Tag: Guide

Flic en flac sunset 1

West coast of Mauritius

The west coast of Mauritius is the most popular beach hangout for locals as it is the closest to the bigger central towns of Quatre-Bornes, Rose-Hill, Beau-Bassin, Vacoas and Curepipe….

Le Morne Mauritius

10 useful tips about Mauritius

Mauritius is a small island in the Indian Ocean, about two hours by plane to the east of Madagascar – which itself is off the east coast of South Africa . It is mostly…

Gris Gris in the South

10 things to do in Mauritius

Mauritius has long been a favourite holiday destination for affluent Europeans, especially from England and France. Most tourists use up their holidays sunbathing by the beach or pool at…


Touring Japan

I flew to Japan in July 2014, a long overdue trip after a 10-day winter trip to Tokyo four years earlier. I still love the people, the food and…


Laos backpacking experience

I had two and half weeks off in December 2013 and decided to explore Laos, one of the few countries I had yet to see in Southeast Asia….

Shwedagon in Yangon

Touring Yangon

We spent only one day and one night in Yangon and frankly I wouldn’t stay any longer. Yangon is a city which sleeps at 9:00pm so unless you…

Train to Mandalay

A guided trip to Burma / Myanmar

Ever since I saw photos of Bagan in Myanmar at Felix Hug‘s photo exhibition a couple of years ago, I just had to go there. It did help that…