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September 13, 2018 Melinda Herndon

The Importance of Being Bob Hollis

By: Melinda Herndon I started in this industry around 25 years ago. Until then, I had never been diving. In fact, I was pretty sure it was some odd cult activity. I mean, divers have their own mysterious symbol that dons their cars' bumpers and they all dress in stealth black for the event. Yup. A definite cult. When I met my future…

Equipment News

November 7, 2018 Melinda Herndon

Darren’s Taste 2 Travel Guide: French Polynesia

Darren McLean is the most intrepid traveler I have ever known. He’s not a tourist, he's a temporary resident of each of the 180+ countries he has visited. This gives him a unique insider perspective that he shares with us on his website: -By Melinda Herndon PADI & NAUI SCUBA Diving Instructor Please enjoy this…

Kick the Amazon Habit
January 24, 2019 Melinda Herndon

Kick the Amazon Habit

I had a pro athlete recommend that I get a pair of specialized running shoes with a price tag about three times richer than those I normally don. He gave me the make and model and I immediately went to Amazon to see what Jeff Bezos could do for me. As it turns out, that product, like many high-quality brand products-is price fixed everywhere.…