Mauritius boasts beautiful beaches, a pleasant climate and friendly inhabitants. Lots of people have heard about the island but how many of them actually know it? To gain deeper insight, here is a brief recap of 8 essential things to know about this jewel in the Indian Ocean.
Carried away by the charm of Mauritius, you will be inspired by the myriad of small islands scattered like stardust along its coastline!
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Beyond its mind-blowing scenery and relaxed atmosphere, Mauritius is a natural haven for healthcare. Here are 6 reasons why choosing to live in Mauritius will make for a healthier lifestyle…
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We gained our independence in 1968. It wasn’t without problems: there were the communal riots in January the same year, leading to a state of emergency. No-one was sure what to expect post-independence: would Mauritius be left to fend for itself?
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La Balise Marina, the only residential marina in Mauritius, offers the best of both world. For Lilian Eymeric, extreme swimmer…
Everyone can walk to Ganga Talao, the sacred crater Lake in Mauritius. Many streets are lined with people offering food and drinks, religious music permeates the air. I was in my car the other day, slowly moving behind gorgeous kanwars, and a lovely woman came and gave me a ti puri, a deep-fried kind of flatbread with curried Lima beans.
One of the many pleasures of Mauritius is the seemingly-endless supply of public holidays. I’m joking! Well, not really – having a day off from time to time is fun, of course, but what makes these days truly special is that everybody, regardless of ethnicity and religion, celebrates each other’s festivities – Maha Shivaratri, Christmas, Eid al-Fitr, Diwali, you name it.