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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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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
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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
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Scuba Diving Romblon: Underwater Macro Paradise in the Philippines

Scuba Diving Romblon: Underwater Macro Paradise in the Philippines

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
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Scuba Diving in Anilao, Batangas, Philippines: Complete Guide

Scuba Diving in Anilao, Batangas, Philippines: Complete Guide

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
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Coral Cay Conservation: Scuba Diving Scholarship in the Philippines

Coral Cay Conservation: Scuba Diving Scholarship in the Philippines

Having grown up in a family of scuba divers, I have always been interested in taking up scuba diving. Learning how to scuba dive … View Post
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