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A friendly Mauritius shopkeeper poses for his photos and then offers us some complimentary snacks. Mauritian people are some of the nicest we have ever met on our travels.

Forget what you know, this is the Real Mauritius [PHOTO ESSAY]

A friendly Mauritius shopkeeper poses for his photos and then offers us some complimentary snacks. Mauritian people are some of the nicest we have ever met on our travels.

Mauritius makes me feel like this. #happycoconut

6 Tips to Live Like A Local in Mauritius

Forget about every stereotype you know about Mauritius. These 6 tips will show you how to really live like a local in Mauritius.

The beautiful and colorful Sega dancers of Paradis Resort, Le Morne, Mauritius.

Uncover Secret Mauritius (And Avoid These Tourist Traps)

The beautiful and colorful Sega dancers of Paradis Resort, Le Morne, Mauritius.

Sunset views of Le Morne from a small beach close to La Gaulette.

Uncover Secret Mauritius (And Avoid These Tourist Traps)

Sunset views of Le Morne from a small beach close to La Gaulette.

Mauritius: The water really is THIS blue. This is the view from Le Chamarel Restaurant.

Uncover Secret Mauritius (And Avoid These Tourist Traps)

Mauritius: The water really is THIS blue. This is the view from Le Chamarel Restaurant.

Heading to Mauritius? Before you leave the comfort of your resort, read this. Find out which tourist traps to avoid, which attractions are touristy but worth it and (for the adventurous) how to uncover secret Mauritius.

Uncover Secret Mauritius (And Avoid These Tourist Traps)

Read this before you hail a resort taxi and get shuttled to these tourist traps. There is so much more to see when you uncover secret Mauritius.

Maconde Point, Mauritius: While most tourists seem to drop in for a quick selfie before shooting off to their buffet dinner, we stuck around and managed to see one of the best sunsets on our whole trip. Besides being a great spot to see giant turtles (we didn’t see any), it is also a great spot to do some long exposure night photography (though I would recommend bringing some insect repellant to fight off the army of mosquitos).

Uncover Secret Mauritius (And Avoid These Tourist Traps)

Read this before you hail a resort taxi and get shuttled to these tourist traps. There is so much more to see when you uncover secret Mauritius.

Kolmanskop: A Ghost Town Swallowed by the Desert - Doorway filled with sand

Kolmanskop: A Ghost Town Swallowed by the Desert

Once a thriving diamond town, now a ghost town being swallowed by the desert - take an eery walk through Kolmanskop as the Namib desert encroaches.

Kolmanskop: A Ghost Town Swallowed by the Desert - Engineer's House

Kolmanskop: A Ghost Town Swallowed by the Desert

Once a thriving diamond town, now a ghost town being swallowed by the desert - take an eery walk through Kolmanskop as the Namib desert encroaches.

Sure luxury resorts are great but there is so much more to Mauritius. Head over to our blog to find out how you can have a truly authentic experience of this Indian Ocean paradise by booking an Airbnb, renting a car and exploring it on your own.

6 Tips to Live Like A Local in Mauritius

Surely this is what wanderlust is made of: Sugar and tea plantations lining zig-zag roads in the South of Mauritius. Driving around and exploring the beautiful island of Mauritius. Have you ever had a great self-drive holiday?

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