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Yemaya Adventures, ecotourism in Mauritius

Conscious Performer of the Month: Yemaya Adventures

Adventure travel in Mauritius: Yemaya Adventures   Patrick Haberland, born in South Africa from a Mauritian mom and a German dad,...

Cultural tours of Port Louis, My Moris

What is Sustainable Tourism?

Sustainable Tourism in Mauritius What is sustainable tourism? How important is it and its impact for development of the island. Mauritius...

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Mauritius bus routes & schedules, a guide to public transport

Mauritius bus routes & schedules Oh, the one million questions about public transport in Mauritius. Here, we ride buses. The same...

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10 Must-do’s while in Mauritius

Being just for a weekend or for 3 months, the best advice we can give you is to move around the...

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Kaz’Out Musik Festival goes Conscious

Festival lovers, please follow me over here. In front of us is the once-a-year event so awaited in Mauritius, Kaz’Out Musik Festival! An...

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You had me at “artisanal beer”, Flying Dodo

Flying Dodo Beer Let me start with a little introduction. Craft beer, or artisanal beer, is the one produced in smaller...

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That time we conquered the Lion. Or the other way around.

Hiking Lion Mountain The forecast was perfect for a hike – a clear and sunny winter morning – according to the...

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Authentic products from local creators

Artisanal Products of Mauritius Le Rendez-Vous is not a brand, it is the meeting point of local artists and designers, Marine...

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Smoothie-ing juicing

Every day your body is bombarded with huge amounts of toxins. From beauty products to environmental toxins, bus fumes, alcohol, processed...

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Guide to hiking Le Morne

Le Morne Mountain Le Morne, our mountain-peninsula at the southwest, has well-earned a reputation as a World Heritage Site due to...

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Black River Gorges National Park

Black River Gorges National Park They invited us to a hike in the Gorges Natural Reserve. They said it was an...

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4 reasons to care about coral reefs

Coral reefs of Mauritius Coral reefs are not pieces of stone neither natural souvenirs to take back home for your bathroom...

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Hiking to the top of a waterfall

Waterfall Hikes If the clouds busted your plans on the beach it might just be your lucky day, since cloudy weather...

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Home-made marmalade, 100% natural.

Summer in Mauritius calls for tropical fruits everywhere; and we mean, everywhere! Mangoes, litchis, passion fruit, pineapples, watermelon. Not only...

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Plastic Bags Banned

Did you know? In the aim to protect the environment and the ocean, plastic bags have been banned from supermarkets in...

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5 Reasons why legumes are the food of the year

2016 has been declared the year of pulses by the United Nations’ Food & Agriculture Organization. All legumes such as beans,...

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Diwali

Diwali in Mauritius The Festival of the Lights. One of the most important Hindu celebrations year-round, commemorating the victory of light...

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Healthy skin + healthy corals = Reef-friendly sunscreen

Reef-friendly Sunscreens We all have the right to a sexy tan, a healthy skin and a long-lasting planet; however, little is...

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Why choosing organic food protects coral reefs

Commercial agriculture commonly uses chemical fertilizers and pesticides that help secure their crops, but such agricultural chemicals are poisoning our water...