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10 Reasons To Go To Mauritius Now

Fodor's | Posted 11.12.2014 | 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 10.23.2014 | 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-s...

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 05.09.2014 | 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.

Lily Rabe & Hamish Linklater Return To Broadway

AP | Posted 10.15.2011 | Arts

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

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.

Report: U.S. Exposed As Biggest Importer Of Brutally Captured Monkeys From Mauritius

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NAIROBI, Kenya — Wild long-tailed monkeys sustain broken limbs and other injuries when trappers catch the primates and transfer them to breeding...

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...

Diamonds Are Not Forever

Jaime Pozuelo-Monfort | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jaime Pozuelo-Monfort

Botswana is an example of how to wisely administer a natural resource endowment.

A Valentine's Day Hint: The World's Best Pedicure

Beth Arnold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Beth Arnold

There's something truly luxurious about someone handling our body's mules with velvety care and attention.

Prince Harry Shirtless In Mauritius With Chelsy

Bauer Griffin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

We spotted Prince Harry and longtime girlfriend Chelsy Davy enjoying a tropical post-Christmas vacay in Mauritius. On Sunday, they joined friends f...

Was There Good News from Africa in 2008?

Olivier Kamanda | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Olivier Kamanda

Headlines from Africa in 2008 recounted brutal riots in Kenya, a war in the Democratic Republic of Congo, and election-driven chaos in Zimbabwe. But there was also good news.