The diving and travel blog
Useful information before leaving
It's hard to make diving travel plans with the Covid-19 pandemic. In the world before the coronavirus, I used to go diving in the Philippines or Indonesia... In the world after, I dive in Brittany in green and cold waters.
In the Philippines, Balicasag Island is a popular dive site. You can observe a huge silvery school of trevallies, spinning near the reef. A fascinating sight...
Making bubbles along coral drop-offs overflowing with life and colour, what a delight! In the Philippines, Cabilao Island is a real little underwater gem.
Fancy Indonesia? I will take you diving in the waters of Sali Kecil, a remote little island on the west coast of Halmahera. Magnificent!
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I am Corinne Bourbeillon and Bubbles Underwater & Beyond is my personal blog. Through my underwater photos and videos, I try to share my wonder at the beauty of this other world under the surface of the ocean, so fragile and unknown...
I'm getting tons of emails asking me for information about Raja Ampat ! So I gathered everything in one single post. But be aware, a trip to Raja Ampat requires you to behave as a respectful and responsible visitor. Tourism, which is booming in the region, is endangering one of the world's most magnificent reservoirs of biodiversity.
Tips and Tricks of Travelling Diver...
Sometimes you can choose your seat on the plane. Dilemma : is it better to sit in the front, or in the middle, or at the back of the aircraft?
For many people, traveling solo is inconceivable. Yet, we never make as many encounters as when we travel alone.
A few years ago, I was traveling light... Today, in addition to the "normal" stuff, I'm packing some photo equipment, a waterproof housing for my Canon Eos 7D, two underwater flashes, as well as a complete diving gear !
My diving equipment and underwater photography gear now take up the biggest part of my luggage. Impossible for me to travel light as before! But the basic principle is still valid: I must be able to carry all my stuff on my own.
My previous underwater adventures
In the Philippines, it is THE mythical encounter that every diver dreams of: the whale shark, the largest fish in the world.
Tara. This is the name of an extraordinary boat, an oceanographic schooner sailing the Pacific Ocean to study coral. I embarked in February 2018 with the scientists for a media report in the Philippines...
Fancy the big blue? Let's get in the water! I take you to the Red Sea for scuba diving, freediving and underwater photography....