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Where To Go On Honeymoon And When

Nicola Barnard | Posted 07.06.2016 | Travel
Nicola Barnard

Your honeymoon is probably the most important holiday you will take in your life -- and it is the perfect excuse to splash out and go somewhere really...

Africa, you are about to take off

Maria Iotova | Posted 04.21.2016 | Education
Maria Iotova

Photo by Keshawve Jeewon via ALU Whether you are a student, employer or investor at ALU, you are part of a revolution. This is exactly what Fred Swan...

What Islands Can Learn From Mauritius About Tourism and Entertainment

The Conversation Africa | Posted 01.13.2016 | Travel
The Conversation Africa

Mauritius has gone through five stages of tourism entertainment since 1968. These are introduction, development, commercialisation, consolidation and revamping.

Air France Flight Forced To Land In Kenya Over Bomb Scare

Associated Press | Lee Moran | Posted 12.20.2015 | World

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — An Air France flight from Mauritius to Paris was forced to land in the Kenyan coastal city of Mombasa after a device suspected...

US Monkey Business in Mauritius

Monica Engebretson | Posted 07.21.2016 | Green
Monica Engebretson

I am willing to guess that most people who live in the United States have no idea what Mauritius is or where in the world it is. They certainly don't know what (or I should say who) the US imports in large number from it and why we should care.

Summer Escapes: 11 Resorts Right on the Beach

Joy Pecknold | Posted 06.19.2016 | Travel
Joy Pecknold

South Beach, bringing the heat. Well, actually, close to South Beach but away from the fray, and whimsically dressed up in mid-century Art Deco--that's what this Thompson has to offer.

Modi's Indian Ocean Tour Shows That India's Watching China

Shashi Tharoor | Posted 05.11.2015 | World
Shashi Tharoor

NEW DELHI -- China's ambitions in the South China Sea have extended well into the Indian Ocean, and the prospect of an emerging superpower casting its shadow has roused anxiety in a number of littoral states, which look to India as an alternative security provider.

10 Reasons To Go To Mauritius Now

Fodor's | Posted 01.12.2015 | Travel
Fodor's

While the Maldives and Seychelles are often spotlighted as ultimate honeymoon and couples destinations, Mauritius, which shares the Indian Ocean with ...

Paradise Found: Indian Ocean Escapes

Jacada Travel | Posted 12.23.2014 | Travel
Jacada Travel

The Indian Ocean is an azure-blue expanse strewn with startlingly beautiful islands that live up to all the clichés of swaying palm trees and white-sand beaches -- but let's assume you already know that.

Mauritius Just Jumped To The Top Of Our Bucket List Because Of This

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 10.13.2014 | Travel

Has the world reached a saturation point on time lapse videos? Who knows, but we’ll take one more, as long as it's this one, because it’s oh-so-be...

Another Day, Another Beautiful Place To Visit

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 04.23.2014 | Travel

Mauritius is an island just off the coast of Africa, close to Madagascar and Mozambique. With its stunning beaches, jewel-toned lagoons and spot of mu...

Ditch The Flip Flops

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 04.19.2015 | Travel

Over winter and ready to hit the beach? Us too. As a coping mechanism, we've compiled a list of the best places to beat the heat. Here are a few sp...

15 Amazing Beaches to Warm Your Soul on a Snowy Day

minube | Posted 04.21.2014 | Travel
minube

With much of the continental United States experiencing record cold and snow, we thought we'd do our part by compiling these 15 amazing beaches so you can keep warm on the inside, if not the outside.

Researchers Find Evidence Of Long-Lost Continent

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 02.25.2013 | World

A a group of international scientists have found evidence that an ancient, lost continent may be buried beneath the Indian Ocean floor. Nature repo...

Professional Travelers Share Their 2013 Itineraries

Joy Pecknold | Posted 03.19.2013 | Travel
Joy Pecknold

So many places to see, so little time. To help make planning a great escape in the new year more breezy and less run-of-the-mill, a few travel bloggers and I chime in on the destinations that top our 2013 travel bucket lists.

8 Ways To Experience Mauritius

Shivya Nath | Posted 12.29.2012 | Travel
Shivya Nath

As a hotspot for honeymooners, the adventurous, cultural and culinary streaks of Mauritius often get lost behind postcards with five-star resorts and ...

Shipping Bytes Across Borders

Jake Colvin | Posted 07.22.2013 | Technology
Jake Colvin

As the world increasingly adopts digital technologies and habits, improving the framework for information flows is essential to preserve the ability of innovators and entrepreneurs everywhere to participate effectively in the global marketplace of the 21st Century.

Inspired by Arab Spring, Mauritius Youth Plan Protests

Ahmed Shihab-Eldin | Posted 11.01.2011 | World
Ahmed Shihab-Eldin

"Stop messing with our future" - these are the words written on the logo of a Facebook group in the Mauritius that is hoping to bring about social and political change in the small island just off of Africa's southern coast.

Back To Broadway: Lily Rabe And Hamish Linklater

hosted2.ap.org | Posted 10.15.2011 | Arts

NEW YORK (AP) -- Lily Rabe and Hamish Linklater will star opposite Alan Rickman this fall in the world premiere of Theresa Rebeck's new play. Produce...

The Perfect Place to Write

Jaime Pozuelo-Monfort | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jaime Pozuelo-Monfort

Finding the inspiration and the creativity to continue the journey of our lifetime requires a flexible mindset and the ability to imagine unheard of scenarios able to enable the travel in time.

Have Food, Will Travel: Top 5 New Culinary Destinations

Divya Gugnani | Posted 09.20.2011 | Home
Divya Gugnani

Call us foodies, bon vivants, gourmands or (occasionally) gluttons; but as long as there are new countries to be explored and novel foods to be eaten, we will be there.

1,000 Words About Mauritius

Bernard Pollack | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Bernard Pollack

People in Mauritius seemed shocked to meet two people from the U.S. But that's America's loss because in the middle of the Indian Ocean is one of the most incredible islands we've ever visited.

Chagos Islands Marine Reserve Will Be Largest In The World

BBC News | Paul Rincon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The UK government has created the world's largest marine reserve around the Chagos Islands. The reserve would cover a 545,000-sq-km area around the...

Rudolph Elmer: Julius Baer Whistleblower Speaks Out On Swiss Banks And Offshore Tax Havens

nytimes.com | LYNNLEY BROWNING | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

[Rudolph] Elmer, who ran the Caribbean operations of the Swiss bank Julius Baer for eight years until he was dismissed in 2002, moved to Mauritius in ...

Hindus celebrate Diwali holiday in India and beyond

WorldFocus.org | WorldFocus.org | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Around the world, from India and Mauritius to the United Kingdom and Guyana, Hindus gathered with friends and family to celebrate the festival of ligh...