Posts Tagged with "diving"

A Day in the Life of a Dive Instructor, Koh Tao v A Day in the Life of a Western Office Worker

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

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A Day in the Life of a Dive Instructor, Koh Tao v A Day in the Life of a Western Office Worker

Waking up to bright blue skies, turquoise waters and a day of teaching wide-eyed backpackers to discover a whole new world... is this the job of dreams? So what is it really like getting paid to live in paradise? Here, we compare a regular day in the life of a Western office worker alongside a regular day in the life of Ludo, a dive instructor at Big Blue Diving, Koh Tao, Thailand...

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What’s in This Issue? The Best of S.E.A Backpacker Mag, Issue 19: July / August

Thursday, July 5, 2012

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What’s in This Issue? The Best of S.E.A Backpacker Mag, Issue 19: July / August

Endless nights of staying up until well into the early hours, fuelled by Chang, excitement and adrenaline – no, we’re not talking about a typical backpacking holiday but the effort the S.E.A Backpacker Team put into the magazine revamp! For our third birthday we’ve gone all upmarket with a hard back spine – get us! – and NEW sections including Annabelle, Local Portraits and Party Hotspots – here’s a taster of what’s inside…

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Guest Post: Shark Life

Thursday, June 14, 2012

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Guest Post: Shark Life

A gang of students arriving for their Open Water Course had previously been enticed to eat shark. Similar to how the adventurous travellers sample insects on the Khao San Road, they thought trying shark meat was like a traveller rite of passage, but their eyes were soon to be opened to the full story. Ayesha Cantrell of Master Divers unfolds the horrifying truth...

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Learn to Dive in Thailand: Taking the First Plunge

Thursday, January 6, 2011

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Learn to Dive in Thailand: Taking the First Plunge

There are many places to learn how to dive across South East Asia but many people choose South Thailand; the tropical islands are popular favourites among backpackers from all over the world who want to try diving for the first time. The water is clear, warm and calm with very little current and home to many crazy critters and funky fish, making it perfect for beginners! This is a guest post by Ayesha Cantrell from Master Divers in Koh Tao, Thailand.

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10 Things Backpackers in Thailand Should Not Miss!

Friday, November 19, 2010

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10 Things Backpackers in Thailand Should Not Miss!

Whether you’re a party animal, outdoorsy type, culture vulture or beach bum, Thailand has something for everyone! Stunning white sands, tropical rain forests, delicious food, friendly locals and crazy night life; it’s no wonder Thailand continues to lure thousands of backpackers to its beautiful shores year after year. Check out these '10 experiences backpackers should not miss!'

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