Some would say the evocative indigenous culture alone makes the Pacific island of Yap worth a visit, but does the underwater action match up to the topside attractions? Jane Morgan finds out if the manta rays and mandarinfish are worth the long journey
If there’s one country that rivals Britain’s status as offering the best cold-water wreck diving in the world, it is Norway. Photographer Simon Brown embarks on a tour of its prime wrecks, and reports on a unique cold-water coral reef
At the heart of the classic Maldives holiday is a fine balance between rel axing in the resort and experiencing the power of the currents out in the passes. Charles Hood reports on the newly refurbished resort island of Kandooma
With its vast range of marine life, Fiji’s unofficial title of ‘soft coral capital of the world’ is well justified. Douglas David Seifert takes a trip to Bligh Water in the Fiji Islands to uncover the fascinating world of the soft coral
The Dahab Solution For those in search of a recuperative break, the Red Sea resort of Dahab has a bohemian charm that sets it apart. Charlotte Boan goes in search of diving’s healing power. Photographs by Jane Morgan
For BSAC instructor Linda Ashmore, the opportunity to dive two of the most extreme places in the world was too good to miss. On two fascinating expeditions to the polar regions of Antarctica and the Arctic.