Think of a holiday in Mauritius and you’ll find your mind instantly wandering to long, white sandy beaches and days spent lazing away sunbathing in one of the many resorts dotted throughout the island. Little do many visitors to this gem of an island in the Indian Ocean know that there are a myriad of activities to partake in – ranging from the active to the leisurely.
As someone who isn’t afraid of flying, I don’t despise being in the air but really just want to get from point A to point B. It’s all about the destination… until one sets foot on a Qatar Airways aircraft. This 5-star airline checks every box from checking in, service onboard and in-flight entertainment to absolute comfort, cuisine master chefs would be in awe of and the experience of catching your connecting flight at the top notch Hamad International Airport in Doha, Qatar.
- Minette Fourie
India is a country of contrasts. From the poorest of the poor to the filthy rich, you will encounter polar opposites around every corner in this vibrant and colourful country.
But despite the many variations on a theme, one thing remains true. You will never find a more compassionate, caring and spiritual people than the Indians. Their very way of life is entangled in the complex “give and take” around the concept of karma.
Karma. For everything action, there is an equal and opposite reaction. If you give, you will receive.
Coming from the sunny South African climate where snow is something that makes the evening news, I had the opportunity of a lifetime to tick “ski trip” off my travel wishlist.
Nothing quite takes your breath away like snowy mountain caps covered in white fluffy snow with crystal clear streams running as the last of the winter’s snow melts away into spring.