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”

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”