Monthly Archives: April 2015

My PADI Instructor Course

After my Divemaster course I returned to the UK to begin my University degree in Social Anthropology. The following summer I had four months off Uni, so I decided to head to the beautiful island of Koh Tao, Thailand, famous for its all-round dive obsession! This little island has a huge amount of dive centres […]

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Living the Divemaster Life

I started my Divemaster course during weekends whilst I was a volunteer English teacher living in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, East Malaysia. What an amazing place to live! The weather was always hot, the food cheap and tasty in the foodcourts, and people friendly!I tagged on to dive groups with local divemastersgetting to know the dive […]

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Horn-eyed ghost crab (Ocypode ceratophthalmus)

Nomad Divers is Open!

April 2013 Our first guests arrived a week before our official opening. On the day of arrival I stayed to help clean and make sure everything was ready and my husband went to the airport to pick up the guests. About half an hour before they arrived I did a last check of the room; […]

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PADI Divemaster Course

How I became a PADI Divemaster

A year of Adventure In 2004 I finished sixth form and decided to have a GAP year before starting University. I went to an organisation to become a volunteer English teacher, and requested that they send me anywhere that was ‘completely different’. They told me that I would be posted in West Africa or East […]

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