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Dive Around The World

Dive Around The World

By SSI International
The podcast for all ocean lovers! Listen to inspiring stories about diving, freediving, swimming, lifeguarding, mermaiding and come explore the world's most amazing dive sites and dive travel destinations with us. We talk about our passion for the underwater world and about efforts to protect marine areas and the life in it.

Monthly episodes sponsored by MyDiveGuide (powered by SSI), the world´s most amazing dive spot database connecting top dive sites and their potential wildlife encounters with the SSI Training Centers which can take you there.
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TecTalk Tuesday Episode: In Search of the Coelacanth Dinosaur Fish - Part 2
Welcome to this Facebook Live journey with SSI’s Przemyslaw Kacprzak as he dives below 100 meters in search of the Coelacanth dinosaur fish with Christo van Jaarsveld.  Coelacanths are a rare order of fish that include two extant species.
19:01
May 11, 2021
TecTalk Tuesday Episode: In Search of the Coelacanth Dinosaur Fish - Part 1
Welcome to this Facebook Live journey with SSI’s Przemyslaw Kacprzak as he dives below 100 meters in search of the Coelacanth dinosaur fish with Christo van Jaarsveld. Coelacanths are a rare order of fish that include two extant species.
23:22
May 11, 2021
TecTalk Tuesday Episode: Tech Diving the Antikythera Project in Greece - Part 2
Not like your usual podcasts, SSI’s Adam Wood hosts this Facebook Live session as Nikolas Giannoulakis, SSI Instructor Trainer discusses Tech Diving and the Antikythera project in Greece’s Mediterranean Sea.
30:38
May 04, 2021
TecTalk Tuesday Episode: Tech Diving the Antikythera Project in Greece - Part 1
Not like your usual podcasts, SSI’s Adam Wood hosts this Facebook Live session as Nikolas Giannoulakis, SSI Instructor Trainer discusses Tech Diving and the Antikythera project in Greece’s Mediterranean Sea.
24:01
May 04, 2021
TecTalk Tuesday Episode: Following the footsteps of Jacques Cousteau - Part 2
Listen to this spell-bounding Facebook Live discussion as Emmanuel Dugrenot tells SSI’s Cat Braun about his journey following Jacques Cousteau and living in an underwater habitat.
22:36
April 27, 2021
TecTalk Tuesday Episode: Following the footsteps of Jacques Cousteau - Part 1
Listen to this spell-bounding Facebook Live discussion as Emmanuel Dugrenot tells SSI’s Cat Braun about his journey following Jacques Cousteau and living in an underwater habitat.
22:46
April 27, 2021
TecTalk Tuesday Episode: The future of Extended Range Diving – Semi Closed Rebreathers - Part 2
Don’t miss this Facebook Live discussion as Marc Crane, Extended Range and Closed-Circuit Rebreather Instructor Trainer talks about how diving has evolved and the possibility of Semi-Closed-Rebreathers becoming the future of the diving industry.
24:45
April 20, 2021
TecTalk Tuesday Episode: The future of Extended Range Diving – Semi Closed Rebreathers - Part 1
Don’t miss this Facebook Live discussion as Marc Crane, Extended Range and Closed-Circuit Rebreather Instructor Trainer talks about how diving has evolved and the possibility of Semi-Closed-Rebreathers becoming the future of the diving industry.
25:29
April 20, 2021
TecTalk Tuesday Episode: Extended Range Diving in the Caribbean - Part 2
In this segment of Facebook Live, you will learn how Extended Range diving was established in Honduras and how you can develop the same in your Training Center.  Listen as International guests, Janean Sproul and Greg and Andy Egan tell SSI’s Cat Braun all about their experiences with Extended Range diving in the Caribbean.
30:18
April 13, 2021
TecTalk Tuesday Episode: Extended Range Diving in the Caribbean - Part 1
In this segment of Facebook Live, you will learn how Extended Range diving was established in Honduras and how you can develop the same in your Training Center.  Listen as International guests, Janean Sproul and Greg and Andy Egan tell SSI’s Cat Braun all about their experiences with Extended Range diving in the Caribbean.
25:51
April 13, 2021
TecTalk Tuesday Episode: Extended Range Diving in the Philippines - Part 2
Be sure to not miss this exciting Facebook Live podcast as Gordz Gojunco tells SSI’s Cat Braun all about how his Extended Range journey enabled him to organize Deep Reef Research in the Philippines.
21:30
April 06, 2021
TecTalk Tuesday Episode: Extended Range Diving in the Philippines - Part 1
Be sure to not miss this exciting Facebook Live podcast as Gordz Gojunco tells SSI’s Cat Braun all about how his Extended Range journey enabled him to organize Deep Reef Research in the Philippines.
25:55
April 06, 2021
TecTalk Tuesday Episode: Thai Cave Rescue - Part 3
This portion of Facebook Live is the story of how twelve junior football players and their coach were trapped and rescued from a cave in Thailand.  Listen as experienced SSI Extended Range Professionals, Ivan Karadzic and Mikko Paasi, speak about their first-hand stories of the rescue and how sidemount diving made it possible to navigate through the small passageways.
21:18
March 30, 2021
TecTalk Tuesday Episode: Thai Cave Rescue - Part 2
This portion of Facebook Live is the story of how twelve junior football players and their coach were trapped and rescued from a cave in Thailand.  Listen as experienced SSI Extended Range Professionals, Ivan Karadzic and Mikko Paasi, speak about their first-hand stories of the rescue and how sidemount diving made it possible to navigate through the small passageways.
23:35
March 30, 2021
TecTalk Tuesday Episode: Thai Cave Rescue - Part 1
This portion of Facebook Live is the story of how twelve junior football players and their coach were trapped and rescued from a cave in Thailand.  Listen as experienced SSI Extended Range Professionals, Ivan Karadzic and Mikko Paasi, speak about their first-hand stories of the rescue and how sidemount diving made it possible to navigate through the small passageways.
21:48
March 30, 2021
Freedive Friday Episode: Lake and River Freediving - Part 2
Find your freediving treasure and share your experience as you listen to SSI’s Memo Arikok and Rene Trost in this chapter of Facebook Live aimed at educating you about freediving in the Swiss lakes and rivers.
28:18
March 23, 2021
Freedive Friday Episode: Lake and River Freediving - Part 1
Find your freediving treasure and share your experience as you listen to SSI’s Memo Arikok and Rene Trost in this chapter of Facebook Live aimed at educating you about freediving in the Swiss lakes and rivers.
27:27
March 23, 2021
Freedive Friday Episode: Living the Freediving Life - Part 3
This Facebook Live episode is for freedivers by freedivers. SSI’s Memo Arikok and Samo Jeranko talk all things freediving and answer your questions about living the freediving life.
23:37
March 22, 2021
Freedive Friday Episode: Living the Freediving Life - Part 2
This Facebook Live episode is for freedivers by freedivers.  SSI’s Memo Arikok and Samo Jeranko talk all things freediving and answer your questions about living the freediving life.
21:57
March 22, 2021
Freedive Friday Episode: Living the Freediving Life - Part 1
This Facebook Live episode is for freedivers by freedivers. SSI’s Memo Arikok and Samo Jeranko talk all things freediving and answer your questions about living the freediving life.
23:60
March 22, 2021
Freedive Friday Episode: Professional Freediving - Part 2
In this Facebook Live segment, join Samo Jeranko’s and Amber Bourke as they discuss their daily routine as Professional Freedivers and their preparation for competition.
25:37
March 22, 2021
FreediveFriday Episode: Professional Freediving - Part 1
In this Facebook Live segment, join Samo Jeranko’s and Amber Bourke as they discuss their daily routine as Professional Freedivers and their preparation for competition.
26:26
March 22, 2021
Freedive Friday Episode: Freediving and Underwater Photography - Part 3
This Facebook Live is the story of Daan Verhoeven as he and SSI’s Lotta Ericson delve into how he combined the two passions of Freediving and Underwater Photography into one favorite hobby.
19:47
March 22, 2021
Freedive Friday Episode: Freediving and Underwater Photography - Part 2
This Facebook Live is the story of Daan Verhoeven as he and SSI’s Lotta Ericson delve into how he combined the two passions of Freediving and Underwater Photography into one favorite hobby. Enjoy!
22:47
March 22, 2021
FreediveFriday Episode: Freediving and Underwater Photography - Part 1
This Facebook Live is the story of Daan Verhoeven as he and SSI’s Lotta Ericson delve into how he combined the two passions of Freediving and Underwater Photography into one favorite hobby. Enjoy!
27:34
March 22, 2021
Freedive Friday Episode: Cenote Freediving in Mexico - Part 3
Listen while SSI’s Lotta Ericson hosts Carlos Negrete on Facebook Live as they answer all of your questions about Cenote freediving in Mexico.
21:34
March 22, 2021
Freediving Friday Episode: Cenote Freediving in Mexico - Part 2
Listen while SSI’s Lotta Ericson hosts Carlos Negrete on Facebook Live as they answer all of your questions about Cenote freediving in Mexico.
18:40
March 22, 2021
Freediving Friday Episode: Cenote Freediving in Mexico - Part 1
Listen while SSI’s Lotta Ericson hosts Carlos Negrete on Facebook Live as they answer all of your questions about Cenote freediving in Mexico.
20:50
March 22, 2021
Freedive Friday Episode: Dr. Kerry Hallowell - Part 2
In this chapter of Facebook live, Dr. Kerry Hallowell, freediving record holder and SSI’s Memo Arikok weave together a narrative about the developments of freediving and the possible effects of COVID-19.
25:35
March 15, 2021
Freedive Friday Episode: Dr. Kerry Hallowell - Part 1
In this chapter of Facebook live, Dr. Kerry Hallowell, freediving record holder and SSI’s Memo Arikok weave together a narrative about the developments of freediving and the possible effects of COVID-19.
22:02
March 15, 2021
Freedive Friday Episode: Freediving with Orcas - Part 3
Be sure not to miss this spell-bounding episode of Facebook Live as award winning underwater photographer and cameraman, Jacques de Vos talks with SSI’s Lotta Ericson about his encounters with Orcas while freediving in Norway.
17:19
March 15, 2021
Freedive Friday Episode: Freediving with Orcas - Part 2
Be sure not to miss this spell-bounding episode of Facebook Live as award winning underwater photographer and cameraman, Jacques de Vos talks with SSI’s Lotta Ericson about his encounters with Orcas while freediving in Norway.
23:44
March 15, 2021
Freedive Friday Episode: Freediving with Orcas - Part 1
Be sure not to miss this spell-bounding episode of Facebook Live as award winning underwater photographer and cameraman, Jacques de Vos talks with SSI’s Lotta Ericson about his encounters with Orcas while freediving in Norway.
21:34
March 15, 2021
Freedive Friday Episode: Freediving in Argentina - Part 2
During this Facebook Live, SSI’s Memo Arikok dives into how Alejandro Andes, one of Argentina’s freediving pioneers, became a freediver. The story is a narrative about how SSI’s training innovations have spring boarded freediving in Argentina and around the world.
27:23
March 15, 2021
Freedive Friday Episode: Freediving in Argentina - Part 1
During this Facebook Live, SSI’s Memo Arikok dives into how Alejandro Andes, one of Argentina’s freediving pioneers, became a freediver. The story is a narrative about how SSI’s training innovations have spring boarded freediving in Argentina and around the world.
27:45
March 15, 2021
ScubaSunday Episode: Becoming a Dive Professional - Part 2
Join the SSI team of Jean-Claude Monachon and Marco Gervasi on Facebook Live as they discuss how easy it is to become a scuba instructor. You will not only learn about the opportunities abound they will answer your questions about the training pathway to become an SSI Professional.
28:38
March 03, 2021
ScubaSunday Episode: Becoming a Dive Professional - Part 3
Join the SSI team of Jean-Claude Monachon and Marco Gervasi on Facebook Live as they discuss how easy it is to become a scuba instructor. You will not only learn about the opportunities abound they will answer your questions about the training pathway to become an SSI Professional.
27:42
March 03, 2021
ScubaSunday Episode: Becoming a Dive Professional - Part 1
Join the SSI team of Jean-Claude Monachon and Marco Gervasi on Facebook Live as they discuss how easy it is to become a scuba instructor. You will not only learn about the opportunities abound they will answer your questions about the training pathway to become an SSI Professional.
30:41
March 03, 2021
ScubaSunday Episode: Adex (Asia Dive Expo) - Part 1
In this Facebook Live episode, come along with John Thet, “the ADEX guru” and SSI’s Jean-Claude Monachon as they discuss the ins and outs of virtual trade shows and how networking in the scuba diving industry is so important, especially now.
27:14
March 03, 2021
ScubaSunday Episode: Adex (Asia Dive Expo) - Part 2
In this Facebook Live episode, come along with John Thet, “the ADEX guru” and SSI’s Jean-Claude Monachon as they discuss the ins and outs of virtual trade shows and how networking in the scuba diving industry is so important, especially now.
27:20
March 03, 2021
ScubaSunday Episode: Save the Med Foundation - Part 3
During this Facebook Live, Brad Robertson, founder and president of the Save the Med, will share some captivating intelligence about marine regeneration in the Mediterranean.  Warning, you will be inspired to support this wonderful foundation.
21:10
March 03, 2021
ScubaSunday Episode: Save the Med Foundation - Part 2
During this Facebook Live, Brad Robertson, founder and president of the Save the Med, will share some captivating intelligence about marine regeneration in the Mediterranean.  Warning, you will be inspired to support this wonderful foundation.
21:03
March 03, 2021
ScubaSunday Episode: Save the Med Foundation - Part 1
During this Facebook Live, Brad Robertson, founder and president of the Save the Med, will share some captivating intelligence about marine regeneration in the Mediterranean.  Warning, you will be inspired to support this wonderful foundation.
23:53
March 03, 2021
Scuba Sunday Episode: The Lifestyle of a Scuba Professional in Thailand - Part 2
Come along with SSI’s Simon Garrity in this chapter of Facebook Live as he recounts the journey and lifestyle becoming the embodiment of scuba professionals in Thailand – SSI Instructor Trainer.
27:42
March 03, 2021
ScubaSunday Episode: The Lifestyle of a Scuba Professional in Thailand - Part 1
Come along with SSI’s Simon Garrity in this chapter of Facebook Live as he recounts the journey and lifestyle becoming the embodiment of scuba professionals in Thailand – SSI Instructor Trainer.
26:47
March 03, 2021
ScubaSunday Episode: Scuba Diving, the Past and Future - Part 3
Join the SSI Team of Doug McNeese and Corinna Davids on Facebook Live in this Q&A session as they delve into the how SSI training, the industry and equipment have evolved over the years.
25:20
February 23, 2021
ScubaSunday Episode: Scuba Diving, the Past and Future - Part 1
Join the SSI Team of Doug McNeese and Corinna Davids on Facebook Live in this Q&A session as they delve into the how SSI training, the industry and equipment have evolved over the years.
23:18
February 23, 2021
ScubaSunday Episode: Scuba Diving, the Past and Future - Part 2
Join the SSI Team of Doug McNeese and Corinna Davids on Facebook Live in this Q&A session as they delve into the how SSI training, the industry and equipment have evolved over the years.
24:42
February 23, 2021
ScubaSunday Episode: 50 Years of SSI - Part 2
This episode of Facebook Live with Doug McNeese and Corinna Davids contains powerful information about SSI’s digital transformation, the MySSI App and MyDiveGuide.  Come along and help us celebrate SSI’s 50th Anniversary.
31:57
February 23, 2021
ScubaSunday Episode: 50 Years of SSI - Part 1
This episode of Facebook Live with Doug McNeese and Corinna Davids contains powerful information about SSI’s digital transformation, the MySSI App and MyDiveGuide. Come along and help us celebrate SSI’s 50th Anniversary.
29:02
February 23, 2021
ScubaSunday Episode: Happy Birthday SSI! Part 2
Discover the unfiltered story about SSI’s 50 years as Doug McNeese and Corinna Davids pull back the curtain during this Facebook Live interview discussing the challenges of then and the digital revolution now. Grab a drink and celebrate with us!
35:20
February 23, 2021
ScubaSunday Episode: Happy Birthday SSI! Part 1
Discover the unfiltered story about SSI’s 50 years as Doug McNeese and Corinna Davids pull back the curtain during this Facebook Live interview discussing the challenges of then and the digital revolution now. Grab a drink and celebrate with us!
33:36
February 23, 2021