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Hit the nail on the head: photographing hammerheads

Sharks are always a highlight on a dive trip. And if that shark is a hammerhead, you can guarantee smiles on everyone’s face. However, they tend not to be the best sharks for photographers, especially if you encountered them in the blue.

Packing your electronics: tips for the flight home from Egypt

Packing is one of the most stressful bits about any holiday. Increasingly, us divers have more and more electronics too in our kit bags. So how can you pack to ensure you comply with the current rules laid out by the UK FCO on flights coming to the UK from Egypt? Caroline was our packing […]

Understanding Egypt’s baggage rules

The basics: standard allowances EasyJet – as standard all Scuba Travel flights come with a 20kgs hold allowance.  There is no extra for divers.  This must be in 1 hold bag. Hand baggage is not limited by weight, but you must be able to lift it yourself into the overhead locker.  Max hand baggage dimensions […]

Mario Vitalini, fishinfocus, Scuba Travel

That’s a moray!

I look at a moray sticking its face out of a hole on the reef and the image of a witch always comes to mind. Just like that witch with her green skin and big nose, morays have beady little eyes, generally look a bit miserable and long faces. They are not the prettiest creatures we encounter, but […]

Pucker up! Shooting sweetlips

The Challenge Swim along most tropical reefs in the Indo Pacific and you will see a group of sweetlips sheltering around a coral or against the reef. With their inquisitive look and big mouth, these brightly coloured fish are always a good subject to spend some time on. They can be found in small schools or as […]