I was born in Devin and raised in Sofia, Bulgaria. Lived in Bulgaria, Macedonia, Check Republic, Italy, Switzerland, Maldives and now SIngapore. I hold a Bachelor degree in Psychology and Masters in Psychotherapy specializing in eating disorders. Last year I graduated from the Gemology institute of America as a Diamond Grader& Accredited Jewellry Professional.
My diving career began in 2001 in Europe and as a PADI Master Scuba Diving Trainer and Underwater Photography Specialty Instructor I dived the waters of Italy, Greece, Maldives, Indonesia and Malaysia.
In 2008 toghether with three other divers and underwater photographers and videographers we founded the Lina Paul McNeil Nature Society , with the aim of promoting the conservation of reefs and the ocean through instruction of underwater photography.