Your Stories #1: Anna ‘Nudi’ Burn

Our first story comes from Anna Burn; freelance writer, photographer and avid marine dweller. In her own words…


“The sea is my home. Whether on it or under it, cold or tropical, crystal clear or murky and milky … it is where I am happiest.

For as long as I can remember, I’ve been crazy about the water. Freediving and recreational/technical diving have strengthened this connection to the ocean, which manifests in my passion for underwater photography and marine conservation. I’m a member of The British Society of Underwater Photographers (BSoUP) and British Sub Aqua Club (BSAC). And I also volunteer with Bite Back Shark & Marine Conservation, and British Divers Marine Life Rescue (BDMLR) as a marine mammal medic.

 When I’m not playing in the water, I work as a freelance writer in Brighton, England.

 Nudilover (or Nudi, as I’m known) is my diving alter-ego. It is born from my slow pace in the water and geekiness about colourful little sea slugs”.

We put together a set of questions to ask travellers whether they travel short or long term. Be inspired as Anna recounts dancing with Manta Rays in the Maldives, camping on Italian beaches and the best way to cook pasta…

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