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Gunner's Point in Mauritius - View from the Anse La Raie

All you need to know about Mauritius: Facts, information and best travel tips

General Information about Mauritius Mauritius is the ultime holiday destination! Tropical weather, beautiful beaches and a nature asking to be discovered. In this post I share useful information about Mauritius, key facts about the island […]

Piazza at the LongBeach Mauritius, a Sun Resort. The Mauritian flag dominates proudly the celebration of the Independence of Mauritius

Happy Anniversary Mauritius: 50 years of Independence

Yesterday, Mauritius celebrated its 50th year of Independence. Our beautiful little island has an interesting history and so much more to it than what travel agency magazines sell. Uninhabited til the end of the 16th […]

Tropical Storm Dumazile 1.0

We have had a quiet month of February on the storm front in our part of the Indian Ocean. But that seems to end now as Dumazile – the fourth storm of the year – […]

Ganga Talao for Maha Shivaratri, Mauritius

Hindu festival in Mauritius: Maha Shivarati, the great night of Lord Shiva

We have many public holidays in Mauritius – it comes from all the different ethnic groups present on the island: everyone’s belief, traditions and religions must be respected. Thus, all the different communities gets to […]

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 […]

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 […]