Wildlife in Mauritius

Around eight million years ago an earth-shattering explosion happened. The bed of the Indian Ocean ruptured, and basalt was thrown into the sky. After the calm, an enthralling new world emerged. Unusual plants and fantastic creatures made their way but not for long.

wildlife mauritius at lemonicks

When the Dutch first settled here, they … Read the rest

Top 15 Things You Must Do in Mauritius

After my two visits to Mauritius, I maintain, Mauritius is one of those few places in the world you can fall in love with immediately… even before landing. Mark Twain called it “paradise”, and Joseph Conrad “a pearl”. It is a beautiful island country, known for its white beaches and pristine waters. Each side of the island has a different landscape.

Mauritius, it’s a pleasure!

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The unexpected side of travel

We meet many people on the road, both locals and travelers alike who help us in time of need or distress without expecting a return. Last week of every month I bring you stories from travelers who have experienced kindness on the road and like to share and spread it for the love of travel.

This month’s story has come from Supriya Manot who takes us to Europe where she lost her passport. Read what happens next.
Over to Supriya Manot.
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musee du luvre
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The Crowning Jewel of Jaipur

Salman, the hotel representative, was waiting for us at the arrival area. Smartly dressed in his suit, he patiently holds up the placard high for all to see. He wanted to make sure his guests don’t miss him. After brief introductions he took charge of our luggage and called the vehicle to ferry us to the hotel.

Crowne Plaza Tonk Road Jaipur
Early Morning view of Crowne Plaza Tonk Road Jaipur

Crowne Plaza is strivingRead the rest

Strangers on GQ ride

We meet many people on the road, both locals and travelers alike who help us in time of need or distress without expecting a return. Last week of every month I bring you stories from travelers who have experienced kindness on the road and like to share and spread it for the love of travel.

This month’s story has come from Samaresh Biswal who tells us three different incidents during his solo bike journey in India.
Over to Samaresh Biswal.
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I have heard about kindness on road but when I started my solo GQ (Golden … Read the rest

Why should you visit London now!

London has always enjoyed a cherished place in the heart of Indian travellers and tourists alike and of mine as well. For me, it has always been ahead of even Paris. So much so if you have not been to London then you have not travelled! Alternately, if you have been to London then nothing else matters. 🙂 🙂

While the people of India may … Read the rest