Travel blog – Indian Ocean

Black River Gorges National Park (image: Joe Stevens)

Mauritius: Beyond the Beaches

The beaches of Mauritius are beautiful and undoubtedly worthy of thorough exploration. In fact, there are few better places in the world where you can revel on soft, shimmering sands. That said, on a ...
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Best Hotels in the Indian Ocean

I don’t know about you, but at this time of year, you’ll usually find me dreaming about my next holiday. Desperate to Escape the dark mornings and gloomy weather, I begin planning exactly when and whe...
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Top 10 Reasons to Book with Flight Centre

Whether you're thinking of booking a tailor-made holiday to Australia to mark that special occasion, a short break to Europe with your family, or a couples' beach Escape to the Maldives, our...
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The Indian Ocean Compared: Maldives, Mauritius and Seychelles

As predicaments go, choosing between the Maldives, Mauritius and the Seychelles is a pretty nice one to be faced with. But deciding which I...
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4 Things You Need to Know About Mauritius

Mark Twain once said: “Mauritius was made first, and then heaven; and that heaven was copied from Mauritius.” It was easy to see what he was talking about when I stepped off the catamaran and onto the...
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Paradise Found: A Guide to the Best of the Seychelles

Rising from the warm blue waters of the Indian Ocean, almost 1,000 miles east of Africa, the Seychelles is a collection of 115 unspoiled jungle-clad islets, some little more than a lonely rock or two,...
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How to Choose Your Maldives Island

 
It's a happy dilemma to be in, but choosing which Maldives island to stay on (and which resort to relax in) is a toughie. These are the questions you need to ask before booking the holiday of a l...
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