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The Couple’s Holiday Everybody Should Try
03 April 2020

The Couple’s Holiday Everybody Should Try

Whether you’re a brand new couple or you’ve been together for years and years, going on holiday together is a great way to strengthen your bond and try something new and exciting together.

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5 Health Benefits of Open Water Swimming
19 March 2020

5 Health Benefits of Open Water Swimming

There are numerous open water swimming health benefits that we think swimmers should take advantage of whenever possible.

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Spotlight on Crete
04 March 2020

Spotlight on Crete

The island of Crete has a rich 9,000 year history and is truly a melting pot of ancient cultures. We believe it is a must-visit destination for the open water swimmer...

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How to Swim Further for Longer, Improve Your Swimming Endurance!
27 February 2020

How to Swim Further for Longer, Improve Your Swimming Endurance!

Here are our top tips for those of you who want to swim further for longer.

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Everything You Need to Know Before Booking Your First Swimming Holiday
16 February 2020

Everything You Need to Know Before Booking Your First Swimming Holiday

If you’re used to beach holidays or city breaks you may be wondering what to expect but don’t worry, we’re here to run you through everything you need to know before booking your first swimming holiday.

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Chris's big big birth year celebration
04 July 2019

Chris's big big birth year celebration

Chris from Queensland, Australia was swimming with us in Lefkada at the end of June 2019. Read more about his time there including his advice to himself: always have something light before you swim!

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Susan's Big Blue Experience
14 October 2015

Susan's Big Blue Experience

Swimming has always been my endorphin rush sport of choice. The water's where I go to regain balance when I'm stressed, to escape when life hurts.

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Manchester Expo 2015
17 February 2015

Manchester Expo 2015

Meet The Big Blue Team and talk to one of our guides Chris Malpass, about the fascination of swimming in Lefkada, Greece.

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Striped Dolphins (Stenella coeruleoalba)
17 February 2015

Striped Dolphins (Stenella coeruleoalba)

Swimming with dolphins…it is possible with The Big Blue Swim

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Swimming out of Seattle
03 August 2014

Swimming out of Seattle

Read U.S swimmers Heidi Skrzypek and Anne Presnal’s eloquent and honest account of their Big Blue Swim week.

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A Modern-Day Greek Swimming Hero
27 April 2014

A Modern-Day Greek Swimming Hero

The Big Blue’s Michael and Lisa were fortunate to undertake an interview with the giant of Open Water Swimming Spiros Yianniotis.

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Australia to Greece: from the Pacific to the Ionian
28 September 2013

Australia to Greece: from the Pacific to the Ionian

Rebecca Scott from Victoria, Australia tells us how she came to be swimming with The Big Blue in Greece.

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