Ile d'Ambre Mauritius

This 137 hectares islet is found in the north east of Mauritius some 5km off Goodlands. It is closely associated with a number of smaller islets like Ilot Bernache and Ilot Calmi. Ile d’Ambre is covered with degraded forest, swamps and mudflats; walking around on the islet is thus quite restricted given the thick undergrowth except where specific paths have been created. The rims of the islet are bordered with mangro...

gices - 07 Sep 2011
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Vintage car insurance

A vintage car is one which has been built between 1919 and 1930 based on the British cut off point; however the proper time period differs from country to country like in America it's taken to be up to 1925. Though a vintage (classic) car has no real definite definition, it is usually a car more than 20 years old and more than £15,000. Vintage cars are those vehicles that you no longer see on the roads but just the o...

gices - 06 Sep 2011
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Car lights - Styling and modifications

Many young men think of their car as their pride and joy, they spend hours cleaning it and making sure maintenance is carried out regularly. The one thing that can make a car look boring are the lights as each make and model have standard light designs that don't appeal to those who like to be a little different. This is why a lot of people go for older cars as they are easier and cheaper to modify than newer cars. ...

gices - 04 Sep 2011
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Wheelchair accessible vehicles

Having a disability doesn’t mean you need to stay confined in the house nor does it mean you need to take public transport only. We know that buses have wheelchair ramps but there is not always space available to accommodate a wheelchair user. The same applies if you are a carer for a family member or an agency because having the right vehicle will help you tremendously. Many years ago there was very little choice, s...

gices - 02 Sep 2011
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What to look for when test driving a car?

When people buy a car it doesn’t matter if it’s your first, second, third or fourth, you should always take the car for a test drive. Most people see a car they like and just go for it but just because it looks nice, is in your budget and has great recommendations and reviews, it doesn’t necessarily mean that it is suitable for you. The best place to take a car for a test drive is directly from the car dealership, an...

gices - 26 Aug 2011
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Domaine de Lagrave Mauritius

Found in the south east of Mauritius, more precisely in the middle of the Midlands Dam and the Eau Bleue reservoir in the small village of Bananes, Domaine Lagrave is a 500 hectares haven comprising of vast spaces of almost virgin forests, the Lagrave mountain, flowing rivers, waterfalls and springs which easily get you out of the buildings and cities and take you back in time to the pristine Mauritius. Freely roamin...

gices - 24 Aug 2011
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Swindon council to try red lights barrier for speeding offenders

Councils and the Government are always looking for new ways to curb the nations speeding habits as they have an effect on everyone including pedestrians and other drivers. After successful trials in Europe, approval has gone ahead to test a new system in Swindon starting this autumn. A pilot scheme will be introduced in a few months to help stop speeding by turning the traffic lights red when a car is speeding. S...

gices - 24 Aug 2011
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Motorcycle insurance

Insuring your motorcycle is not just about getting you protected in case something nasty happens to you or your bike but it is in fact against the law to ride a vehicle with no insurance. While the age limit to ride a bike is 16, the person must be 17 or above to ride a bike with an engine capacity greater than 50cc. People with a provisional driving licence must have a compulsory basic training certificate (CBT) to ...

gices - 08 Aug 2011
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Private driving instructors

The advice that many people will give to you is to learn to drive with a qualified driving instructor rather than with friends or family because then you do not adopt their bad driving habits. Either you go with a reputable driving school or a recommended private driving instructor; the choice is yours! Although it makes sense to have someone close to teach you, like a parent or close friend, the problem is tha...

gices - 04 Aug 2011
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Best compact camera - What to buy?

Nowadays it seems shopping for anything has become a real problem because as a wise buyer, you tend to look at product reviews first before buying something. This helps you to get something that is going to work as you're expecting it to but we're now faced with information overload as there are so many reviews for a single product on the Internet and so many different opinions from different people. This is what hap...

gices - 01 Aug 2011
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