Jura – The Swiss Labyrinthe

Jura – The Swiss Labyrinthe

Jura was the last Canton to become part of the Swiss Federation and so it was only fitting that this was the last Canton we needed to visit to complete the Grand Tour of all 26 Swiss Cantons. We decided to visit their Swiss Labyrinthe in Delemont – the biggest...
Neuchatel – Steak Tartare

Neuchatel – Steak Tartare

After out wacthmaking workshop, we were starving and decided to eat at one of the restaurants near the lake of Neuchatel: Cafe De La Collegiale. Little did I know that 90% of the menu was steak tartare and I immediately had flash backs of Mr. Beans encounter with such...
Neuchatel – Watchmaking Workshop

Neuchatel – Watchmaking Workshop

Our Grand Tour of Switzerland continued this holiday as we took a trip right across the country to the canton of Neuchatel. In the Capital of the World of Watchmaking: Le Locle we went to one of their watchmaking sites (the whole town is a UNESCO site!). Here we...
Mauritus – The Hindu Temples

Mauritus – The Hindu Temples

Part of tour of the south of Mauritus, we visited the Hindu temples. It was great for all of us to learn all about the history of hinduism on the island. We were also able to tour the inside and see traditional ceremonies taking place. Zara particularly loved it as it...
Mauritius – Rum Making & Tasting

Mauritius – Rum Making & Tasting

One of Mauritius biggest exports is sugar, and this is evident when travelling around the island as there are sugar cane fields everywhere. As part of our tour of the South part of the island, we visited the rumery at Charamel. Here we learnt all about how rum is made...
Mauritius – The Seven Colours of Sand

Mauritius – The Seven Colours of Sand

This was such a surprise on our tour of Mauritius. I never knew the Seven Colours of Sand existed and it is beautiful, we went early afternoon but I am sure even later in the day the colours would be even more amazing. Definitely a must see, plus they have giant...