Been Certified since 1988. 1000 + dives. Started here in California.. hunted a lot for a couple of years. Then took a liking to the warmer water in Carribean. Explored all the usual Caribean spots Belize. Cayman.. Bahama.. Cozumel.. Roatan. Turks.. for a couple of trips each.
Tried Fiji 1st in about 1995 been back 15 times. Actually told my son to put my ashes in Soma Soma. Really like Rainbow reef and Bleigh Waters up North.
Several other Southern Spots are great, Palau, Coral Sea.. parts of the Philipines.. truly enjoy Bora land and sea. Hawaii was good for a few trips, mostly Kauai or big island