Gili Trawangan (nickname Gili T) is the largest of the three Gili Islands. It is also the most developed and most touristy one. The name Trawangan comes from the Indonesian word ‘terowongan’ which means tunnel, and that is because there was a cave tunnel built on this island during the Japanese occupation in World … More Travel guide: Gili Trawangan, Indonesia
I believe Koh Tao is one of the best and cheapest places to get your open water certificate, so when I was on Koh Tao last summer, I decided to do a open water course. I did my open water course with Roctopus. After some research online and taking with some friends, I believed Roctopus … More Spotlight on: Getting my open water certificate with Roctopus.
Koh Tao is a lovely island in the Gulf of Thailand. It is known for the tons of diveschools that are on the island. I have been to Koh Tao two years in a row and both times I stayed in Sairee Village, which is probably the main backpacker area. The island has great beaches, … More Travel guide: Koh Tao, Thailand
Koh Phi Phi is besides the partyscene, known for its diving. There are a lot of diveschools on the island where you can either do a try-dive or get your open water certificate. In 2015, I decided to do a try-dive at Island Divers; it meant that I would do two dives on one day, … More Spotlight on: A try-dive at Koh Phi Phi