What is blackwater Diving?

What is blackwater diving?

Blackwater diving is not something that all divers know about. In fact, we had to be walked through it the first time that Unique Dive Expeditions in Palau brought it up as something we might be interested in. Even if you know what it is, you may still be wondering what all the fuss is […]

Saving our Sharks

Saving our sharks

As we mentioned in our previous post about diving with the Big Five in the Bahamas, more and more countries are now taking positive steps and in the fight towards saving our sharks. Beginning in 2009 countries such as Palau, The Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia (Truk Lagoon, for example), and 14 others have […]

Travelling during COVID-19

Travelling during COVID-19

If you are reading this then the chances are you are a diver and you will know that for most of us, travelling is part of our DNA. We are often ready to go to great lengths and distances to have amazing dives. The discomfort of travelling to and from the liveaboards we visit (for […]

Happy Easter!

Happy Easter from Master Liveaboards

First of all let us wish you a happy Easter and we hope that your egg hunt will be fruitful! While we all tend to think about chocolatey egg shaped treats at this time of year, what better opportunity is there to talk about our underwater friends and their own particular eggy behaviour. As some […]

Marine iguanas in Galapagos

Galapagos Marine Iguanas fighting

It’s official: Marine iguanas have started nesting in the Galapagos! It’s an exciting time of year in the Galapagos Islands. Nesting season has officially started for the Marine Iguanas! The park authorities, Parque Nacional Galápagos announced on 19th March 2021 that nesting season had officially started. This means they have put clear zones in place […]

Shark Teeth

Shark teeth

Sharks are some of the most amazing and precious creatures on our planet. With some 440 species, almost all of them have extraordinary biology. Shark teeth are as extraordinary! One of their better known traits is that they constantly grow and lose their teeth during their lifespans. But how much do you actually know about […]

Benefits of scuba diving in 2021

Benefits os scuba diving in 2021

Let’s face it. During the difficult times of the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s all too easy to be affected by emotional and psychological stress. All the more reason to strap on your gear and jump in the water, wherever and whenever you can. In this article, we examine the benefits of scuba diving, and how it […]

Scuba Diving New Year’s Resolutions And How To Keep Them

Full moon spawning - 10 night liveaboard itinerary

Happy New Year! It’s that time of year yet again where we all vow to improve ourselves and make a fresh start with the onset of a new year. Are you making scuba diving new years resolutions this year? Enjoy life to the fullest, lose weight, and spend more quality time with family and friends. […]

Photograph Shipwrecks

Photographer on plane wreck in Palau

Man-made objects underwater make evocative subjects with which divers naturally connect. To photograph shipwrecks is a fascinating twist on “traditional” underwater photography. Almost every wreck has some amazing history, an interesting story, or some unsolved mystery attached to it. Moreover, wrecks make great artificial reefs and marine life is often abundant around them. Unsurprisingly many […]

Are Fishes Cleverer Than We Think?

Wrasse in a tunnel in the Solomons

Tool-oriented behaviour shows how an animal understands the relationship between  the method and the results as well as the purpose of an object. Until not so long ago, we thought it was a human trait, but fishes are proving to us that they are a lot more cleverer than we think. By tool use. we […]