Mauritius: Five Reasons To Love Or Hate This Island

Where Mauritius matched our expectations or even excelled them and where it became short on fulfilling the promises of blogs and tourist brochures of being the tropical island paradise of every bodies dreams.

English  |  Deutsch  To be honest: It’s not all paradise but a lot of it is. Reading up on Mauritius on several blogs before our visit, we got the impression that most of it is just beautiful like cut out of a promotional leaflet of the tourist office. It’s not quite like that, but since then I’ve been back two times anyway. Continue reading “Mauritius: Five Reasons To Love Or Hate This Island”

Praslin, Seychelles – Destination Guide

I sat on my haunches and pointed my camera to the Aldabra giant tortoise, who was walking towards me, underestimating the speed of these ancient reptiles. Another unforgettable wildlife encounter on our travels, this time in Praslin, Seychelles, on a day tour to Curieuse Marine National Park.

On our travels in the Seychelles we found Praslin, an island not only with the most beautiful beaches, but also with UNESCO World Heritage Site Vallée de Mai Nature Reserve and the Curieuse Marine National Park close by. An unique place for nature enthusiasts to explore endemic animals and plants above and under water. Continue reading “Praslin, Seychelles – Destination Guide”

Best Of Tropical Island Paradise La Digue, Seychelles

La Digue is a small island in the Seychelles. Beautiful beaches with white sand, weird shaped granite boulders and a turquoise sea. Warm temperatures all year make it a dream holiday destination.

La Digue has kept its charm with mostly locally owned family businesses and bicycles as main choice of transport.

Crystal clear, aquamarine water encircled the island of La Digue. A gentle wind moved palm trees above lonely beaches, while granite boulders stood out like bald heads contrasting with the snow-white sand.

We were bound to spend probably the most memorable days of our travels in the Seychelles so far. Continue reading “Best Of Tropical Island Paradise La Digue, Seychelles”