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Dive Instructor Salary – How much income does a Diving Instructor make?

Dive Instructor Salary - How much income does a Diving Instructor make?

I get these questions a lot. “How much money will I make as a Dive Instructor?” or “Where do Dive Instructors get paid the best?” – “What is the yearly income?” – “Can I make a career out of being a Diving Instructor?” or “How much is a dive instructor salary?” I understand how important it is in making your

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Fish Self Defense

Fish Self Defense

Hello and welcome back to another one of my blogs for Sairee Cottage Diving, Koh Tao. This time I will be telling you about the various ways that marine life defend and protect themselves from predators. It is important for divers and, even more so, for underwater photographers to be aware of the signs that fish are telling us to

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A new year for Peach Snaps Underwater Photography

A new year for Peach Snaps Underwater Photography

Hello and Happy New Year! Welcome back to my blog and the first of 2017. This year looks like it could be a big year for Peach Snaps Underwater Photography. With a new team assembled and brand new camera equipment I am all ready to go. My new team members and business partners are PADI instructors Adriana Guerra and Maddy

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Underwater Macro Photography

Underwater Macro Photography

The underwater world is a beautiful place and it becomes more amazing the more often you go diving or snorkeling. For new divers, everything seen on a dive is of interest because it’s all new. For divers that have been diving a long time, many fish and coral species have been seen time and time again so to keep diving

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Underwater Photography – Share the Passion to Save our Ocean

Underwater Photography - Share the Passion to Save our Ocean

Although it is my passion, it has to be said that underwater photography is more important than most people realise in inspiring passion to save our ocean. There have been many discussions, most likely in most dive shops around the world, that stem from divers bragging about the delights of their daily dive to the rest of the staff that

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Ghost Net Clean Up Dive at Shark Island in Koh Tao

Ghost Net Clean Up Dive at Shark Island in Koh Tao

How we located and removed a large ghost net covering Shark Island. At Sairee Cottage Diving we pride ourselves on what we do and our customer satisfaction is very important to us. This quickly becomes obvious when diving with any of our dive masters who always try and find the best marine life and the harder to find critters for

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Free Drinking Water for everyone on Koh Tao, Thailand

Free Drinking Water for everyone on Koh Tao, Thailand

Free drinking water on Koh Tao or any location in Asia is a dream of many backpackers and tourists. Many of us are so used to having free drinking water in our own countries and it saves money on our travels. In many travel destinations, free drinking water that is clean is not always readily available, forcing tourists to buy

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Sunscreen – Should you use Sunscreen when Scuba Diving?

Sunscreen - Should you use Sunscreen when Scuba Diving?

"Wear sunscreen, if I could offer you only one tip for the future, sun screen would be it. The long term benefits have been proven by scientists." These are the lyrics by Baz Luhrmann to his song "Everybody’s Free to Wear Sunsreen". They sound like the advice your parents give you on a hot summer day. These days, most of

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3 Top Dive Courses for all New Divers to Try and Continue Improving on

3 Top Dive Courses for all New Divers to Try and Continue Improving on

Once you complete your PADI Open Water Diving course, there are many more skills to learn and new types of diving to try out! The top dive courses are summarised below to give you a starting point at where to begin. These are specialty courses designed to give you as a diver more experience and a specific field or type

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Jelly fish are beautiful and an indicator of our Ocean’s Health

Jelly fish are beautiful and an indicator of our Ocean's Health

Jelly fish are beautiful, yet a sore reminder of our Ocean’s deteriorating health as their number increase is only partially a natural cause and mostly an effect of pollution levels increasing in our ocean.

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