photographer, the ocean has been my main focus. I have, therefore, come to realise that in order to be more qualified and versatile I want to extend my photography skills by varying my subjects. To be a

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12 Ways To Avoid Seasickness When Scuba Diving: What Works & What Doesn’t

12 Ways To Avoid Seasickness When Scuba Diving: What Works & What Doesn't

During a bit of a rough ride to Koh Tao you got seasick on the ferry and now you are worried about getting seasick when taking a diving course. Very valid concern. Seasickness is often described as true misery and the fear of it alone can cripple people completely. But never mind there are many ways to avoid seasickness when

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Where to Stay on Koh Tao: Long Term Accommodation Options

Where to Stay on Koh Tao: Long Term Accommodation Options

If you’re thinking about changing your life and becoming a Dive Master or Diving Instructor, with Sairee Cottage, you must also be wondering about where to stay on Koh Tao. Some people are seeking a more simplistic lifestyle and would love nothing more than a basic wooden bungalow, leaving the materialistic world behind them. Others want a few more of

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Why Does Diving Make You Pee & Will My Wetstuit Forgive Me?

Why Does Diving Make You Pee & Will My Wetstuit Forgive Me?

Why does diving make you pee so much? From beginners to ocean explorers we all have to pee more when we are scuba diving. Then there is always the question to pee or not to pee? Will anyone notice? What about my poor wetsuit, will it ever forgive me? We have a stance in the scuba diving industry that there

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Bad Air Consumption: How do I make sure I am not an Air Guzzler?

Bad Air Consumption: How do I make sure I am not an Air Guzzler?

How do I know that I have bad air consumption? Ever had to signal low on air after 18 minutes of dive time? Ever been on an alternate air source? Ever hear other divers exclaim that they still have 120 bar in their tanks afte the dive? Then, the answer is, Yes! You have a faster than normal air consumption

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The Best Time to Dive in Koh Tao

The Best Time to Dive in Koh Tao

In Koh Tao we are lucky enough that we can dive all year round unlike a lot of other dive spots that have seasonal diving due to weather conditions. But what is the best time to dive in Koh Tao? Although we do get a monsoon season here on Koh Tao we can dive on the other side of the

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Should I Buy my Own Mask for Scuba Diving? What to Consider.

Should I Buy my Own Mask for Scuba Diving? What to Consider.

Should i buy my own mask for scuba diving? Maybe you are just starting to learn how to dive or you have been travelling around doing fun dives and are wondering if you should buy equipment or keep renting scuba gear. There is of course not just a straight answer. Scuba diving gear can by expensive and might be hard

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