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Travis Marshall

Travis Marshall is an Asheville, North Carolina-based writer and diver covering scuba diving training and travel.

Ocean's Calling

Polar expedition guide Kayvon Malek gives advice on how to be a successful diver for polar cruises in locations such as Antarctica, Alaska and the Arctic.

What Is a Full Face Mask Diver Course?

The PADI Full Face Mask Diver course is the best way to learn how to use this piece of equipment.

PADI's Mermaid Courses, Explained

Become a real-life mermaid when you learn how to use a monofin, hold your breath underwater and more in PADI's mermaid education courses.

What is a PADI Tec 40 Course?

Becoming a technical diver starts with learning how to use new equipment and air blends.

What is a PADI Cavern Diver Certification?

Learn what equipment and skills you need to properly dive in overhead environments in this certification course.

What is a PADI Drift Diver Course?

Learn how to deal with these water conditions and the "live boat" above.

What is a PADI Search and Recovery Diver?

Underwater navigation and search patterns both contribute to reclaiming your belongings form the waves.

What is a PADI Discover Rebreather Certification?

Rebreathing divers have longer bottom times and are quieter underwater, but you need to make sure you know how to use this complex equipment.

What is a PADI Equipment Specialist?

Ensure your gear is always working and patch it when it's not by becoming an PADI Equipment Specialist.