Natalie Gibb PADI open water scuba instructorTDI full cave instructorOwner of Under the Jungle, a cave diving center in Cenote Tajma Ha, Mexico Experience Natalie L. Gibb is a former writer for ThoughtCo, who contributed 121 articles regarding over a six-year period regarding scuba diving, cave diving and other water sports. She has certified more than 100 PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors) open water and scuba divers and taught many additional advanced courses. She is an enriched air nitrox and deep diving specialty instructor and a full cave instructor with TDI (Technical Diving International). She also is co-owner of Under the Jungle, a cave diving center in Cenote Tajma Ha, Mexico.In addition to her diving certifications, she is a certified emergency first response instructor, a Divers Alert Network-certified emergency oxygen provider, and a neurological exam for decompression illness provider. Education Has scuba diving and cave diving certifications, is an enriched air nitrox and deep diving specialty instructor and full cave instructor; she is also a certified emergency first response provider, a Divers Alert Network-certified emergency oxygen provider, and a neurological exam for decompression illness provider. About TripSavvy and Dotdash Meredith TripSavvy, a Dotdash Meredith brand, is a travel site written by real experts, not anonymous reviewers. You’ll find that our 20-year-strong library of more than 30,000 articles will make you a savvy traveler—showing you how to book a hotel the whole family will love, where to find the best bagel in New York City, and how to skip the lines at theme parks. We give you the confidence to spend your vacation actually vacationing, not fumbling with a guidebook or second-guessing yourself. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.