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Hi! My name is Ara. I content creator behind Diver Bliss - a scuba diving, ocean conservation, sustainable lifestyle and travel website. I am a PADI Rescue Diver and have been doing ocean dives for the past 8 years.

Since launching my blog in 2019, I have been working toward my goal to dive in 20 of the best locations in the Philippines. I hope I can inspire you to live more sustainably, scuba dive in the best locations, and love the ocean as much as I do. So join me as I find bliss above and underwater!

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Scuba Diving in Antique with Caluya Island Divers

Scuba Diving in Antique with Caluya Island Divers

If you haven’t gone scuba diving in Caluya Antique then you are definitely missing out! I have never heard of an island … View Post
Mararison Island in Antique: 5 Fun Things To Do

Mararison Island in Antique: 5 Fun Things To Do

After scuba diving in Nogas Island, Anini-y with the Dive House, I decided to make my way to Mararison Island (also known as Malalison … View Post
Scuba Diving in Nogas Island, Antique with The Dive House

Scuba Diving in Nogas Island, Antique with The Dive House

Ever since I decided to make it my goal to go scuba diving more in the Philippines, I’ve been on the lookout … View Post
8 World Oceans Day Event Ideas to Help You Celebrate

8 World Oceans Day Event Ideas to Help You Celebrate

Did you know that June 8 is World Oceans Day? This is the official day where people around the world celebrate and honor the ocean! … View Post
11 Tips for Sustainable Travel in the Philippines

11 Tips for Sustainable Travel in the Philippines

In 2012, the Department of Tourism launched the “It’s More Fun in the Philippines” campaign. During that year, we welcomed 4.27 … View Post
Scuba Diving in Apo Reef, Occidental Mindoro, Philippines

Scuba Diving in Apo Reef, Occidental Mindoro, Philippines

Apo Reef in Sablayan, Occidental Mindoro is considered to be one of the best scuba diving locations in the Philippines. It is a Marine … View Post
Scuba Diving in Romblon, Philippines (Updated 2021)

Scuba Diving in Romblon, Philippines (Updated 2021)

In the Philippines, Romblon is known for its marble production, beautiful white beaches, and clear blue waters. Unknown to many, even the locals, its … View Post
Scuba Diving Anilao, Batangas, Philippines: Complete Guide (Updated 2021)

Scuba Diving Anilao, Batangas, Philippines: Complete Guide (Updated 2021)

If you ask a Manila-based diver where to go diving near Manila, their top-of-mind recommendation is to go to Anilao, Batangas. Just south of … View Post