Category: Island life

Quick Pizza dinner and some holiday planning!

I don’t usually indulge in processed food and really, I try to make everything from scratch. However, once in a while the kiddos are also allowed to eat what they want and have a little […]

Pictures from Mauritius: Grand Bay Coastal Rd

This morning I left home thinking I had a doctor’s appointment in Grand Bay. Grand Bay is a small coastal town (and very touristic area) in the north of the Island. This is where I […]

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Paul et Virginie, the Mauritian love story

On the Eastern slope of the mountain which rises behind Port Louis in Isle de France, one can see the ruins of two small huts on a land which formerly used to be cultivated… The […]

Exotic plant: meet the Aloe vera

Not endemic to Mauritius, but it still thrives very well in our climate and can be found in most gardens, the aloe vera plant is very well know for its different benefits. The aloe vera […]

Birthday Treat at The Residence Mauritius

As birthday treat my husband arranged for a week-end in one of our favourite hotels, The Residence. I suppose we can say that we are regular guests, we have been coming here for the past […]

Birthday week-end 2017, Belle Mare, Mauritius When your husband treats you to a luxury week-end away for the birthday! Stay tuned… 

Beautiful cars

Like all (at least most) boys my kiddos 2 loves cars. When he saw the Porsche flag at the entrance of the Long Beach he wanted to have a look… He thought something special was […]

Friday morning coffee

With kids back to school, am back to my weekly routine. Friday for me means hanging around waiting for the morning to go by – the kids only have half day and finish at noon, […]

This is also Mauritius #4

May 2017, Argy, Flacq, Mauritius All over the island you find shrines and small prayer places like this one  – most are Catholic or Hindu. I like them very much, I stop once in a […]

When it really rains! 

UPDATE: so I was wrong… they have just closed the schools tomorrow. One more day of holidays!! Kids will be happy tomorrow.  Everybody is waiting on a torrential rain warning being issued for tonight and […]