Maldives

6 Stunning Local Islands For Paradise on a Budget- Maldives

During my year living and working in Maldives I learnt that budget-travel here definitely is possible. More and more islands are opening up guest houses and…




Amilla Fushi Resort, Maldives. My Beautiful Island Home

Wow, wow… WOW! Amilla Fushi… my island home. It certainly was! One of the highlights of living and working in Maldives this year has got…




Maldives, Laamu Atoll. Gan: a local island with history & luxury

Link to a map of the atoll in Maldives: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/d/d6/Laamu_Atoll.png Laamu Atoll (otherwise known as Haddhummati) is located in the South of Maldives, easily reached…




Exploring local islands in Maldives: A short stay in Huraa

Ok. First, I need to clear up a few things: This is my personal blog about my experiences living and working abroad, hence “expat” in…




Local Life in Maafushi, Maldives

Maafushi is a remote island in the tropical paradise of The Maldives, making up one of the 199 currently inhabited islands. It has a population…




Short Expat Breaks: FUN Island Resort

FUN Island Resort was an absolute gem. At an incredibly cheap deal of $154 per night for a triple room, I grabbed my two gorgeous…




Short Expat Breaks: Paradise Island Resort

  At just $85 each per night (1,307 MVR) me and Vicky (my lovely friend and colleague who teaches Chinese at our language school), took…




My First Island Hop: Himmafushi

  Last Friday was a truly perfect day away from the kids and exploring a lovely local island, Himmafushi. Now that I’ve successfully passed my PADI…




I Live In A Country That’s Sinking – “The Island President” Tackling Climate Change in Maldives

  I was round my friend Jana’s house last night eating a gorgeous authentic Italian pizza and she showed me a cool travel app on…




Short Expat Breaks: Fihalhohi Resort

Last weekend I had the privilege to escape the crowded, narrow streets of Male’ and relish in the idyllic stillness bound within the remote island,…




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