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Mauritius – The fabulous Tea Route

Mauritius – The fabulous Tea Route

During our stay in Mauritius, we went road-tripping and we absolutely loved the freedom the car gave us. We didn’t make any plans when we left our apartment in the morning but just saw where the road took us. Some days we drove to the right and some days to the left. This way of exploring the island took us, by accident, along the so-called tea route. And the tea route turned out to be one of our road-trips highlights.The…

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Mauritius – Emerald green paradise

Mauritius – Emerald green paradise

When arriving in Mauritius from a grey and rather pale, deep freezer cold Europe your eyes are in for a colour shock, big time. Shades of green and blue, you didn’t even know existed, are dotted with colours from the rest of the pallet and this colourful patchwork just makes you want to dive into the magnificent island of Mauritius and soak up every bit of it. When we travel, we do not necessarily go for “postcard perfect destinations” but…

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Malta – a breathtaking patchwork

Malta – a breathtaking patchwork

When visiting the small island state of Malta in the southern part of the Mediterranean be prepared for a fantastic journey into history The Maltese Islands have a more than 7000 years long and very colourful history. The islands have been conquered over and over again and nowadays you will find evidence of this incredible historical heritage wherever you go on these sun-drenched islands. Best Fare Finder    You will find ancient temples, castles and fortresses one larger, more beautiful…

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Italy – Ischia sweeps you out of your flip-flops

Italy – Ischia sweeps you out of your flip-flops

Ischia, Capris lesser known bigger sister awaits you with green hilltops, turquoise water, beautiful beaches, thermal parks, picturesque small towns and ancient history. Ischia offers you everything you could wish for during an Italian holiday. Even though more than 16.000 of the islanders live in Ischia Porto the town seems more village like. The pace of life is slow. We loved the charming little harbour, the narrow tree lined streets, the beautiful residential areas, the vistas from the hill tops,…

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Curacao – In love with Curacao

Curacao – In love with Curacao

On a very cold and snowy morning, we went to the airport for our flight to paradise island Curacao. And paradise we found !!! Curacao,  a small island nation is the epitome of a Caribbean island. Curacao is found in the southern Caribbean Sea only 40 miles off the Venezuelan coast. A former Dutch colony where Caribbean, African, Latin and European culture mixes together in a gaudy carpet. Curacao is one of the best kept secrets in the Caribbean. In 2012…

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