coconut water

Please Don’t say coconut water, Its kurumba

Kurumba is so much a part of life in the Maldives. If we talk about Maldivians we need to talk about kurumba. It has very specific unique features. An informed writer shall  not use coconut water to describe the sweet drink from the Maldives.…
Kingdom of islands

Emergence of Maldives, Kingdom of islands Lost

It was Dhivehi Raajje (Kingdom of Islands or Dhivehi Kingdom) half a century ago. Nature’s paradise of the Indian ocean. A chain of atolls  from Minicoy to Addu across the equator. A historical nation with a distinct way of life that  took …
Addu Bendi is from Coconut

Addu Bendi:  The Maldivian Toblerone

Just yesterday, I visited Addooge, the most famous house in Add Atoll for making Addu Bendi. It is popular among some people as  Addu Toblerone. I was looking forward to some real time bendi making scenes. The friendly  old lady I met there…

Maldives: 9 Things to know about Amazing Addu

The atoll of the heart, Addu Atoll has many amazing features that are not true with the most of the islands to the north of the Maldives and a unique history that has not been written.  A direct flight from Colombo to the Southern tip of chain…
Minicy to Addoo

Maldives: From Minicoy to Addu; A Nation Broken Apart

This  is not necessarily a political issue but historical issue and falls under Maldives:  the Human Side of Life. Visitors to the Maldives need to know about the Maldives, especially the truth. Even though the truth hurts it needs to be told.…

Maldives | Male' City the odd one

Five decades ago Male’ was just like another maldive. Once upon a time there was white sandy beach blue lagoon around Male. But today it is surrounded by a concrete seawall that protects it from waves. Inside the island you find concrete jungle.…
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Looking for something special? Bandos Maldives

Bandos Maldives the popular Island of  Hospitality is loved by all, both  locals and foreigners, visitors and staff alike. If you have not made up your mind for this festive season and looking for some memorable experience, Bandos Maldives…
Human side of life
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Maldives the Human side of life : Culture

Come to Maldives and experience Human side of life; if you are from one of the countries in North Africa, Arabia, Sri lanka or India you will find yourself in a familiar place or a culture influenced by these countries . During their travel,…
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Celebrities and the Maldives

The Maldives is  oftentimes associated with celebrities, rich people, honeymooners, romance, and everything beautiful, Maldives itself is  now a celebrity brand. Hence a celebrity travels to Maldives, media attention is multiplied. The new…
rio watersports

If you are in Hulhumaale’ it’s Rio Water Sports

Waking along the beach road of Hulhumaale you come across Rios Water Sports. Your eyes will not miss the big and beautiful artwork of Rio symbolizing water sport. It is painted on a wall. Just across the street  on the beach side there was…
Human side of life

Maldives the Human side of life | A friendly People

Have you got  a Maldivian Islander as a friend who can invite you to a dinner or lunch with home made food? One thing you are very likely to get is Roshi with mashuni, and you will certainly love it. You will  be pleased to hear when your…
An Island in Huvadhu

The Original Maldives and the Heart of Paradise

So you think you visited Maldives? Yes, you may have been to  many resorts around the capital Maale. Visit the real Maldives by visiting three southern most atolls. Nobody has mentioned to you  this before, for understandable reasons The culture…