If you are unlucky to have your parcel held by the Mauritian Customs, then you will most probably go through the new system, myuniversalshop.com, with which Mauritius Post has decided to partner with.
Using Google’s Assistant to run your smart home in Mauritius…
Who has not seen the smart home advert whereby a guy gets locked out of his house after a visit to the dentist or the one in which his house (and treadmill) gets uncontrollable? Let's discover my smart home...
Updates on parcel imports via online shopping
Just like most of you, many of my purchases never reached my home address for the past 2 years, except those shipped via premium shipping. Here is a small update on online shopping, shipping and custom procedures in Mauritius.
MauCAS charges when doing a Cash In on myT Money
Mauritius Telecom will stop charging commissions when paying for fuel refilling in petrol pump stations. As an existing (or new) myT Money user, it is good to know those small charges....
Free G Legacy Suite, adios. Welcome Microsoft 365 Family?
Google is ending the free G Legacy Suite in the coming months, forcing users to move to paid Google Workspace or switch to free accounts. Here is my tested migration plan...
Purchasing from Apple.com to Mauritius (or worldwide) via myUS does not always work
Advantages of shopping directly on apple.com is that you are sure about the product, the iphone is unlocked and it is cheaper than purchasing here in Mauritius. And it takes only 1 week to travel from the US to Mauritius. But in 2 trials, it worked only once...
Using MyUS.com to ship to Mauritius
The last one for 2021… Today, I’m writing about MyUS.com, a popular shipping forwarder which will forward your US & UK parcels to your real address, here in Mauritius. This turns out to be particularly useful for us Mauritians as many sellers (across most e-commerce platforms) around the world have closed their doors on us, making it very difficult to grab things from your wishlist.
Dhanvin’s 7th birthday – Super Mario
On top of the magnificent and delicious cake, the boys had matching Super Mario and Luigi costumes. And of course, the new flex banner in the background. Sharing a few pictures as usual …. Happy birthday to Dhanvin 🥳
Divyansh’s 4th birthday – Bahubali
Bahubali is a Telegu and Tamil movies from 2015 and 2017, later dubbed in hindi. Both releases achieved records in terms of budget allocated and box office hits .The movies are indeed awesome to watch. We (rather the kids) came across these movies back in April 2021 and since then, the songs have been playing daily on our television sets, hence the choice as a birthday theme.
Fixing the door station DS-KD8003-IME1 of the HIK Vision Video Intercom DS-KIS602
Several months back, I purchased a video intercom unit, more specifically, HIK Vision's DS-KIS602. Being no security / surveillance expert, I nevertheless took up the challenge to set it up. It looked so straight-forward - connect network and power cables, power on. Click Next, next... Ta-da! Done! But wait, that was too easy. I had to break it!