• At some 11 km bird-eyes view, stands a small preserved, authentic island, Rodrigues: neighbour to Mauritius but so much different. A welcoming land whose inhabitants’ life motto seems to be: ‘Trankil’ – Creole word [...]

    Published On: September 9th, 20225.2 min read
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  • I excitedly hopped in the white coach, eager to start this fabulous adventure in the south of the island.  I had a map of Mauritius, and I attentively listened to the guide's explanations while [...]

    Published On: September 2nd, 20223.7 min read
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  • A blazing sun was expected on this torrid day! We were nevertheless very motivated and ready early morning for a hike at the Bras d' Eau National Park. Well-shod and equipped with our water [...]

    Published On: January 21st, 20222.9 min read
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  • This time I decided to head towards the north of the island and invite you to this village named Pamplemousses, French name for grapefruits, that grew in great abundance in this region. It was [...]

    Published On: September 24th, 20214 min read
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  • At some 11 km bird-eyes view, stands a small preserved, authentic island, Rodrigues: neighbour to Mauritius but so much different. A welcoming land whose inhabitants’ life motto seems to be: ‘Trankil’ – Creole word [...]

    Published On: September 9th, 20225.2 min read
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  • I excitedly hopped in the white coach, eager to start this fabulous adventure in the south of the island.  I had a map of Mauritius, and I attentively listened to the guide's explanations while [...]

    Published On: September 2nd, 20223.7 min read
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  • A blazing sun was expected on this torrid day! We were nevertheless very motivated and ready early morning for a hike at the Bras d' Eau National Park. Well-shod and equipped with our water [...]

    Published On: January 21st, 20222.9 min read
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  • This time I decided to head towards the north of the island and invite you to this village named Pamplemousses, French name for grapefruits, that grew in great abundance in this region. It was [...]

    Published On: September 24th, 20214 min read
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  • In the south-west, adjoining the village of Tamarin, Rivière Noire, a place of reminiscence of slavery and marooning, reveals its mysteries and welcomes us with a beautiful blazing sun. The main road twists between [...]

    Published On: September 3rd, 20213.1 min read
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  • My professional appointment is set at 10 o'clock on this winter morning in the capital city Port-Louis where the thermometer shows 22 degrees. In order to avoid the main roads which sometimes witness bottlenecks, [...]

    Published On: August 13th, 20213.2 min read
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  • Landing in Grand Port in 1598, the Dutch were seduced by the lush nature of this plot of land which they named 'Mauritius' in honor of the Prince Maurice of Nassau. Silhouettes of palm [...]

    Published On: August 6th, 20213.3 min read
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  • In the heights at the entrance of Chamarel 7 Coloured Earth Geopark, a unique geological phenomenon highly recommended for visits, with shades of green all around, are found coffee trees. The ripe and red [...]

    Published On: July 30th, 20213.2 min read
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  • It was dinner time, and I was on the road back from work. It has been a hard day at the office, with loads of angry phone calls and last-minute meetings. I doubted if [...]

    Published On: March 24th, 20212.7 min read
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  • I could not wait to go shopping with my sister in Port-Louis, our capital city of Mauritius, on that Monday morning. We were going to La Corderie street for a few errands. I have [...]

    Published On: March 10th, 20212.7 min read
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  • A stone's throw from the center of the village of Moka, nestled in lush greenery, there’ s this place that can bring you back into the past in a few minutes. The small path [...]

    Published On: February 26th, 20212.7 min read
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  • As I walked through the old and ancient pavement of Port Louis in China Town, I could not help noticing the difference of the city's busy streets and that of my village. Though the [...]

    Published On: February 10th, 20212.6 min read
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  • Mauritius, known to many as Paradise Island, land of beautiful beaches and even lovelier people. However, one of the most pleasant surprises a visitor to the island will experience, is the level of service [...]

    Published On: January 20th, 20212 min read
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  • Have you finally found your One and Only, your forever sweetheart ? Nothing looks great enough for your chosen person ! What could you come up with to surprise her and give her memories [...]

    Published On: January 15th, 20211.8 min read
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  • None can ignore that over and above our beautiful beaches, Mauritius has a lot more to offer! For sure it is well-known for its deep-sea fishing, Scuba diving and numerous sea activities and much [...]

    Published On: January 13th, 20212.3 min read
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  • Mauritius has positioned itself since quite a few years now, as a destination that promotes Health and Wellness by offering quality services during your holidays when it comes to pampering yourself. As holidays stand [...]

    Published On: December 9th, 20202.9 min read
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  • After a few months of lockdown, like many, we wanted a big bowl of fresh air and our footsteps led us to Sept Cascades waterfalls. It is one of the most popular attractions for [...]

    Published On: December 4th, 20202.8 min read
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  • It is true that a simple mention of the island of Mauritius, and one would be tempted to immediately imagine its long sandy beaches, its emerald lagoons and beautiful sun that warms the skin [...]

    Published On: December 2nd, 20202.3 min read
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  • Need to escape for your big day? Need to wow to your better half? Nothing better than choosing a dream destination known for its idyllic weddings: The Island of Mauritius! An intimate ceremony with [...]

    Published On: November 12th, 20201.8 min read
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  • The alarm signaled 06.30am. Meeting time was at 08.00 in the village of Quartier Militaire situated on the east coast of the island of Mauritius. As it is usually the case here, some were [...]

    Published On: August 13th, 20204.7 min read
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  • Need to escape to a quiet place? Longing for a total change of scene? Feeling the urge to reconnect with nature? Looking for a different travelling experience, a unique and authentic holiday experience? Mauritius [...]

    Published On: December 16th, 20195.6 min read
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  • What an emotion-filled adventure I had on the east side of the island in a Buggy Vintage, rented with Hertz Mauritius. Pride and freedom quickly took over: 1033cc, a 4-door, AM and FM signals, [...]

    Published On: October 3rd, 20193.6 min read
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  • Not too far from Beau Vallon, in the hamlet of Riche en Eau, lies a vestige of our colonial past: the ‘Château de Riche en Eau’. By circumstances, I found myself there on March [...]

    Published On: August 30th, 20195.1 min read
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  • After a hectic week, we do sometimes long to disconnect, to unwind. On this first Saturday of June, I felt an urge to surround myself with green. There are several attractions in Mauritius that [...]

    Published On: June 6th, 20196.3 min read
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  • Are you searching for an undisturbed spot to spend a great time at, with your family, significant other or simply on your own? Do you wish for your children (younger or older) to try [...]

    Published On: May 9th, 20193 min read
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  • I was barely 6 years old when I got caught up in fishing. I used to spend my school holidays with my family in the coastal village of Trou aux Biches. Waking up every [...]

    Published On: April 4th, 20194.3 min read
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  • A rainy day at the beach is not the only situation that makes for a frustrated foreigner in Mauritius. For my part, the indicators are elsewhere, where there precisely is no beach but it [...]

    Published On: February 21st, 20195.9 min read
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  • It was a rather rude awakening (literally) at dawn! We had booked a hiking trip : Le Morne mountain trail. Our guide, Steve, picked us up at the hotel at 6am and I’ll admit [...]

    Published On: January 24th, 20193.2 min read
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  • Picturesque. That’s the perfect description of the Central Market of Port Louis, our capital city. Adorned with iron wrought, floral designs, inscriptions and arches made of stones, the gate gives a spectacular start to the [...]

    Published On: December 13th, 20187 min read
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  • What a catchy headline, one which anyone would mistakenly think is about the human race, when in fact, it is not. Johnny Hallyday, the hugely popular French singer, sang a cover of the Spanish [...]

    Published On: November 22nd, 20185.1 min read
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  • In these early days of the Mauritian summer, treat yourself to a magical moment, a highly recommended excursion: a tailor-made sunset cruise. Whether one is single, a hopeless romantic, in a couple, with family [...]

    Published On: October 19th, 20183.2 min read
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  • There are certain regions in Mauritius, from which large crowds shy away and which deserve our protection as they have a special character. Albion, a small village in the west facing the open sea, is [...]

    Published On: September 28th, 20185.6 min read
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  • Our host was waiting for us at Dubreuil in the best Indian tradition: homemade eggplant donuts mixed with coriander-flavoured chutney. Then lunch was served on a Ravenala leaf: steamed ‘chouchou’ from the host’s garden, peas [...]

    Published On: August 10th, 20182.5 min read
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  • This wonderful adventure brings to memory two French poets, Siefert and Prévert, whose names convey the feeling one gets: green (‘vert’). Emotions would flourish: provide, build, possess, think, hold back, feel, grow up, discover [...]

    Published On: August 9th, 20184.3 min read
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  • There is something utterly compelling about seeing the island from above, especially when one can easily recognize its natural geographic features and outlines, similar to a gigantic map. The sense of fulfilment and self-exaltation [...]

    Published On: July 26th, 20183.1 min read
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