Want to Hike to Anse Major on Mahe? Think Twice Before Going

The Seychelles are full of world class beaches, many of them easily accessible via roads.

But there are also numerous beaches in the Seychelles that are a little more difficult to reach, ones that you can only get to on your own two feet or via a boat.

We love the challenge that comes with trying to get to this type of beach, and during our recent trip to the Seychelles we did a few short hikes to see some of them- including Anse Major on Mahe island.

Anse Major is considered one of the most beautiful secluded beaches on Mahe, so we of course had to check it out.

But one thing we did not know was how intense that journey would be, and that gives us reason to pause in recommending this hike to others.

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The Moroccan Hammam Experience – A Tale of Two Hammams

For many travelers to Morocco, visiting a hammam is high on their list of things to do. There's just one question we had once we arrived: to visit a tourist hammam or an authentic local hammam?

On our recent trip to Morocco we tried both, and we would highly recommend each as they are completely different experiences, both with their own pros and cons.

Today we are going to jump into those differences!

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The Perfect Christmas Dinner at La Ruta del Lechon

There's something special about being in the right place at the right time. On our recent trip to Puerto Rico, we were serendipitously in the right place at the right time on La Ruta del Lechon, an area in rural, mountainous Guavate known for its roadside restaurants that roast whole pigs.

Although these restaurants are open on weekdays, we had heard that weekends are really where it's at. On weekends the road is one giant street party with music and dancing, and it's so crowded that it's common for your car to get blocked in. Well, not only did we visit on a weekend, we visited on Christmas weekend.

Christmas day, specifically.

You see, eating lechon on Christmas is a Puerto Rican tradition and we were definitely in the right place at the right time.

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