Category: Island life

CIEL Ferney Trail - 4km kids race

Ferney Trail: a great day out – review and information

Yesterday was Ferney trail’s 10th anniversary – and we spend a fabulous family day. The kids loved the run at the bottom of the mountains and in the sugar cane fields. Mummy here enjoyed to […]

The Bazar in Port Louis: a exciting cultural experience

The central market in Port Louis: a must do in Mauritius

In this post I take you to discover the central Market in Port Louis. A must do if you spend a ‘touristy’ day in the Capital. Discover how the market works, street food and a few shopping tips!

bus stop in Mauritius - public transportation in Mauritius

Guide to transportation in Mauritius

Need tips to get around Mauritius? Find the information on how to take the bus, rent a car or grab a taxi on the island.

rock climbing at Pointe aux Piments

A visit to the Mauritius Aquarium

Yes, we do have an aquarium on the island and no, it is not the best thing we have in Mauritius. I don’t really like making a ‘negative’ review, but on the other hand it […]

La Vallée de Ferney, views of the South, Mauritius

Domaine de l’Etoile

Domaine de l’Etoile is located in the south eastern part of the island, about 40min from Port Louis or Belle Mare. It is the biggest nature reserve on the island and it is also private […]

Discover Mauritius: Visit the Chinese Pagodas in Port Louis

Chinese Heritage in Mauritius – A visit to the Pagodas of Port Louis

I don’t often go to Port Louis – well not unless I really need to! That is how most people in Mauritius feel about the capital I think. It’s big, hot and sticky, noisy with […]

Hiking Le Pouce with my new camera

It was my birthday not long ago and I got this awesome treat and spend the week-end at The Residence, a hotel on the East Coast. I also got a huge cake with a picture […]

A walk on the beach

I think winter is coming. Well of course winter is coming! in a couple of weeks it will be the June solstice and winter will be upon us. I don’t care for winter in the […]

The Eternal City – planning a visit to Rome

Slowly, slowly my walking map of Rome is taking shape. I read and I map, then I read some more and have to add something on my map. sigh. How am I suppose to choose? […]

Fish Market in Grand Bay

Yesterday we went for a little drive and ended up in Grand Bay. When we lived there I used to go to the fish market all the time. Now this is not a big market, […]