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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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27 Best Mermaid Gifts for Women Who Are Mermazing

27 Best Mermaid Gifts for Women Who Are Mermazing

Last March 29, my social media feed was bombarded with images of scuba divers and freedivers in their mermaid attire. As it turns out, it … View Post
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What to do if you lose your dive buddy underwater?

What to do if you lose your dive buddy underwater?

I didn’t think it would happen to me but I got lost underwater and got separated from my dive buddies. I had … View Post
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25 Unique Penguin Gifts You’ll Flippin’ Love

25 Unique Penguin Gifts You’ll Flippin’ Love

With their distinctive black and white tuxedo look and cute little waddle, it is no surprise that so many people love penguins! These flightless … View Post
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25 Unique Polar Bear Gifts You’ll Love Bear-y Much!

25 Unique Polar Bear Gifts You’ll Love Bear-y Much!

Polar bears are one of the most beautiful animals on our planet. Weighing up to 1430 pounds and growing as much as nine feet in … View Post
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How to Celebrate 100 Dives Without Doing The Naked Dive Tradition

How to Celebrate 100 Dives Without Doing The Naked Dive Tradition

Are you about to log 100 dives and not sure what to do to commemorate it? Continue reading to get some ideas on how to … View Post
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Aivy Maes Divers Paradise Resort Dauin: Dive and Stay Experience 2022

Aivy Maes Divers Paradise Resort Dauin: Dive and Stay Experience 2022

I have gone scuba diving in Dauin in 2019 and that experience made me want to go back. During that trip, I only stayed for … View Post
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Bontoc in Batangas Bed and Breakfast: Anilao Scuba and Stay Experience

Bontoc in Batangas Bed and Breakfast: Anilao Scuba and Stay Experience

Last January 2022, I had the opportunity to dive in Anilao again. This time around, I stayed at Bontoc Bed and Breakfast Anilao. My dive … View Post
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25 Unique Manatee Gifts: What Presents To Get Manatee Lovers

25 Unique Manatee Gifts: What Presents To Get Manatee Lovers

The manatee is one of the most adorable marine mammals you can encounter. These grazing animals are aquatic relatives of the elephant. Manatees are … View Post
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