The approach to Saint Denis Airport offers a view of the island as it pushes up from the endless ocean blues. It looks small, yet determined. The landing strip runs along the coastline and the
A scenically captivating island that juts magically out of the ocean, Reunion Island enjoys an astonishing diversity of landscapes. Dramatic mountains, emerald forests, tumbling waterfalls, scenic coastal cities and a scattering of white and black-sand
My visit to Reunion Island remains a highlight of my travels. The creole music, sultry atmosphere, myriad of attractions and activities are on offer. Black beaches, white beaches, blue lagoons, aerial views. Hilltop villages, an
Reunion Island. – My time in Reunion Island in December last year showed me a vibrant destination that makes for a perfect active holiday, be it hiking in the mountains or dancing the night away to
Reunion Island. – As I travel, I love the children that I meet along the way. Everywhere there is commonality in their innocence and purity. These beauties, safe in their world, playing in the mud and
Reunion Island. – Everybody loves a good market, especially one that is bursting with fresh fruit and veg, local specialty cuisine, crafted goods, woven baskets, photography, jewellery and hand produced clothing. I spent a Saturday
Reunion Island. – This weekend, from 19 to 21 December, the Indian ocean island of Reunion celebrates Liberté Métisse, or the festival of Mixed Freedom. Making it the 5th time the Etang-Salé-les-Bains beach will be overtaken by colour, song and abandoned
Mozambique vs. Mauritius. Where best for a beach holiday?
Looking back at my travel experiences of the past few years, there are certainly some adventurous moments that stand out as highlights and that I would like to recommend in my African Wish List for
My wonderful MSC Sinfonia Cruise from Durban to Mozambique Island is now published in the Air Namibia in-flight magazine, Flamingo. The helicopter hovers overhead as the MSC Sinfonia pulls out of Durban’s port, the deck
Reunion Island. – Saint Pierre coastline. Look at that water. This island is a celebration! Read more about my time on Reunion Island. #GoToReunion
Reunion Island. – Skater boys and girls, at the skate park next to to the Saint-Pierre’s market, right on the coastline. I was amazed by how active all the Reunionese seem to be. Running, skating, cycling, hiking. Plus
Reunion Island. – Festival goers savoring the moment and the music, the family and the love, the coastline and the beach, irrespective of the rain. Read more about my time on Reunion Island. #GoToReunion
Reunion Island. – The rhythm, dance and vibrant colours all naturally intertwined. Read more about my time on Reunion Island. #GoToReunion
Reunion Island. – When rules are guidelines. And the dogs are winning! Who said no dogs allowed? Read more about my time on Reunion Island. #GoToReunion
Reunion Island. – Street Art forms a great part of the Reunion Island culture and one of the festival offerings was live works being created as we watched. See more on the Reunion Island blog here.