Monthly Archives: September 2012

August 2012: The Chinsen, Atami, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan

Saturday August 25th 2012 Atami is 40 minutes away from Tokyo by bullet train, and isn’t really considered a dive destination.  Much more famous for being a hot spring town (Atami means “hot ocean”), volcanic water pumps up from the … Continue reading

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August 2012: Izu Ocean Park (IOP), Izu Kogen, Shizuoka, Japan

Wednesday August 15th 2012 Sandwiched between the Sea of Japan and the Pacific Ocean, Japan is a surprise in store for many divers.  The country’s main islands and smaller ones are scattered across the archipelago, making conditions ideal from ice … Continue reading

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