Seychelles

The African Indian Ocean's Best Beach Properties

Marc Harris | Posted 26.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Marc Harris

While the Maldives is a destination in its own right, the islands and beaches closer to mainland Africa combine brilliantly with a safari to make one of the world's best combination holidays. The beaches of Zanzibar provide the lion's share of the accommodation options but, if you want to do it in style, these are the lodges to go for...

Explorer Chased In Terrifying Slow Motion By Horny Giant Tortoise

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 23.03.2015 | UK Comedy

This is the shocking moment an explorer was forced to flee the onslaught of a horny giant tortoise. Documentary filmmaker Paul Rose was on an islan...

Idyllic Island Retreats: Constance Ephelia, Seychelles

The Spa Spy | Posted 18.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
The Spa Spy

A little slice of Indian Ocean heaven, Constance Ephelia is the picture perfect beach retreat that doesn't disappoint. Our journey to the Seychelles is not direct, and somewhat tiring but on arrival the WOW factor and immediate air of calm and relaxation out-weighs the jet lag.

Serenity in the Seychelles

The Spa Spy | Posted 30.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
The Spa Spy

The Crusoe-chic Islands of the Seychelles are one of the top luxury relaxation destinations in the world. A favourite amongst the glitteratti, from royals to rock stars, the scattered archipelago houses some of the most lavish accommodations in the Indian Ocean - with some wonderful state of the art spas to boot...

Where the Stars Spa: Fregate Island Private, Seychelles

The Spa Spy | Posted 16.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
The Spa Spy

Gently awoken on the descent to Mahé with fresh coffee, a warm croissant and a selection of BVLGARI products to freshen up, I felt curiously perky - It felt strange arriving in the Indian Ocean virtually jet lag free... I felt GREAT.

Lucy Sherriff

Best Street Food In London: Seychelles Pop-Up Kitchen Vinn Goute

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 28.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle

VINN GOUTE: The family-run pop-up kitchen is taking London's street food scene by storm. Having already won the praise of the Gaurdian, Evening Sta...

How to Rent a Private Island

Mark Hodson | Posted 03.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Mark Hodson

By their nature, private islands tend to be discreet. You only hear about them when they hit the news: when a pregnant Duchess of Cambridge is photographed in a bikini on a beach in Mustique, or when Kate Winslet helps rescue Sir Richard Branson's mother from a fire-ravaged Necker Island.

Somali Pirate Kidnap Couple To Finish Sailing Trip Despite Ordeal

PA | Sara C Nelson | Posted 08.06.2012 | UK

The couple held hostage by Somali pirates for more than a year are planning to finish their round-the-world sailing trip. Rachel and Paul Chandler ...

First Passenger Speaks Out After 'Horrible' Ordeal On Costa Allegra

Posted 01.03.2012 | UK

One of the first passengers off the Costa Allegra has described how "horrible" the conditions were on board the ill-fated liner. As the Costa Alle...

Costa Allegra: Stricken Cruise Ship 'Will Reach Land Soon'

PA | Posted 29.04.2012 | UK

Passengers aboard the Costa Allegra cruise liner that was left without power after a fire are expected to reach land tomorrow. The vessel, which is...

Weeks After Son Was Trapped On Costa Concordia, Mother Faces Fresh Worry Over Costa Allegra

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.02.2012 | UK

A mother whose son survived the sinking of the Costa Concordia, now faces fresh worry with her daughter among the passengers stranded on the Costa All...

Hague Announces New Somali Anti-Piracy Spy Hub

PA | Posted 21.02.2012 | UK

Britain is to fund a new anti-piracy intelligence centre in the Seychelles to co-ordinate action against Somali pirates, Foreign Secretary William Hag...

Yo-Ho-Toe! Somali Pirate Six Toe Joe Seized By Royal Navy

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 06.02.2012 | UK

A pirate with six toes on each foot has been captured by a Royal Navy operation in the Indian Ocean. The Somalian, known as Six Toe Joe, was one o...

Funeral For Shark Attack Victim

Posted 29.10.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- The widow of honeymoon shark attack victim Ian Redmond is due to attend the funeral of her husband at the same church where they ...

Doctor Tells Of Fight To Save British Shark Attack Victim's Life

PA | Posted 19.10.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- A doctor has told of his battle to save a British man killed by a shark on his honeymoon. French surgeon Christian Renaud was ...

Shark Widow Recalls 'Awful Scream'

Posted 18.10.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- The widow of a man killed by a shark on their dream honeymoon in the Seychelles has described the moment she heard his "awful scr...

Honeymoon Briton Killed By Shark

Posted 16.10.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- A British man has been killed by a shark while on his honeymoon in the Seychelles. The Foreign Office confirmed the death of a...