Tag Archives: Mauritius

A day of adventure in Mauritius: Waterfalls, Grand Bassin and Le Morne…

Mauritius is an incredible island.  A mountainous, jungley interior, stunning beaches and towns and cities full of bustling markets.  The food is fantastic too, from fresh fruit to curries, I’m in food heaven whenever I visit this beautiful place.  On a recent trip I spent a day discovering hidden waterfalls and glorious beaches.  Hire a

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11 things to do in Mauritius…

Mauritius has such a diverse landscape from stunning beaches, jungles, mountains, waterfalls and volcanoes to bustling streets and markets in the capital of Port Louis. Found in the Indian Ocean, near South Africa and India, this beautiful island is influenced by these two countries, religions and cuisines spill over and a mixture of cultures also

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My 2015 Travel Highlights…

Wow, 2015 has really flown by!  I’m pretty sure I said this about 2014 as well in last years round-up: Cheers 2014…you’ve been a good’un!  So much has happened this year, I thought it would be fun to look back and to share with you some exciting new developments for the coming year…   January I started

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The Festival of Lights…

I was in Mauritius during Diwali, or the Festival of Lights as it is also known.  During the festival celebrations clay pots are filled with oil and burnt overnight in households symbolising the power of good over evil.  The first evening I was there I stumbled across a free open air dance performance, put on as

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