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Brooke Morton

I owe my love of diving to summer camp, getting certified at age 14. After college, I became an instructor, teaching on the island of St. Croix. Working for travel magazines, I've been lucky to travel to every continent on assignment, from jumping in the water with humpback whales in Antarctica to swimming alongside mantas in Asia.

Cave Diving: 7 Best Cave Dives

Stake a claim on the last unknown frontier: It lies just beneath our feet. The wonders of scuba diving in caves.

Encounters: Eight-Legged Freaks!

Due to their keen camouflage tricks and seeming ability to outsmart us, octopuses fascinate divers. The hunt is only the beginning: We scan reef and rubble for tentacles and shell piles, occasionally rewarded with an opportunity to discover this animal’s reactions. Will we be deceived, or do we give octopuses too much credit?

Best Scuba Diving in the USA

Here are the best place to scuba dive in the U.S., from the East coast to the West coast — and beyond.

Belize Liveaboard Diving on the Sun Dancer II

Planning a liveaboard scuba diving vacation? Read our inside travel guide on the Belize Sun Dancer II, and plan your next dive destination today!

Thrill Rides: 8 Great Shore Diving Spots

Shore diving can be the ultimate do-it-yourself adventure. Here are eight of the most extreme shore dives on the planet. Are you up to the challenge?

New York Wrecks for Scuba Divers

It’s no surprise the waters off Long Island, N.Y., harbor centuries’ worth of shipwrecks for scuba divers — but what gathers among them is.

If the Mask Fits...

Understanding the different mask features and how they enhance your dive experience