Month: January 2018

View of The Colosseum in Rome as seen from the Big Bus Tour

Review of Big Bus Tour in Rome: a perfect way to discover the city

There are cities where a bus tour might be obsolete. Rome, however, is definitely not one of them. Rome is a large city and has so much to offer. I remember when I was planning […]

Sunset view, Palm Hotel & Spa, Reunion Island

Discover Reunion Island: How to get from Saint-Denis to Petite Île

To start off 2018 – we took a small family holiday to Reunion Island – 5 days of quality family time. We already went last year in April and the kids absolutely loved it: mummy’s […]

Octopus Salmi, traditional Mauritian Curry - a main dish at Chez Tino Restaurant

Chez Tino – Restaurant in Trou d’Eau Douce

By far our favorite local restaurant on the East Coast! Chez Tino is a small restaurant located on the first floor along the Coastal Road in Trou d’Eau Douce. Their small terrace overlooks the bay […]

BERGUITTA is passing Mauritius as I write and we have had an easy outcome!

Cyclone BERGUITTA – last update

FINAL UPDATE 4pm weather bulletin: Cyclone warning has been lifted in Mauritius. There is no more Cyclone Warning in force in Mauritius. Still be careful out there some areas are experiencing strong wind still. UPDATE […]

Stuffed calamari, main dish at 1974, da Antonio e Giulia - authentic Italian restaurant in Mauritius

Dinner at 1974, da Antonio e Giulia – Trou aux Biches

Trou-aux-Biches is a small town located on the Coastal Road a few kilometers south from Grand Bay in the North of Mauritius. There are always a lot of Italian restaurants in every country I think, […]

Cyclone BERGUITTA – Update 2.0

UPDATE – 10:30am weather bulletin by Meteo France – BERGUITTA has just been downgraded to Intense Tropical Storm. Mauritius Met Services keep it as Tropical Cyclone. This means the system is weakening and this is […]

Cyclone BERGUITTA – update 1.0

Update: Mauritius will be in Class 3 cyclone warning tomorrow morning wednesday 17jan2018 at 4am. The wind has been significantly picking up these last past hours on the East Coast of Mauritius. It was confirmed […]

Berguitta became a cyclone this morning a 0530UTC -

Top Things to know about cyclones in Mauritius

With the severe tropical storm/future cyclone BERGUITTA on the way, I thought I would write a bit about the warning system and generally about life on tropical islands when we have a beast one the […]

News from Mauritius: Holidays, New Year and Cyclones

2 months of holidays come to an end and the kiddos are preparing their bags for tomorrow – back to school, year 4 and year 2 here we come! Also means mummy here gets back […]