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Thrills with Gill: 5 reasons to check out aman tioman beach resort on your next dive trip

At Gill Divers, our dive trips are the stuff of legends. We have certified thousands of recreational divers over the years and the idyllic island of Tioman is where most beginners earn their SSI badge of honour. There was an air of excitement at the dive shop recently when we took a group of Open […]

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For the Paranormal Freaks: Night and Limited Visibility Course

Add heaps of thrill to your diving escapades through the Night and Limited Visibility specialty course! This course is for you if… Darkness excites you. You do not cringe in fear when enveloped in it. You can’t explain it but it gives you a good kind of thrill. The deep dark smells like home to

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For the Paranormal Freaks: Diver Stress and Rescue Course

Add heaps of thrill to your diving escapades through the Diver Stress and Rescue Specialty Course! This course is for you if… You proclaim yourself as a seeker. You love discovering things. It is a passion of yours. You are a freak for anything about searching the lost. Like treasure-hunting—dead-body-hunting—as well as simply searching for

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6 Reasons Why Diving is Just as Effective as Meditation

Diving is not just for an extra pump of adrenaline. This sports also contributes to a balanced body, mind, and spirit—just like yoga and meditation. Here are 6 reasons how diving can give you the same benefits as meditation: 1.Diving allows us to breathe consciously and deliberately. 2.The breathing pattern in diving leads to a

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Exploring the Depths of Singapore’s Pulau Hantu

Diving in Pulau Hantu promises a visual smorgasbord of colorful marine critters. This island is also a popular fishing and scuba diving destination because of its glorious lagoons, sheltered beaches and inviting underwater. And despite its grim name, Pulau Hantu is a favorite to campers who want to have a surreal outdoor experience. Diving in

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Yoga Pose - Mountain Pose

Yoga Poses to Master for Better Diving

Yoga isn’t just about physical exercise—it is also about calming the mind and re-aligning it to the body. Yoga is an incredible way to quiet your mind—which is very helpful when you dive. Here are some essential yoga postures (asanas) you can rehearse with your diving pals for a better dive: Mountain Pose (Tadasana) Foundation

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Liveaboard Diving: Whale Sharks of Anambas and Igara Wreck

What’s more hallucinogenic than swimming with the giant whale sharks of Anambas and investigating the incredible submerged wreck of the Igara? If you haven’t encountered a liveaboard diving into these joyful dive destinations yet, maybe you should spare a spot now because to be perfectly honest, you are missing the fun! Meet with the whale

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