Fun, sport and colors  This year, the 1st edition of the Seigneurie Colors Rainbow Run took place at la Saline-les-Bains in La Reunion. The race was organized by ILOP, creator of an even more crazy race: La Tropicadingue. A 10km obstacle race in the north of Reunion island (usually it takes place in November). More accessible, this race is only 5km and without obstacles, except those of the fitness trail (but that’s something we did just for fun). We had a great time with…Continue Reading “Try the funny Rainbow Run in Reunion”

La pesée du marlin de 80 kg lors de la sortie pêche au gros de Ze Caillou à la Réunion

Deep-sea fishing in Reunion Island You wish to get out of the daily routine, you are looking for an activity to do alone or with friends? We recently tested some sport fishing and share it on our travel blog! A day of deep-sea fishing, off Saint-Gilles coast. Nothing better to reconnect with the sea without getting bored on a beautiful boat! Meeting at 6:30 am on Saint-Gilles’ harbour After a generous breakfast (will it end in some fishes’stomach, I let you guess), we join the…Continue Reading “Ready for deep-sea fishing?”

Find local artcrafts from Reunion Island, food, veg and fruits...

Discover the culture of La Reunion through its various markets To be immersed in the local culture, nothing better than a market! Why do we love so much traditional markets? Everyone, or at least, most of everyone like local markets. People from Reunion go there to shop fresh products at the best price. But also tourists who love to discover a country’s culture through one of the most typical event they can easily find, the traditional market. That’s why it was obvious for us to…Continue Reading “Reunion Island’s traditional markets”

View on the natural swimming pool of a charming cottage in La Reunion after an hike

Well installed above the river While I was looking for a nice little cottage to spend a romantic weekend for Easter, I came across pictures of a lovely place. It shows a beautiful stone pool, a natural setting with lots of vegetation, tents, river … in short, everything to please. Furthermore, dogs are allowed. We are thus left for 3 days in the “gorges of the Bras de la Plaine”, at Ilot Paradisiaque’s cottage in the South West of Reunion Island. You can go there…Continue Reading “Nice cottage in Entre-Deux, “Îlot Paradisiaque””

Reunion Island basins. Pointe au Sel's cove, with turquoise bleu water in Saint-Leu

2 days route in the south of Reunion Island The turquoise waters of the Pointe au Sel’s basin of Saint-Leu Let’s go discovering La Reunion’s basins. Our weekend begins in Saint- Leu, in the west of Reunion (city where I grew up!). Our first step is the basin of «La Pointe au Sel», nicknamed «The Cave». It’s close to Saint-Leu (in direction of Saint-Pierre). The “Pointe au Sel” exit is well signposted. We park and pass in front of the Salt Museum. The salt of…Continue Reading “Basins, waterfalls and natural swimming pool”

Entrée de lanternes de l'école franco-chinoise pour la célébration du nouvel an chinois

Participate Chinese new year festivities! Be immersed in La Reunion’s culture, Chinese celebrations This year, in 2017, we are celebrating the Fire Rooster Year ! As we are not professional of the occidental astrology, we won’t try to explain the signification of the fire rooster sign. But the 12 Chinese signs are : Rat, Ox, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Sheep, Monkey, Dog and Pig. If you want to know your Chinese sign, go on : find your Chinese sign! Personaly, we are Tiger and Ox….Continue Reading “Celebrate the Chinese new year in Reunion Island”