Chateau de Labourdonnais seen from the alley - Cultural visits in Mauritius, Things to do in Mauritius - #mauritius #visit #travel

Visits in Mauritius: Château de Labourdonnais

Located in the Northern part of Mauritius, not far from the area where Paul and Virginie – our most famous lovers – grew up, the Château de Labourdonnais invites you to discover a colonial past. […]

Deluxe Room at the Westin Cape Town - Where to stay in Cape Town - Hotel in Cape Town

Hotel Review: The Westin Cape Town

For our second trip to the Mother City we stayed at The Westin Cape Town. We have often stayed at Starwood properties… sorry Marriott properties (can’t get used to that one!) and Westin has always […]

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 […]

Lion's Head and Cape Town, view from Table Mountain - #tablemountain #capetown #southafrica

Discover Cape Town: Table Mountain and Camps Bay

So Yay! I was lucky enough to get back to Cape Town for a week-end this year. Last year I had a blast discovering the historic side to this amazing town. This time it all […]

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 – […]

Sitting area in the Air Mauritius Business Class lounge at Plaisance Airport in Mauritius

Lounge Review: Air Mauritius Business Lounge – Mauritius Airport

Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport, also known as Plaisance Airport, is located on the south eastern coast of Mauritius and got itself a new terminal in 2013 changing the whole experience of arriving and departing […]

Helicopter Corail in Pierrefonds airport, Reunion Island

Discover Reunion Island from the air – a fabulous helicopter ride

The highlight for this trip to Reunion Island was definitely the helicopter ride we took one morning. There are a couple of operators offering helicopter rides to discover the island, we chose Corail Helicopter – there […]

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 […]

Pizza 'Explosive' at Chez Marco, the Best Pizzeria in the North of Mauritius

One of the best pizza in Mauritius: La Voglia Matta in Trou aux Biches

May 2018 Update: Chez Marco will be closed for renovations from the 14th May to 25th June 2018. Popo Supermarket that is located on the Coastal Road not far, is moving next to restaurant and are doing […]

Taxi boat on Trou-aux-Biches beach in Mauritius with clear blue sky and beautiful lagoon

Things to do in Mauritius: Trou-aux-Biches beach

A very busy and popular public beach on the island: the Beach of Trou aux Biches. It is the ideal family beach in Mauritius. Trou aux Biches is a small coastal town located on the […]