Seychelles Islands – The Pros And Cons Of Alleged Paradise

Seychelles Islands, is it paradise? How is snorkeling and diving really, the infrastructure, costs of living and do they care for environment and wildlife?

English  |  Deutsch  Don’t get me wrong, the Seychelles Islands are stunningly beautiful and worth a visit or more, no matter what you may read here. But still, a few things really got me thinking. Continue reading “Seychelles Islands – The Pros And Cons Of Alleged Paradise”

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. Before our visit we read up on Mauritius on several blogs. Most of them described Mauritius as beautiful, like cut out of a promotional leaflet of the tourist office. It’s not quite like that! However, since then I’ve been back two further times. Continue reading “Mauritius: Five Reasons To Love Or Hate This Island”

Tips For Visiting Seychelles Islands Paradise

Living like locals on Mahé, the main island of the Seychelles, for an entire month, I can give you an insight how to travel the Seychelles beyond holiday resorts.

Ever thought of visiting a tropical paradise? Well,  we were lucky enough to get a house sitting assignment for a month in the Seychelles.

Visiting Seychelles On A Budget

We have been house sitting for the past four years which has allowed us to be able to visit places which, on our meager budget, would not be otherwise possible. So we jumped at the opportunity when this assignment came up, applied and here we are. (Our Tips how to find house sitting assignments or house swaps you find here), Continue reading “Tips For Visiting Seychelles Islands Paradise”