Browsing Category

Lifestyle


VIEW POST

View more
Lifestyle Travel

YOUR GUIDE TO BECOMING A RUM CONNOISSEUR

By on 14th March 2017
So you want to be a rum connoisseur? Excellent. Put down the pipe and monocle. There’s no need to take ourselves quite so seriously. There’s a more to the rum tasting experience than looking pensively into the glass and muttering words like ‘woody’, ‘silky’ and trying to sound like you know what you’re talking about. Rum is filled with complex flavours and dramatically different characteristics that depend on the type of rum – and the individual tasting it. Relax, and forget about any pretense.


VIEW POST

View more
Lifestyle Travel

EXPLORE THE PARADISE ISLANDS OF THE SEYCHELLES

By on 14th March 2017
Although the Seychelles is commonly known as a singular ‘island destination,’ the African paradise is actually an archipelago made of 115 different islands, each with their own unique geography, heritage and lifestyle. Considering that the Seychelles recorded history dates back to the 16th century, it is no surprise that over the centuries, each island has developed a rich story - perfect for holiday makers looking for a place of wild wonder.


VIEW POST

View more
Cocktails Lifestyle

KNOW YOUR RUM MIXERS

By on 20th February 2017
Let’s be honest. Rum is not fully appreciated for the delightfully versatile spirit it is. It’s as at home in frivolously fruity drinks as it is just being savoured on the rocks.


VIEW POST

View more
Lifestyle Travel

TAKE IN THE 5 BEST SIGHTS OF THE SEYCHELLES

By on 20th February 2017
The Seychelles is widely known as the most beautiful destinations on earth, world renowned for playing host to some of the greatest sights of all tropical destinations. From sprawling beaches and epic sunsets on the horizon to diverse and vibrant plant and animal life, the Seychelles is undoubtedly a visual feast.


VIEW POST

View more
Lifestyle Music

MESS PROOF PARTYING

By on 20th February 2017
We all love to have a good time, and even more so when we’re on holiday. You’ve had a long year, you’ve worked hard and now your eyes are set on the Seychelles - and that large Takamaka cocktail with your name on it.
whale shark diving in seychelles


VIEW POST

View more
Lifestyle Travel

THE SEYCHELLES BUCKET LIST

By on 30th January 2017
The Seychelles is a destination that has made itself onto many bucket lists – and rightfully so. If you’re lucky enough to visit this island paradise, these are the 10 things you absolutely, positively, unquestionably have to do in the Seychelles.
Old wooden rum barrels at Takamaka Distillery


VIEW POST

View more
Lifestyle

THE HISTORY OF RUM IN THE SEYCHELLES

By on 5th January 2017
Before the smooth taste of Takamaka Rum was crafted and perfected to be the product you know today, residents and visitors to the Seychelles have long enjoyed different incarnations of this delicious drink.
Men working in sugar cane field making takamaka rum


VIEW POST

View more
Lifestyle Travel

THE PEOPLE BEHIND TAKAMAKA RUM – EPISODE 2

By on 30th November 2016
International travel trends say that most visitors want to tap into the local’s scene at any destination. Many travellers don’t want to travel long distances only to see another tourist hub - they have those at home already! They’re interested in seeking out those hidden gems that only the locals frequent. This has meant that many visitors have asked our staff members, at and at the Takamaka Distillery, where they hangout and what they do in their spare time - this time of year.
Helicopter over Seychelles beach


VIEW POST

View more
Lifestyle Travel

WIND, WATER, AND EARTH AROUND THE SEYCHELLES

By on 30th November 2016
When escaping the office there are normally three items to tick off your vacation list: swimming costume, towel, and beach destination. Takamaka Rum’s home, the Seychelles, is the perfect location to unwind and soak up those sunrays. After all, it is truly a 365-day-a-year holiday destination - with an average temperature of 27°C throughout the year.
Lady packing for holiday in the Seychelles


VIEW POST

View more
Lifestyle Travel

HOW TO PACK FOR A SEYCHELLES HOLIDAY

By on 29th November 2016
You’ve been planning your Seychelles holiday for months. You can already taste the cocktails and feel the sand between your toes. But there’s one hurdle standing between you and your dream holiday – deciding what to pack.