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THE TAKAMAKA BOOZY HOT CHOCOLATE

By on 11th December 2018

Who doesn’t love hot chocolate? In our opinion it’s one of the best drinks all year round, in hot or cold weather, and especially around the Holiday time. We give you Christmas in a mug – an easy and deliciously indulgent drinking dessert spiked with divine caramel undertones from…


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Lifestyle Travel

WELCOME TO LA PLAINE ST ANDRÉ

By on 22nd November 2018

Welcome to La Plaine. St André, home of Takamaka Rum. Here we share with you a little of the history behind this beautiful plantation house and its grounds.

The house also known as La Grande Maison has been lovingly restored and refurbished and turned into a restaurant and bar, serving…


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THE COCKTAIL SCENE – THE MIXOLOGIST

By on 22nd August 2018

Jamie Jones, Director of Drinks at Scotch+Limon, 2017 winner of World Class UK and number 6 in the Global final answers our our questions and gives us the scoop on the latest cocktail trends of the year.

 

Tell us a little about yourself, how did you get into the industry…


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THE COCKTAIL SCENE – WHAT IS MIXOLOGY

By on 25th July 2018

On the one end of the bar you’ll find old school bartenders in casual dress slinging drinks for Happy Hour, and on the other end you’ll find moustachioed men and carefully coiffed women preparing a concoction for your sipping pleasure. The terms “mixology” and “mixologist” have become a regular…


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Art Lifestyle Travel

SEYCHELLES – MUSE FOR THE CREATIVE SOUL

By on 7th May 2018

If we asked you to close your eyes and imagine a tropical paradise… the chances are the picture your mind would have conjured up would be an iconic image of the Seychelles, white sand, turquoise water, swaying coconut palms and blazing hot sun.

For those of us lucky enough to…


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MILLENNIALS

By on 12th April 2018

Workers belonging to the millennial generation, born between 1980 and 2000, make up the largest generation in the current workforce.

This tech-savvy millennial generation wholehearted exploits the new found freedom technology affords and more and more are embracing the digital nomadic lifestyle – the idea that aided by technology you…


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RAINY DAYS IN THE LAND OF PERPETUAL SUMMER

By on 2nd March 2018

It’s gotta happen at some point but not on your holiday right?

Here are some ideas to keep it real on holiday if heaven forbid the skies open up!

Visit a Museum

Rainy days are perfect for soaking up some Seychelles History – why not visit the Natural history museum in the…


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Food Lifestyle

TAKAMAKA RUM AND RAISIN ICE CREAM

By on 26th February 2018

So you’re having people over and want to impress but cannot even boil an egg – well here is a secret recipe (ssssh…) that will not only have your guests oohing and ahhhing but make you look like a fancy pants dessert chef too!

Ever wondered why commercial rum and…


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JOIN THE PARTY

By on 24th February 2018

Join the party and get ready to Takamaka RUM-ble! After a day of frolicking in the crystal clear waters and lolling about on the white sandy beaches of the Seychelles, it’s time to get glammed up for a night out. We have chosen the best island party spots for…


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HIKING IN SEYCHELLES

By on 23rd February 2018

Hop off the beaten track and onto one of the many Seychelles hiking tracks.

The best way to get up close to the natural Seychelles is on foot. So fill up your backpack with plenty of water, a packed lunch, snacks and sunscreen and set off for the adventure of…