London Way Supermarket

Judging by the never ending crowds of Black River residents who flock to London Way Supermarket in La Preneuse, this is arguably the most popular supermarket in Black River.

Having recently expanded with a second floor supply storage to prepare for the increasing demand, London Way in La Preneuse seems to be more popular than […]

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Cascavelle Shopping Village

Bringing the best to the west?

The Cascavelle Shopping Village opened up to the curious Black River crowds in late 2011, and was a much anticipated addition to the range of retail stores and restaurants in Flic en Flac.

Cascavelle shopping village car park north

Located at the entrance of Flic en Flac, and […]

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Shoprite Supermarket Tamarin

The much anticipated Shoprite Tamarin supermarket opened up at the Barachois Commercial Centre in Tamarin the other week. We put our supermarket glasses on and went for a quick inspection.

The area has seen several attempts at establishing larger supermarkets in the past. From the Franprix supermarket a few years ago, to the recent Kaddy-Plus […]

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Alcohol in Mauritius

With a 400 year long history of cultivation of sugar fields, and consequently rum production, it is no surprise that many visitors to the island are curious about alcohol in Mauritius, and more importantly it seems, the cost of alcohol in Mauritius.

Popular beer in Mauritius

Rum production started on the island nearly 200 […]

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PicknPay Supermarket Flic en Flac

South African supermarket giant Pick n Pay opened up its doors to the hungry Mauritian crowds in Cascavelle, Flic en Flac the other day. So what’s all the fuss about?

Update Dec 2011: We’re amazed that so many people ask us for the phone number to the store. Perhaps something for the Pick n Pay […]

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Cost of living in Mauritius 2012

It’s about time that we update the Mauritius cost of living thread to reflect 2012 prices, as we head into the 2011 and 2012 season!

The original cost of living post can be found here, and below is an attempt at gathering the cost of living in Mauritius 2012.

This time we went out with […]

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Cost of Living

Looking for more up-to-date info on cost of living in Mauritius? Have a look at this and this article for 2011 and 2012 supermarket prices in Mauritius.

Hello from Holland!

I have read about the cost of living in Mauritius on so many forums that I can’t keep track anymore and I keep getting […]

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