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Ten Interesting Facts about Maldives

1. Maldives is the lowest country in the world. Its ground level is averaged at 1.5 meters (4 feet 11 inches), and its highest point, a certain spot in Villingili Island that stands at 2.3 meters (7 feet 7 inches), is the lowest on the planet. Because the country is low-lying, Maldivians worry about the possibility of it sinking, especially now that climate change...


Maldivian Cuisine

The Maldivian cuisine has strong influences from the neighboring countries, more specifically from India and Sri Lanka. For instance, Maldives, like India, is a fan of curries, which is locally called riha and is usually accompanied by roshi, the Maldives’ version of India’s flattened bread. But beneath the flavor and cooking influences is Maldivian’s distinct tang –...


What to do in Maldives

Surfing   Maldives offers the best condition for surfing: good waves, tropical climate, and crystal clear turquoise water. And expectedly, the country has several surf sites that will challenge your surfing skills without taking the fun out of the equation. The best surf sites are mostly in North Malé Atoll and Outer Atoll. Sultans and the island of Thamburudhoo...


Where to go in Maldives

Malé The tiny island of Malé is the republic’s capital, the center of politics and commerce, the exact representation of Maldivian modernity. Its image stands as a stark contrast to the picture of idleness and serenity that almost all the other Maldivian islands paint. Here in Malé, life can get a little bustling. Buildings, mosques, parks, roads, and motorbikes...

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When to Visit Maldives

Maldives has a tropical climate. The average temperature is set at 30°C (85°F), which complements the all-year summer appeal of the country. It is never too chilly in Maldives, as the temperate hardly goes below 25°C (77°F). Generally, Maldives experiences sunny days and cool nights, the perfect setup for a pleasant vacation. The country has two seasons: dry...