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Travis Marshall

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

What is a PADI ReActivate course?

PADI ReActivate course covers the scuba diving basics for certified divers that want a refresher.

What Technical Diving is and How to Know if it's For You

Give deeper exploration and longer bottom times a shot with a Discover Technical Diving course.

The Magical World of Blackwater Scuba Diving

Blackwater scuba diving is a unique experience that allows divers to view ocean creatures rising from the deep at night. Here are the best places for blackwater diving around the world.

Scuba Diving Tips: Getting Your Dive Weight In Check

Weight got you down? Wearing the proper weight affects virtually every aspect of your bottom time. Here are five tips to help you get it right.

12 Interesting Facts About the Walrus

Check out these fun facts about the always-interesting walrus, a marine mammal that scuba divers might spot in Norway or near the Arctic.

Scuba Diving With the Sharks of Mexico's Baja Peninsula

Any scuba diver looking for serious shark action should set their sights on the Eastern Pacific waters around Mexico's Baja Peninsula.

5 Tips for Underwater Photo Etiquette

Follow these basic rules of etiquette to help you stay on good terms with the rest of the dive boat while practicing underwater photography.

5 Tips For Effective Underwater Communication

Basic hand signals are an important part of holding an open-water certification but communicating underwater isn't always easy.

Frogfish: The Masters of Disguise

These funky fish have the ability to hide in plain sight. Find out the best places to spot frogfish.