Mauritius

Mauritius

Where did you go?

Mauritius.

Were there any language barriers? 

No – most people speak English and French fluently.

What tourist attractions did you visit?

Grand Baie, Il de Cerf, Black River.

Did your IBD cause you any issues on this trip?

Not once.

Was there anything out of the ordinary that stressed you out, or could potentially stress out someone with IBD?

No.

Can you recommend how many days/weeks is a good time to visit this location?

As long as possible! I had 10 days here, and didn’t want to leave.

Can you tell us what the food and cuisine is like? Any tips on where to eat and what to avoid?

Creole food is lots of rice and fish with vegetables. Just be sure to ask for it to not be spicy. Everywhere we went was happy to accommodate this request. If you go to the North, head to Eden Reef restaurant. Best meal I’ve had in my life.

How were the toilets?

Western, clean and plentiful.

Do you recommend any hospitals or a GP that people with IBD could potentially use?

Port Louis has a hospital that is good and there is a helpful clinic in Grad Baie.

On a scale of 1-5 how much does your IBD affect you?

(1 being in remission and 5 being in a flare)

2-3.

On a scale of 1-5, how difficult was it to manage your IBD while on this trip?

(1 being no issues and 5 being very difficult to manage)

2.

Were there any activities which challenged your IBD management? 

No.

Would you recommend this place for people who have IBD? 

Definitely. Very easy place to be.

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