Top 10 Things to Do in Feldkirch: An Austrian Medieval Gem

porticoed 2-storey medieval buildings in street in feldkirch with snow capped mountains in distance

I’m a sucker for a medieval town and if that town is under the tourist radar, so much the better. Feldkirch in the Vorarlberg region of Austria is one of those towns. Although I chose to visit Feldkirch as a jumping-off point for Liechtenstein, I rapidly discovered that this charming old town was a destination […]

28 Fascinating Facts About Mauritius: Discovering Paradise

hammock swinging from a tree on a sandy beach in mauritius

Do you think Mauritius is just a honeymooner’s paradise with idyllic sandy beaches and palm trees gently swaying in the breeze? Think again. As I discovered when I visited, there’s more to this Indian Ocean island than meets the eye. Whether you are planning a holiday or simply curious, read on for my hand-picked interesting […]

How to Visit Pamplemousses Botanical Garden, Mauritius

still pond with lush vegetation reflected in water seen during a visit pamplemousses botanical garden

If you think that Mauritius is just about idyllic tropical beaches think again. This Indian Ocean island has an array of biodiversity, showcased in the Pamplemousses Botanical Garden. Officially known as the Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Botanical Garden (or SSR Garden for short), this is a must-see attraction in Mauritius. It was my favourite place on the island and worth […]

Mauritius Solo Travel: The Ultimate Guide

canopy at end of jetty at sunset at westin turtle bay resort and spa

Are you dreaming of a beautiful beach destination for your next solo trip? The answer may lie in an idyllic island in the Indian Ocean. With its lush landscapes, luxurious resorts and excellent safety record, Mauritius is a great destination for those travelling alone. I had a fabulous solo vacation there and am excited to […]