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Holidays in Maldives luxury style

South Nilandhe, Maldives

With their signature white-sand beach and nearly deserted islands, the Maldives should be on the bucket list of any traveler.  Each year, upwards of 800,000 tourists flock to the island nation, which is actually made up of more than 1,000 islands and atolls.  One of the biggest tourist draws is the fact that only a […]

Mesmerising Mauritius


Mark Twain has very rightly said “You gather the idea that Mauritius was made first and then heaven and that heaven was copied after Mauritius” Way back when I was young, I had visited Mauritius with a brand new husband in tow. As our plane lost height, I caught sight of a lush green jewel […]

Exploring the fascinating Maldives


One of the most beautiful countries in the world and one that is most affected by global warming are the Maldives Islands. Located just to the south and west of mainland India on the equator, the nation of the Maldives consist of more than 1,200 islands, which are made up of 26 atolls. Only a […]

Nicobar and Andaman Islands: Ship, Sea and the Sun

Andaman and nicobar

Ship, Sea and the Sun: a wobble down the corridor It was the month of May, I still remember it as clear as the sea that I am glazing at right now; yes, I had been to this place before, the setting sun, the waves crashing on the moss covered rocks and the smell of […]

Mauritius: Somewhere on the seaside

Le Morne

How far do you have to go to find freedom? In my case, I flew more than six thousand miles to my husband’s native country, Mauritius. During three weeks, he made me discover the people, the culture and the magnificent landscapes of this small island. Mauritius is not only a sandy beach as you see […]

Mauritius: Traveling is not always about going far far away…

Cut sugar cane crop plantation

Traveling is the most amazing thing. You meet new people, you see new places, you open yourself to new perspectives and more often than not come back inspired by what you have seen. My first traveling experience was at about ten years old, when I went to London with my mum and my sister to […]


Lee Abbamonte Beach

By Lee Abbamonte Travel opens your eyes and your mind to a whole new world. Travel enables you to see the world through other peoples eyes and from other points of view. Travel increases your awareness of other cultures and people. Travel makes you smarter. Travel is the best education you can receive. Travel enables […]

Couples Travel Together: How do we do it?


Our year journey in South East Asia started July 2, 2012. When we were gone for eleven months in 2008, one of the common questions was, “How can you spend so much time together?” We were recently  interviewed about Traveling as a Couple by Travelinksites: Today we have the fine pair behind the super blog […]

The Maldives Hotel Battle: Little Two-Star “Eriyadu Resort” vs. Heavyweight “Four Seasons Kuda Hura”

Eriyadu Resort, Maldives Does this Maldivian Hotel challenge seem completely unfair from the get go? Would the locally run Eriyadu have anything on the International Bellwether? To find out, I had to develop criteria with which to compare and contrast the two Maldivian resorts. However, before the battle, I need to set the stage: My […]

Maldive Manta Rays

The islands of the Maldives are amazing! We heard about the incredible diving with the Manta Rays at Hanifaru. Click on the links below to see these amazing creatures! Hanifaru Diving with Manta Rays and Whale Sharks Please click on this National Geographic Video link for “Feeding Frenzy in the Maldives” which is part of […]