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LET’S GO LOCAL – A GUIDE TO SEYCHELLOIS CULTURE

By on 3rd July 2017
The Seychelles may be known for its natural beauty, but the Seychellois people and their unique fusion of diverse cultures play a major role in making the archipelago the vibrant place that it is. So what can you expect when you visit? Here’s a quick guide to what you need to know about the people, the cuisine and the local culture:


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THE TALENT OF TAKAMAKA

By on 8th June 2017
With a long-standing legacy of fine product, a 5 out of 5 star rating from UK based online retailer The Whiskey Exchange, and a clear place in rum’s hall of fame, you’d think that the Takamaka team could rest in the knowledge that they were doing a sterling job.


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THE SEYCHELLES ART SCENE

By on 29th May 2017
If you were ever going to pursue a career as a fulltime artist, the Seychelles should definitely rank right up there as one of the best places to set down your paintbrush (or chisel or pencil or any other medium for that matter). The tropical island’s exquisite surrounds, rich Seychellois culture and leisurely lifestyle offer endless inspiration for the creation of bright, colourful and diverse island arts and crafts.


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Snorkeling in the Seychelles

By on 28th April 2017
Snorkeling. One of the weirder words in the English language. And an activity that requires slightly weird, somewhat unflattering attire (let’s face it, no one looks good in a snorkeling mask). But it’s also one of the key drawcards for Seychelles tourism. The islands boast some of the best snorkeling spots in the world and ideal conditions with average surface water temperatures between 25 and 29°C – not to mention the seemingly endless array of exotic marine life.


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TRAVEL GUIDE: GET TO KNOW THE SEYCHELLES LINGO

By on 20th April 2017
The Seychelles islands have been the site of numerous cultural influences – which make it the unique holiday destination it is today. From fine, fusion cuisine, long-standing traditions from all corners of the globe, and a language quite unlike any other Creole nation, a visit to the Seychelles is a meeting point to the rest of the world. While most Seychelles locals do speak English, get stuck into the Seychelles culture by getting clued up with the local lingo


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THE 3 BEST CORALS REEFS IN PARADISE

By on 5th April 2017
The Seychelles coral reefs are magical, a delicate environment where thousands of colourful creatures co-exist in a natural kaleidoscope. Our home is blessed to be surrounded by so many reefs to explore.


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PARADISE PRESERVED

By on 14th March 2017
The Seychelles is a special place. Not only because it is home to the Seychellois creole culture, and Takamaka Rum, but also because of its natural beauty. Since the 1970s the islanders have been dedicated to preserving paradise and have bucked the “island normal” trend of devastating environmental depletion. As a collective the world is thankful that the Seychellois excelled in saving their natural environment so that we can all enjoy this paradise. Here are three pieces of preserved paradise that you can enjoy as a visitor.


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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.


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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.


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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.