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To Car or Not to Car

I started my Friday a tad grumpy as I didn’t really feel like going to Port Louis for the third time in as many days but hubby rented a mini-van for a few days so as to have transport whilst prepping the boat for sea and I had to return it to the rental agents […]

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Mauritius – affordable or not?

I read the posts of people wanting to leave SA and my heart breaks because I know it’s not a viable option financially or otherwise for many people BUT if you can manage to do so one can adjust your budget and live a good life. It is not impossible. We didn’t leave for the […]

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You’ve made it – Welcome to Mauritius

You’ve done it! You’ve packed up your old life and started a new one. You’ve made it to the island by hook or by crook. As you unpack your things in your new home you might wonder, what now? What’s next? It’s not all cocktails and beach sunsets especially if you are here to earn […]

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Island Blues

Tonight I’ve got the blues. Worse than the Sunday blues that I had yesterday. The gloomy clouds covering our rock in the middle of the ocean is surely not helping. We’ve recently moved to this rock in the middle of nowhere following hubby and we all arrived here in good spirits and quite optimistic about […]

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Are you really ready to be an expat? Am I ready to be one?

Not meaning to stir some feathers, just a personal observation derived from my personal life and inspired by the very interesting mix of SAFFAS I have met so far. ‘Are you really ready to be an expat?’; is the question that’s been on my mind for the last few weeks and especially in the light […]

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The wind beneath my wings – Sailing with Klaus from Wildwind Adventures Mauritius

There has been many a day that whilst on my sunset walks, I would amble past the Hobie cats and other watersport equipment in front of the hotels on Mont Choisy beach convinced that it was unavailable for use to the locals and only for hotel guests. Turns out I was wrong. Wildwind adventures cater […]

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Island life & Beauty Routines

Firstly I want to say that I am NOT a skin routine or brand name fanatic and I will not apologize for it…I am who I am. Having said that; before island life and now whilst enjoying island life I have noticed some definite changes in my skin’s condition. Apart from the fact that we […]

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Let’s go supping they said, it will be fun they said…

I was recently talked into a supping lesson by new friend and owner of Aqua Blue situated here in Mauritius. Let’s go supping she said….it will be fun she said…. I was a teeny bit skeptical if I have to be totally honest but being me I am always up for a challenge! 😉 Costumes […]

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Three months and counting

You know you’re home when you realise that what was once strange and unfamiliar has now become the new normal. Our three month anniversary of being in Mauritius has come and gone, passing unnoticed, lost in the craziness that we call life. When I realized it my first thought was that the fact that we […]

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